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Galaxy Note 6 rumors hint at IR autofocus, USB-C connectivity, new Snapdragon SoC

A strong camera upgrade and support for the latest charging standard could help Samsung's next phablet stand out.

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Samsung and Nvidia make peace by ending their patent lawsuits

Nvidia and Samsung have avoided a potentially ugly court battle with a settlement that ends all outstanding intellectual property litigation between the two companies.

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Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare goes full sci-fi with space-based gunfights

I guess this makes Infinite Warfare objectively one notch better than Star Wars Battlefront.

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Cracker Jack ruins its iconic free toy by replacing physical prizes with QR codes

Cracker Jacks puts the free toy out of its misery with a mobile app tie-in.

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Oculus Rift preorder delays get weirder as VR headsets hit Best Buy this weekend

Starting May 6 you'll be able to purchase a Rift from Amazon and cancel your official preorder, if you'd like.

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LG shows off a fingerprint reader that integrates into your phone's front glass

Future smartphones may no longer need a dedicated button for unlocking the device or performing other actions with a fingerprint.

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Samsung SmartThings vulnerability lets hackers make their own house keys

Samsung’s SmartThings smart home hub deals with its second security flaw in six months.

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Solar airplane begins journey across the continental U.S.

Solar Impulse 2, a pioneering solar-powered aircraft attempting to fly around the world without burning a single drop of fuel, set off early Monday for the U.S. coast-to-coast leg of its flight.

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Valve cleverly battles Steam cheaters with two-factor authentication

Valve is battling Steam cheaters with information that cheaters willingly handed over.

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Google Chrome dethrones Internet Explorer to become undisputed browser champion

Google Chrome tops Internet Explorer in usage share, according to two browser metrics firms.

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Hulu may be planning a Sling-style live TV streaming service to take on cable

Hulu is doing a middling job combating Netflix. Now, it wants to try its hand at taking on Sling TV.

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Okta offers Touch ID-based multifactor authentication for iPhones

Okta, a San Francisco-based identity management startup, announced Monday a bunch of updates to its products that are aimed at improving its offerings on mobile devices.

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Qualcomm brings big brains to mobile devices with deep-learning tool

Qualcomm has talked about putting "silicon brains" in mobile devices and is now providing tools to train smartphones to recognize people, objects, gestures, and even emotions.

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Ubuntu’s Snap packages aren’t yet as secure as Canonical’s marketing claims

Ubuntu 16.04's Unity 7 desktop isn't capable of fully supporting Snap's sandboxed environment, creating opportunity for malicious applications.

38 productivity-enhancing Android apps for the enterprise

Android at work: 38 business-ready apps that help you get stuff done on the run

For Android to win over the enterprise, it needs the right apps -- and these offerings definitely mean business