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The Core i5 Surface Pro 4 just got even cheaper at $950

Microsoft's 2-in-1 may be a little long in the tooth, but it's still a great choice as a premium portable PC—and now it costs $250 less.

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Apple joins Wireless Power Consortium, charging up iPhone 8 rumor

Apple has joined the consortium behind the Qi wireless charging system, supercharging rumors that owners of future an iPhone could live tangle-free.

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Google turns up the integration between Home, Play Music with new personalized playlists

Google Home now uses machine learning and location services to deliver the perfect Play Music mix for whatever you're doing.

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Recent malware attacks on Polish banks tied to wider hacking campaign

Malware attacks that recently put the Polish banking sector on alert were part of a larger campaign that targeted financial organizations from over 30 countries.

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Verizon revives its unlimited data plan after purging legacy unlimited data plan users

Verizon is offering an unlimited data plan once again, but don't go over 22GB per month.

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Google supercharges saved places in Maps with customization and sharing

You can create personalized lists of places and restaurants and share them with your friends in Google's latest Maps update.

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Intel's 8th-gen 'Coffee Lake' chips reuse 14nm process as other Core CPUs ease into new tech

Intel has indicated not one but two new chips—a 14nm chip for desktops, known as Coffee Lake, alongside the 10nm Cannon Lake—will launch sometime before the end of the year.

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Intel, McAfee dispute heads for settlement talks

A dispute between Intel and security expert John McAfee over the use of his name for another company is headed for settlement talks, according to court records.

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Intel researches quantum computing and neuromorphic chips for future PCs

Intel realizes there's a limit to Moore's Law and is already investing in technologies to drive computing beyond today's PCs and servers.

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Privacy groups claim FBI hacking operation went too far

Privacy advocates are claiming in court that an FBI hacking operation to take down a child pornography site was unconstitutional and violated international law.

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On land and in space, IoT networks can now cover the planet

At Mobile World Congress later this month, Nokia will show off what it calls WING (worldwide IoT network grid), a virtual global infrastructure that may include multiple carrier networks and satellite systems

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Ford to pump $1B into AI for driverless cars

Ford plans to spend $1 billion over the next five years on the development of an artificial intelligence system for driverless cars.

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This week in games: Overwatch gets a server browser, Project Cars 2 targets 12K and more

Plus South Park is delayed a second time, Bard's Tale IV shows off its combat, and about a million other trailers inside. This is gaming news for February 6 through 10.

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Valve finally replaces the faulty Steam Greenlight system with Steam Direct

Begone, Steam Greenlight's spammy voting system. Fill out an application for Steam Direct, pay a fee, and you're done. Like "applying for a bank account," Valve says.

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PCWorld's February Digital Edition: Intel's Kaby Lake CPU

Enjoy the best of PCWorld.com in a curated Digital Edition for Android and iOS.