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Microsoft combines Cortana and Bing with Microsoft Research to accelerate new features

On Thursday, Microsoft moved Cortana and Bing into a new organization that combines the two product groups with Microsoft Research. Both products could benefit from closer proximity to the company's most advanced technologies.

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Google Maps for Android adds 'OK Google' voice, navigation commands and other search tricks

The new features will make your phone a more helpful assistant during your next trip since you won't have to mess with the screen.

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Galaxy Note7 battery woes continue as company investigates phones that are running too hot

Samsung says the replacement phones, part of 1 million shipped now in use, are safe and not prone to catching fire.

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New USB-C audio standard joins the iPhone 7's quest to kill the headphone jack

USB Type-C audio is finished, and the 3.5 mm headphone jack's days are numbered.

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Meet Pixel, a gorgeous, much-needed visual overhaul for Raspberry Pi's main distro

The new Pixel desktop environment for Raspbian gives the Raspberry Pi's operating system a gorgeous new look.

Surface desktop keyboard discovery hints at inbound Surface all-in-one

A Surface-branded desktop keyboard has been spotted at the Bluetooth Special Interest Group. Does this suggest a Surface all-in-one is incoming?

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21 essential Windows keyboard shortcuts

These Windows keyboard shortcuts help you navigate your PC faster, master documents, wrangle various virtual desktops, and shut down and secure a computer, using just a few keys.

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FBI reports more attempts to hack voter registration system

The U.S. Federal Bureau of Investigation has found more attempts to hack the voter registration systems of states, ahead of national elections.

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Moto G4 Play review: It's tagline should read 'Good Enough'

Any $150 smartphone is sure to have flaws, and the G4 Play is no exception, but it’s well worth the asking price.

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Roku has an app problem, but it's working on solutions

Roku's new hardware really needs first-class apps to go with it.

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How the new age of antivirus software will protect your PC

Antivirus software ain't what it used to be. As the threats to our PC security evolve, we need new solutions that can keep up. Here's what the future of protection looks like.

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Logitech HD Pro Webcam C920 review: HD video and stereo sound add polish to video calls

With full HD 1080p video calling over Skype, dual microphones, and on-board video compression, the C920 is a definite upgrade over your computer's webcam.

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Yahoo hackers weren't state-sponsored, a security firm says

Common criminals, not state-sponsored hackers, carried out the massive 2014 data breach that exposed information about millions of Yahoo user accounts, a security firm said Wednesday.

HP rethinks its ink policy, allowing third-party ink again

Responding to customer outrage, HP will offer an optional firmware update reinstating customers' ability to use third-party ink cartridges.

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The 10 most dangerous cyber celebrities of 2016

Intel and its McAfee division has released its list of the most dangerous celebs to search for online. Miley Cyrus fans, beware!.