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Synaptics will put fingerprint sensors in PC touchpads to enable Windows Hello

With the SecurePad, Synaptics hopes to speed Windows 10 logins using an embedded fingerprint reader. Synaptics says it is working to qualify its SecurePad technology with Microsoft.

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Tesla patches Model S after researchers hack car's software

With physical access to the Tesla Model S, the researchers were able to exploit six flaws and eventually access the infotainment system.

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FCC requires consumer protections in telephone transition to IP

Carriers must get permission from the FCC if they discontinue or reduce voice services during the change

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Paradox's Stellaris takes grand strategy to the vast vacuum of space

Think Crusader Kings II, except you're building a galactic empire full of weird incestuous aliens.

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Microsoft doubles down on watch apps with Translator, Outlook and more

New apps bring productivity to users' wrists on Android Wear and Apple Watch

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FCC rejects proposal favoring small carriers in spectrum auction

The commission declines to streamline conditions for triggering a spectrum set-aside locking out AT&T and Verizon

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Food delivery startup Sprig to turn driver contractors into employees

The changes come amid larger challenges facing on-demand startups

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Asus unveils a batch of new devices in its ZenFone and ZenPad lines

The ZenFone Max is the top-of-the-line flagship, with a 5.5-inch display and a massive 5,000 mAh battery.

How to uninstall Windows 10 and go back to Windows 7 or 8

Did you upgrade to Windows 10 and regret it? You can go back to your older operating system in a few clicks.

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How Facebook made mobile site faster for users with limited bandwidth

Facebook engineers rose to the challenge of shrinking profile cover photos to 200 bytes