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10 surprising and useful ways to use Google Assistant in Allo

Allo is designed to show off Google Assistant. Here's some of the coolest stuff you can do with it.

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Forza Horizon 3 review: The best arcade racing series around roars onto PCs

Forza Horizon 3 is the best arcade racing has to offer in 2016, and now it's on PCs thanks to Microsoft's Xbox Play Anywhere endeavor.

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Cheap, but good: How to build a budget PC for less than $300

This cheap but capable $300 budget desktop PC will outperform any laptop in the same price range.

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Microsoft's FPGA-powered supercomputers can translate Wikipedia faster than you can blink

At its Ignite conference, Microsoft demonstrated its new server technology that uses field-programmable logic chips as the foundation for a new "A.I. supercomputer."

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Logitech K780 Wireless Keyboard review: One fantastic keyboard for your computer, phone, and tablet

Logitech's K780 provides a simple and easy way to type efficiently on all your usual devices.

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New Mac Trojan uses the Russian space program as a front

Security researchers have found a new Mac OS X malware that appears to be targeting the aerospace industry.

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Forget the robocalypse— 'Homo connecticus' may be what's coming

Robots' potential to take over the world is a commonly expressed fear in the world of AI, but at least one Turing Award winner doesn't see it happening that way.

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Armies of hacked smart devices launch unprecedented DDoS attacks

The botnets made up of compromised IoT devices are now capable of launching distributed denial-of-service attacks of unprecedented scale.

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Microsoft debuts new Office 365 app for bartenders, burger flippers

Microsoft's new Office 365 app helps hourly workers to manage their shift work, which should please the millions of Americans who work as waiters, busboys, retail employees, and more.

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GOG Connect offers more no-cost, DRM-free copies of Steam games you already own

Want a DRM-free backup of your Steam library? This week, seventeen more games for you to duplicate into your GOG.com account for free.

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Microsoft-Nissan partnership treats cars like PCs

Nissan's car of the future will use Microsoft's Azure cloud services to pay tolls, transfer settings between cars, and even—gulp!—possibly bring Office features to the dashboard.

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What to expect from Google's big Oct. 4 hardware event

Pixel phones, Google Home, a 4K Chromecast, and maybe even a new tablet may come to dine at the hardware feast.

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Here's how Microsoft is walling off malware to protect Edge users

Microsoft is aiming to better protect users and organizations from the threats that they face in the browser with a new feature called Windows Defender Application Guard. It's designed to isolate Microsoft Edge from the rest of the files and processes running on a user's computer and prevent computer exploits from taking hold.

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Xiaomi Mi Box Android TV appears in the wild with a $69 price tag

The latest Google-friendly set-top box supports 4K video, HDR content, and includes a Bluetooth voice remote.

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Andromeda inbound? Google's long-rumored Android/Chrome OS merger may debut Oct 4

Are Chrome OS and Android on a collision course?