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Stop using SHA1 encryption: It’s now completely unsafe, Google proves

Security researchers have achieved the first real-world collision attack against the SHA-1 hash function, producing two different PDF files with the same SHA-1 signature.

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Google's new AI aims to end abusive online comments using 'Perspective'

Google and Jigsaw (an early stage incubator at Google parent company Alphabet) are working on a project called Perspective that aims to curb online abuse through Artificial Intelligence

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50% off Dell UltraSharp U3415W PXF79 34-Inch Curved LED-Lit Monitor

This 34-inch 21:9 curved monitor with a panoramic view, cinematic WQHD resolution and rich sound is discounted 50% making this a solid deal on the U3415W.

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5G technology promises to help autonomous cars cruise streets safely

Years from now, your first autonomous may have a lot of help from 5G networks to cruise the streets safely.

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Telefonica-Sigfox deal is a big win for diverse IoT networks

The global partnership announced Wednesday between Telefonica and IoT specialist Sigfox could ensure the latter’s long-term success while accelerating the overall growth of LPWANs (low-power, wide-area networks).

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This Asus ROG gaming laptop just dropped to $1,500 on Newegg

If you're looking for a new gaming laptop, Newegg has an interesting deal for an 17.3-inch Asus ROG laptop.

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Breaking and protecting devops tool chains

Ken Johnson, CTO of nVisium, and Chris Gates, Senior Security Engineer at Uber talk to CSO Online's Steve Ragan about working with devops tool chains.

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Bruce Schneier and the call for "public service technologists"

Bruce Schneier, CTO of IBM Resilient on the increasing importance of technologist's presence in education and policy-making.

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33% off NETGEAR N300 Wi-Fi Router with High Power 5dBi External Antennas - Deal Alert

This router delivers high-performance wireless speeds of up to 300 Mbps and provides the best value for your Internet needs in your second home, apartment, dormitory, or a drop-in replacement of your legacy router.

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FCC rolls back net neutrality ISP transparency rules

The U.S. Federal Communications Commission has voted to roll back some net neutrality regulations that require broadband providers to inform customers of their network management practices.

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Razer's Power Bank boosts your laptop battery while charging two smartphones

Razer's latest product is an external battery that can charge up to three devices at once.

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Samsung Galaxy S8 rumor roundup: Here's everything we know so far

From a new digital assistant to a beefed-up camera, Samsung is angling for a major comeback in the new year with the Galaxy S8.

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Eleven-year-old root flaw found and patched in the Linux kernel

Linux system administrators should watch for kernel updates for their distributions and apply them as soon as possible because they fix a local privilege escalation flaw that could lead to a full system compromise.

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Sony reveals the 'world's fastest' SD card

Sony's new SF-G Series SD cards will let you record your 4K home movie at a good clip.

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How to make Word custom bullet points to enhance your documents

Word's built-in bullet points can give boring reports a bit of bling, but you can do even more by creating custom bullets from an image file. Here's how.

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Mass Effect: Andromeda hands-on preview: A new space opera built on old ideas

How much of Mass Effect: Andromeda will be spent tooling around in a glorified dune buggy? We're not sure yet, but it definitely seems like quite a bit. Hopefully it's interesting.

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Amid cyberattacks, ISPs try to clean up the internet

From what Level 3 Communications can tell, there’s a staggering 178 million IP addresses out there associated with malicious activity.