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Senate passes permanent ban on Internet access taxes

The U.S. Senate votes to make a temporary Internet tax ban permanent.

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Google execs defend tax deal to UK legislators

Google executives defended the company's recent U.K. tax settlement before a hostile Parliamentary committee in London.

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Microsoft plans to make Windows 10, Xbox One game “crossbuys” a habit

Microsoft will launch Remedy's upcoming Quantum Break Xbox One game with a digital copy for Windows 10, with more deals like this to follow.

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HTC One M10 camera may use the same 12MP Sony sensor as the Nexus 6P

A great camera is key for any flagship to be a hit, and it appears HTC may borrow a page out of Google's latest playbook.

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EVGA introduces VR-friendly GTX 980 Ti graphics card

EVGA’s latest graphics card makes connecting a virtual reality headset to your PC a breeze.

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Hitman could become the first big DirectX 12 game

IO Interactive and AMD team up for a big performance boost on Radeon graphics cards.

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Chrome 49 for Android beta can now chat with smart devices around you

Google's Eddystone Bluetooth beacons can now share URLs directly with Android devices, expanding the physical web.

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Box Capture's new scanning tool lets you save physical documents in Box's cloud

Box now allows you to scan, then store, physical documents within its cloud service and its Box Capture app.

Now your phone can scan documents directly to the cloud with Box Capture

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Users of Box Capture can scan a document with their iPhone's camera and then share and collaborate on it just as they would any other document on Box.

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Cinemax is now streaming to cord cutters via Sling TV

Cinemax streaming breaks from the cable bundle with $10 per month Sling TV add-on.

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Acer will preload Microsoft's apps on its Android phones

That's a nice looking Microsoft Android phone you've got there.

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Classic Windows 3.1 games and programs live again thanks to the Internet Archive

Archive.org's Windows 3.1 section brings SkiFree and JezzBall to your web browser.

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AMD reveals which processors you'll need for VR gaming on Oculus Rift and HTC Vive

AMD details the CPUs that you'll need to run Oculus Rift, but I'm still confused

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Critical VPN key exchange flaw exposes Cisco security appliances to remote hacking

Cisco Systems patched a critical vulnerability that could allow remote attackers to take over Cisco Adaptive Security Appliance (ASA) firewalls configured as virtual private network servers by simply sending malformed network packets to them.

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Qualcomm's bringing LTE connectivity to wearables with new Wear platform

Wearables today are overwhelmingly tethered to smartphones. Qualcomm wants to change that by bringing LTE connectivity to wearables with its new Snapdragon Wear platform.