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10 gloriously excessive PC cooling setups

So you liquid-cooled your CPU? That's cute. These masterminds turned to over-the-top modding to drive temperatures low and frame rates high.

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Fiber map sheds light on infrastructure trends and weaknesses

A significant amount of 'infrastructure sharing' is among the discoveries made in a mash-up map of fiber conduits recently created by researchers.

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Looking back 30 years as a sysadmin

The profession -- and everything it involves -- has changed dramatically, but has been (and still is) a fun ride.

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Former Autonomy CEO Lynch sues HP for $150 million

Making good on the promise he made earlier this year, former Autonomy CEO Mike Lynch on Thursday filed a $150 million lawsuit against HP over what he called a public smear campaign against him and other Autonomy executives.

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Windows slips to third place on Gartner's latest device forecast

Microsoft's Windows will become a third-place operating system by 2017, research firm Gartner said. By then, Apple's combination of iOS and OS X will have slipped by Windows on the number of devices shipped during the year.

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With iPad Pro, Apple pushes further into the enterprise

After forging alliances with IBM and Cisco and unveiling a business-ready 12.9-in. tablet, Apple appears to be poised to make serious inroads into the corporate market.

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Best NAS boxes for small business

New network attached storage devices want to run your entire SMB.

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Review: Can a NAS box run your entire SMB?

New network attached storage devices add app server and Web server capabilities.

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Startup NodePrime decloaks, wants to manage your whole data center

San Francisco-based startup NodePrime wants to be the proverbial single pane of glass that you use to manage your complicated, heavily virtualized data center, the company announced as it exited stealth today with a $7 million seed...

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21 of the greatest computer quotes ever

It’s a world of dark, sarcastic, and or sardonic humor about the world of computers and programming.

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Apple gives iFixit app the boot

Apple might be spiting itself by giving the iFixit app the boot from its App Store this week.

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Spec showdown: Google's Pixel C tablet vs. Microsoft's Surface 3

Pixel C vs. Surface 3: fight!

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Breaking free of legacy tech

It's hard to become a nimble, digital disruptor if you're weighed down by systems anchored in the past. Many CIOs are working to escape the grip of outdated IT.

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Review: The best 13-inch laptops for Windows 10

Laptops and convertibles from Acer, Asus, Dell, HP, Lenovo, and Microsoft square off in our performance, workability, and battery tests

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Microsoft reshuffles into 3 businesses for financial reporting

Microsoft changed how it will report its financial performance, reducing the number of operating divisions to three, in an effort to align with CEO Satya Nadella's emphasis on the cloud and productivity platforms, and opportunities to...

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UT Dallas researcher gets introspective about virtual machines

A University of Texas at Dallas researcher has come up with a way for virtual machines to have each others' backs in the name of better cloud network security.

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‘Found this today in a building...’

A Redditor submitted this picture to the section of that site that is devoted to networking.


New products of the week 09.28.2015

Our roundup of intriguing new products from companies such as Gigamon and Platfora.

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