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Hands-on: Pebble gets a boost with lower price and new firmware

App shortcuts and better fitness tracking make Pebble a solid smartwatch on the cheap

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Move over Chromecast: $25 Firefox-powered Matchstick streaming adapter revealed

There's a new Firefox OS-powered HDTV dongle coming soon to take on Google's Chromecast.

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Alcatel-Lucent sells enterprise networking unit to China Huaxin

The unit's head, now its CEO, has high hopes for the company's communications products and software-defined networking implementations

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Video: Watch 'Continuum,' Windows 10's elegant UI swapping for 2-in-1 devices

Windows 10 can dynamically shift its interface to function with keyboards, then touchscreens, and back again. Here's a video of the Continuum feature in action.

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The ultimate support staff: How to hire, train, and retain the right people

When it comes to helping customers, there is no substitute for a high quality support staff. Here is how to put together the ideal support team.

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Hacked celebrities 'dumb', says proposed EU digital commissioner

Legislation can't protect people from their own stupidity, Günther Oettinger told the European Parliament during his confirmation hearing

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Windows 10: 12 things you need to know

Microsoft's OS is due next year and will run on all devices

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Malware program targets Hong Kong protesters using Apple devices

The program is related to an Android one that seeks to spy on activists, Lacoon Mobile Security said

Google triples bug bounty reward range to $15,000 (and sometimes more)

The company says it will even break that ceiling for outstanding reports.

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Four tips to understand your customers and set yourself apart from the competition

Use these techniques to refine your customer support strategy and learn more about your customer base.

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How to change settings for emergency alerts on your Android phone

Android gives you lots of flexibility for controlling the emergency alerts you receive, though the settings are tucked away.

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Fujitsu to design Japanese exascale supercomputer

The machine may hit 1 quintillion calculations per second in 2020

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Intel pushes factory IoT with $9 million cost savings at plant

Increased equipment uptime and productivity may help convince manufacturers

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Path takes laziness to a new level with business messaging

Now a messaging app will call businesses for you and then message you their answers. We've reached peak messaging.

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Ellison pushes Oracle's new cloud platform hard, but questions linger

'We're just getting started' in the cloud, Ellison said