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As Dell and HPE revamp, Lenovo sets sights on enterprise cloud servers

The cloud -- both on-premise and off-premise -- is transforming servers and data centers, and many companies are having vendors customize their hardware for specific cloud-based workloads.

Land Rover lets you control your car while skydiving

British adventurer, Ben Grylls, tested out the new Land Rover Discovery's Intelligent Seat Fold Technology while jumping from a plane. Using a smartphone app, drivers will be able to perform a variety of functions including closing the windows of their car and checking the fuel level from anywhere in the world.

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Report: LG, Huawei, and Moto won't release new Android Wear watches this year

Smartwatch demand is waning, which is giving companies pause about again refreshing their lineup before the holiday season.

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28% off Western Digital 2TB My Passport Ultra Portable External Hard Drive - Deal Alert

This highly rated, ultra portable, high capacity external drive is currently 28% off retail price.

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PSA: Grab all of Battlefield 4's expansions for free through next week

With Battlefield 1 just over the horizon, EA and DICE temporarily slash prices all the way down to "free" for Battlefield 4 DLC. "Buy" it now, keep it forever.

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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.