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Microsoft discloses severe Office zero-day flaw, publishes quick fix

Attacks are under way using PowerPoint file, the company said

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Transparency's needed to avoid smart device privacy rules, says former US official

Connected devices raise new concerns about personal data.

Ford wants to keep drivers alert on the long road to autonomous cars

Automation will gradually ease driving, but drivers will have to stay alert.

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18 essential tips and tricks for getting started with your Samsung Galaxy Note 4

Your new phablet device comes chock full of neat features. Here's some of our favorites.

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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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Review: Photoshop Elements 13 gets Photomerge and content-aware fill

Creativity, selection refinement, and content-aware fill are the highlights in Adobe's new consumer-level editor.

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ARM vs. Intel: Why chipmakers want your Chromebook’s brains

As Chromebooks gain credibility among consumers, corporations and schools, Intel has every reason to elbow into what used to be ARM's turf exclusively.

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Intel venture capital funds target Chinese startups in wearables, IoT

Intel is investing in companies that develop smartwatches, iris readers and communication equipment

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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 Windows 10 Technical Preview build includes notifications, battery saver, data monitor

Build 9860 of Windows 10 adds new notifications capabilities via the Action Center, as well as the ability to sign up for more frequent build updates.

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Google, Facebook continue massive lobbying efforts in Q3

Google is on track to spend more money this year attempting to influence lawmakers than any other tech company.

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Nokia Here Maps Beta now available for anyone with Android 4.1 or above

Check out the offline navigation feature for real-time directions while disconnected from your network.

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How a USB key drive could remove the hassles from two-factor authentication

Thanks to the FIDO Alliance's U2F open standard, a key drive or other small device could become a convenient, yet safe, authentication tool. The standard is backed by Google, Microsoft, Mastercard, Visa, PayPal and others,

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Gabriel Knight: Sins of the Fathers 20th Anniversary review: Haunted by the past

Unless you're allergic to pixel art or Tim Curry makes you violently ill, you're better off experiencing the original than this competent-but-sterile 20th anniversary remake.