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iPhone 6s chips from TSMC and Samsung have similar battery life, says Apple

Some benchmark tests show weaker battery life in Samsung’s A9 chip, but Apple claims those tests are misleading and unrealistic.

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LogMeIn buying password manager LastPass

LogMeIn hopes to bring even more consolidation to the single-sign-on market with the acquisition of password management service LastPass.


BlackBerry CEO may kill off BlackBerry phones if they don't make money next year

Will we see the end of BlackBerry phones before 2016 is out? Maybe, but the company could try its hand at Android handsets first.

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Wi-Fi Alliance reaches for peace over unlicensed LTE

A Wi-Fi Alliance workshop next month could start to lay the groundwork for peace between Wi-Fi and LTE promoters who have been arguing over potential interference.


How to add tabs to File Explorer in Windows

The Clover 3 extension adds tabs to File Explorer in Windows to make file management easier.

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U.S. will not seek legislation against encryption

The U.S. administration will not seek legislation at this point to counter the encryption of communications by many technology services and product vendors, but will work on a compromise with industry, a senior U.S. official said Thursday.

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Apple removes apps from App Store that could spy on your data traffic

Apple on Thursday removed several apps from its store that it said could pose a security risk by exposing a person's Web traffic to untrusted sources.

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New California law requires warrants for access to private communications

California Governor Jerry Brown has approved a digital privacy bill that protects people from government access to private electronic communications without a warrant.

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Many vulnerabilities in older Huawei 3G routers won't get patched

Huawei doesn't plan to patch more than a dozen models of 3G routers that have severe software vulnerabilities.


Android TV: Is Google’s other living-room platform at a dead end?

Chromecast is a great product backed by a strong vision. The same can’t be said for Google’s other streaming-video platform.