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Ubuntu 16.04.1 is out with improvements to software installation and low-graphics mode

Canonical will support Ubuntu 16.04 LTS with updates until 2020.

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Yahoo sells its ailing Internet business to Verizon for $4.8B

Ailing Yahoo is selling off its operating business for US$4.8 billion to Verizon Communications, in a cash deal that will reduce the storied tech firm mainly to a holding company for its cash, stakes in Alibaba and Yahoo Japan, and non-core patents.

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Moto Z Force review: Motorola's beefier Z smartphone is better without its mods

It's too bad Motorola's better-performing flagship phone takes a back seat to the svelte Moto Z. The Z Force is worth the higher price.

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Removing Windows 10's default apps isn't easy, but CCleaner can help

Microsoft makes it hard to remove its built-in apps in Windows 10, even if you really don't want them. CCleaner gives you a way, though, and we'll show it to you here.

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Netflix Flixtape review: It’s all mixed up (and ultimately not worthy of your time)

The buggy, flawed new Flixtape feature is more fun than useful, and more frustrating than fun.

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AMD mulls a CPU+GPU super-chip in a server reboot

AMD is rebooting its server business around chips with the Zen CPU, which will also be used in PCs. AMD is getting creative with Zen and considering merging the CPU with a high-performance GPU to create a mega-chip for high-performance tasks.

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IDC: Smartwatch sales decline for the first time

The Apple Watch saw a sharp year-over-year drop in sales, according to IDC estimates, but it still leads in overall smartwatch market share.

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Cyanogen reportedly cuts jobs, may shift its focus toward apps

Sources tell Android Police that the company may ditch its Android variant and instead focus on apps following a round of layoffs.

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25% off Inflatable Lounge Bag Hammock Air Sofa and Pool Float - Deal Alert

This innovative lounge requires no external pump and is the perfect substitute for folding chairs, bean bags, hammocks, picnic blankets and pool floats. Simply unfold, scoop air into it and roll and buckle.

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SurveyMonkey: Pokémon Go popularity may have already peaked

According to SurveyMonkey, Pokémon Go remains incredibly popular in the US, but is already beginning to decline.