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Coming soon to HP's consumer laptops: Smoother video with AMD's FreeSync

Video on HP's laptops will be smoother with the PC maker putting AMD's FreeSync technology in more consumer laptops this year.

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Facebook has just 60 days to change its terms and conditions for French users

France's Directorate-General for Competition, Consumers and Fraud Prevention (DGCCRF) says the social network's terms of use are unfair and illegal under French law.

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LibreOffice 5.1: The premier open-source office suite just keeps getting better

New features include streamlined menus and remote-server support.

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Windows 10, revealed: You'll get more information from Microsoft in future updates

After months of keeping users in the dark about changes to Windows 10, Microsoft is flinging open the shutters and letting the light pour in. A new support page explains in more detail what its Windows 10 updates are doing to your PC.

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Opera gets acquisition offer from Chinese consortium that includes Qihoo

Browser company Opera Software has received an acquisition offer for about US$1.2 billion from a Chinese consortium consisting of Internet companies Beijing Kunlun Tech and Qihoo 360 Software.

Poseidon hacker group behind long-running extortion scheme

Kaspersky Lab has linked a single group to a long-known campaign of cyberattacks that appears to be aimed at extorting corporate victims.

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5G dreams in Barcelona: Cars, robots and VR games

Practically every mobile vendor and service provider at Mobile World Congress will have demonstrations -- or at least visions -- of what they think the future 5G mobile standard will be able to do.

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Is Docker ditching Ubuntu Linux? Confusion reigns

Docker has long relied on Ubuntu Linux as the default host environment for Docker apps, but comments made by the company's CTO recently suggest that might not be the case much longer.

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Google will stop accepting new Flash ads on June 30

Google is taking another step away from Flash, Adobe Systems' multimedia program widely criticized for its frequent security vulnerabilities.

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First Oculus Ready PCs and bundles revealed, but you may want to BYO Rift rig

The first batch of Oculus Ready PCs have been revealed, and you can get a discount if you buy them bundled with the Rift. Consider building your own PC, though.

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Samsung ports Tizen to Raspberry Pi to spur adoption

Samsung sees the popular Raspberry Pi board as a way for masses to develop products with Tizen OS.

Google adds a warning to unencrypted emails

Google announced Tuesday that it will warn users when they may want to be careful about revealing sensitive information over email with a pair of new security features.

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Audible app integrates with Android Auto for easier listening while on the road

The latest update also brings adjustable playback speed and improved access to your wish list and previous purchases.

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Intel's Itanium to live on as HPE commits to new servers with the chip

Intel's Itanium processor lineup has an uncertain future, but Hewlett Packard Enterprise is committed to an upcoming chip code-named Kittson.

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VMware gives enterprises a BYOD boost with three new tools

Enterprise mobility is often a tug-of-war between freedom-seeking employees and security-minded IT departments, but VMware aims to make those differences go away.