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Dell BIOS verification extends security focus

Dell is adding BIOS protection to its suite of security protections. One solution handles advanced authentication, encryption, and malware detection along with BIOS verification

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Dell is stepping in to protect the boot layer of PCs, tablets

Dell is deploying a verification tool to ensure the boot layer in PCs and tablets hasn't been hacked

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MIT's 168-core chip could make mobile devices, robots smarter

A new brain-like chip called Eyeriss will be able to tap into memory to instantly recognize faces, objects and even sounds

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Microsoft reportedly buying AI-powered software keyboard maker SwiftKey

The $250 million deal to acquire SwiftKey would bring more AI chops to Microsoft

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Microsoft recalls AC power adapters for Surface Pro tablets

Microsoft is recalling close to 2.25 million AC power adapters in the U.S. because of potential for fire, electric shock

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Boeing's 737 Max has successful first flight

Boeing's newest airplane, the 737 Max, completed its first test flight on Friday. It begins a testing program that, barring any problems, should see the first 737 Max delivered to launch customer Southwest Airlines in 2017.

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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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Like Chromebooks, thumb-size PCs will bloom

There's still confusion around the purpose of stick PCs, but shipments will touch 5 million by 2021

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AMD places hopes for machine learning -- and moneymaking -- in GPUOpen

A new initiative by AMD to create an open source toolchain for GPU development could make machine learning frameworks easier to develop

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Intel fills need for speed in mobile with new Skylake, Xeon chips

Intel has just started shipping some of its fastest mobile chips to date, meaning new, powerful laptops should soon be on the market.

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DARPA funds a program so computers can read thoughts

DARPA hopes to create a device that will convert brain signals into digital data

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IBM's Power systems business is growing for the first time in years

A new strategy to embrace Linux and open up the platform is starting to pay off

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Serious flaw patched in Intel Driver Update Utility

The flaw could allow man-in-the-middle attackers to install malware on computers

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Memory that learns could help tomorrow's intelligent computers

Startup Knowm hopes its new memristors will lead to new types of computers

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InfoWorld's 2016 Technology of the Year Award winners

InfoWorld editors and reviewers pick the best hardware, software, development tools, and cloud services of the year

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Hubo the robot meets the rich and influential

At the World Economic Forum meeting in Davos, Switzerland, on Monday, the DARPA-winning Hubo robot impressed attendees with its moves. Its presence highlights a future question for the global economy.

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Nginx Web server upgrade focuses on HTTP/2, authentication

Release 8 also offers service discovery and video caching improvements

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Hardcore computing: The nitty-gritty of embedded systems

Want an in-depth, hands-on view of computing? Take a trip to the wild side with embedded systems

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