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Facebook said to create censorship tool to enter China again

Facebook has reportedly developed a software tool that will help keep certain content away from users’ news feeds in certain geographies, reflecting the company’s apparent willingness to meet Chinese government censorship demands part of the way.

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How to make home IoT more secure: Assume the worst

A report by the internet advisory group BITAG on Tuesday identified common security problems in home IoT products and recommended steps vendors should take from now on.

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12 tips for safer Black Friday and Cyber Monday shopping

12 cyber shopping tips, because criminals will be using all the attacks they can this holiday season in order to score cash and gather valuable personal data they can monetize later.

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This may be the most expensive 'free' computer you've ever seen

Raptor Engineering hopes to build a nonproprietary motherboard that'll fit in ATX cases—and it just got cheaper thanks to the U.S. presidential election.

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AWS is cutting and simplifying its storage prices

Amazon Web Services made a series of price cuts on Tuesday and simplified what customers pay for its storage products.

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Open-source hardware makers unite to start certifying products

In recent weeks, OSHWA also met one of its initial goals: to start certifying open-source hardware. The goal behind certification is to clearly identify open-source hardware from the mish-mash of other hardware products, which could benefits buyers and makers.

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You'll be able to stream Xbox One games on the Oculus Rift in December

The Xbox One might not have a dedicated virtual reality headset yet, but now you can play its games through the Oculus Rift on Windows 10.

In an emergency, this drone will sail to the ground on a parachute

The LRX drone by Altus Intelligence is built to be fool-proof, equipped with a number of redundant systems and a parachute when all else fails.

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This survey drone takes safety seriously

The LRX drone by Altus Intelligence is built to be foolproof, equipped with a number of redundant systems and a parachute when all else fails.

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How to find saved Wi-Fi passwords on your Windows 10 PC

There is a simple way to show a Wi-Fi password in Windows 10—just head over to Wireless Properties.

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Google is rolling out the final build of the Android 7.1 Developer Preview

It's the last release before the final version rolls out to Nexus devices and the wider Android ecosystem.

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GeForce and Radeon graphics cards get enticing free game bundles for the holidays

Nvidia and AMD hope to entice would-be graphics-card buyers with new GeForce and Radeon game bundles.

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Tesla powers an entire U.S. island with solar energy

Tesla and SolarCity constructed a microgrid on the Island of Ta’u in American Samoa that will supply 1.4 megawatts of solar power backed up by six megawatt hours of battery storage from 60 Tesla Powerpacks.

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Google acquires AWS training vendor Qwiklabs

Google announced Monday that it's acquiring Qwiklabs, a company that helps people learn how to use public cloud services to run applications without having to operate a data center.

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Google Maps will now tell you how busy a place is in real time

Other data-driven tricks include projections about how long people stay at a place and more detailed hours from certain venues.

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Report: Google's Pixel is off to a roaring start on Verizon

Analysis suggests that Pixel activations at Verizon are going very well despite the competition of a new iPhone, thanks in large part to an aggressive advertising campaign.