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T-Mobile quietly kills 'Free Data for Life' giveaway for new tablets

T-Mobile's free data for life program gives tablet users 200MB of free data every month, but it's coming to an end after 3.5 years.

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Qualcomm's new chips bring handy features to low-cost Android phones

Low-cost smartphones like the Moto G5 introduced a few months ago are now shipping with Qualcomm chips that will soon be outdated.

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McNealy sees Sun's past in IoT's future

Onetime Sun CEO Scott McNealy sees some of the legendary company's vision coming to fruition in an IoT "data bus" from a small Silicon Valley outfit called Real-Time Innovations. On Tuesday, McNealy became the first member of RTI's Advisory Board.

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ServiceNow taps AI to automate everyday workflows

ServiceNow is bringing enhanced machine-learning capabilities to its Now Platform for business process automation, strengthening its base in IT management while making further inroads into other areas of the enterprise.

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How to check for the Intel Active Management exploit that lets hackers take over your PC

Although most consumers PCs are safe from Intel's Active Management vulnerability, some may actually have the hardware that's vulnerable. Here's how to check.

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German firms will streamline online login with a European bent

Several German firms are taking a stab at a single login process for accessing different online services -- an approach that could compete with U.S. offerings.

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PCWorld's May Digital Edition: Creators Update Review—FAQ

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

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FCC hit with DDoS attacks after John Oliver takes on net neutrality

The FCC's website slowed to a crawl after comic and political commentator John Oliver urged viewers to flood the agency with comments in support of net neutrality, in what appeared to be a repeat of a 2014 incident. But the cause may have been more sinister than people expressing their support for net neutrality rules.

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Dell backs the PC market yet again, and says a PC-as-a-service plan is coming soon

For the umpteenth time, Dell Technologies has reiterated that PCs are important to the company, and it won't quit the market.

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Sony's clever image sensor helps autonomous cars see better

Sony has developed a CCD image sensor that can help autonomous cars make sense of electronic road signs and see better when transitioning between dark tunnels and daylight.

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The Radeon RX 460 has temporarily dropped to a reasonable $115

The 4GB XFX Radeon RX 460 was too much money at $150, but Newegg has fixed that problem for the moment. Today it's $115—or an even cheaper $90 if you mail in the rebate form.

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How to manage family options in Windows 10

The Creators Update made it easier to manage your family in Windows 10. Here's how to do it.

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How to prevent your data from being searched at the U.S. border

Travelers concerned about their privacy can take steps to protect their data as they cross the U.S. border. They should remember the old Boy Scout motto: Be prepared.

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US device searches at borders ignite resistance

U.S. Customs is on pace to search nearly 30,000 devices for the year. If you're traveling outside the country, here's what you need to know.

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Trojan malware infests official HandBrake for Mac downloads

Hackers compromised a download server for HandBrake, a popular open-source program for converting video files, and used it to distribute a macOS version of the application that contained malware.