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Trump appoints net neutrality critics to FCC transition team

U.S. President-elect Donald Trump has appointed two opponents of current net neutrality rules to his team charged with overseeing the transition in the Federal Communications Commission.

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11 security basics that keep you safe from holiday tech dangers

These basic security tips will help protect you during the scam-filled holiday season.

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Microsoft 'doubles down' on futuristic quantum computers

Microsoft is accelerating its efforts to make a quantum computer as it looks to a future of computing beyond today's PCs and servers.

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Future Windows 10 phones could run full-fledged PC programs

Hints of x86 software emulation on ARM processors have appeared in Windows 10.

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Report: Android Pay may use gamification to encourage you to tap and pay

Code references in the latest update reveal that prizes may soon await those who want to use their phone regularly at the checkout counter.

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IBM is on a push to offer IoT from development to production

The internet of things is so complex that some enterprises would rather turn to one vendor to determine the business case for an IoT deployment, design the system, roll it out and operate it as a service. At least that’s what IBM believes.

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10 sneaky holiday phishing scams to watch out for

It always happens this time of year, an influx of holiday-related scams circulating the web. Here are a six holiday threats to watch out for.

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5G FAQ: What you need to know about the future of wireless networks

An FAQ on the next big thing in wireless technology: 5G.

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Poachers and fish beware, this ocean drone is on your trail

Aerovel's Flexrotor drone can lift off and land horizontally on almost any vessel, making it useful for reconnaissance on the high seas.

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4K Netflix videos debut on Windows 10, but you probably can't watch them

4K video streams finally make their debut on PCs thanks to Netflix and Windows 10, but strict software and hardware limitations curb our enthusiasm.

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Doom running on the MacBook Pro's Touch Bar is the latest hilarious 'Doom on dumb stuff' hack

You've seen Doom on an ATM, on an oscilloscope, and on an ultrasound machine. Now see it squashed onto the MacBook Pro Touch Bar.

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A USB dongle can hijack all your Web accounts and router in 30 seconds, even if your computer is locked

A security researcher finds a gaping hole in automatic network connections made by plugging in a dongle.

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Instagram is shaking things up with live video and disappearing messages

Instagram just lifted one addictive feature from Facebook and the other from Snapchat.

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Android instant apps and tap to pay with Android Wear may be on the horizon

The latest build of Google Play Services has some golden nuggets that will make Android more tangibly useful.

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RIP AirPort? Apple may abandon wireless routers and Time Capsule

The age of the AirPort line of wireless routers is apparently over as Apple focuses on other projects.