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Misfit moves beyond fitness with home automation and smartphone controls

The $50 fitness band will soon let users control lights, locks, thermostats and more straight from the wrist.

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How Google's supercharged Chromebook Files app will blend offline with online

Google's rethinking the way it approaches files--both online and offline--with upcoming changes to the Chrome OS Files app.

Dell XPS 13 2015 is a MacBook Air killer

Dell's new XPS13 is a MacBook Air killer that shoehorns a 13-inch screen into a bezel that would normally hold an 11-inch panel. The new laptop also features Intel's new Broadwell U CPU and a high-resolution touch screen.

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Blackphone's super-secure communications app had serious flaw

A vulnerability in the bundled encrypted messaging app would have allowed attackers to execute malicious code on the device

Key Considerations for Extending Unified Communications to Mobile Users

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So long, Flash! YouTube now defaults to HTML5 on the web

Flash's importance to YouTube has been dwindling for some time. Now Adobe's video solution is one step closer to banishment from the world's most popular video site.

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Cisco integration gives Samsung Knox users more options for secure connectivity

Under pressure from falling phone sales, Samsung continues to court CIOs

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Protecting your business: A guide to liability, security, and responsibility for freelancers

As a freelancer, properly securing sensitive data can make or break your business and your future.

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Scary 'Ghost' vulnerability leaves Linux systems vulnerable to possession

The flaw in the GNU C Library can be exploited remotely for full control, according to Qualys

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Confirmed: Microsoft Spartan browser will have extensions, unlike Internet Explorer

Microsoft wasn't kidding when it said Spartan would be totally different from Internet Explorer. The older browser never trafficked in extensions, but Spartan will take the opposite tack.

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10 multipayer Android games where you share the same phone

These aren't tired pass-and-play games. These are games where you and a friend swipe and tap your phone at the same time.

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Stop using your birthday, start using one of these password manager apps

It’s no secret that creating – and remembering! – secure password is a must these days. These apps can help.

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Insteon Connected Kit review: Strong lighting controls; weak app integration

This is an inexpensive way to start building out your connected home, but it's not the best.

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Dell XPS 13 review: MacBook Air fanboys, look no further for your rumored unicorn

Dell's new ultralight has all the industrial-design panache of a MacBook Air, but with a larger display. Oh, and it's a proper PC.

Apple earnings hit record on strong iPhone sales

Apple reported a blockbuster quarter with record revenue, profit and iPhone sales.

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Snapchat and Twitter violate each other's personal space

Snapchat expands in the area of news, while Twitter releases private group messaging.