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Tech luminaries we lost in 2017

Whether they developed programming languages, carbon nanotubes, data classification systems, video games, or the Internet itself, these 12 men and women are among the tech luminaries we lost in 2017. Their legacies, however, live on.

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7 high-paying tech roles where women thrive

Though women remain severely underrepresented in IT overall, there are some areas where women do dominate — and are compensated well.

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What does a data scientist do? 7 of these in-demand professionals offer their insights

We catch up with some of the rare unicorns who fill this role to learn about the job and the skills and education that got them there.

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Weird science: The 9 strangest tech stories of 2017

The last 12 months have brought significant developments in what retro-future technologies

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Top 10 stories of 2017: Security woes, autonomous machines and a very cool phone

Malware, data breaches and machine learning were behind some of the biggest tech stories and trends of the year.

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How much do CIOs really make? Pay packages of 25 Fortune 500 execs revealed

CIO salaries are nothing to sneeze at, but they don't tell the whole compensation story. Here's a look at how bonuses, stock awards, perks and other compensation add up.

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The best free software for your PC

These are the best free programs that any PC needs: solid security tools, productivity software, and more.

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Awesome tech gifts that cost $50 or less

Please your friends and loved ones with these cool and affordable, tested and approved, tech-centric gifts.

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10 killer PC upgrades that are shockingly cheap

Looking to put more pep in your PC's step? These surprisingly cheap PC upgrades and accessories do the trick without breaking the bank.

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Better charts. Smarter lookups. Your Excel spreadsheets made better.

You'll be able to easily sort your chart troubles, tame the lookup error monster and slick up your forms with these 10 Excel tips.

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Every AMD Radeon RX graphics card you can buy for PC gaming

AMD offers Radeon graphics cards that range from the budget RX 550 to the powerful RX Vega 64. Here's what performance to expect from each.

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2017's biggest tech mergers and acquisitions

It's been a busy year for mergers and acquisitions in the IT industry, with a number of billion-dollar deals that did happen, or may yet do so. There's been action in cloud services, storage, microprocessors and transport. Here's our...

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Skills and salaries for today’s top IT executive roles

Information technology has spread across the business, and it only stands to grow larger as companies adopt more technology in service of business goals. Here are the best locations, average salaries and popular skills for the top IT...

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Linux antivirus and anti malware: 8 top tools

Malware and viruses on a Linux system? You weren’t operating under the illusion that using Linux meant you don’t have to worry about that, were you? Fake news!

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Free online collaboration tools

If you need a new online collaboration tool, we’ve got ten for you. They’re all free, although most of the also offer paid tiers with additional services. Check them out.

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41 cool and useful IFTTT applets

Want to automatically save articles you’ve liked on Twitter to Pocket? There’s an IFTTT applet for that – and for a lot of other things, too.

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Black Friday deals: PC and PC component steals

Laptops, processors, and video cards are on sale almost everywhere, but these particular deals will actually save you some real cash.

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Black Friday 2017: The best tech deals

Most Black Friday 'deals' aren't really deals at all. These tech deals truly are.

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Black Friday deals: Best smart-home discounts

Upgrade your home with these deals on speakers, thermostats, light bulbs, security cameras, and more.

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Black Friday deals: Best sales on TVs, speakers, and streaming video devices

The home theater category is rife with junk products and outright rip-offs on Black Friday. But here are the living room deals that TV buffs and cord cutters should actually care about.

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