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Cyber criminals avoid fraud within their own ranks with new site

Ironically, cyber criminals have to battle fraudsters too. To help them, a new web service is warning the hacker community who among them can’t be trusted.

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Why Google still isn't giving up on Google+

Google+ may be on the decline, but Google isn’t ready to call it quits on the social network just yet.

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In PC comeback, ARM will battle Intel in Chromebooks and Windows 10

ARM tried but had a disastrous outing in PCs starting with Linux-based smartbooks and then tablets with Windows RT.

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GPG Suite updated for secure email on OSX Sierra

GPG Suite, an application that brings encrypted email to Mac OS, is now available in public beta for Sierra.

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D-Wave doubles down on its qubits

The new 2,000-qubit system has twice the number of qubits as D-Wave's previous system.

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Lenovo tunes N23 Yoga Chromebook for Android apps with ARM processor

Some Chromebooks released this year will be able to run Android apps from the Google Play Store. Lenovo has tuned its new N23 Yoga Chromebook 2-in-1 to effectively run Android mobile apps.

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Boutique browser maker to Microsoft: 'Stop stealing the default' in Windows 10

The CEO of Vivaldi Technologies blasted Microsoft for foisting Edge, the default browser in Windows 10, onto users.

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U.S. solar industry passes oil, coal and gas for job creation

In 2016, the solar workforce in the U.S. increased by 25% to 374,000 employees, compared to 187,117 electrical generation jobs in the coal, gas and oil industries.

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Report: Snapdragon 835 will launch first in Galaxy S8, others have to wait

Samsung has reportedly bought all initial inventory of Qualcomm's upcoming high-end chip.

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LG leaks seemingly reveal G6, co-designed Google watches

A pair of purported official images reveal a near bezel-less G6 and two sizes of the smartwatch LG co-developed with Google.

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Cisco's all-in-one Spark Board puts the cloud on a wall

On Tuesday, Cisco introduced the Spark Board, a wall-mounted screen that can be a screen-sharing presentation tool, a digital whiteboard, a videoconferencing display.

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Box launches standalone Notes app to help teams collaborate

Box Notes is getting its own standalone web app and a new desktop app for Windows and Mac. It’s a new turn for the product, which allows users to collaboratively edit documents in real time.

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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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