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US surveillance law may see no new protections for foreign targets

Any reform of a controversial U.S. law allowing the National Security Agency to spy on people overseas will likely focus on its impact on U.S. residents, without curbing its use elsewhere.

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Oculus Rift price cut: VR headset, Oculus Touch controller costs each slashed by $100

"It's the equivalent of saying Touch is free," said Oculus's Jason Rubin. Sorry, anyone who purchased Touch within the last three months.

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Google's new Playables ad platform lets you try out games before you download them

With Google's Playables users can test limited versions of Play Store games over HTML5.

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Samsung's Evo+ 128GB microSD card has dropped to $40 at B&H

Need more storage? Samsung's EVO+ microSD card is a great card at a great price.

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Microsoft's budget Windows VR headsets roll out to developers soon

A lucky few developers will be able to get their hands on the low-cost Acer Mixed Reality Developer Edition headset starting this month.

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Acer's Windows VR headset shows promise, but needs polish

Microsoft unveiled the first Windows Mixed Reality headset Wednesday, and an early look at a prototype version of the hardware shows promise, along with room for improvement.

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Everything we think we know about the Galaxy S8

With just a few weeks to go until Samsung's big event, we've gathered all of the leaks and rumors in one place.

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Azure Stack's third technical preview arrives

Azure Stack, Microsoft’s hybrid cloud system, is getting close to release. On Wednesday, the tech giant unveiled the third major public beta for customers that want to test it out.

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Beefed-up Twitter abuse tools let you silence those notorious eggs

Twitter is adding more features to its anti-abuse tools as the fight against trolls heats up.

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Robots are just as plagued by security vulnerabilities as IoT devices

A security analysis of robots used in homes, businesses and industrial installations has revealed many of the same basic security weaknesses that are commonly found in IoT devices, raising questions about the implications for human safety.

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Samsung wants its Exynos 9 chip in VR headsets, not just smartphones

In a room cordoned off from the Mobile World Congress audience, Samsung was showing off untethered headsets that operates independent of smartphones.

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Google slams the brakes on Pixel Chromebooks

Never say never, but Google isn't planning on making any more Chromebooks right now.

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Facebook turns to artificial intelligence to help prevent suicides

Facebook is using a combination of pattern recognition, live chat support from crisis support organizations and integrated tools to prevent suicide, with a focus on its Live service.

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The next HP Elite x3 preens behind a glass case at Mobile World Congress

HP seems to be working on its next Elite x3 Windows phone, if any hints can be gleaned from the slightly different-looking phone in a glass case at HP's booth at Mobile World Congress.

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Kaby Lake is unleashed with Linux kernel 4.10

Kaby Lake got its groove back on Linux.