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Intel researches quantum computing and neuromorphic chips for future PCs

Intel realizes there's a limit to Moore's Law and is already investing in technologies to drive computing beyond today's PCs and servers.

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Privacy groups claim FBI hacking operation went too far

Privacy advocates are claiming in court that an FBI hacking operation to take down a child pornography site was unconstitutional and violated international law.

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On land and in space, IoT networks can now cover the planet

At Mobile World Congress later this month, Nokia will show off what it calls WING (worldwide IoT network grid), a virtual global infrastructure that may include multiple carrier networks and satellite systems

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Ford to pump $1B into AI for driverless cars

Ford plans to spend $1 billion over the next five years on the development of an artificial intelligence system for driverless cars.

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This week in games: Overwatch gets a server browser, Project Cars 2 targets 12K and more

Plus South Park is delayed a second time, Bard's Tale IV shows off its combat, and about a million other trailers inside. This is gaming news for February 6 through 10.

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Valve finally replaces the faulty Steam Greenlight system with Steam Direct

Begone, Steam Greenlight's spammy voting system. Fill out an application for Steam Direct, pay a fee, and you're done. Like "applying for a bank account," Valve says.

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PCWorld's February Digital Edition: Intel's Kaby Lake CPU

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

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Microsoft unveils a bonanza of security capabilities

Companies concerned about cybersecurity have a fleet of new Microsoft tools coming their way. The company announced a host of new security capabilities Friday morning as part of the run-up to the massive RSA security conference next week in San Francisco.

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Recent WordPress vulnerability used to deface 1.5 million pages

Up to 20 attackers or groups of attackers are defacing WordPress websites that haven't yet applied a recent patch for a critical vulnerability.

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Hands-on: EVGA's sensor-laden iCX technology revolutionizes graphics card cooling

A recent fiasco prompted EVGA to examine graphics card cooling. The result: The radical, sensor-laden iCX cooling technology. We go hands-on with EVGA's GTX 1080 Superclocked 2.

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Google might be gearing up to remove millions of Play Store apps next month

Google begins to crack down on Play Store apps with dubious privacy policies, warning developers that it will take action beginning March 15.

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How to enable WhatsApp's two-step verification

WhatsApp is adding two-step verification, an extra security feature that all users should enable as soon as it becomes available. Here's how it works.

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US chipmaker plans new factory in China

GlobalFoundries will open a new factory to make cheap wireless chips in Chengdu, China, next year.

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Hands-on: Running Android apps on a Chromebook could be the best of both worlds

Running Android apps on a Chromebook once seemed crazy, but it's happening. We take the concept for a spin on Samsung's new Chromebook Pro.

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Intel's priciest chip has 24 cores and sells for $8,898

Intel's got some high priced chips, but none is as expensive as the new Xeon E7-8894 v4 server processor.