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Alleged NSA data dump contains powerful, rarely seen hacking tools

A stolen cache of files that may belong to the National Security Agency contains genuine hacking tools that not only work, but show a level of sophistication rarely seen.

Audi tells you when to put the pedal to the metal with stoplight info

Audi is equipping some of its new model cars with traffic technology information to tell drivers how long it will take for the light to change from red to green.

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Hands-on with the Honor 8: An affordable flagship aimed at Millennials

Are you young, hip, and cool? If so, Honor would love the honor of being your next smartphone.

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Cisco to shed 5,500 staff in refocus on IoT, security, and cloud

Cisco Systems plans to lay off about 7 percent of its global workforce in a restructuring that will see it further focus on hot IT areas such as the Internet of things, security, collaboration, next-generation data centers and the cloud.

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Microsoft Rewards is how Microsoft will pay you to use Edge, Bing and more

If you liked Bing Rewards, you'll probably love its evolution into Microsoft Rewards. The company will pay you not just for using Bing, but for using its Edge browser or shopping at its online or brick-and-mortar stores.

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33% off Hibermate Sleep Mask with Integrated Headphones - Deal Alert

This comfortable and durable sleep mask has integrated speakers, allowing you to drift to sleep in complete darkness while listening to relaxing music or sounds.

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It's time to say goodbye to Linux 4.6

If you're using a version of Linux based on the 4.6 series of the Linux kernel, the software's lead maintainer has a message for you: It's time to upgrade.

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Intel abandons copper cables for lights and lasers to speed up data transfers

Intel believes the days of using copper wires for data transfers, both between computers and inside of them, are numbered because optical communications are on the horizon.

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Microsoft Edge's bookmarks bar is called the Favorites bar, and here's how to enable it

Microsoft’s new Edge browser has bookmarks, but they're called Favorites. Here's how to enable them.

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19% off Goal Zero Yeti 400 Electric Power Generator with Solar Charging - Deal Alert

Quiet, portable power for base camps, cabins and unexpected outages. The Goal Zero Yeti 400 Solar Generator allows you to live life off the grid, camp in luxury, or power through an outage without the noise and fumes of traditional back-up generators.

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Report: New Nokia smartphones and tablets are coming in late 2016

The reboot comes from HMD, a Finnish company composed of ex-Nokia and Microsoft employees.

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AT&T wants big mobile players to form a 5G dream team

AT&T is hoping to collaborate with a powerful set of carriers and equipment vendors on 5G. On Wednesday, the company said it’s having preliminary discussions with an A-list lineup of players to align their efforts on defining the future standard.

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Intel's secretive Knights Mill mega-chip will challenge GPUs for AI domination

Intel has secretly developed a mega-chip called Knights Mill with the hope to advance artificial intelligence.

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South Park: The Fractured But Whole preview: With great farts come great responsibility

South Park: The Fractured But Whole is basically the “Ain’t Broke, Don’t Fix It” approach to a sequel, and that’s totally fine.

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New USB-C certification program to guide consumers away from faulty chargers

Soon you'll see labels that tell you the wattage and ensure you that the charger meets industry standards so it won't fry your smartphone.

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Tesoro Lobera review: This budget RGB keyboard could use a new look

It's packed with features, but the Tesoro Lobera's faux-metal and plastic rivets could use an overhaul for 2016.