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8 hot technologies the CIA wants

In-Q-Tel, the CIA’s investment arm, is interested in expertise ranging from 3D printing of electronics to reconnaissance drones that can hover indefinitely

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The 3 technologies retailers need to succeed

Retailers looking to grow in a fast-changing industry need to focus on three main technologies. Computerworld's Sharon Gaudin -- just back from the National Retail Federation's Big Show -- and Executive News Editor Ken Mingis have the...

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Mingis on Tech: Mac guy becomes a Dell dude; wireless charging and the iPhone

Dell's XPS 15 9550 Touch laptop wins kudos from Computerworld Editor in Chief Scot Finnie. And what about those reports that Apple's iPhone may soon get wireless charging capabilities?

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Apple hit with $626 million damages in patent case

A jury in the Eastern District of Texas found for patent licensing company Virnet X

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PCWorld Show Episode II: Tanking tablets, the SwiftKey acquisition, and the new Windows phone

In this week's episode of the PCWorld Show, we ponder why PCs are killing tablets, why Microsoft would buy SwiftKey, why anyone would make a new Windows phone, and why we love (or hate) USB-C.

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US Customs is seizing thousands of hoverboards

In the last few months, US customs officers have seized thousands of counterfeit and potentially dangerous hoverboards

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Glowforge printer cuts and etches patterns into almost any surface

This CO2 laser printer can cut and etch patterns into almost any type of material, from metal to leather to paper.

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10 secret facts about Apple's product design

From the iPhone to the Apple Watch to even its product packaging, Apple pays extreme attention to detail when designing its products

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The PCWorld Show Episode 1: Surfacegate, spec leaks and teeny-tiny phones

Welcome to the first installment of PCWorld's first long-form video show! Florence Ion, Gordon Mah Ung and Jon Phillips discuss, analyze and goof on the most interesting news of the week.

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Mingis on Tech: Retailers buy into IT (and is tech taking our jobs?)

In Computerworld's latest video podcast, Executive News Editor Ken Mingis shops for details about why retailers are embracing tech and asks about a report that technology will cost the global economy 7 million jobs by 2020....

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Why the Surface Pro 4 beats the iPad Pro in the enterprise

CIO.com's Sarah White pits the Surface Pro 4 vs. the iPad Pro to see which device offers the functionality business users need.

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North Face eyes A.I. for retail advantage

Retailer North Face has turned to artificial intelligence on its website to better help customers with their purchases.

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Here's how GM's Maven car sharing works

A few clicks of an app and you've reserved a car and can drive it away. There's integration with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto too.

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HTC Under Armour Health Kit Review

The UA Band is a part of the UA HealthBox.

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Winging it with the Chroma and Dragonfly drones

Computerworld Contributing Writer Mike deAgonia takes an up close look at two new quadcopter drones.

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Mingis on Tech: Drones on the rise, Detroit on the move -- to Silicon Valley

Executive News Editor Ken Mingis and reporters discuss all things drone ("selfie drone," anyone?) and why auto makers are partnering with Apple and Google.

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Is the Elio P5 the car of the future?

Great gas mileage, two seats, airbags and it's coming this year. Would you consider buying it?

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Hands on with the Galaxy TabPro S, Samsung's Surface competitor

Samsung is taking a stab at the Windows 10 2-in-1 market with a new tablet that can be unlocked with a Galaxy smartphone.

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