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Chrome OS warms up to touchscreens with latest updates

Certain Chromebooks get pinch-to-zoom support and a touch-enabled window manager.

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Hands-on with Xiaomi's Mi 4, a high-end handset with an iPhone-like look

Xiaomi unveiled its latest flagship phone Tuesday

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Teradata acquires assets of Hadapt, Revelytix for big data

The deals give Teradata SQL querying and metadata management for Hadoop

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Verizon revenue rises steadily, driven by wireless service growth

A record number of new tablet users helped Verizon continue its growth

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Leaked 'Windows 9' screenshots reveal more detail about reborn Start Menu

It's not here yet, but recent leaks have given us another look at the refreshed Start menu for Windows due in 2015.

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Members of UK Parliament call for judicial review of data retention law

A hastily adopted surveillance law violates fundamental privacy rights and should be changed, a human rights organization said

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Xiaomi announces $13 fitness-focused smartband that can also unlock your phone

Xiaomi's fitness-tracker wristband can also automatically unlock your smartphone

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Corral your contacts with Simpler, Contacts+, and more

These apps help you manage—and get the most out of—your network.

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Hands-on with Nvidia's Shield tablet: A slick experience, on the small and big screen

Nvidia's new Android tablet is built for games, but it has productivity potential as well.

Researchers reveal 3 devious ways online trackers shatter your privacy and follow your digital footsteps

The use of such tracking tools may be unknown to most users, according to a research paper

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ARM's chip licensing revenue and profit keep on rising

But royalty revenue from shipments of chips containing its designs has stalled as mobile operators sell off older phones

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Black Hat presentation on unmasking TOR users suddenly cancelled

The presentation revolved around de-anonymizing users of the privacy tool

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AirMagnet's Wi-Fi security tool takes aim at rogue drones

It can identify a Parrot AR Drone nearby to help narrow down the search for the rogue APs