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Microsoft buys Simplygon to simplify rendering VR and AR models

Microsoft is betting that less is more in 3D design, with the acquisition of the Swedish developer of a 3D data optimization system, Simplygon.

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Researchers create wild ReRAM memory chips that store data and act like a processor

Computer scientists in Singapore and Germany have collaborated to create a resistive RAM chip that not only stores data but can act as a computer processor.

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Gabe Newell's Reddit Q&A: The most interesting answers on Half-Life 3, Steam support, and more

A Reddit Q&A with Gabe Newell teases the existence of unannounced projects, particularly in virtual reality, and Valve continues to acknowledge it needs to work on Steam's support system. That and more inside.

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36% off 1byone Amplified HDTV Antenna With 50 Miles Range - Deal Alert

This highly rated super thin antenna receives free broadcast High Definition TV signals (such as ABC, CBS, NBC, PBS, and Fox) and supports 1080p HD.

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A beginner's guide to IFTTT on Android

If you truly want to work smarter instead of harder, mastering the ins and outs of IFTTT is the way to do it.

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How to mirror Android SMS alerts on an iOS device

With the help of a clever app, you can create an "applet" that will trigger an iOS alert whenever your Android device gets a text message.

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Toshiba considers spinning off its memory business

Toshiba said it is considering splitting off its memory business into a separate company but added that nothing had been finalized at this point.

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Choosing between Google Photos or Google Drive for image backups

Google Photos and Drive complement each other in some ways and offer stark differences in others.

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3 tools to help you keep your new year's resolutions

Create the habits you need to ensure you meet your goals.

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How—and why—you should use a VPN any time you hop on the internet

We'll show you how to protect your online privacy as governments around the world, including the U.S., step up their online surveillance efforts.

Video review: Apple's new AirPods

The new wireless headphones do a lot of things right -- and look like two cigarettes stuck in your ears, says reviewer Michael deAgonia.

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WikiLeaks’ Assange confident of winning 'any fair trial' in the US

WikiLeaks said that its founder Julian Assange is confident of winning 'any fair trial' in the U.S. and indicated that the founder of the whistleblowing website would stand by all the promises he had made in return for clemency to Chelsea Manning, the former U.S. soldier who disclosed classified data relating to the Iraq War to the site.

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Can a DDoS attack on Whitehouse.gov be a valid protest?

When Donald Trump is inaugurated as the U.S. President on Friday, Juan Soberanis intends to protest the event -- digitally.

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Obama commutes sentence for Manning, a WikiLeaks source

President Barack Obama has commuted the prison sentence of Chelsea Manning, the former U.S. soldier who disclosed classified data to WikiLeaks relating to the Iraq War.

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FTC charges Qualcomm with anticompetitive chip tactics

Qualcomm strong-armed some phone makers into accepting unfavorable technology licensing terms while giving Apple a break in exchange for exclusivity, the U.S. Federal Trade Commission has charged.

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HPE buying SimpliVity for $650 million to boost hyperconvergence

HPE has agreed to buy SimpliVity for $650 million as expands its hyperconverged offerings, and analysts believe it's a great deal.