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Hackers can snoop and even type keystrokes from at least 8 wireless keyboard vendors

A vulnerability across at least eight brands of wireless keyboards lets hackers read keystrokes from 250 feet away.

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SMS-based two-factor authentication may be headed out the door

SMS messaging for two-factor authentication might become a thing of the past. A U.S. federal agency is discouraging its use.

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Microsoft Word gains powerful Editor, Researcher tools to help you write more good

Microsoft's beefing up Office 365 with new Editor and Researcher features in Word to improve the quality and depth of your writing.

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Blackberry announces DETK50, a secure $299 Android phone

The company says it's 'the world's most secure Android phone,' but is that enough to spur sales?

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Comcast overhauls its X1 cable-TV platform for the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio

With metadata galore, and on-demand coverage of star athletes, X1 is a worthwhile upgrade for Olympics addicts.

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Kimpton Hotels is investigating a possible payment card breach

Kimpton Hotels, operator of boutique hotels across the U.S., says it is investigating reports of a possible payment card data breach. If confirmed, it would become the latest in a string of successful attacks on hotel chain operators in the last year.

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T-Mobile bulks up Binge On with ABC, Fox Now, Apple Music, and more

The latest additions will please those who regularly use the streaming service, though Binge On isn’t without a legion of critics.

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Verizon's Yahoo deal creates tracking powerhouse, privacy groups warn

Verizon's planned US$4.8 billion acquisition of Yahoo will create an international consumer tracking powerhouse that raises serious privacy concerns, some privacy advocates said.

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GE waves developers onto its huge IoT stage

General Electric has more than a century of industrial experience, but it hopes to leverage outside expertise in its IoT mission. This week the company is hosting a developer conference for its GE Predix software platform and announcing developer kits.

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Epic CEO: How Microsoft is plotting to cripple Steam and seize control of PC gaming

Epic Games CEO Tim Sweeney claims Microsoft will intentionally cripple Steam through bugs.

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The Google Phone app now zaps spam callers on Nexus and Android One phones

Suspicious calls will be flagged with a large, red warning and the dialer will empower you to report such miscreant numbers to Google.

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Cyberespionage group Patchwork sets its sights on multiple industries

A cyberespionage group known for targeting diplomatic and governmental institutions has branched out into many other industries, including aviation, broadcasting, and finance, researchers warn.

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A cleaner, simpler Google Maps focuses on 'actionable info'

The new Google Maps revamp is all about "actionable information," according to Google.

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This new Outlook feature will organize your inbox for you

Microsoft is finally bringing one of the best features of its Outlook mobile app to the desktop: Focused Inbox.

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AMD's Polaris-based Radeon Pro WX GPUs can create VR content for under $1,000

Apple's decision to use the FirePro professional GPU in its Mac Pro line was a signature win for AMD; otherwise, it is getting crushed by Nvidia in the workstation market.