Ian Paulian@ianpaul.net, PCWorld

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Microsoft and friends get Lenovo's Superfish scourge under control

Microsoft, Lenovo, and others in the PC industry have cleaned up Lenovo PCs with the Superfish adware pre-installed.

Yahoo wants to kill the password one text message at a time

Forget biometrics, Yahoo wants to kill the password with text messages.

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How to turn Evernote into a handy read-it-later service

Evernote has a great browser extension called Clearly that helps you clip articles for later in a reader-friendly view.

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Google Chrome beta brings push notifications to your browser

They aren't ready for the stable version yet, but website push notifications to your desktop are one step closer to being done.

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Microsoft's Cortana digital assistant may come to iOS and Android as a standalone app

Microsoft will continue its cross-platform push by bringing Cortana to Android and iOS devices, a new report says.

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10 insanely innovative, incredibly cool Raspberry Pi projects

In honor of Pi Day, here are 10 of the most thrilling examples of makers getting creative with the $35 Raspberry Pi.

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Stanford's ResearchKit app gained more users in 24 hours than most medical studies find in a year

At least a few thousand people are interested enough in Apple's new ResearchKit framework to participate in a medical study.

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Eyefi's Wi-Fi-enabled SD cards just got even more convenient

Eyefi's got a new class 10 SD card that supports RAW file transfers, selective file sync, Wi-Fi network connections, and more.

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The Google Store is Google's new hardware home online

Google-flavored hardware is saying sayonara to the Play Store and hello to the Google Store.

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LaCie announces USB Type-C mobile drives to match Apple's 12-inch MacBook

Need an external hard drive to go with that fancy new 12-inch MacBook you've got your eye on? LaCie's got you covered.

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FriendFeed will finally shut down on April 9

Wait, FriendFeed was still running? Yeah, we were surprised too.

3 tools for finding and eradicating duplicate files on your hard drive

Do you have more files than space on your PC? These three tools can help you eke out a little more free space by getting rid of duplicate files and folders on your hard drive.

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Meet Windows 93, a glimpse at what Windows could have been if Bill Gates loved LSD

It's truly amazing what you can accomplish in a browser tab with just HTML 5, JavaScript, and CSS. This web app is a perfect time waster that takes you back in time to an alternate universe where Microsoft was focused on fun.

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Playing Minecraft no longer makes your PC a juicy target for hackers

Minecraft fans no longer need a system-wide install of Java to play with their blocks. Mojang's popular game now brings Java with it and only lets it out when it's time to play.

AMD's upcoming Radeon R9 300-series flagship secretly powering VR demo at GDC

Nvidia's Titan X wasn't the only new graphics card to show up at GDC. AMD was quietly showing off an R9 300 series card powering a virtual reality demo.