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Hackers had a chance to hamper voting by deleting records

A U.S. cybersecurity monitor has uncovered more breaches of election agencies on top of attacks described in an FBI report leaked on Monday.

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As 5G heads for IoT, 4G is far from done

The iPhone 7 expected to debut on Sept. 7 may offer a glimpse into the future of smartphones, but it won’t have 5G. And even though the next generation of cellular is due to launch in 2020, high-end handsets may be LTE-only for years...

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Laptops are about to get a whole lot faster

Up to 50% of laptops sold in 2018 will have SSDs, which will vastly improve performance and durability of the computers.

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After bias furor, Facebook replaces people with algorithms

After taking heat earlier this year over allegations of political bias, Facebook announced that it's replacing fallible humans with new algorithms to select items for its "Trending" topics feature.

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U.S. developers have the numbers, but China and Russia have the skills

A report from HackerRank finds that while the U.S. and India have lots of developers, Chinese and Russian programmers are the most talented

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Ford, MIT use Bostonians’ cellphone location data for traffic planning

MIT and Ford have devised a way to use cellphone location data to determine traffic patterns, which can help planners better understand urban mobility patterns.

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Microsoft's new Catapult v2 server design is targeted at AI

For years, Microsoft has been delivering speedy and accurate Bing results with experimental servers called Project Catapult, which have now received an architectural upgrade.

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Apple slates Sept. 7 for iPhone 7 introduction

Apple will host an event Sept. 7 in San Francisco, where it will unveil its newest iPhone smartphones.

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Digital transformation is giving IT spending a big boost

Digital transformation may promise critical benefits for the companies undertaking it, but it's also delivering a major boost to IT spending around the world.

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When will your phone get Android Nougat?

Our continually updated list has all the latest details, announcements, and rumors to give you the best possible picture of when you'll get Android 7.0.

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FBI warns that hackers are targeting state election systems

The FBI has reportedly found evidence that foreign hackers breached two state election databases in recent weeks.

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Google Wallet will now automatically send money transfers straight to your bank account

An update to the Android and iOS apps mean you won't have to manually transfer your money when a friend pays up for that lunch tab.

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Vintage Apple-1 sells for $815K to Hollywood couple

An Apple-1 computer sold last week for $815,000, falling short of an aggressive auction estimate for what's thought to be a pre-production model.

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T-Mobile tinkers with new unlimited plans after getting hit with negative feedback

The new 'One Plus' plan introduces unlimited tethering at LTE speeds and HD streaming, though it comes at a cost.

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Nutanix gets hyperconverged with PernixData and Calm.io

Nutanix has snapped up a couple of companies, PernixData and Calm.io, to extend its enterprise cloud platform.

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Sophisticated malware possibly tied to recent ATM heists in Thailand

Security researchers have found a sophisticated malware program that may have been used recently by a gang of hackers to steal more than $350,000 from ATMs in Thailand.

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New products of the week 8.29.16

Our roundup of intriguing new products from companies such as HPE and Sumo Logic.

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New Google tool cuts JavaScript code down to size

Google's Ignition interpreter lowers memory consumption -- and that's only the beginning for this V8 engine component

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