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Hardcore Hardware: The Origin PC Millennium can show off its three GeForce GTX 980Ti cards from either side

You just spent $6,000 for the Origin Millennium, so you'd damn well better be able to show some graphics bling. A modular case design lets your friends stare enviously from the right or left side, as you wish.

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FBI chief warns that terrorists hide behind encrypted communications

James Comey said that these communications may not be intercepted despite court orders

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Privacy group files FTC complaint to push Google to extend right to be forgotten to US

Consumer Watchdog says Google engages in unfair business practices by not offering US residents the service

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Judge dimisses second conviction of ex-Goldman Sachs coder

Sergey Aleynikov improperly copied code but did not violate the law he was charged with

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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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Samsung profit squeezed by Galaxy S6 shortage

The company couldn't meet demand for the S6's distinctive curved screen

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Reddit CEO Ellen Pao tries to calm furor with huge 'mea culpa'

After controversial firing, Pao admits 'we screwed up'

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AMD preannounces lower revenue due to poor demand for its APUs

Fewer customers than expected have bought AMD's APUs (combining a CPU and a graphics chip), forcing AMD to rely on sales of lower-margin products to survive.

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Instagram bumps up photo resolution to 1080 pixels

Photos had been limited to 640 pixels since the company's launch in 2010

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Secure your fortress with the Internet of Things

Here's how bringing the Internet of Things into your home can help you keep danger at bay.

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Microsoft's new Tossup app tries to simplify getting friends together

The new Tossup app from Microsoft Garage is designed to make it easy to poll your friends.

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Microsoft renames Xbox Music Groove Music, drops Xbox branding from video store

Xbox Music doesn't require an Xbox. Obvious, right? The renaming may help, but the service could also use a lot more subscribers.

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Google self-driving cars had two accidents in June, both caused by non-Google humans

In both incidents, a self-driving test car was rear-ended at a stop light. No injuries occurred.

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Microsoft offers researchers $500K to work on HoloLens

A new program will set up five qualified teams with a grant and a pair of HoloLens development kits.

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Bing Maps preview offers new, more useful card motif

A unique "Along Your Route" feature in the new Bing Maps tracks points of interest along your commute or road trip, and there's a whole wealth of information that's now at your fingertips.

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Linux Mint 17.2 launches with big Cinnamon and MATE desktop improvements

While Ubuntu's looking ahead to the future, Linux Mint's focused on making the traditional desktop experience better than ever.