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19% off HooToo Shuttle Type C Hub With Charging, HDMI Output, Card Reader, 3 USB 3.0 Ports - Deal Alert

Charge or power your laptop while connecting multiple peripherals, transferring data, or even extending/mirroring your screen to an external display in 4k. This all-in-one adapter is currently discounted 19% on Amazon.

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Flaw in Intel CPUs could help attackers defeat ASLR exploit defense

A feature in Intel's Haswell CPUs can be abused to reliably defeat an anti-exploitation technology that exists in all major operating systems, researchers have found.

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56% off Executive Office Solutions Portable Adjustable Laptop Desk/Stand/Table - Deal Alert

This desk is designed to allow you to set up an office anywhere! It is easy to carry, with a light weight aluminum frame. While this device makes a perfect desk for your laptop.

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25% off ARRIS SURFboard SB6190 DOCSIS 3.0 Cable Modem - Deal Alert

The SURFboard SB6190 is the first Gigabit+ Cable Modem available in retail. It's capable of download speeds up to 1.4 Gbps, and is compatible with major US Cable Internet Providers like Xfinity by Comcast, Time Warner, Cox,...


Mingis on Tech: Guns get smart, Sony does VR

It's hardware day as our tech trio looks into smart guns, a new virtual reality setup from Sony and the nifty Lenovo Yoga Book. (Look ma! No keyboard!)

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Microsoft's Configurable Cloud satisfies datacenters' need for speed

Microsoft's use of networked FPGA hardware is unlocking all kinds of possibilities for accelerating datacenter operations, from searches to (eventually) machine learning


57% off RAVPower FileHub Wireless Hard Drive, WiFi Bridge & Sharing Media Streamer - Deal Alert

This action packed file hub is highly rated, and dramatically discounted now on Amazon.


Could a ceramic iPhone be next?

After unveiling a ceramic Apple Watch, Apple has filed a patent for a ceramic iPhone. But there are a few challenges to creating an iPhone out of a material that looks straight out of 2001: A Space Odyssey.

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U.S. bans Samsung Galaxy Note 7 from all flights

Passengers who evade the ban face criminal prosecution

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31% off SanDisk Ultra Fit 128GB USB 3.0 Flash Drive - Deal Alert

From a global leader in flash memory technology, the SanDisk Ultra Fit USB 3.0 Flash Drive is an ultra-small, low-profile drive with a storage capacity of 128GB, and enough speed to transfer a full-length movie in less than 30 seconds....

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Michael Dell tells IT leaders all they need to know about the new Dell Technologies

After largest-ever tech merger, CEO talks product integration, strategy, the battle v. HPE – and why protectionism is a really bad idea for the tech industry

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ResinOS delivers Docker containers for IoT devices

Open source Linux-based OS puts Docker containers on embedded hardware, including the Raspberry Pi and Intel Edison

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Tech support or babysitting? It can be hard to tell

Fix my password, hook up my computer, and hold my hand -- it's all in a day's work for tech support

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Apple Mac shipments take a beating in Q3 as PC shipments decline

Sales of Windows PCs fared better than Apple Macs during the third quarter this year.

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Why Linux pioneer Linus Torvalds prefers x86 over ARM

At last week's Linaro Connect conference, Linus Torvalds preferred x86 because of the supporting ecosystem and infrastructure, something ARM lacks.


How sound masking helps reduce office noise

Network World visits Waltham, Mass.-based Cambridge Sound Management, which makes sound masking products to reduce audio distractions from open office-based conversations.


Asus ZenBook 3 review: This compact laptop puts the MacBook on the ropes, but doesn't deliver a KO

This 12-inch MacBook clone is a premium Windows ultraportable, but a few design choices keep it from rising above all its competition—MacOS and Windows alike.


Mingis on Tech: Google rolls out the hardware

With the Google Pixel smartphone, Google Home and Google Wifi, it looks as though someone's trying to build a well-rounded tech ecosystem. Executive News Editor Ken Mingis and Multimedia Editor Keith Shaw explain.

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