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Will the real edge computing please stand up!

The edge computing trend that is pushing the cloud into the fog has kicked off in earnest

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48% off Travel Cord Organizer - Electronics Accessories Case & Cable Organizer - Deal Alert

This travel organizer offers a secure storage space for cord management, laptop and computer accessories putting everything you need in one place.

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AT&T to cough up $88M for ‘cramming’ mobile customer bills

Some 2.7 million AT&T customers will share $88 million in compensation for having had unauthorized third-party charges added to their mobile bills, the Federal Trade Commission announced this morning.

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78% off Senso Bluetooth Sweatproof Sport Headphones - Deal Alert

These highly rated and inexpensive Bluetooth sport headphones promise high quality sound, sweatproof design, a comfortable fit, noise suppression, a long battery life and reliable Bluetooth 4.0 connectivity to your device, for just...

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How Apple and Google approach enterprise apps

Apple and Google both have unique ideas about how enterprises should develop apps for business, and each approach may appeal to IT organizations for a number of different reasons.

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Google Photos tips and tricks

Google Photos has some powerful tools for tweaking and editing images. We show you how to take advantage of them to enhance and display your photos.

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Moore's Law lives on with speedy 7-nm mobile chips coming in 2018

How do mobile devices keep get faster, thinner, and more power efficient? It's thanks to the quick advances in chip manufacturing, which help churn out smaller chips packed with new features.

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U.S. and U.K. spy agencies have been intercepting in-flight phone calls for years

U.S. and U.K. spy agencies have been monitoring in-flight mobile phone users for years, according to new revelations from the trove of documents leaked by former NSA contractor Edward Snowden.

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Samsung still struggling with the recovery of Note7 phones from users

Samsung’s recall of Galaxy Note7 smartphones because of exploding batteries is far from complete with some users, for example, in Canada still not turning in their phones for a refund or exchange.

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Amazon wants you to grab and go

Amazon is opening up a brick-and-mortar store in Seattle that allows customers to check in with their Amazon account and make purchases without having to wait in line.

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EPIC takes aim at IoT toys Cayla and i-Que that spy on kids, files complaint with FTC

EPIC claims that the Cayla doll and i-Que robot put kids under surveillance.

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29% off World Travel Power Plug Adapter with Dual USB Charger - Deal Alert

Get 14% off this all-in-one world travel power adapter, plus an additional 15% when you check the "apply coupon" box on Amazon. Built-in sliders let you create the right adapter for any country in the world. Includes dual-USB ports...

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Latest Android security update fixes Dirty COW, GPS vulnerabilities

The monthly Android security update released this week fixes the serious Dirty COW privilege escalation attack that could allow malicious apps to take full control of devices.

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Just one autonomous car will use 4,000 GB of data/day

Autonomous cars will soon create significantly more data than people—3 billion people’s worth of data, according to Intel.

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10 best sites and services to sell used tech

Get a new laptop as a gift and want to turn your old computer into some crisp Benjamins? These 10 online services and apps are all viable options, though each has its strengths, depending on what you hope to sell.

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US Supreme Court leaves gap in Samsung-Apple patent ruling

The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday ruled in favor of Samsung Electronics and its backers in the industry in a design patent dispute with Apple, when in a 8-0 decision it said that “the term 'article of manufacture' is broad enough to...

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Dropbox boosts mobile productivity with offline folder support

Users who need to make sure they can get access to files stored in Dropbox while they're on the go and away from the web have a new feature to help with that. The company announced Tuesday that users of its mobile apps will soon be...

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Supreme Court kills $399M patent award against Samsung in Apple case

The U.S. Supreme Court has invalidated a US$399 million infringement award against Samsung Electronics in a long-running design patent dispute with Apple.

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