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17% off GoPro HERO+ LCD HD Video Camera - Deal Alert

HERO+ LCD delivers 1080p60 video and 8MP photos, with the convenience of a touch display. Built-in Wi-Fi and Bluetooth for shot preview, total camera control and easy content sharing to Instagram, Facebook, Twitter and more from your...

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29% off NETGEAR AC750 WiFi Range Extender - Deal Alert

Boost your existing network range and eliminate dead zones. The AC750 delivers dual band WiFi up to 750 Mbps. This compact wall-plug WiFi booster is small and discreet, easily blending into your home decor.

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The new Mirai malware strain has gone beyond Deutsche Telekom

Hackers attacked routers in the United Kingdom, Brazil, Iran, Thailand, and other countries

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Raspberry Pi 3 gets low-bandwith LTE with add-on chip

An Altair LTE Category-1 chipset will attach to the top of the Raspberry Pi 3 board for long-distance communications

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Azure customer saves Microsoft from an RHEL disaster

Were it not for an alert customer, attackers could have compromised every RHEL instance on Microsoft Azure due to improper configuration of Red Hat Update Appliances

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How Trump will attack the FCC's net neutrality rules

Repealing the U.S. Federal Communications Commission's less than 2-year-old net neutrality rules appears to be a top tech priority for President-elect Donald Trump, but it may not be an easy road.

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34% off Lexar Multi-Card 25-In-1 USB 3.0 Reader - Deal Alert

This extremely versatile device reads 25 popular memory card formats and leverages SuperSpeed USB 3.0 technology for high-speed file transfers, with a USB interface speed up to 500MB/s. Currently discounted by a generous 34%.

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Amazon Will Pay You $4.99 To Buy a Dash Button For $4.99 - Deal Alert

Running low on detergent? Pet food, baby formula or your favorite snack? Just push the button and Amazon will ship it right out to you. What's more, Amazon will give you a $4.99 credit after the first time you push it.

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Time is running out for NTP

Everyone benefits from Network Time Protocol, but the project struggles to pay its sole maintainer or fund its various initiatives

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NTP fixes denial-of-service flaws

Attackers can exploit NTP to generate large volumes of junk traffic for distributed denial-of-service attacks. Update NTP to keep your servers out of the DDoS botnet

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5 things to know about fake news on Facebook, Google

How big is the problem and what can or should be done about it?

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Time's almost out for websites to abandon SHA-1

One-third of all websites still rely on the insecure SHA-1 encryption algorithm, as the deadline to switch draws closer

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What we talk about when we talk about 5G wireless

An FAQ on the next big thing in wireless technology: 5G

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Facebook working with fact-checkers to weed out fake news

The social networking site will make it easier for users to report fake stories

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Say good-bye to net neutrality

The Open Internet now rests in the hands of a GOP that has been openly hostile to net neutrality rules

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ISPs ordered to block LinkedIn in Russia

Russia's telecommunications regulator has ordered LinkedIn be blocked following a court ruling that it breached Russian privacy law

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Facebook privacy settings: How to control your ad preferences

Facebook targets ads based on your activity. You can check--and change--what it thinks your interests are in Ad Preferences.

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Snapchat parent reportedly headed for an IPO

The initial public offering could value the company at up to $25 billion

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