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With ransomware on the rise, cryptographers take it personally

The security industry is not doing enough and it's going to get worse, they said

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Ikea's wireless, phone-charging furniture to jumpstart high-tech home goods

Ikea's recently announced wireless charging line of furniture is expected to jumpstart a trend that will amount to 10 million sticks of high-tech furniture sold in just two years, according to a new report.

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Sony's Android TV-powered 4K televisions are ridiculously thin

One of Sony's new 4K TVs is slimmer than three U.S. quarters.

Sick of Netflix's available shows? Use a VPN to change your country and see more

There may be some risk, but if you're interested you can check out the Netflix movie selection in countries around the world.

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Comcast's $45 billion Time Warner Cable acquisition is officially dead

Too many regulators had too many problems with making the largest cable provider even larger.

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What everyone's getting wrong about Google's Project Fi: Saving money isn't the point

Cheaper service isn't the primary goal with Google's new wireless plans. It's more about providing better connectivity.

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Hands-on: Acer's affordable Aspire Switch 10 hybrid is saved by its dock

Acer Aspire Switch 10 is an ordinary low-cost Windows tablet but may merit consideration for its unique keyboard dock

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Hands-on: Acer's Chromebook 15 is dirt-cheap, but bulky

Acer made some compromises to bring its 15.6-inch Chromebook 15 down to the $200 price range

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Infosys invests in cloud, health monitoring market

The outsourcer said it is facing price pressure in its core outsourcing areas

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The Upload: Your tech news briefing for Friday, April 24

Comcast-Time Warner merger may be falling apart... Amazon finally discloses cloud numbers... Microsoft services make up for weak PC market