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MIT researchers set out to create self-assembling chips

Researchers have come up with a unique self-assembling technique that could be used to cram more features on smaller chip geometries.

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Apple wins China patent battle over iPhone 6 design

Apple has fended off a lawsuit in China that claimed the iPhone 6’s design had infringed a design patent from a little-known local vendor.

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Micron's Intel Optane competitor will ship later this year

Intel's spanking new high-capacity Optane SSD is cool, but drives from other storage vendors based on the 3D Xpoint technology could be coming later this year.

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Asus' popular 144Hz gaming monitor has dropped to $205

This favorite among gamers of all stripes is now available on the cheap.

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Samsung announces plan to refurbish and resell some Note7s that didn't explode

Samsung will be refurbishing some recalled Note7s for re-use, as well as removing components and extracting metals from the ill-fated phablet.

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Skype for Business admins get tool to diagnose call problems

IT administrators managing a fleet of Skype for Business users will have an easier time of diagnosing and fixing problems that may arise for them. Microsoft unveiled the beta of a new Call Analytics Dashboard on Monday, which is supposed to provide admins with a diagnosis of what issues users are having on a call.

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Intel Optane Memory has a mission: Make hard drives faster than SSDs

Intel debuts Optane Memory as a "revolutionary" technology that could make hard drives feel like SSDs, but enthusiasts were hoping for more.

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10 powerful, obscure Windows keyboard shortcuts you should know

These Windows keyboard shortcuts will take you beyond the basics.

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Every custom GeForce GTX 1080 Ti graphics card revealed so far: Aorus, MSI, EVGA, Zotac, Asus and more

Nvidia's GeForce GTX 1080 Ti was limited to Founders Edition reference models at launch, but graphics card makers like MSI and Asus are already teasing custom versions.

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Microsoft's Docs.com is sharing dangerously sensitive personal files and information

Microsoft's Docs.com shares documents with the world by default, but that hasn't stopped people from uploading their bank statements.

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UK official wants police access to WhatsApp messages

A senior U.K. official is asking that law enforcement should be given access to encrypted messages on WhatsApp and similar services, a demand that is likely to fuel an ongoing debate over whether companies should create backdoors into their encryption technologies for investigators.

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StarCraft Remastered brings 4K graphics, modern audio, and more to the legendary RTS

Blizzard claims the prettied-up StarCraft Remastered will play precisely the same as it did under Brood War’s 1.16 patch.

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This week in games: Mod fixes Nier: Automata PC woes, Up's house floats into Battlefield 1

Plus: Blizzard drops the Battle.net name, Fallout 4 VR is "the most incredible thing you’ve ever seen in your life," Assassin's Creed comes to TV, and Destiny 2 gets a release date. This is gaming news for March 20 to 24.

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Apple: Macs and iPhones are safe from newly revealed CIA exploits

The Mac and iPhone exploits described in new documents attributed to the U.S. Central Intelligence Agency were patched years ago, according to Apple.

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Google shuttering Talk, removing SMS support from Hangouts in new messaging shakeup

Google announced that it will be shutting Talk down on June 26 and removing SMS support from Hangouts on May 22 in a continuing attempt to consolidate its many messaging apps.