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Comodo will fix major flaw in knock-off Chrome browser

Comodo said it is planning to release on update on Wednesday that fixes a severe vulnerability in a custom web browser it developed and markets as enhancing users' security.

The 3 technologies retailers need to succeed

Retailers looking to grow in a fast-changing industry need to focus on three main technologies. Computerworld's Sharon Gaudin -- just back from the National Retail Federation's Big Show -- and Executive News Editor Ken Mingis have the details.

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Tested: VLC vs. Windows 10 video player. The winner may surprise you.

We tested six video players on Windows 10 to see which gives you the best battery life. The winner may shock you.

Mingis on Tech: Mac guy becomes a Dell dude; wireless charging and the iPhone

Dell's XPS 15 9550 Touch laptop wins kudos from Computerworld Editor in Chief Scot Finnie. And what about those reports that Apple's iPhone may soon get wireless charging capabilities?

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Logitech returns to professional-looking gaming keyboards with the G810

Say goodbye to the weird edges and experimental look of Logitech's G410/910. The G810 Orion Spectrum is all business—at least on the outside.

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Cisco-Jasper deal should make enterprise IoT safer

Cisco Systems' planned US$1.4 billion acquisition of Jasper Technologies could make it easier for enterprises to start making money from services instead of products.

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Microsoft launches IoT Hub to ingest data from the physical world

Microsoft announced Wednesday that its Azure IoT Hub product for managing fleets of devices that feed digital data from the physical world will be generally available on Thursday.

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Google is said to endorse ARM server chips, but don't get excited yet

Google will give its public backing to Qualcomm's ARM server chip next week, according to a report Wednesday, but history suggests it's too early to draw conclusions.

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Apple hit with $626 million in damages in patent case

A jury in Texas has ordered Apple to pay $626 million for infringing four patents held by a Nevada-based patent licensing company.

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Cisco will get stronger in IoT by buying Jasper for $1.4 billion

Cisco Systems plans to acquire Internet of Things platform company Jasper Technologies for more than US$1.4 billion, giving the networking giant an even larger role in enterprises' growing use of IoT.

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Microsoft's Power BI visualizations go public with new 'publish to web' feature

Microsoft's Power BI data visualization service is making it possible for companies to share their business information with the world in an interactive format.

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EA's Need for Speed: Most Wanted is free on Origin

The latest On the House game is 2012's Need for Speed, which should tide you over until we finally get the PC port of last year's entry.

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$12 million project aims to 'reverse-engineer' the brain to help computers learn

A new $12 million effort launched Wednesday with aims to "reverse-engineer" the human brain, as a way to improve artificial intelligence.

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The specter of Comcast as a wireless carrier is more than a little frightening

Comcast says it has registered to bid in the upcoming government wireless auction, suggesting that it is indeed considering offering wireless service.

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As 5G approaches, 3G and 4G are still getting faster

Most of the excitement at Mobile World Congress this month will be about 5G, which won't officially exist until 2020. But vendors will also be showing off new ways to speed up the 3G and 4G networks most people are using today.

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Google yanks new ad-blocking app from the Play Store

AdBlock Plus used new APIs from Samsung to banish ads in its browser, but Google wasn't too hip with the innovation.

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Flaws in smart toy back-end servers puts kids and their families at risk

Researchers from Rapid7 found privacy-invading vulnerabilities in the Web services used by the Smart Toy line of interactive stuffed animals and the hereO GPS watch for children.