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Microsoft’s standing to sue over secret U.S. data requests in question

Microsoft’s lawsuit objecting to the indiscriminate use by U.S. law enforcement of orders that demand user data without the opportunity to inform the customer may run into questions about the software giant's standing to raise the issue on behalf of its customers.

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Switches coming out this year will drive open networking forward

Two moves by open networking vendors this week are likely to chip a little bit more off the monolith of proprietary, appliance-like equipment that still moves most packets around enterprise data centers.

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3 tools to help you keep your new year's resolutions

Create the habits you need to ensure you meet your goals.

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How to watch all of the NFL playoff action and the Super Bowl without cable

Options abound for checking out all the championship action on whatever screen you choose.

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Here's what's coming next from Sling TV

Sling TV CEO Roger Lynch talks pricing, DVR, and certified hardware.

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Amazon Echo speakers obey TV's command to buy a dollhouse

Alexa-powered devices try to buy a dollhouse after responding to a command from a news broadcast.

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Watch out, GeForce Now: LiquidSky lets you stream PC games from the cloud for free

LiquidSky's SkyComputers let you play your PC games on any Mac, PC, or Android device via the power of the cloud.

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Blasphemy! I played Witcher 3 on a MacBook Air thanks to Nvidia's GeForce Now

Nvidia's new GeForce Now streaming for PCs and Macs lets you play any PC game on computers that aren't meant for playing games, and it holds up pretty well.

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Microsoft is bundling cloud services to make cars smarter

Microsoft just announced a new Connected Vehicle Platform, which brings together a suite of services for connected cars.

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BMW, Intel, and Mobileye to unleash 40 self-driving cars on U.S. roads

BMW is working with Intel and computer vision company Mobileye to place 40 autonomous test cars on public roads in the second half of 2017.

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GeForce Now picks up the OnLive mantle, allowing you to stream games direct to your PC

The catch? It’s going to cost you $25 for every 20 hours you play. At that rate, you might as well save up for a few months and buy a dedicated gaming PC.

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Nuvyyo's Tablo Live Stick and Tablo Droid software DVR promise to help consumers escape the clutches of cable

.The company is also showing a proof-of-concept cloud-based over-the-air DVR at CES this year.

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Smart home service provider Vivint introduces Sky, for an even smarter smart home

Leveraging sensors, door locks, thermostats, Amazon’s Alexa, and other components, Sky promises to create an intelligent home.

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13 fabulous movies for streaming-in the new year

Many of this week’s movies celebrate the holiday itself, while others represent the of the best of 2016.

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Jack Dorsey asks users how to improve Twitter

Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey spent several hours engaging the platform's users in a lively discussion about improvements for 2017.