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Intel's first Skylake chips coming in first week of August

The first Skylake chips will be the high-end gaming chips, according to a source.

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Vandals sever another Internet backbone cable in California

It's the 11th incident of fiber cutting in a year

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Office 2016 preview powers up with real-time Word editing, new charts, and more

New features also include support for hand-written equations and providing information through Bing.

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Sears opens new high-tech home showroom as it goes all-in on connected homes

The nationwide retailer is expanding its connected-home inventory online and in hundreds of brick-and-mortar stores.

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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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Want an IPv4 Internet address? Get in line

North America's Internet registry has started a waiting list for requests it can't fulfill.

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Vicious graphics cards and cutting-edge CPUs: June's most powerful PC hardware reveals

June 2015 was a banner year for PCs, with new CPUs, GPUs, and computers from the titans of the PC industry.

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Need for Speed puts The Fast and the Furious back into street racing

All the new Need for Speed game needs is a few Coronas and someone talking about family and it'd be perfect.

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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HTC Dot View update puts more info on your pixelated screen

You can now touch the clock to check the time, date, temperature, and battery status.

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The Guardian Project brings ultra-secure Tor browser to Android

The Guardian Project's alpha release is now available for anyone to test out.

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How to use PPAs to install bleeding-edge software in Ubuntu and Linux Mint

PPAs are a great way for Linux users to install software that's unavailable in central repositories, but carry some risks you need to be aware of.

'Cloud tax' jacks up Netflix bills in Chicago

The new charge is separate from sales tax, and could add 9 percent to customers' bills.

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Hacktivist group possibly compromised hundreds of websites

A group called Team GhostShell has published data from hundreds of website databases it claims to have hacked.

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Yahoo's custom launcher Aviate adds Google Now-style 'Smart Stream'

If you want a whole bunch of Yahoo one swipe away from your home page, then here's the way to do it.