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Chip makers hope to give IoT a push with power-efficient components

A new generation of components promise to improve battery life of devices next year

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Tech, digital rights groups applaud Senate move on NSA reform

A procedural vote on a bill to limit the NSA's telephone records collection program could happen Tuesday.

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Shield Tablet to get Android Lollipop, bigger gaming library in Nov. 18 update

It’s a pretty sweet package for Shield Tablet owners, and it gives Nvidia the chance to showcase the power of its Tegra K1 chip.

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Microsoft to boost Active Directory protection with Aorato acquisition

The Israeli startup's security product uses machine learning to protect Active Directory servers

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'Where to Watch' is Hollywood's legal video search site, and it's actually decent

The new site lets you search across streaming services by title, actor or director. While the idea isn't particularly new, the execution stands out despite a few blind spots.

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Facebook lays ground for ad push and payments with updated privacy policy

The network is being up-front about what data it’s collecting about you and why (because ads).

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Ubisoft scrambles to fix Assassin's Creed: Unity's atrocious performance issues

Both PC and console versions hit by bizarre bugs, yet Ubisoft strangely calls out AMD problems in particular.

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How to encrypt sensitive data? Put it in an encrypted container

We all have files that we'd rather not share with hackers and thieves (and maybe even our spouses). Here's how to put them in a place where no one else can open them.

TechTip: Controlling your Samsung device with your computer

If you think controlling your Samsung device with your computer might be easier and more efficient, I'll teach you how in today's Techtip. Follow me on Twitter @nickjb

Facebook pushes for more payments, more targeted ads with new privacy policy

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Users have a week to comment on the proposed changes

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Warner Music strikes deal in China to stem piracy, spur sales

Chinese Internet giant Tencent will distribute music from the U.S. record company

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Nvidia's GRID cloud PC game-streaming service takes on Sony's PlayStation Now

Nvidia's GRID cloud gaming service will be available free, but only to Shield tablet and handheld game console users in the US.

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Toshiba image processor can spot pedestrians in the dark

The driver-assistance technology works as well as similar systems for daytime use, Toshiba said

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Sony's PlayStation Vue cloud TV service wants to kill your cable box

It will only hit limited markets and devices in 2014, but beginning next year Sony intends to be at the forefront of the cord-cutting revolution in the United States.