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The PC Gaming Show returns to E3, but without AMD

Expect trailers from PC-centric publishers like Bohemia, Tripwire, Nexon, and more as the PC Gaming Show rolls into its third year at E3.

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Qualcomm may consider asking U.S. to ban iPhone imports

Qualcomm, in a smartphone chip licensing spat with Apple, will reportedly ask a U.S. government agency to ban the import of iPhones into the country.

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Using Salesforce to access SAP? Pour yourself a stiff drink

The week after a U.K. court favored SAP in a US$70 million licensing dispute, the software developer took another customer to arbitration in the U.S., this time seeking damages of over $600 million.

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Google beefs up security in Android Gmail app following Docs phishing scam

After nearly a million users were affected by the Docs phishing scam, Google is pushing out a new security feature to its Android Gmail app that will warn users about visiting fraudulent sites.

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Google Chrome will automatically upgrade to 64-bit if your PC can handle it

It's a 64-bit world but many users haven't bothered to make the switch. Google is helping out those Chrome users who really should've gone to 64-bit a long time ago.

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BlackBerry KeyOne hands-on: A physical keyboard makes Android more productive

For the first time the iconic BlackBerry hardware keyboard has been married with Android in the BlackBerry KeyOne.

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Open-source chip mimics Linux's path to take on closed x86 and ARM CPUs

Tired of the domination of x86, ARM, and other closed chip architectures, researchers created the open-source RISC-V architecture at the University of California, Berkeley, in 2010.

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The C by GE Sol, an Alexa-powered table lamp, is now available for preorder

The futuristic-looking light promises to enhance your sleep, function as a clock, and connect to other GE smart bulbs in your home.

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Mac malware: Coming soon to a computer near you

The facts dispute the myth that Macs are immune to malware, and adware is the number one culprit.

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4 Chrome extensions that make you more productive in Gmail

Have your email read to you, hide your inbox, master keyboard shortcuts, and more with these browser add-ons.

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Sling TV misleads cord cutters with its "a la carte" marketing push

Sling's streaming bundle is more flexible than others, but it's not always cheaper, and it's definitely not a la carte.

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India’s Supreme Court hears challenge to biometric authentication system

Two lawsuits being heard this week before India’s Supreme Court question a requirement imposed by the government that individuals should quote a biometrics-based authentication number when filing their tax returns.

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How YouTube plans to dominate your living room

YouTube made its pitch for the future of TV in the living room at the Collision conference this week. Its head of product also addressed the massive advertiser backlash that began in earnest in late March.

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Apple joins 'Made in America' trend with $1 billion fund to promote U.S. manufacturing

Our President wants to bring jobs back to America, and Apple CEO Tim Cook is obliging with a $1 billion fund to promote advanced manufacturing in the United States.

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Here's how the sneaky Gmail phishing attack fooled victims with a fake Google Docs app

Google Docs was pulled into a sneaky email phishing attack on Tuesday that was designed to trick users into giving up access to their Gmail accounts.