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IP camera makers pressure researcher to cancel security talk

An upcoming talk covering security problems in Internet-connected cameras has been canceled after opposition from some manufacturers.

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Microsoft improves sharing in OneNote Class Notebooks as school year plows on

Microsoft is trying to make its note-taking program the best option for teachers in a competitive education technology market.

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Steam Machines revealed: Full details and pictures for every model

Valve's Steam Machine lineup is as varied in hardware as it is in price. Here's everything we know about all 15 models announced thus far.

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IBM zeroes in on unstructured data with Cleversafe buy

IBM will acquire object-based storage vendor Cleversafe in a move to bolster its cloud business unit with more flexibility and simplified management options in the hybrid cloud, it announced on Monday.

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Steam Machine mini-stores are coming to GameStop and other retailers

Valve plans stores within stores at retailers to get Steam hardware in front of gamers


Google Fiber competition makes AT&T cut cost of gigabit service in some areas

In locations where Google offers its high-speed gigabit Internet service, AT&T's prices are competitive, but the company charges an extra $40 a month in cities where consumers have little or no choice of providers.

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Google Play Movies & TV app now helps you binge watch your favorite shows

The version 3.9 update also gets cozier with Roku streaming devices thanks to some easier setup options.


Infamy and alias: 11 famous hackers and their online handles

On the Internet, nobody knows you're not in the mafia

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The EU will examine banks’ use of customer data for profiling and marketing campaigns

As corporations mine customer data for business opportunities, the EU is concerned that using algorithms instead of humans will introduce unfair practices.

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Android Marshmallow factory images are live for Nexus devices

If you don't want to wait for an over-the-air update, go grab the software right now for the Nexus 5, 6, 7, 9, and Player.

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Microsoft will livestream Tuesday's big Surface Pro 4, Lumia hardware event

Microsoft on Tuesday will live-stream the New York City event where it's expected to unveil a new Surface Pro 2-in-1 and a pair of flagship smartphones.

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No Marshmallow for you: 2015 Moto E doesn't make list of Motorola's upgrade-worthy phones

The 2014 AT&T and Verizon versions of the Moto X also are left out, a major disappointment to those who may have to look for a new device if they want the latest version of Android.

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How to install Android Marshmallow on your Nexus device

Can’t wait to try out Google’s next sweet mobile OS treat? Just follow these instructions—as long as you have a Nexus phone or tablet.


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A list of all the Google Now voice commands

What can you do with your voice on your Android phone? More than you know!


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Adobe's free new Photoshop Fix, Capture CC apps retouch pics and capture assets

Adobe unleashed a slew of updates during its Max conference on Monday including a new Photoshop app for mobile that specializes in touch-ups.