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5 tech trends that have Turing Award winners worried

Technology has considerable potential to make the world better, but those benefits are far from guaranteed. Plenty of downsides can pop up along the way, and some of them have Turing Award winners especially worried.

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Citigroup is cutting costs by making storage simpler

Citigroup is using software-defined storage to build an infrastructure that could last 25 years – while generations of hardware come and go. By simplifying its architecture, Citigroup expects to slash its operational expenses, which make up most of its storage costs.

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Forza Horizon 3 (PC) review impressions: Get ready to make your graphics card sweat

Sure, your computer can run Crysis—but what about Forza Horizon 3's Australia? We'll see.

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A Cisco-Salesforce deal means collaboration will come to you

Cisco will integrate its cloud-based Spark communication system and WebEx conferencing service into elements of Salesforce, one of the most widely used enterprise productivity platforms.

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Fixes for botched BioShock Remastered PC port coming

Mouse acceleration, FOV, and more are all planned for upcoming patches.

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Hands-on: Opera's free, unlimited browser VPN is ready for secure surfing

Opera has migrated its free, unlimited VPN service to the stable version of its desktop browser, allowing you to surf anonymously and tap into content from other countries.

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Twitter stops counting photos, GIFs, polls, and quotes against the 140-character limit

Now you can have longer tweets because media attachments won't count towards the 140-character limit.

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Oracle is also getting in on the chatbot revolution

Oracle has a new tool aimed at making it easy to create chatbots that access business systems.

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SAP woos SMB developers with an 'express' edition of Hana

Aiming to make Hana more accessible to companies of all shapes and sizes, the enterprise software giant on Monday unveiled a downloadable "express" edition that developers can use for free.

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Oracle is gunning for AWS with new infrastructure offering

Larry Ellison has a message for Amazon Web Services: Oracle will give Amazon a run for its money in the cloud market.

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This week in games: Revolver steering wheels and a game built around RTFM

Plus: Mafia III's does system reqs in style and Ken Levine talks about BioShock's nude dudes. This is gaming news for September 12 through 16.

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BioShock Remastered's brand new PC port is just as bad as the old one

Like Dead Rising earlier this week, BioShock Remastered is a reminder of the PC's darkest days—but in a bad way.

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5 more Firefox add-ons that boost browser productivity

Keep tabs on all your email accounts, track your web surfing, and more with these customizations.

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Flash isn't dead quite yet, though Adobe prepares to 'decommission' a download page

Adobe appeared to be preparing for the end of consumer distribution of its Flash Player, but a company representative said that it was simply updating its Web pages.

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PSA: Grab all of Battlefield 4's expansions for free through next week

With Battlefield 1 just over the horizon, EA and DICE temporarily slash prices all the way down to "free" for Battlefield 4 DLC. "Buy" it now, keep it forever.