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Box launches standalone Notes app to help teams collaborate

Box Notes is getting its own standalone web app and a new desktop app for Windows and Mac. It’s a new turn for the product, which allows users to collaboratively edit documents in real time.

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HP recalls over 100,000 more laptop batteries for fire hazard

HP is recalling more laptop batteries that pose a fire hazard and could cause computer damage.

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Amazon Echo's new 'Computer' wake word lets you fulfill your Star Trek fantasies

Amazon's Echo can't make hot Earl Grey, alas, but its new 'Computer' wake word can still make you feel like you're living in Star Trek's bridge.

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Cloud services accounted for half of revenue growth at SAP in 2016

SAP's revenue from cloud subscriptions and support grew so quickly in 2016, the company has raised its forecasts for 2017 and 2020.

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Court denies U.S. government appeal in Microsoft's overseas email case

A U.S. appeals court will not reconsider its groundbreaking decision denying Department of Justice efforts to force Microsoft to turn over customer emails stored outside the country.

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Severe vulnerability in Cisco's WebEx extension for Chrome leaves PCs open to easy attack

If you have the Cisco WebEx Chrome browser extension installed make sure you're running the latest version.

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Google begins live testing of Instant Apps that load without installation

The feature lets users open links that launch directly into apps even if they haven't previously installed them on their phones.

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D-Wave's $15 million quantum computer runs a staggering 2,000 qubits

For D-Wave, the path to quantum computer being widely accepted is much like that of today's computers. The first chips came more than 30 years ago, and the software started maturing with Microsoft's Basic.

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Microsoft tries to expel Chromebooks from schools with Intune app and low-cost PCs

Microsoft debuted a new cloud-based Intune management tool, supported by a number of new low-cost PCs, in a bid to oust Google-powered Chromebooks from American classrooms.

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Pompeo sworn in as CIA chief amid opposition from surveillance critics

Mike Pompeo was sworn in late Monday by U.S. Vice President Mike Pence as the new director of the Central Intelligence Agency, amid protests from surveillance critics who worry about his conflicting views on a number of key issues.

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Trump names net neutrality foe Ajit Pai to lead the FCC

President Donald Trump has named Commissioner Ajit Pai, an outspoken opponent of the FCC’s net neutrality rules, as the next head of the agency.

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Samsung sees 2016 profit jump despite Note 7 debacle

Samsung Electronics said its profit rose almost 20 percent in 2016 despite nearly flat sales and the costly recall of the Note 7 smartphone.

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Microsoft expands FastTrack migration service

Microsoft is expanding the free services it offers to help enterprise customers adopt its products. The company announced Monday that its FastTrack services now encompass Dynamics 365, Windows 10 and Microsoft Teams.

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Yahoo pushes back timing of Verizon deal after breaches

Verizon’s planned acquisition of Yahoo will take longer than expected and won’t close until this year’s second quarter, the internet company said on Monday.

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Microsoft's first Creators Update features for Xbox One Insiders focus on Home, Guide, Copilot

Microsoft said Monday that members of its Insider Program for Xbox One will start seeing the first Creators Update features, including UI improvements that add updated Home screens, Guide, and audio options.