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ESL eSports gives Xbox One some gaming tournament cred with new app

The new ESL app adds Xbox One games to its game competitions, setting the stage for FIFA soccer tournaments alongside PC games like Defense of the Ancients 2.

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This key drive actually unlocks something: Authentication via USB comes to Chrome

Passwords are out, but what's coming in? Google is the first major Internet company to support device-based authentication through the new FIDO Alliance's open standard.

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Songza's curated song lists now available in Google Play Music

Get suggestions for pumping up the energy or a soulful afternoon, but only if you're an All Access subscriber.

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I’m wearin’ it! Survey shows users would buy wearable tech from McDonald’s

We’re not sure exactly what that would be, but it was the most bizarre result from a wearables survey that showed predictably high interest in Apple Watch.

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Five Free Mobile Apps Every IT Professional Needs

Embracing the shift to apps can help your IT team stay up to date with any issue.

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Google's guide for switching from iPhone to Android locks you into its cloud

The newly published tutorial sucks you into Google services - all of which work on iOS if you ever want to switch back.

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Apple says Yosemite’s Spotlight Suggestions don’t violate your privacy

The company stands by its new feature, which doesn’t share your search results with third parties.

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Flash vulnerability being exploited in large-scale attacks, mere days after patch

The Fiesta exploit kit bundles an exploit for the CVE-2014-0569 vulnerability in Flash Player, researchers found

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Six factors for finding a new web hosting provider

Looking for a web host? These key factors will help you narrow down your search.

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New Mac mini restricts RAM and storage upgrades, but hints at PCIe SSD possibilities

Forget about upgrading your RAM with the new Mac mini -- Apple soldered it to the logic board. But an SSD upgrade to the base model looks like a good bet.

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Hands-on with Homeboy: This could be the best home-security camera yet

This tiny device has the potential to shake up the home-security market.

Samsung delivers firmware fix for EVO SSD slowdowns

Samsung has issued a software fix to address slowdown problems with its triple-level cell 840 EVO SSDs -- the company's most affordable consumer drive.

Microsoft officially lays Nokia name to rest, embraces 'Lumia' for Windows Phones

In-house Windows phones will be branded 'Microsoft Lumia' from now on

Your online TV watching is now being tracked across devices

A partnership between Adobe and Nielsen gives broadcasters detailed viewing data

Stop typing and start dictating documents in Windows

Can't type, but you still need to get that 10-page document done? Why not type with your voice?