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RIP Paper, the ad-free Facebook News Feed app no one used but me

Paper, Facebook's last Creative Labs experiment, is now gone, but I'll never forget it.

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Scientists give quantum computing a big boost with laser beams and microwaves

One of the challenges on the way to realizing the benefits of quantum computing is finding a way to compactly assemble and then precisely control enough quantum bits, or "qubits," to deliver on the technology's enormous processing potential. Researchers at Penn State University said they've made a big advance.

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Dell stops selling Android devices to focus on Windows

Dell has stopped selling its last Android devices as it washes its hand of pure tablets and focuses more on Windows 2-in-1 devices.

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Google Keep gets improved search, Docs gains comment notifications in round of updates

Keep will automatically sort your notes, while Docs gets better notifications on both Android and the web.

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Rumor check: Everything we think we know about the Galaxy Note 7

We round up the latest rumors on Samsung's next phone-tablet hybrid device.

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Android N name revealed: It's Nougat

After many months of simply calling it 'Android N,' Google has revealed the name of its latest sweet treat.

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Google Play's new 'Early Access' section offers a sneak peek at unreleased apps

You can check out which beta programs you've joined with a new tab that lists them all in one place.

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Time is short to stop expansion of FBI hacking, senator says

The U.S. Congress has a small window of time to stop proposed changes in federal court rules that will expand the FBI's authority to hack into computers during criminal investigations, a senator said Thursday.

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HP sells PCs in a new way as it tries to speed up upgrades

The PC upgrade cycle has slowed down to every five to six years, and HP's trying a new service model to sell PCs and devices at a faster pace.

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Windows 10's big Anniversary Update will hit phones the same time as PCs

It appears Windows 10 Mobile users will start seeing upgrades around August 2, or soon after.

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Beloved VLC media player releases a robust universal Windows 10 app

VLC now has a Windows 10-friendly version that works with nearly every major Windows 10 platform.

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3 alternatives if you don't want to enter a password on your Windows machine

You boot your PC; you enter your password. You come back from a break; you enter your password. You open your laptop; you enter your password. Let's make this easier.

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The Assembly hands-on: The future of VR is adventure games

Adventure games may have fallen out of popularity in recent years, but virtual reality reinvigorates the genre, as evidenced by The Assembly.

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Mobile ransomware use jumps, blocking access to phones

Mobile ransomware is on the rise, with the infection rate skyrocketing, according to new research.

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10 must-have apps for your Android Wear watch

Your smartwatch isn't complete until you've got these apps.

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