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Facebook 'Reactions' test adds six emojis to the Like button

Don't call it a Dislike button, but Facebook is taking a new approach to the Like button with a system allowing you to express empathy.

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12 irritating Windows 10 installation issues, and how to fix them

Having trouble installing and setting up Windows 10? You aren’t alone. Here are a dozen-plus of the most common problems, along with a few solutions

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IBM chases Intel with new Power-based Linux servers sold over the Web

IBM is gunning for a slice of Intel's x86 server chip business with a new family of Power systems that run Linux and will be sold directly to customers over the Web.

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Android Marshmallow: All the little things

Android Marshmallow isn't the massive, top-to-bottom overhaul that Lollipop was, but it has plenty of features and enhancements. Here are 27 you may not know about.


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Android malware hammers phones with unwanted ads

Android users in more than 20 countries have been infected with a particularly aggressive malware program that bombards devices with unwanted advertisements.

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Hackers who targeted Samsung Pay may be looking to track individuals

The security breach at Samsung subsidiary LoopPay was probably more about spying than about gathering consumer data for profit.


Journalist convicted of helping Anonymous hack the LA Times

A journalist accused of helping a rogue hacking group briefly take control of the LA Times' website was convicted by a federal jury in California on Wednesday.

China's Tianjin is latest disaster zone to attract drones

Senate bill aims to make it a federal offense to fly drones recklessly

A bill was introduced in the U.S. Senate on Wednesday that will make it a misdemeanor, punishable by a fine or imprisonment for up to a year, for individuals who knowingly operate a drone within 2 miles of a fire, an airport or any other restricted airspace.

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Amazon challenges Etsy with Handmade, a store for artisanal goods has made a pitch for the handicrafts market occupied by players like Etsy by setting up its own "Handmade at Amazon" store

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Sony ups its motion-detection game with Softkinetic buy

Sony has bought Softkinetic, a Belgian developer of time-of-flight distance sensors, bringing it the technology to add motion capture to new devices

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NEC's surveillance system will detect, track drones

NEC has developed a surveillance system that can spot drones from up to a kilometer away.

SingPost delivers mail in Singapore using a drone

Singapore Post delivered mail in the city-state on Thursday, using a drone that authenticated the recipient and delivered to a location the user chose.

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Dell's $999 XPS 12 is a 2-in-1 with no Surface aspirations

We expected a Surface clone, but the XPS 12 bucks the trend while still fitting a lot of amenities and upgrades.

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Dell's XPS laptops get bigger with the $999 XPS 15, and better with all-Skylake CPUs

Dell's XPS 13 now has a bigger cousin, the XPS 15, that should be equally sweet, especially now that all models come with some of the latest PC upgrades, from Skylake to Thunderbolt 3.