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You can't turn off Cortana in the Windows 10 Anniversary Update

Cortana is here to stay in the Windows 10 Anniversary Update.

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In light of increased cyberattacks, White House sets defense plan with FBI in charge

It’s still unclear if Russian hackers are trying to meddle with the U.S. election. But the growing number of major cyber attacks is causing the U.S. government to coordinate a better response.

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The best Pokémon Go map grabs data directly from the Pokémon Go servers

Pokévision may be the best Pokémon Go map, as it apparently taps the Niantic API itself to provide a real-time feed of what Pokémon are spawning in Pokémon Go, and exactly where.

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Why hackers love health apps

Hackers love health apps because their popularity has outpaced the industry's ability to safeguard them. Technology experts discussed the privacy and security risks at a House hearing July 14 with the Energy and Commerce subcommittee.

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WD preparing to ship flash chips with a whopping half a terabit of capacity

Western Digital is now manufacturing 3D-stacked NAND flash chips that have 64 layers, 16 stories higher than its previous 48-layer technology -- meaning its 33% more dense.

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Google taps AI to help you bid for digital ads

Real-time bidding is an aspect of digital marketing that can seem overly complex for the average bear, so it was only a matter of time before AI entered the picture.

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Vizio acquisition by Chinese TV and content powerhouse LeEco could shake up U.S. market

The $2 billion purchase of Vizio makes LeEco the number-two player in the U.S. smart TV market, and provides an opportunity for its many content holdings.

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Gain access to an ARM server running Linux OS, through the cloud

If you want to play with an ARM-based server, you can now apply to gain access to one online through the Linaro Developer Cloud.

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Intel slated to show off its version of the HoloLens next month

Intel seems to be developing a pair of augmented reality smart glasses, known as Remote EyeSight, and we may see them at the company's developer show next month.

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Hackers can snoop and even type keystrokes from at least 8 wireless keyboard vendors

A vulnerability across at least eight brands of wireless keyboards lets hackers read keystrokes from 250 feet away.

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SMS-based two-factor authentication may be headed out the door

SMS messaging for two-factor authentication might become a thing of the past. A U.S. federal agency is discouraging its use.

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Microsoft Word gains powerful Editor, Researcher tools to help you write more good

Microsoft's beefing up Office 365 with new Editor and Researcher features in Word to improve the quality and depth of your writing.

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Blackberry announces DETK50, a secure $299 Android phone

The company says it's 'the world's most secure Android phone,' but is that enough to spur sales?

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Comcast overhauls its X1 cable-TV platform for the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio

With metadata galore, and on-demand coverage of star athletes, X1 is a worthwhile upgrade for Olympics addicts.

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Kimpton Hotels is investigating a possible payment card breach

Kimpton Hotels, operator of boutique hotels across the U.S., says it is investigating reports of a possible payment card data breach. If confirmed, it would become the latest in a string of successful attacks on hotel chain operators in the last year.