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7 hot Cyber Monday Apple tech deals

While Apple hasn’t formally promoted a Black Friday or Cyber Monday sale, other retailers have picked up the slack when it comes to Apple iPhones, iPads, Apple Watches and Apple TVs.

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Kalinin nuclear power plant's new neighbor will be a data center

Russian utility RosEnergoAtom is builidng a datacenter next to its Kalinin nuclear power plant to profit from the steady supply of electricity and nearby communications links.

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Microsoft acknowledges bug led to Windows 10 November upgrade stoppage

Microsoft has restored access to Windows 10's November upgrade from its download center after pulling the upgrade because of a bug.

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After a lapse, Intel looks to catch up with Moore's Law again

For Intel, the temporary inability to keep up with Moore's Law -- the foundation of its business -- was a minor embarrassment, but the company is trying hard to catch up.

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Tested: Why the iPad Pro really isn't as fast a laptop

One benchmark makes it look good. A lot of other benchmarks show a different story. Get all the details here.

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Get started with Windows PowerShell DSC

It’s easy to automate Windows Server configuration management with PowerShell; here’s how


Get to know the iPad Pro

Take a closer look at Apple's mega-tablet, the iPad Pro with the Smart Keyboard and Pencil.

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Kindle vs Fire: How to choose the right Amazon e-reader

So you’ve narrowed the e-reader field to Amazon’s lineup. We’ll help you pick the right model for your needs.

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HP bows out with a 9 percent drop in sales

It was an inglorious ending but not a surprising one: The former Hewlett-Packard Co. logged an 9 percent drop in sales for its last quarter before the split, perhaps a sign that it's better off in two pieces.


DARPA wants early warning system for power-grid cyberattacks

The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) is looking to bolster the nation’s grid defenses with a system called Rapid Attack Detection, Isolation and Characterization (RADICS) that will detect and automatically respond to...

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5 high-tech toys to delight kids of all ages

Let's face it—you're going to have as much fun with these toys as your kids will. And that's just fine.

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Business wearables a juicy target market for HP Inc.

HP Inc. is shying away from the consumer wearable market, but sees an untapped opportunity in wearables for businesses

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Equinix extends AWS Direct Connect to London, Dallas

London and Dallas have very little in common as cities. Now they can both lay claim to being AWS Direct Connect locations.


Review: Apple's new iPad Pro

Review of Apple's iPad Pro

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Microsoft yanks Windows 10 November upgrade from download site

Microsoft last week stopped offering Windows 10's November upgrade as a disk image, closing down the route many had used to skip the wait as the company slowly rolls out the refresh via Windows Update.

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What end of support for SQL Server 2005 means

Microsoft’s support for SQL Server 2005 ends in April and just like with Server 2003, you should take the end-of-life announcements from Microsoft seriously.


New products of the week 11.23.15

Our roundup of intriguing new products from companies such as Watchguard and Extreme.

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How to buy the best productivity-focused Android, iOS, or Windows tablet

Avoid the low-cost throwaways. We'll help you find a quality device with the features you'll need day in and day out.

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