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Mozilla moves Firefox to a more flexible release schedule

Mozilla is changing Firefox's rigid every-six-week release cadence to a looser schedule that resembles what Google has used for Chrome since 2008.

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The Pirate Bay gets into the streaming game

The Pirate Bay is back with another big feature addition—one that the MPAA really won't like.

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Java installer flaw shows why you should clear your Downloads folder

Older Java installers are designed to look for and automatically load a number of specifically named DLL (Dynamic Link Library) files that might exist in the folder they were launched from.

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Microsoft sees a silver lining in clouded Windows

The company is in the midst of a great transition, and current indications are that it is going well.

The 10 best tech ads from Super Bowl 50

Go Daddy was benched this year, but we've got ads from Amazon, PayPal, and more.

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Flash memory's density surpasses hard drives for first time

The production of 3D or stacked NAND flash in recent years has led to non-volatile memory exceeding the areal density of HDDs. This means that flash memory products with higher capacity can be built using the same surface area.

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Facebook's Free Basics prohibited in India

Facebook's Free Basics service has been dealt a severe blow by India's telecommunications regulator, which ruled on Monday that telecom service providers are prohibited from charging differently for data depending on the content or the application that the user is accessing.

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Apple's GPU supplier ditches CEO, seeks new strategy

Imagination Technologies, the U.K. company that makes graphics chips for Apple's iPhones and iPads, is ditching its CEO and its strategy as it heads for its second consecutive year of losses.

First look: LifePrint uses AR to bring photos to life

Print GIFs, Vines, and Live Photos and use LifePrint's AR to bring these shots to life.

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Report: Twitter's algorithmic timeline may arrive next week

Twitter users are in full backlash mode after a new report suggests that Twitter's long-rumored non-chronological timeline may arrive any day now.

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Strong Taiwan quake appears to have little effect on chip industry

An earthquake measuring 6.4 on the Richter scale struck close to a major chip manufacturing hub in Tainan, Taiwan on Saturday morning local time. Some damage was reported to TSMC, a major chip manufacturer.

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PCWorld's February Digital Edition: The Best PC Hardware of CES

Enjoy the best of PCWorld.com in a curated Enhanced Edition for Android, iOS, and Kindle, or in a PDF Replica Edition.

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This week in games: Doom release date revealed, Shadowrun Hong Kong grows

Plus: new trailers for Mirror's Edge, Far Cry Primal, Hitman, and more. This is gaming news for February 1 - 5.

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Modular cellphone kit can be used for IoT and wearables

You can assemble a rudimentary 2G cell-phone at home with the RePhone Kit Create, which can also be used to make wearables and IoT devices.

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Apple relaxing its iPhone trade-in rules to accept phones with cracked screens

Cupertino is also planning to roll out screen protector installation machines at Apple Stores to keep your iPhone display pristine.

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Now that AI has mastered 'Go,' are all our jobs next?

One by one, artificial intelligence has overcome the obstacles set before it. Is this all part of an inevitable trend leading to humanity's obsolescence -- or, at least, unemployment?