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Twitter pulls lawsuit after US government backs down

Twitter has withdrawn a lawsuit it filed on Thursday against the U.S. government after the U.S. Customs and Border Protection withdrew a demand that it reveal details about a Twitter account that is critical of the agency.

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IoT malware starts showing destructive behavior

Hackers have started adding data-wiping routines to malware that's designed to infect internet-of-things and other embedded devices.

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A 32GB Wi-Fi iPad is $299 today

Staples is offering a $30 discount today on the 32GB iPad.

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Samsung's squashing of malicious Tizen smart TV bugs is turning messy

After 40 critical vulnerabilities on Samsung's Tizen -- used in smart TVs and smartwatches -- were exposed this week by Israeli researcher Amihai Neiderman, the company is scrambling to patch them.

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US lawmakers demand to know how many residents are under surveillance

Two powerful U.S. lawmakers are pushing President Donald Trump administration's to tell them how many of the country's residents are under surveillance by the National Security Agency.

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Sorry Huawei Watch owners, you're actually not getting Android Pay

Despite an earlier report that said the watch was being tested by Google for Android Pay support, Huawei has confirmed to us that its first-generation wearable 'does not have NFC.'

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Samsung made an even better Galaxy S8+, but you can’t have it

Samsung will reportedly begin selling a 128GB Galaxy S8+ variant with 6GB of RAM, but it will only be available in China and Korea.

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Google combats fake news with 'Fact Check' results in search and news

Google is helping news readers by rolling out its fact check label worldwide.

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Samsung's 49-inch mega-wide display may displace multi-monitor setups

Samsung's is reportedly cooking up some ridiculous panel magic for later in 2017.

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3 Windows 10 apps that will boost your productivity today

Manage your notes, projects, and passwords more efficiently with these tools.

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Facebook's M assistant launches in US, will offer chat suggestions

More than a year after introducing a virtual assistant in its Messenger app, Facebook is launching M to the masses.

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Twitter sues the U.S. government for demanding it unmask critical 'alt' account

Twitter is suing the U.S. Department of Homeland Security and alleging the government is misusing an investigative tool as part of an internal witch-hunt to uncover who is behind a Twitter account that is critical of the immigration service.

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FCC head reportedly outlines plans to undo net neutrality rules

Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai has disclosed preliminary plans to roll back some of the net neutrality provisions in the U.S., which could be put to vote as soon as May or June, according to news reports.

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Samsung's profit soars after recovery from Note7 debacle

The costly Galaxy Note7 debacle, which led to the recall of about 3 million smartphones because of overheating batteries, seems to be behind Samsung Electronics, with the company forecasting a 48 percent growth in operating profit in the first quarter.

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Cortana on Xbox One: Here are the most useful voice commands

In Xbox One's Creators Update, Cortana has received an upgrade, supporting some new tricks such as reminders and alarms. Here's what Cortana can and still can't do.