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HPE looks to move data between computers at the speed of light

Hewlett Packard Enterprise is turning to lights and lasers in thin fiber optics as a way to move data at blazing speeds between computers, replacing thicker and slower copper wires.

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Firefox test feature separates your online identities, but not your browser window

Firefox Containers give you multiple identities including personal, work, shopping, and banking in the same browser window.

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New Windows 10 preview's Start Fresh tool banishes bloatware from your PC

Windows 10 preview build 14367 is boring with a capital "B," and that's really exciting.

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Wilson's Heart hands-on: Oculus's new VR showcase mixes creepy hospitals and crazy teddy bears

Wilson's Heart proves the potential of the made-for-VR Oculus Touch controllers—if you can make it through the entire thing.

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Belgian hospitals turn to robots to receive patients

Robots have already invaded the operating room in some hospitals, but in Belgium they will soon be taking on the potentially more difficult task -- for robots, at least -- of greeting patients and giving them directions.

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Dads to the rescue: 10 parenting apps to keep things running smoothly at home

You spend your days surrounded by technology that makes your work tasks easier, why not try a few new apps that can make your dad duties easier, too?

Wilson's Heart hands-on: Oculus's new VR Touch showcase will creep you out

Wilson's Heart's hospital nurses and creepy teddy bears show how powerful virtual reality can be.

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This Chrome extension will give you the gist of online articles

No time to read? Let the Chrome extension TL;DR summarize articles for you.

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Salesforce also bid for LinkedIn, but lost out to Microsoft

As it turns out, Salesforce also wanted to buy LinkedIn, but was outbid by Microsoft.

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Surveillance reform measure blocked in the wake of Orlando killings

The U.S. House of Representatives voted down an anti-surveillance amendment after some of its members expressed concern about its impact on the fight against terrorism, in the wake of Sunday’s massacre in Orlando.

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11 ways smartphones make real-life conversations better

Are smartphones killing conversations, or enhancing them?

on greenbot.com

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This tiny PC proves AMD's APUs can power competitive gaming on a tight budget

Can AMD's A10-7860K APU power effective, yet affordable e-sports gaming PCs? Yes—though it'll take tinkering with settings.

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The 10 most exciting PC games of E3 2016

PC gaming got lots of love at this year's Electronics Entertainment Expo, and these titles in particular set our hearts a-flutter.

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D-Link debuts its first IFTTT-compatible security camera and commits to supporting Apple's HomeKit in another

The DCS-8200LH boasts a 180-degree field of view and can be integrated with existing smart-home platforms. The company plans to develop HomeKit-compatible cameras down the road.

on techhive.com

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'Muhammad Ali: The Greatest' and 10 other movies now streaming

Summer-style blockbusters, inspirational stories, comedy, and crime all come together in this week's selection of movies now streaming online.

Ubisoft Booth Tour 2016

At E3 2016’s Ubisoft Booth, Trisha Hershberger got hands-on with games Steep and For Honor.

E3 College Game Competition Finalists

Over 400 universities were eligible to compete in E3's College Game Competition, but only a select few made the rounds. Trisha Hershberger talks to some of the finalists.

How to search Gmail with advanced operators

Gmail’s advanced search operators help you find messages more quickly, even if you have a pile of them to sift through. Here's how.

Make Your USB Drive Faster With NTFS

Your USB drive isn't slow because you have too much stuff on it. It's slow because it uses a slow storage format like FAT32 or exFAT. You can re-format it to NTFS to get faster write times, but there is a catch.

Intel’s 10-core chip is a monster performer at an insane price

Intel's Broadwell-E sets a new standard with its 10 cores' worth of horsepower. It'd better be fast, for the price you'll pay.

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Samsung's Joyent buy is a swipe at AWS and Microsoft Azure

The Internet of Things is as much about computing as it is about the things themselves, and that's why Samsung Electronics is buying Joyent.