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D-Wave doubles down on its qubits

The new 2,000-qubit system has twice the number of qubits as D-Wave's previous system.

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Lenovo tunes N23 Yoga Chromebook for Android apps

Some Chromebooks released this year will be able to run Android apps from the Google Play Store. Lenovo has tuned its new N23 Yoga Chromebook 2-in-1 to effectively run Android mobile apps.

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Boutique browser maker to Microsoft: 'Stop stealing the default' in Windows 10

The CEO of Vivaldi Technologies blasted Microsoft for foisting Edge, the default browser in Windows 10, onto users.

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U.S. solar industry passes oil, coal and gas for job creation

In 2016, the solar workforce in the U.S. increased by 25% to 374,000 employees, compared to 187,117 electrical generation jobs in the coal, gas and oil industries.

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Cisco's all-in-one Spark Board puts the cloud on a wall

Cisco Systems introduced the Spark Board, a wall-mounted screen that can be a screen-sharing presentation tool, a digital whiteboard and a videoconferencing display.

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Box launches standalone Notes app to help teams collaborate

Box Notes is getting its own standalone web app and a new desktop app for Windows and Mac. It’s a new turn for the product, which allows users to collaboratively edit documents in real time.

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HP recalls 101,000 more laptop batteries for fire hazard

HP is recalling more laptop batteries that pose a fire hazard and could cause computer damage.

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Google desperately needs a simple messaging strategy

A long overdue update to Google Voice highlights just how complex and confusing the company's mess of messaging services has become.

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Cloud services accounted for half of revenue growth at SAP in 2016

SAP's revenue from cloud subscriptions and support grew so quickly in 2016 that the company has raised its forecasts for 2017 and 2020.

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Court denies U.S. government appeal in Microsoft overseas email case

A U.S. appeals court will not reconsider its groundbreaking decision denying Department of Justice efforts to force Microsoft to turn over customer emails stored outside the country.

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Apple is teaching Siri to learn new tricks

Digitimes says Siri is about to get some big improvements

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Microsoft expands FastTrack migration service

Microsoft is expanding the free services it offers to help enterprise customers adopt its products. The company said its FastTrack services now encompass Dynamics 365, Windows 10 and Microsoft Teams.

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Want to run your own Amazon 'region'? Stratoscale shows you how

Q&A: The CEO of Stratoscale makes the case for his company’s data center OS replacing VMware and OpenStack, thus transforming your servers into an AWS region.

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Microsoft to release Windows Defender Security Center in April

The updated security service will come as part of the Creator’s Update.

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Pompeo sworn in as CIA chief amid opposition from surveillance critics

Mike Pompeo was sworn in as the new director of the Central Intelligence Agency amid protests from surveillance critics who worry about his conflicting views on a number of key issues.

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Asus' Tinker Board: Can it rival Raspberry Pi?

Asus has come out with a Raspberry Pi rival that plays 4K video. Here is what else it can do.

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Galaxy Note7's battery fiasco won't soon be forgotten

Samsung has released its final report about the battery issues, but not all analysts feel the problems are fully put to rest for consumers everywhere.

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Apple quashes bugs in iOS, macOS and Safari

Apple on Monday updated macOS Sierra to 10.12.3, patching 11 security vulnerabilities in the desktop OS and released iOS 10.2.1, an update to fix 18 security flaws in the mobile OS.

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