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Router-killing Mirai botnet variant going worldwide, but slowing

The latest strain of Mirai, the malware that’s been infecting internet routers from Germany’s Deutsche Telekom, has spread to devices in at least 10 other countries, according to security firm Flashpoint.

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AMD will sneak-peek its high-end Zen CPU in December, starting a new CPU war

AMD's Zen chips are supposed to be as fast as Intel's fastest, and they may also be a lot cheaper. If the rumors come true, Intel will finally have some competition in high-end gaming CPUs.

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Report: Intel plans to make the Core i7 the brains behind self-driving cars

After committing $250 million to self-driving cars earlier this month, it appears Intel is joining forces with Delphi and ex-Tesla partner Mobileye.

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New partner programs for AWS are aimed at growing Alexa, IoT, and more

On Tuesday, the cloud provider announced a suite of updates to its partner programs at its Global Partner Summit keynote in Las Vegas on Tuesday. They’re focused on helping customers get increased use of Amazon’s cloud services, and getting partners to invest further in AWS.

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Intel races to put autonomous cars on streets with new driving group

As the PC market levels out, Intel believes it has a big future in autonomous cars.

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How to watch Netflix, Hulu, and other streaming services offline with PlayOn Cloud

The free PlayOn Cloud iOS app is a 'streaming digital video recorder' that lets you watch offline video from Netflix, Hulu and other services.

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Update to Office 365 eliminates the hassle of large attachments in Outlook

Microsoft has made public a small collection of its November updates for Office 365, including many collaborative features.

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Report: Google on pace to sell 3 million Pixels by the end of the year

A Morgan Stanley estimate says Google should sell another 5 to 6 million next year, though Samsung remains the smartphone sales king.

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LeEco continues LePush into U.S. with Amazon, retail partnerships

The China-based Android phone maker looks to increase visibility and kick start sales.

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Best home security camera: Our favorite tools for keeping an eye on the home front

A boom in wireless security cameras is inspiring a movement in DIY home surveillance. Follow our buying guide and read our reviews to find the best option for you.

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A new rating system will tell you if SD cards are capable of running mobile apps

The SD Association announced a new "app performance class" that will give buyers more knowledge about what to put inside their phones.

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UK's internet surveillance law receives royal approval

Britons hoping that a quaint historical tradition might stop a Draconian internet surveillance law in its tracks were disappointed on Tuesday morning, when the Queen gave her approval to the Investigatory Powers Act 2016.

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Facebook Instant Games puts games right smack in the middle of News Feed, Messenger

Facebook has launched Facebook Instant Games, placing social games directly within its News Feed and Messenger app and tacitly discouraging users from turning to other mobile games and third-party chat services.

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Tech Forecast 2017: Hiring, budgets, disruptive tech and more

Senior tech execs are optimistic heading into 2017, but with budgets and head count flat, should IT workers be worried?

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Swiftkey's refreshed hub boosts privacy, speed

Clipboard, new languages and Incognito mode give third-party keyboard app an array of desktop-caliber features.

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Senators plan last-ditch push to curb U.S. law enforcement's hacking power

Unless Congress takes 11th-hour action, the FBI and other law enforcement agencies will gain new authority this week to hack into remote computers during criminal investigations.