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GE, Bosch and open source could bring more IoT tools

Partnerships that could shape the internet of things for years are being forged just as enterprises fit IoT into their long-term plans. No one vendor can meet the diverse IoT needs of all those users, so they're joining forces and also trying to foster broader ecosystems. General Electric and Germany's Bosch did both on Monday.

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Microsoft's FPGA-powered supercomputers can translate Wikipedia faster than you can blink

At its Ignite conference, Microsoft demonstrated its new server technology that uses field-programmable logic chips as the foundation for a new "A.I. supercomputer."

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34% off Master Lock Bluetooth Keyless Outdoor Padlock - Deal Alert

Use your smartphone to open this lock from Master Lock. Share access, monitor access history and receive alerts if someone is tampering. Its shackle offers 2 inch vertical clearance and is made of boron, offering maximum resistance to cutting and sawing.

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Logitech K780 Wireless Keyboard review: One fantastic keyboard for your computer, phone, and tablet

Logitech's K780 provides a simple and easy way to type efficiently on all your usual devices.

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New Mac Trojan uses the Russian space program as a front

Security researchers have found a new Mac OS X malware that appears to be targeting the aerospace industry.

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42% off Corsair Waterproof Shockproof 256GB USB 3.0 Flash Drive - Deal Alert

This USB 3.0 flash drive is designed to keep your files safe. The anodized, aircraft-grade aluminum housing is waterproof to 200 meters, vibration-resistant, and shock-resistant. USB 3.0 means read speeds up to four times faster than traditional drives.

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Forget the robocalypse— 'Homo connecticus' may be what's coming

Robots' potential to take over the world is a commonly expressed fear in the world of AI, but at least one Turing Award winner doesn't see it happening that way.

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Armies of hacked smart devices launch unprecedented DDoS attacks

The botnets made up of compromised IoT devices are now capable of launching distributed denial-of-service attacks of unprecedented scale.

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39% off iClever Backlight Bluetooth Folding Keyboard for Smartphone, PC, or Tablet - Deal Alert

Compact design with full standard-size keys, but foldable into ⅓ of the size making it easily portable. Backlit with red, blue, or green at two brightness levels. Aircraft-grade aluminum alloy texture for superior durability.

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Microsoft debuts new Office 365 app for bartenders, burger flippers

Microsoft's new Office 365 app helps hourly workers to manage their shift work, which should please the millions of Americans who work as waiters, busboys, retail employees, and more.

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GOG Connect offers more no-cost, DRM-free copies of Steam games you already own

Want a DRM-free backup of your Steam library? This week, seventeen more games for you to duplicate into your GOG.com account for free.

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Microsoft-Nissan partnership treats cars like PCs

Nissan's car of the future will use Microsoft's Azure cloud services to pay tolls, transfer settings between cars, and even—gulp!—possibly bring Office features to the dashboard.

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What to expect from Google's big Oct. 4 hardware event

Pixel phones, Google Home, a 4K Chromecast, and maybe even a new tablet may come to dine at the hardware feast.

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22% off ThermaCELL Mosquito Repellent Pest Control Outdoor and Camping Lantern - Deal Alert

The Thermacell Mosquito Repellent Lanterns effectively repel mosquitoes, black flies, and other biting insects by creating a 15 x 15-foot zone of protection.

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Here's how Microsoft is walling off malware to protect Edge users

Microsoft is aiming to better protect users and organizations from the threats that they face in the browser with a new feature called Windows Defender Application Guard. It's designed to isolate Microsoft Edge from the rest of the files and processes running on a user's computer and prevent computer exploits from taking hold.