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Gain access to an ARM server running Linux OS, through the cloud

If you want to play with an ARM-based server, you can now apply to gain access to one online through the Linaro Developer Cloud.

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61% off LEMONBEST HD 720p Handheld Wifi Inspection Scope - Deal Alert

This handheld High Definition WiFi Inspection Camera makes use of optoelectronic technology to investigate hard-to-reach area with high quality images. Broadcasts video via WiFi to your laptop, phone or tablet.

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22% off SanDisk Connect Wireless Stick 200GB - Deal Alert

A flash drive, reinvented. With the SanDisk Connect Stick in your pocket, in your bag or across the room, you can wirelessly access your media or transfer large files, stream HD videos and music, and save and share photos and videos...

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Devices with Qualcomm modems safe from critical ASN.1 flaw

Smartphones equipped with Qualcomm modems are not vulnerable to a recently announced vulnerability that could potentially allow attackers to take over cellular network gear and consumer mobile devices.

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AMD mulls a CPU+GPU super chip in a server reboot

AMD is rebooting its server business around chips with the Zen CPU, which will also be used in PCs.

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Best Deals of the Week - Deal Alert

Check out this roundup of the best deals on gadgets, gear and other cool stuff we have found this week. All items are highly rated, and dramatically discounted.

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Facebook takes a step forward with its Net-connectivity plane

Facebook's Connectivity Lab completed the first full test of Aquila, a solar-powered, unmanned aircraft that would beam Internet connectivity to remote, underserved areas of the world.

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Dell patches critical flaws in SonicWALL Global Management System

Dell has patched several critical flaws in its central management system for SonicWALL enterprise security appliances, such as firewalls and VPN gateways.

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Texas city dives into water monitoring technology

A small city in Texas replaced its old water meters with wireless meters that help home and business owners track water usage and make adjustments before the bill arrives.

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HPE's Itanium server refresh should come in mid-2017

Hewlett Packard Enterprise plans to refresh its Itanium server range around the middle of next year, employing Intel's long-promised "Kittson" successor to the current Itanium 9500 series ("Poulson") chips.

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Like AT&T, Verizon is going virtual for enterprises

Verizon announced enterprise services defined and activated through software, a move intended to help both the carrier and its customers save money and respond more quickly to changing needs.

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Intel profit slides on costs of recent layoffs

Intel's profit dropped sharply last quarter due to heavy costs from a restructuring announced in April, though sales were up thanks to the company's powerful data center group.

Bruised by past mistakes, tech firms brace for 'leap second'

Latest leap-second plan poses a dilemma for conscientious sysadmins

Conscientious sysadmins face a dilemma on Dec. 31, when a new leap second will threaten the stability of computer systems and networks.

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NYC Wi-Fi project set to move forward as city beats payphone lawsuit

A U.S. district court judge last week effectively ended a payphone company’s lawsuit against the City of New York, opening the door for an ambitious public Wi-Fi hotspot program to proceed.

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15% off Google OnHub AC1900 Wireless Wi-Fi Router - Deal Alert

OnHub provides Wi-Fi speeds up to 1900 mbps to help with smooth streaming, gaming, and downloading. Its unique design and 13 antennas provide reliable speed in every direction, covering up to 2,500 square feet. And OnHub can connect...

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Attackers use DNSSEC amplification to launch multi-vector DDoS attacks

Incident responders from Akamai recently helped mitigate a DDoS attack against an unnamed European media organization that used six different attack techniques, including DNSSEC-based DNS amplification.

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AT&T wants to use A.I. as a crystal ball

AT&T says it’s been using AI for decades in areas like call-center automation. Now the carrier is pouring its AI smarts into a single platform for use with many applications.

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15 free Modern Windows apps for IT pros

There are countless free app lists out there for traditional Windows applications and mobile OSs, but not as many for the newer Modern Windows apps. Most of these apps are still very basic in their functionality, but nevertheless...

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