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Chrome OS gets cryptographically verified enterprise device management

Companies will now be able to cryptographically validate the identity of Chrome OS devices connecting to their networks and verify that those devices conform to their security policies.

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Chromebooks are getting pressure-sensitive touchscreens

Chrome OS’s source code reveals support for pressure-sensitive screens similar to the 3D Touch screen on Apple's iPhone.

Cable continues to crumble: HBO, Cinemax coming to Sony's PlayStation Vue service

HBO and Cinemax are finally embracing standalone streaming subscriptions and coming to Sony's PlayStation Vue serivce.

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Google Photos 2.0 drops in new album sorting options

A few other changes make their way into the latest version, though we're still waiting to edit profile pictures like you can on iOS.

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Sony's first 4K Blu-ray player reminds you what a steal the Xbox One S truly is

Sony's first 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray player supports HDR and virtually everything else you can ask for, but it's focused on pricey custom AV installations.

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The $300 Kangaroo Notebook uses swappable mini-PCs to keep work and play separate

The Kangaroo Notebook rolling out in mid-October offers two self-contained PCs that can be swapped in and out of a single laptop dock.

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EU threatens to open e-commerce antitrust investigations

The European Commission may open antitrust investigations into price restrictions and online sales bans in the e-commerce industry, it warned Thursday.

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Asana's new feature lets users 'track anything'

Asana is making it easier for users to adapt its work tracking software to way more purposes than just task tracking, with a new custom fields feature that it launched on Thursday.

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Pokémon Go guide app with half a million downloads hacks Android devices

A rogue Pokémon Go helper application with over 500,000 downloads on Google Play had Trojan code that downloaded root exploits to take over Android devices.

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Tech leaders, activists call for Obama to pardon Snowden

Tech luminaries Steve Wozniak, co-founder of Apple, and Jimmy Wales, founder of Wikipedia, have joined a new campaign pushing for a pardon of National Security Agency leaker Edward Snowden.

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Pandora teases on-demand music while launching Pandora Plus with offline listening

The age of Pandora One is over. Pandora Plus is rolling out soon with unlimited skips and replays, as well as an offline mode for $5 per month.

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70% off Omaker M4 Portable Bluetooth Shower and Outdoor Speaker with 12 Hour Playtime - Deal Alert

Splashproof, shockproof and dustproof functions make this highly rated speaker suitable for shower or outdoor use. Features loud robust sound with a long lasting 12-hour battery.

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The Glance Clock promises to change your concept of timekeeping

This analog/digital hybrid only looks like a classic wall clock.

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SAP turns to NTT to add driver data to its connected car analytics system

Safer passengers and healthier drivers might be among the outcomes of a new trial by a German software company and a Japanese telecommunications operator.

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Self-driving cars won't make us more productive

Self-driving cars are raising hopes that we’ll all get a lot done when we don’t have to drive anymore. According to a University of Michigan study, that won't happen.