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7 must-have wireless charging gadgets

These seven wireless charging devices can make powering up much less painful. Most are relatively affordable and they're great gifts for your loved ones — or for you.

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Don't fall for drone registration scams, warns FAA

The Federal Aviation Administration hasn't revealed its plans for drone registration yet, but that hasn't stopped at least one company from trying to make a buck from confusion about the rules.

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Alternative processors tapped to fulfill supercomputing's need for speed

The world's fastest supercomputers are getting coprocessors to boost performance, and the number of such systems will continue to grow.


Google to offer deep links to Facebook content inside its search app

A new agreement between the two companies means Google will be able to index Facebook profiles and other pages from the social network.

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Pressure increases on banks to adopt chip-and-PIN

The biggest financial institutions in the U.S. are under renewed pressure to mandate the use of PINs with new chip-based payment cards.

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Containers get a fresh business boost from Hewlett Packard Enterprise

Hewlett Packard Enterprise just rolled out an entire portfolio of Docker-focused products.

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How to manage your Google Now card history

If you want to wipe the slate clean or eliminate what cards you read on previous days, here's what you need to do.

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Millions of sensitive records exposed by mobile apps leaking back-end credentials

Thousands of mobile applications use cloud-based, back-end services in an insecure way, allowing anyone to access millions of sensitive records created by users, according to a recent study.


Google engineer calls out OnePlus USB-C cable and adapter for damage risk

A Google engineer calls out OnePlus for risky USB-C cables and adapters.

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Withings rounds out its stylish activity-tracking watch line-up with new Activité Steel

Just in time for the holidays, Withings has a new $170 fitness tracker that looks like a Swiss timepiece.

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Google offers 1TB of Drive storage, other perks in exchange for more Maps reviews

The Local Guides program is dangling more carrots in order to bolster the user-contributed content to Google Maps.

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No, Apple won't make an iPad-Mac hybrid, Tim Cook says

The iPad Pro and Microsoft's Surface Book are nothing alike.


Microsoft's Lumia 950 Windows 10 phone gets a Nov. 20 release date on AT&T

AT&T gets the Lumia 950 on November 20, but don't call it exclusive.

Cool Yule Tools for the Home

As part of the Network World Cool Yule Tools Holiday Gift Guide, here are some suggestions for gifts and techie gadgets that will spruce up your home and make it more tech-savvy.

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Supercharging your router with third-party Wi-Fi firmware is just fine, says FCC

The Federal Communications Commission is okay with Wi-Fi router hacking as long as you can't change the radio frequency parameters.

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How to enlarge display text in Windows

A high-resolution screen can result in very tiny text—sometimes too tiny to read easily. Here's how to fix that.