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Intel Labs shows wireless technology that links many screens into one giant display

Intel shows off a wireless technology the company is cooking up in its labs that's supposed to make displays of all kinds more flexible and useful.

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Cookie Clearinghouse pushes 'Do Not Track' another step

Stanford University has launched an online privacy initiative meant to complement Do Not Track, an effort aimed at preventing sites from recording people's Web browsing without permission.

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Hey, big buyer: Online shoppers prefer iOS, Forrester reports

iPad, iPhone, and iPod touch owners are 30 percent more likely to use their device to make purchases online than those using gadgets running Android, according to a new report from research firm Forrester.

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Kids are taking over as the family CTO, survey reveals

Forget "hand-me downs;" some parents are coming to grips with the notion of "hand-me ups" as younger members of the family provide tech support.

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Nvidia's GPU neural network tops Google

By using its own GPUs for the calculations, researchers at Stanford created a neural network that easily tops Google's previous effort.

Manipulative machines: Why we like robots

Psychologists have long wondered why humans can attach an emotional presence to mere machines. It partly boils down to vanity: We like our own reflection.

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External server disk storage sales drop for first time since 2009, IDC says

Global sales of external server storage have dropped for the first time since 2009, according to data from research firm IDC.

US pulls ahead of Europe in next-gen mobile services

The next-generation European mobile market is lagging well behind the U.S., according to the GSMA industry organization, which represents worldwide operators and handset manufacturers.

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Smartphone usage trends show iPhone owners busier

Research shows iPhone owners spend 55 percent more time on their iPhone than Android users, but they have some similar usage habits.

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Smartphone chips may power servers, researchers say

Looking at historical trends and performance benchmarks, a team of researchers in Spain have concluded that smartphone chips could one day replace the more expensive and power-hungry x86 processors used in most of the world's top supercomputers.