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Computer crashed? You could blame forces beyond our solar system

As our personal electronic devices get more complex, researchers say cosmic rays could put them at a greater risk of operational failure.

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War of the Worlds Episode 4: VR gloves, Samsung's ongoing battery problems, Snapchat TV, and more

Our fearless editors face off on tough tech topics.

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Microsoft's president wants a Geneva Convention for cyberwar

Microsoft is calling for a “Digital Geneva Convention,” as global tensions over digital attacks continue to rise.

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Intel, McAfee dispute heads for settlement talks

A dispute between Intel and security expert John McAfee over the use of his name for another company is headed for settlement talks, according to court records.

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US chipmaker plans new factory in China

GlobalFoundries will open a new factory to make cheap wireless chips in Chengdu, China, next year.

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Microsoft lawsuit against indefinite gag orders can proceed

Microsoft’s lawsuit against the US Department of Justice over indefinite gag orders attached to search warrants can proceed, following a federal judge’s ruling on Thursday.

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LinkedIn enhances Premium subscriptions to help you optimize your career

LinkedIn says Premium subscribers will gain access to new features that will provide a better return for their monthly fees.

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Intel brought 300 drones to the Super Bowl

Intel showed off what its Shooting Star quadcopters can do when they played the role of backup dancers to Lady Gaga on Super Bowl on Sunday.

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French to fight fake news with backing from Google, Facebook

News organizations operating in France will open up a new fact-checking service, CrossCheck, at the end of this month. Their initial focus will be on covering the forthcoming French elections, but with a number of international organizations participating, the project's reach could grow.

Smart Cities: Montreal

Montreal's smart city strategy is built on strong partnerships with its vibrant community of startups. Computerworld braved a blustery winter storm to see what this Quebecois city has to offer.

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This robotic barista never needs a coffee break

Cafe X is the first fully autonomous coffee shop in the United States.

This robotic barista never needs a coffee break

Cafe X is the first fully autonomous coffee shop in the United States.

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Snap is paying Google $400M a year for cloud services

Over the next five years, the company behind Snapchat will pay Google at least $2 billion in cloud bills, a filing revealed.

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AWS quarterly revenue continues to rise, but growth slows

The rocketship of cloud growth continued at the end of 2016 for Amazon Web Services. The public cloud provider announced Thursday that brought in a little more than $3.5 billion during the fourth quarter of last year, up 47 percent from the same period in 2015.

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Fighting ire with hire: Tech firms say immigration boosts employment

U.S. President Donald Trump is seeking to channel populist anger to stem immigration, but tech companies say it's necessary for the U.S. economy and boosts overall employment.

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The road ahead is paved with car communication

Researchers at the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology have come up with an algorithm that allows autonomous and manually-driven cars to share the road.