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Russia slaps Google with a $6.8 million Android antitrust fine

Russia has fined Google US$6.8 million for preloading some of its own apps on Android smartphones in violation of the country's antitrust laws.

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Corsair and MSI team up on a liquid-cooled, overclocked GeForce GTX 1080

The Hydro GFX GTX 1080 blends Corsair's cooling expertise with MSI's graphics prowess.

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Windows 10 Insider program moves beyond Anniversary Update with new PC preview

Microsoft is ready to roll out new Windows 10 preview builds to PCs, but mobile Insiders will have to wait until the Anniversary Update rolls out.

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Lenovo's killing Reachit, its Cortana-enhancing search tool

Lenovo's Reachit app that helps you find files across various online storage services is coming to an end on September 12.

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New Internet assigned number authority org set up amid internet handover controversy

A new organization that will perform key internet domain name system functions has been formed, suggesting that a proposed transition to a global governance model could be completed this year despite opposition from some U.S. lawmakers and advocacy groups.

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Millions of Volkswagens can be broken into with a wireless hack

Millions of Volkswagens built over the past 20 years can be broken into with a hack that exploits the cars’ remote control key systems

Regin and the continuing saga of the surveillance state

Pakistan cybercrime law scares by its vagueness

Pakistan’s National Assembly has passed a cybercrime bill that provides for censorship of the internet and could also be misused by the vagueness of some of its definitions.

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Behold the blazing-fast future of storage: 60TB SSDs, 3D chips, and more

The annual Flash Media Summit gives PC enthusiasts a glimpse into the future of storage.

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Meural's connected frame displays fine art with no subscription fees

Unlike most other connected art-displays, Meural includes access to more than 20,000 pieces of art in the price of the frame.

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New compromises won't end the fight between LTE-U and Wi-Fi

The Wi-Fi Alliance says it’s taken more steps toward compromise since backers of LTE-Unlicensed slammed a coexistence workshop that took place last week. But those moves haven’t brought about wireless peace just yet.

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Here's why Azure Stack will only run on certain hardware

Microsoft argues that limiting the hardware for Azure Stack will lead to better outcomes, but that might come at a price.

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HPE aims for a big-data boost with $275 million SGI buy

Hewlett Packard Enterprise is buying SGI in a $275 million deal it hopes will give it a major boost in big-data analytics and high-performance computing.

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Amazon Kinesis Analytics lets devs analyze real-time data with SQL

Amazon launched a new tool on Thursday aimed at helping developers build applications that offer insights from a firehose of data in real time.

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AMD turns back to x86 for server reboot as it downgrades ARM

AMD's move three years ago to rely on ARM for server chips is turning out to be a big mistake.

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Intel's new Atom chips for cars and IoT could shed their ugly mobile past

Intel's Atom chips are on their way out of mobile devices, and the next generation of the chip line will instead be targeted toward drones, self-driving cars, and IoT devices.