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We test a 'bullet proof' laptop bag the only way you can: By shooting it

We put Force Training Institute's Multi-Threat Shield against a .44 Magnum and 12 gauge shotgun to see if it lives up to the marketing claims.

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Sally Beauty investigates possible second card breach

It's not known if the latest incident is related to last year's breach, the company said

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Rombertik malware destroys computers if detected

Rombertik is designed to steal any plain text entered into a browser window

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VCE's VxRack systems want to be Vblocks for the next generation

The hyperconverged systems for cloud, social and mobile will scale out to thousands of racks

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Cut the cord and leave cable TV behind

Don't be afraid to get rid of your cable. Streaming and download services will ensure that you don't miss any of your favorite shows or movies.

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Microsoft picks security for the enterprise win

The company has revamped its routine for supplying security patches and has unveiled data and system protections

Google buys Timeful to boost its apps' time management skills

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The Timeful iOS app uses machine learning to schedule tasks in people's calendars

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Cerf thinks encryption back doors would be 'super risky'

The FBI's request for encryption workarounds would create new security problems, Cerf thinks.

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How to download and install the Office 2016 Preview

Want a sneak peek at the future of Office? Here's how to get started.

The Internet of Things and the currency of privacy

Getting ready to check the "agree" box on that User Agreement? Read this first.

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Google buys Timeful, plans to inject its machine learning into its own apps

The acquisition will bring more machine learning to Gmail, Google Calendar, Inbox, and other productivity apps.

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Hey, workaholics: Microsoft Delve will track your 'work life balance'

Delve started out as a visual representation of the people and data you interact with at work, but now it's expanding into time tracking. Is this Microsoft Office Space?

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New Google+ Collections feature adds Pinterest-style mosaics to your profile

Others can follow your collections, which can host photos and videos linked around a common topic.

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EU set to reveal digital strategy on Wednesday

A leaked document suggests the European Commission will launch a probe into U.S. online platform providers

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IBM's new Power Systems servers are custom-made for SAP Hana

Systems promise tailored support for SAP Business Warehouse version 7.31 or higher

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Windows 10 can tap Cortana for help with data analysis

The new OS will also feature multiple desktops and enhanced security features.