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Intel digs in to keep Moore's Law alive

Many scientists agree that Moore's Law -- Intel's guiding light to make chips smaller, faster and cheaper -- is dying. The company is now revisiting some of the metrics in a bid to keep it alive.

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Scammers scare iPhone users into paying to unlock not-really-locked Safari

Apple has patched a bug in the iOS version of Safari that was used by criminals to spook users into paying $125 or more because they thought the browser was broken.

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China devotes $22B to domestic chip industry expansion

China is pouring more money into its semiconductor ambitions. The state-backed Tsinghua Unigroup, which has building up the country’s chip industry, received a 150 billion yuan (US$22 billion) investment.

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Elon Musk’s next venture may link human brains with computers

Tesla and SpaceX founder Elon Musk may be preparing to launch a new company that will develop technology to neurologically link human brains to computers.

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Refurbishing Samsung Note7s for resale is a 'disastrous' plan, analyst says

Just two days before Samsung's launch of the Galaxy S8 on Wednesday, the company announced it will consider using some recalled Galaxy Note7 smartphones for re-sale as refurbished or as rental phones.

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BlueJeans teams with Dolby for teleconference audio clarity

BlueJeans customers will be getting improved call quality, thanks to a new partnership the company unveiled Tuesday with Dolby.

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Amazon Connect brings contact centers to AWS

Although cloud-based contact center software is still an emerging market, Amazon today introduced Connect, its take on this industry, hosted in the AWS cloud. The move represents AWS’s continued march into the enterprise...

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Excel for Windows finally gets real-time collaboration

People working on Excel spreadsheets will be able to do so live from Microsoft’s app for Windows. Microsoft launched a beta update for the app’s real-time co-authoring feature, allowing testers to collaborate with one another on the...

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FAQ: What is 802.11ay wireless technology?

Products based on the IEEE 802.11ad (WiGig) standard have really only begun rolling out over the past year, but an effort to deliver an enhancement dubbed 802.11ay in the unlicensed 60 GHz spectrum band that promises to deliver faster...

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Microsoft winds up work on Windows 10 Creators Update

Work on Microsoft Windows 10's next feature upgrade, dubbed the Creators Update, appears to be done, with a release expected within two weeks.

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LastPass is scrambling to fix another serious vulnerability

Developers of the popular LastPass password manager are working to fix a serious vulnerability that could allow malicious websites to steal user passwords or to infect computers with malware.

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HelpSocial looks to broaden who 'does' an enterprise's social media

Is per-seat pricing limiting the impact that social customer service can have?

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The great Hangouts pivot: What it means for you and what you should do now

If you use Google's Hangouts app to handle your text messages, listen up: Things are about to change. (Again.)

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Apple’s iOS 10.3 update frees up storage and improves security

Apple’s Very Important iOS 10.3 update is available now.

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Andy Rubin's new smartphone: What we know so far

Andy Rubin, the co-founder of Android, has a new company that is getting ready to announce a high-end smartphone, but the whole endeavor is shrouded in secrecy. Here is what we know so far.

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Video: You won't find a steering wheel or a driver on this autonomous shuttle

Small, autonomous shuttles have been transporting passengers around Sion, Switzerland for free in an attempt to integrate autonomous vehicles into cities.

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Trump’s son-in-law, Jared Kushner, prepares for Cobol, cloud, mainframes

The White House on Monday announced an "Office of American Innovation" to oversee a revamp of federal IT operations; the effort will be led by President Donald Trump's son-in-law, Jared Kushner.

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Solar power-related jobs in U.S. grew 25% in 2016

New data from The Solar Foundation’s annual job census show the number of jobs in the U.S. solar-power industry grew at historic levels in 44 states.

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