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Google's Accelerated Mobile Pages project aims to speed up the mobile web

Google unveils a plan to make the open web more tolerable in hopes of fending off Apple and Facebook.

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Google, WhatsApp integration lets users back up messages on Android

Google and WhatsApp announced Wednesday that users of the popular messaging service will be able to back up their data through Google Drive in the near future.

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The 13 things the perfect laptop has to have

From Microsoft's Surface tablets to Apple's MacBooks and iPad Pro, laptops keep getting better and better. But we're still a long way from perfection.

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New service helps pull data into AWS from the Internet of Things

Amazon announced a new Kinesis Firehose service on Wednesday morning that's designed to help companies get streams of information from devices into Amazon's cloud.

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Microsoft's 7 biggest new hardware reveals: Surface Book laptop, Windows 10 Lumias and more

Microsoft's massive device event used stunning new hardware like the Surface Book, Surface Pro 4, and Lumia 950 to sing the song of Windows 10's capabilities.


Hands-on with HP's collectible Star Wars Special Edition Laptop

HP's Star Wars laptop even comes with two TIE fighters and a box for your action figures

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Zendesk tool taps machine learning to nip customer-service problems in the bud

Machine learning has been making its way into a growing range of enterprise software in recent months, and on Wednesday Zendesk provided a fresh example: Satisfaction Prediction, a new tool designed to help companies catch potential...

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Amazon launches QuickSight business intelligence service

Amazon threw its hat into the business intelligence ring Wednesday with a service called QuickSight, provided through its Amazon Web Services division.

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Microsoft expands FastTrack service to aid Office 365 migration for businesses

Microsoft now lets anyone with a major Office 365 ProPlus subscription get access to its migration services all the time.

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Attackers target OWA for domain credentials

Why spend time targeting Active Directory for domain credentials when Outlook Web Application is just as good -- and far easier to compromise?

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The careers with the highest pay increases

Unsurprisingly, many technology jobs have the greatest wage growth

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Spec showdown: Surface Book vs. MacBook Pro, from cheapest to priciest

If there was any doubt which product Microsoft was gunning for, the spec sheet makes it abundantly clear.

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IoT will become a matter of life or death for security pros

Internet of Things means different things to different people; self-driving cars, smart cities, connected homes, health and fitness apps, etc. But for security professionals, IoT will become a safety issue.

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Quarter of firms can't tell how hackers get in

The majority of large companies have experienced a breach over the past twelve months, but almost a quarter, 23 percent, of firms do not know how the hackers got in, according to a new survey.


HoloLens' mixed reality is gaming on steroids

That's Microsoft's vision, but we won't know what the platform can really do until developers get their hands on it in early 2016.

Is the Chromebook Pixel worth buying?

In today's open source roundup: Should you buy the Chromebook Pixel? Plus: Which Android devices will get Android 6.0 Marshmellow? And how well is Android 6.0 running for you?


Hands-on with HP's Surface clone: The Spectre 12 X2

Like the Surface Pro 3 but not its price? HP's Spectre 12 X2 is cheaper than Microsoft's tablet while offering better specs too.

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Verizon will use its mobile supercookie to target customers with AOL ads

In an update to its privacy policy, Verizon has warned its customers that it will use its mobile supercookie to target ads from the AOL network displayed on sites around the Web.

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