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Intel launches major new processor range

Intel has at last launched the chips it developed under the "Skylake" codename, now calling them sixth-generation Core processors. The launch is an important step for the company, which has had trouble keeping up in a marketplace that is increasing defined by mobile devices.

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Toshiba's swanky Satellite Radius 12 laptop is brimming with cutting-edge features

The Toshiba Satellite Radius 12 packs Intel's new Skylake processor, a 4K display option, and support for Windows Hello biometric security.

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MSI embraces Skylake and Thunderbolt 3.0 for new gaming laptops

The updated laptops will feature NVMe RAID and up to 3.3GBps read speeds.

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Samsung, Apple patent dispute heads for retrial on damages

A patent dispute between Apple and Samsung Electronics in a California court is headed for a retrial next year, after an appeals court vacated and sent back to the lower court for further proceedings a part of the damages award by a jury.

Verizon to introduce SDN security feature later this month

Verizon will introduce a virtualized firewall service across its global network later this month, part of its move into software-defined networking.

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Intel Skylake: All the speeds, feeds, and prices, and which one is right for you

Take a deep dive into Skylake's 48 new CPUs, from energy-sipping mobile versions to beefy overclockers.

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Intel packs Skylake CPU with innovations as PC industry hopes to reboot

Skylake is “the best processor we’ve ever done,” said Intel's Kirk Skaugen. Move over, Broadwell: this is what the PC industry wants you to buy, starting with dozens of new Skylake PCs showing at IFA in Berlin.

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LTE is making a full-court press for the Internet of Things

LTE network and device vendors are rolling out and demonstrating versions of the technology designed for small, low-power devices that don't need LTE's top speeds.

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Mozilla updates its Thimble online code editor to help teach Web programming

With students headed back to school, Mozilla has updated one of its tools to get kids interested in making websites.

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Indian woman allegedly raped by Uber driver withdraws suit

The incident, and others like it, have heightened concerns around the safety of Uber and its screening procedures for drivers.

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In setback for Uber, judge says drivers can pursue lawsuit as a group

A California judge has decided to allow Uber drivers in California to sue the company as a group on key legal matters relating to their employment.

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VMware pitches network virtualization for better security

While the idea of network virtualization has been around a while, it has not been adopted in the enterprise as quickly as virtualization for servers. Now, VMware, one of the biggest proponents of virtualizing the entire data center, is touting one tangible benefit to the virtual network: better security.

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LinkedIn spruces up messaging ... and adds GIFs and emojis

Buttoned down LinkedIn is adding a touch of modern to its messaging client, streamlining its design while also adding support for digital media like stickers, emojis and GIFs.