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HP recalls over 100,000 more laptop batteries for fire hazard

HP is recalling more laptop batteries that pose a fire hazard and could cause computer damage.

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Cloud services accounted for half of revenue growth at SAP in 2016

SAP's revenue from cloud subscriptions and support grew so quickly in 2016, the company has raised its forecasts for 2017 and 2020.

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Court denies US government appeal in Microsoft overseas email case

A U.S. appeals court will not reconsider its groundbreaking decision denying Department of Justice efforts to force Microsoft to turn over customer emails stored outside the country.

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Google begins live testing of Instant Apps that load without installation

The feature lets users open links that launch directly into apps even if they haven't previously installed them on their phones.

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D-Wave's $15 million quantum computer runs a staggering 2,000 qubits

For D-Wave, the path to quantum computer being widely accepted is much like that of today's computers. The first chips came more than 30 years ago, and the software started maturing with Microsoft's Basic.

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Report: Half of ransomware's SMB victims pay up

More than 50 percent of small and midsized businesses have fallen victim to ransomware, and, of those, 48 percent paid a ransom, according to a report released today by Ponemon Institute and Carbonite.

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Why Google’s Sergey Brin changed his tune on AI

Google's co-founder admits he didn't pay attention to AI in the 1990s because he didn't think it would work, but has since reconsidered

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Galaxy Note7's battery fiasco won't soon be forgotten

Samsung has released its final report about the battery issues, but not all analysts feel the problems are fully put to rest for consumers everywhere.

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Pompeo sworn in as CIA chief amid opposition from surveillance critics

Mike Pompeo was sworn in late Monday by U.S. Vice President Mike Pence as the new director of the Central Intelligence Agency, amid protests from surveillance critics who worry about his conflicting views on a number of key issues. ...

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Apple quashes bugs in iOS, macOS and Safari

Apple on Monday updated macOS Sierra to 10.12.3, patching 11 security vulnerabilities in the desktop OS and released iOS 10.2.1, an update to fix 18 security flaws in the mobile OS.

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Trump names net neutrality foe Ajit Pai to lead the FCC

President Donald Trump has named Commissioner Ajit Pai, an outspoken opponent of the FCC’s net neutrality rules, as the next head of the agency.

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Samsung sees 2016 profit jump despite Note 7 debacle

Samsung Electronics said its profit rose almost 20 percent in 2016 despite nearly flat sales and the costly recall of the Note 7 smartphone.

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Microsoft expands FastTrack migration service

Microsoft is expanding the free services it offers to help enterprise customers adopt its products. The company announced Monday that its FastTrack services now encompass Dynamics 365, Windows 10 and Microsoft Teams.

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Yahoo pushes back timing of Verizon deal after breaches

Verizon’s planned acquisition of Yahoo will take longer than expected and won’t close until this year’s second quarter, the internet company said on Monday.

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10 of the latest craziest and scariest things the TSA found on your fellow travelers

Interestingly the TSA finds some amusement or amazement in these finding as it now posts its own Top 10 Most Unusual Finds which outlines the most “dangerous and often times wacky items” it has kept off commercial airliners.

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Trump’s federal hiring freeze won’t kill government IT hiring

President Donald Trump's federal hiring freeze will make it harder, but not impossible, to land a position with the U.S. government.

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Energy storage will increase 40-fold in developing countries

Over the next decade, energy storage capacity through batteries and other stationary technology in developing economies is expected to increase from 2GW to 80GW.

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Google wants to bring smart tools to Raspberry Pi-like boards

Google is interested in bringing "smart tools" to board computers like Raspberry Pi 3 and Intel's Edison.

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