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Hands on with Windows 10's Windows Hello: It just works

Windows 10's facial authentication feature recognizes you when you sit down in front of your PC. One day, it could kill the password.

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Amazon proposes drone superhighways in sky

Prime Air co-founder outlines idea to allow thousands of drones into airspace.

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Huawei starts work on Guinea's first fiber-optic cable

The project will deliver 77 exchange points

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Amazon Launchpad store will sell goods from startups

Startups should have products that can ship immediately or within 90 days, Amazon said.


Obama won't pardon Snowden, despite petition

The NSA leaker should return to the US and face charges, an Obama advisor says.

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A list of all the Google Now voice commands

What can you do with your voice on your Android phone? More than you know!


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Salesforce tools let customers snap together new mobile apps

Modular components can be snapped together using a drag-and-drop interface

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Set Windows 10's Wi-Fi connections as metered to download forced updates at your own pace

Want to avoid Windows updates downloaded to your PC automatically? Setting your connection as metered can help avoid that.

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Intel, Micron announce new 3D XPoint memory type that's 1,000 times faster than NAND

You heard right: The new 3D Xpoint memory will perform 1,000 times faster and last 1,000 times longer than today's NAND memory. And it could be out as soon as next year.

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KDE unveils Plasma Mobile, a free and open Linux OS for phones

Make room, Ubuntu Touch. KDE's Plasma Mobile also has plans to bring Linux to phones.