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US legislation revived to curb warrantless geolocation tracking

U.S. legislators have reintroduced bills that would place curbs on warrantless access by the government to electronically generated geolocation information of Americans, including on the use of cell-site simulators that can capture cellphone data.

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5G progress at Ericsson could help enterprises work worldwide

The Swedish network giant Ericsson will have a lot of prospective 5G equipment to show to gearheads at Mobile World Congress later this month, but the future cloud capabilities it demonstrates may be just as important for a subscriber’s experience.

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The 7 security threats to technology that scare experts the most

Researchers from the SANS Institute outline the top seven threats that security researchers dread this year—and ransomware's just the beginning.

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A.I. faces hype, skepticism at RSA cybersecurity show

The cybersecurity industry has been talking up artificial intelligence and machine learning as a way to stop the hackers, but don’t necessarily believe all the hype.

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23% off EVGA Supernova G3 750W 220-G3-0750-X1 Fully Modular Power Supply - Deal Alert

This power supply features 80 PLUS Gold rated efficiency, and clean, continuous power to every component. The ECO Thermal Control Fan System offers fan modes to provide zero fan noise during low load operations.

War of the Worlds Episode 4: Oculus Gloves, Android Wear 2.0, Samsung's new battery troubles, and more

Can a new interface tool boost interest in Oculus? Will Android Wear 2.0 get people excited for wearables? Jason Cross and Gordon Ung tackle these and other tech topics.

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Chromebooks beyond the cloud: Everything Chromebooks can do offline

From productivity to playtime, offline Chromebooks aren't the useless hunks of plastic that they used to be.

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Sophos CEO sounds the alarm on enterprise ransomware attacks

Ransomware is increasingly becoming a problem for companies, and the CEO of a leading computer security company says he fears 2017 could see entire companies shut down until they pay up, or risk losing all their data.

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AWS Roundup: IoT buttons hit the enterprise, Directory launch and more

Amazon Web Services got off to a slow start in January, taking its time to sleep off the New Year’s festivities. But the cloud provider got up to speed by the end of the month, launching a handful of new products for its customers to work with.

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War of the Worlds Episode 4: VR gloves, Samsung's ongoing battery problems, Snapchat TV, and more

Our fearless editors face off on tough tech topics.

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G.Skill's popular mechanical keyboard has dropped to $70

This G.Skill mechanical gaming keyboard can get you started on the road to more comfortable typing at almost half of what it normally costs.

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Yahoo warns users of account breaches related to recent attacks

Yahoo has begun warning individual users that their accounts with the service may have been compromised in a massive data breach it reported late last year.

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JavaScript-based ASLR bypass attack simplifies browser exploits

Researchers have devised a new attack that can bypass address space layout randomization (ASLR) in browsers and possibly other applications.

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A privacy-focused browser developer just bought Ghostery

Cliqz, developer of a privacy-focused browser, has acquired the Ghostery browser extension and the team behind it

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Caavo wants to cure streaming video headaches by unifying your set-top boxes

Caavo wants to be the one set-top box to rule them all, but will the major video streaming players stand for it?

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Researchers trick 'CEO' email scammer into giving up identity

Businesses targeted in email phishing schemes don’t always have to play the victim. They can actually fight back.