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Android and the Internet of Things

At Google I/O, Android may push deeper into the home

A new version of the mobile OS is said to target low-power devices with little memory.

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Thieves stole data on 100,000 taxpayers through IRS app

They first dug up Social Security data, dates of birth and street addresses through other sources

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Reminder: The Witcher 3's free DLC lands every week through July

This week, CD Projekt adds a new mission and an alternative skin for Yennefer to The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt, bringing the free DLC count up to four.

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Facebook adds restaurant reviews from actual food critics

Following a partnership with news outlets for Instant Articles, Facebook is now integrating restaurant reviews from reputable food publications.

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Cut the cord and leave cable TV behind

Don't be afraid to get rid of your cable. Streaming and download services will ensure that you don't miss any of your favorite shows or movies.

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30 perfectly good cases to consider for your Samsung Galaxy S6

Need a case? Still don't know which to get? Here is a heaping of choices to get you started on your case-shopping journey.

on greenbot.com

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Report: Google targeting battery life and RAM usage in Android M

Some of the focus may turn to Google Play Services, which usually is one of the top drains on battery life.

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Leaked Google Photos app appears, showing off automatic image sorting capabilities

The app will make a clean break from Google+ and give you a ton more editing, sharing, and privacy controls.

The Internet of Things and the currency of privacy

Getting ready to check the "agree" box on that User Agreement? Read this first.

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Over 4 billion people still have no Internet connection

Mobile broadband is seen as the savior, but barriers such as a lack of network coverage and content in local languages have to be overcome

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Intel's Braswell NUC PC kit looks ready for living rooms

With sub-$200 prices and optical audio output, Intel's next miniature PC kit could serve as a flexible streaming media box.

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Ask Cortana anything: Sassy answers to 59 burning questions

If nothing else, the digital assistant in Windows Phone 8.1 proves she’s more fun than Siri and Google Now put together.

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Logitech adds connected-home features to its Harmony Hub product line

Hub compatible remotes can now control Nest and Honeywell thermostats, Lutron and Philips lighting, and much more.

on techhive.com

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Twitter takes Periscope's live video streaming to Android

It took a couple months longer than the iPhone version, but Periscope is rewarding Android users' patience with better notification controls.

Synology patches serious security flaws in its network-attached storage devices

One vulnerability could let attackers compromise NAS boxes and data stored on them