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Swiftkey's refreshed hub boosts privacy, speed

Clipboard, new languages and Incognito mode give third-party keyboard app an array of desktop-caliber features.

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Senators plan last-ditch push to curb U.S. law enforcement's hacking power

Unless Congress takes 11th-hour action, the FBI and other law enforcement agencies will gain new authority this week to hack into remote computers during criminal investigations.

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How to defer Windows 10 updates

Windows 10 forces updates on home users, but Windows 10 Pro users can slow down feature upgrades if they want.

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15% off Garmin vĂ­vosmart HR+ Regular Fit Activity Tracker - Deal Alert

Turn your steps into strides with vĂ­vosmart HR+, the GPS activity tracker with Elevate wrist heart rate technology. Not only does it count steps, calories, floors climbed and intensity minutes, it also uses GPS satellites to track where you jog or walk, how far and how fast.

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Amazon's next-gen Echo may be a giant speaker with a touchscreen

Amazon's next-gen Echo may be one part high-quality speaker and one part high-quality tablet.

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60% off RAVPower Portable Multi-Functional Power Bank with 9000mAh Built-in Apple Lightning Connector and AC Plug - Deal Alert

This 9000mAh portable charger has a built built-in Apple Lightning Connector so you don't need to bring an extra cable to charge your Apple Device.

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Watch Dogs 2 PC impressions: A smooth-running romp through meme-filled San Francisco

After the ultra-dour death march of the original Watch Dogs, Watch Dogs 2 targets San Francisco and a more light-hearted feel. Even better? The PC version runs smoothly...most of the time.

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HPE sees Synergy in hybrid cloud infrastructure

HPE originally pitched its Synergy line of "composable" IT infrastructure as a way to bring the flexibility of cloud services to on-premises systems. Now it's putting those same Synergy components -- and some new ones -- into the public cloud with the goal of simplifying hybrid IT management.

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Hands on: AT&T's DirecTV Now service provides a reason to cut cable TV

I cut cable TV earlier this year and switched over to online streaming services. I've tried Dish's Sling TV and Sony's PlayStation Vue, but will switch to AT&T's new DirecTV Now service after it starts streaming on Nov. 30.

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San Francisco Muni says server data wasn't accessed in ransomware attack

The San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency said late Monday that no data had been accessed from its servers in a ransomware attack on the Muni transit system.