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BlackBerry quits Pakistan over government surveillance demands

BlackBerry has decided not to operate in Pakistan after Dec. 30, rather than let the local government intercept communications on its enterprise services.

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Amazon shows off new delivery drone has teased a new drone for deliveries that takes off and lands vertically like a helicopter but flies like an airplane.

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Cyber Monday tech deals that truly save you serious money

We've sifted through the ads and the deals-that-aren't-really-deals to find Cyber Monday tech sales that absolutely, positively don't suck.

Hackers target toy maker VTech, make off with customer data

Hackers made their way into VTech's Learning Lodge app store customer database, according to the company. As many as 4.8 million parents—and 200,000 kids–may have been affected.

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Cortana for iOS beta arrives (but it isn't for everyone)

Only 2000 testers will be able to use the beta of Microsoft's virtual assistant for iOS. The rest of us will have to wait until the official public release.

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Amazon may incorporate new services into its Prime Instant Video

The e-commerce giant is reportedly in talks with service providers to incorporate their TV and movie offerings into Amazon’s streaming-video service.



OnePlus offers a refund for its potentially damaging USB-C cable and adapter

The company tries to make good with is customers, while trying to shift some of the blame to "cheaply made" third-party chargers.

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With the Lenovo Razer Edition PC, two companies launch a gaming hardware partnership

Lenovo's future is looking pretty black and green as it tries to secure some much-needed gaming cred. Razer brings that gaming cachet, while Lenovo brings the money and manufacturing means Razer lacks. This seemingly unlikely partnership could be a good thing.

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How to turn on Windows 10's Find My Device feature

The Windows 10 November update has a lot of nice little updates in it including the ability to turn on a smartphone-style Find My Device feature.

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Microsoft enables potential unwanted software detection for enterprise customers

Microsoft has started offering protection against potentially unwanted applications in its anti-malware products for enterprise customers.

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Spotify's songs about Microsoft (yes, Microsoft!) are awesome and must be listened to ASAP

A pop song about Skype. A punk song about PowerPoint. A funky rap about Microsoft Bob. And so many more. Nothing gets the party started like a Microsoft jam.

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22 off-kilter, unusual, and lesser-known holiday movies now streaming

Take a break from tradition (and the stress of shopping) and spend some quality time with these unusual films with links to the holidays.



How to add any website to Windows 10's Start menu

Chromebooks aren't the only PCs that can treat web pages as apps. You can do it in Windows 10 too.

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Kalinin nuclear power plant's new neighbor will be a data center

Russian utility RosEnergoAtom is builidng a datacenter next to its Kalinin nuclear power plant to profit from the steady supply of electricity and nearby communications links.