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Low-end Android phones could get VR with new Imagination GPU

Apple's iPhone GPU provider has its eyes set shaking the Android landscape by bringing VR to low-end Android phones.

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Report: Samsung probe blames Galaxy Note7 fires on faulty batteries

Samsung will reportedly release the results of its investigation into the exploding Galaxy Note7 handsets next week.

This Wi-Fi alternative rides on LTE rails

On Tuesday, the MulteFire Alliance announced MulteFire Release 1.0, which defines an LTE-like network that can run entirely on unlicensed spectrum like the frequencies Wi-Fi uses.

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Baidu names former Microsoft Office head Qi Lu as its COO

Chinese search giant Baidu has named former Microsoft business group head Qi Lu as its COO and group president.

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Crate and Barrel works to balance online and offline sales

Even as more people shop online, Crate and Barrel says it's not ready to give up on brick-and-mortar stores.

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New tool forces JavaScript code correctness

The Prettier formatting tool ensures outputted JavaScript conforms to a consistent style

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The war for cybersecurity talent hits the Hill

More high-profile cyber-exploits and on-going allegations of Russian election-hacking have brought the issue to the fore.

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Indian privacy case against WhatsApp gains momentum

A privacy lawsuit against WhatsApp in India over its new data sharing policy has got momentum with the country’s top court seeking responses from Facebook, WhatsApp and the federal government.

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Intel thinks IoT will have a firm place in the stores of the future

Intel says using IoT technologies in the retail sector would result in a more personalized and efficient experience for both customers and stores.

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China tightens control over app stores

China is requiring that all app stores register in the country, as part of crackdown on malware and the spread of “illegal information.”

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Critical flaw lets hackers take control of Samsung SmartCam cameras

The popular Samsung SmartCam security cameras contain a critical remote code execution vulnerability that could allow hackers to gain root access and take full control of them.

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Facebook launches fake news reporting tool in Germany

Facebook plans to deploy a tool to deal with fake news in Germany in the coming weeks, after announcing tests of the tool last month.

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Cisco calls on Arista to stop selling products in US after agency reverses patent finding

The U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) agency has revoked its November 2016 finding that Arista’s redesigned products don’t infringe a key Cisco patent -- as a result Cisco called on Arista to stop importing those products and...

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Shopping goes high tech and hassle-free with new Intel technology

Poking into your shopping habits and recognizing your face may sound too invasive, but retailers are trying to make the shopping experience better. It starts with products like Intel's Responsive Retail Platform, which can track store...

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With change to cumulative Windows updates, Microsoft admits IE's fading role in the enterprise

Microsoft on Friday said it will again provide Internet Explorer security patches as a separate download. The move is a tacit admission that the browser is losing ground in the workplace.

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New products of the week 1.16.17

Our roundup of intriguing new products from companies such as Apptio and Viavi Solutions.

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Windows 10 Build 15007 boosts Edge browser

The preview release of Build 15007 also features UWP and Bluetooth improvements, and it fixes several bugs

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Raspberry Pi's new computer for industrial applications goes on sale

The new Raspberry Pi single-board computer is smaller and cheaper than the last, but its makers aren't expecting the same rush of buyers that previous models have seen.

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