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Acer's swanky Swift 7 launches as the thinnest laptop ever

There's never been a notebook slimmer than the Acer Swift 7.

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U.S. lawmakers want answers on Yahoo email surveillance

A bipartisan group of 48 U.S. lawmakers wants two government agencies to explain a surveillance program in which Yahoo reportedly scanned all the messages of its email users on behalf of the FBI.


Facebook adds Apple TV and Chromecast support as video push ramps up

Facebook recently added the ability for iOS users to cast to an Apple TV or Chromecast, and Android support is coming soon.

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British navy sends robots to sea in military exercise

The Royal Navy is testing just how much robot craft can do by themselves in military exercises off the British coast.

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GlobalSign certificate revocation error leaves websites inaccessible

Many users around the world had trouble accessing some HTTPS websites due to an error at GlobalSign, one of the world's largest certificate authorities.

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Google News battles era of spin with fact check label

Google News is cutting through noise and spin with a new "Fact Check" tag.

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Samsung TVs will integrate Steam Link's PC game streaming technology

The $50 game streaming box that could will now reportedly be included inside (at least some) Samsung televisions.

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Tech supergroups formed to push PC data transfers to blazing-fast speeds

The OpenCAPI Consortium and Gen-Z are announcing new ports and protocols that will give computers faster memory, storage, and processors.


3 great cloud managers for keeping track of all your files

These powerful services let you search, sync, and transfer files between all your cloud drives.

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HP to cut up to 4,000 jobs in next three years

HP is cutting between 3,000 to 4,000 jobs over the next three years as part of a restructuring plan worked out by the company.

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The Note7 debacle will cost Samsung another $3 billion in profit

The fallout from the Note 7 debacle, which is expected to take a big chunk out of Samsung’s third-quarter profit, will keep hurting its business into next year, the company said.

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Survey says many companies want to phase out passwords

Don't be surprised if your company decides to do away with password logins. A new survey has found that most organizations are leaning toward phasing out password authentication.

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The VMware-AWS deal could drive more companies into the cloud

The cloud partnership AWS and VMware announced Thursday makes Amazon's public cloud even more attractive for enterprises by letting them take the popular virtualization platform with them.

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PCWorld's October Digital Edition: iPhone 7 Review

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

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Autonomous delivery bots will soon stroll the streets of Washington D.C.

Starship Technologies wants to make "last-mile" deliveries fast, easy, and convenient with its six-wheeled delivery robots.