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Intel Joule shipments blocked in key countries, pending certification

If you can't find Intel's Joule developer boards in your country, it's because shipments have been held up.

These 3-D printed, swarm drones are a surveillance tool for the DOD

The Department of Defense is testing Perdix, autonomous micro-drones capable of collective decision-making and adaptive formation flying.

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Windows 10's privacy settings will be simpler but more limited with Creators' Update

Microsoft said Tuesday that it's launched a simplified privacy dashboard for Windows 10 users. It also plans changes to the upcoming Windows 10 Creators Update that will adjust the level of privacy controls, though not always to the benefit of users.

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Vintage data-transfer tech gets upgrade after 35 years

Tech artifacts like old Mac computers are finding their way to museums, but some still hang on, serving requirements important to computing.

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Tech luminaries team up on $27M A.I. ethics fund

A team of philanthropists and tech luminaries have put together a fund aimed at bringing more humanity into the A.I. development process.

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Old networks can hobble IoT, even in tech paradise

IoT isn’t all brand-new, cutting-edge technology. In fact, some of it’s already suffering through painful upgrade cycles. A case in point is the transit prediction system in San Francisco, which had relied on AT&T's shuttered 2G network.

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66% Off Nero 2017 Platinum HD Multimedia Suite Software, PC Disk or Download - Deal Alert

Nero gives you fuss-free ripping and importing of videos, audio files, and audio CDs, with 1-click transfer to virtually all mobile devices. Currently discounted a generous 66% off its list price.

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21% off House of Marley Stir It Up Turntable with bonus Bob Marley Legend Album - Deal Alert

A classically designed turntable and Category first for House of Marley. The stir it up turntable is simple in form and rich in materials with natural Bamboo Details and a built-in pre-amp to sync with your favorite Marley speakers. USB jack in back to record on PC. Includes BOB Marley legend album.

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Android's System UI Tuner: What it is and how to use it

We'll teach you how to find the hidden menu, which contains a bunch of useful tweaks.

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Apple resolves the MacBook Pro battery life issues found in Consumer Reports testing

A bug in Safari may be the culprit that affected the new MacBook Pro’s battery life during testing by Consumer Reports, who will revisit their findings.

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TiVo is developing a new set-top box user interface that can also run on top of Android

TiVo's new interface tries to predict what you'll watch, but it's not just for DVR boxes anymore.

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Disk-wiping malware Shamoon targets virtual desktop infrastructure

A cyber sabotage program that wiped data from 30,000 computers at Saudi Arabia's national oil company in 2012 has now returned and is able to target server-hosted virtual desktops.

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5 wildly exotic laptops we can't wait to use in 2017

A handful of powerful, imaginative laptops stole the show at CES 2017.

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Catching up with Silicon Dust, makers of the HDHomeRun

The networked tuner builder discussed DVR delays, new hardware, and a semi-secret exchange program at CES 2017.

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Latest WhatsApp beta delivers the full GIF experience

Now you can search for GIFs without leaving your Whatsapp message and send up to 30 pics at once.

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Verizon jacks phone upgrade fees from $20 up to $30

Verizon is charging you more for the right to buy a new phone.