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Maps of Google and other services could require security clearance in India

New rules proposed by the Indian government would require companies like Google and other mapping services to submit their maps for security clearance before distributing them online or offline.

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Google, Honeywell resolve patent dispute over Nest thermostats

Google and Honeywell have signed a patent cross-license agreement that resolves a long-standing patent dispute over thermostats made by Nest Labs, the home automation startup the Internet giant acquired.

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Businesses can now buy apps in bulk from the Windows Store

App developers now have an easier way to sell their wares to businesses using Windows 10, thanks to a change Microsoft announced Thursday.

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Open-source really could help get you a job, study finds

Experience in the open-source world is a valuable asset for technology job-seekers, and it’s getting more so over time, according to the latest Open-Source Jobs Report, which was published today by Dice and the Linux Foundation.

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Apple partners with SAP in new enterprise push

The mobile enterprise got another boost on Thursday with the announcement of a brand-new partnership between Apple and SAP.

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White House worries about bad A.I. coding

No one in government is yet screaming "Skynet," but concerns about our artificial intelligence future are being sketched out.

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Newer Wi-Fi's faster, but it needs a fast wire behind it

So-called gigabit Wi-Fi, or 802.11ac, is slowly starting to show up in homes, buildings and public hotspots, but it’s not delivering a gigabit to smartphones, according to an analysis by research company OpenSignal.

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Why Microsoft won't extend the Windows 10 free upgrade offer

Microsoft today said it would indeed end its free Windows 10 upgrade offer on July 29. It has real reasons to do so.

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Verizon strike taking trickle-down toll on business customers

With the strike by Verizon union members now in its fourth week – and no settlement appearing near -- frustrations born of service delays and cancelations remain primarily the bane of consumers, although business customers are also...

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Samsung's Raspberry Pi-like Artik 10 priced higher at $149.99

Samsung's Artik 10 developer board will compete with Raspberry Pi 3, but not on price.

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New tech turns your arm into a smart watch touchpad

Researchers at Carnegie Mellon University have developed a wearable technology that enables users to turn the skin on their lower arm into a touchpad, giving them a bigger surface to input information or commands to their smart watch. ...

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Open wireless standards could save smart cities 30% on tech costs

Open standards used to deploy Internet of Things technology could cut costs and accelerate the growth of smart cities.

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5 products Intel could cut in its reshuffle

Intel had some wild product ideas that were duds, like the OnCue TV streaming service, WiMax, and smartphone chips. More products are likely to be axed as the company looks to a post-PC world.

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What do you get when you cross Star Wars and famous art? This algorithm can show you

Artificial intelligence has been dabbling in art to increasing acclaim over the past few months, but a new study brings its uncanny proficiency to the far-more-complicated world of video.

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Microsoft plugs 300M Windows 10 devices, reiterates July end to free upgrade

Microsoft today said that 300 million "active devices" are running Windows 10 and warned that the Windows 10 free upgrade offer would end July 29.

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Analytics comes to IT service management

ManageEngine, a division of Zoho, is looking to leverage its IT management domain expertise to offer a self-service IT analytics solution to help IT better utilize the data it generates.

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Soon you'll 'tap and save' with upcoming gift card features in Android Pay

The latest update indicates that you'll be able to redeem rewards and coupons without the need to navigate the Android Pay interface.

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Tech groups call on presidential candidates to support encryption, embrace other IT issues

U.S. presidential candidates should embrace encryption and narrow government access to Internet users' data as part of a comprehensive technology agenda, 13 IT trade groups recommended.

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