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Google launches Taste Test site to generate your perfect Android home screen

A new Google site presents a series of 20 questions that will pinpoint which wallpaper, icon set, widgets, launcher, and keyboard are the right fit for your Android phone.

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Mayer to quit as CEO of new holding company after Yahoo sale to Verizon

Marissa Mayer will step down as CEO from the remaining holding company after Yahoo sells its operating business to Verizon Communications, according to a regulatory document.

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Pandora's new Premium streaming service leans on personal playlists to compete with Spotify

For $10 a month, Pandora Premium users get access to Pandora's popular radio services and a new on-demand catalog.

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Google’s next wearable is a $350 Levi’s jacket that controls music by brushing your sleeve

Google and Levi's are partnering on the first Project Jaquard product, a jacket that brings music controls, maps updates, and phone calls to your sleeve.

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Intel buys Mobileye for $15 billion to challenge Nvidia for the future of self-driving cars

Intel is absorbing its autonomous driving partner, Mobileye, as the chip maker takes on Nvidia and others for the future of self-driving cars.

Interview: Margaret Franco, SVP of Marketing EMEA at Dell EMC

Margaret Franco, SVP of Marketing EMEA at Dell EMC, discusses the CMO’s evolving role, the relationship between marketing and culture and how Dell EMC uses account-based marketing to better understand the needs of the customer.

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How much are vendor security assurances worth after the CIA leaks?

Google, Apple, Microsoft and other software vendors are working to identify and patch the vulnerabilities described in the CIA leak, but ultimately this doesn't change the status quo of software security.

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Today Only 48% off Omron 10 Series Bluetooth Wireless Blood Pressure Monitor - Deal Alert

With Bluetooth Smart, you can wirelessly connect to your online dashboard for a digital record of your blood pressure readings. That way it's easier for you to track your progress and take the right steps to manage your heart.

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When cell phone disaster strikes, you have some options

Your cell phone is lost, stolen, or down the toilet. Don't wait until disaster strikes to prepare for the worst. Here's what you can do.

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Kernel 4.10 gives Linux support for AMD Ryzen multithreading

AMD adds support for Zen's SMT in kernel code.

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Master the many ways to search with Google on your Android phone

Search faster and smarter by learning all of the various places and ways to perform a Google search on Android.

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How to remove ransomware: Use this battle plan to fight back

Ransomware has exploded onto the PC. We'll show you what to do to avoid it, remove it, and—if necessary—even negotiate with its authors.

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Logitech ZeroTouch review: This Android smartphone holder puts Amazon's Alexa in your car

Anything you can do with an Amazon Echo inside your home you can now do with your Android phone inside your car.

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Switching from Mac to PC, Part 2: Choosing a laptop

Windows PCs offer many more choices than Macs do. We'll help you sort through the options.

Setting up DLP features for email security

Network World contributing editor David Strom provides a roundup of how to enable data leak prevention features on three email security platforms.

IDG.tv Live @SXSW 2017 presented by the UK's Department for International Trade | Day 3

IDG.tv host Jimmy Conrad is live at the Great Britain House at SXSW 2017. Tonight's guests Jessica Rowley, Managing Director or Techdept, Nick Bax, Creative Director of Human, and the man known only as Wildborys break down how their working on new ways to communicate innovation. Find more about The Tech-Off presented by Techdept here: http://www.thetechoff.com/

IDG.tv Live @ SXSW Presented by the UK's Department for International Trade | Day 2

IDG.tv host Jimmy Conrad is live at the Great Britain House at SXSW 2017 with Deepa Mann-Kler and Luke McNeice of RETNE and Tim Harper, Brand Director of The Tin talking VR and the future of interaction and entertainment. Find more about RETNE here: http://www.kainos.com/appliedinnovation #NIatSXSW Find The Tin here: http://www.thetin.net/ http://www.bandexplorervr.com/

See the smart home appliances of the future at Panasonic House

Check out Panasonic House at SXSW, where visitors can test smart-home prototypes like a home dry cleaner.

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Joe Biden’s passionate plea at SXSW: ‘We need your help’

The 47th vice president is recruiting the tech industry to work on what he believes is the most pressing issue of our time: curing cancer.

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Take a ride on Positron’s Voyager, a full-motion chair for VR cinema

Could immersive VR be coming soon to a theater near you?