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Yet another JVM language? Whiley takes a fresh approach

We may not need another JVM language, but open source Whiley could wind up with other back ends

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Spark picks up machine learning, GPU acceleration

The originator of the Apache Spark big data processing framework has outfitted its cloud service with easy access to GPU-accelerated machine learning libraries

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First look: Apple’s new MacBook Pro lineup and more

Check out the new bells and whistles -- including the Touch Bar -- on Apple's latest iterations of the MacBook Pro

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What's really at stake if AT&T buys Time Warner

Combining the telecom giant and content titan is a lose-lose for consumers and the economy alike

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Beware shortcuts in your journey to the cloud

Cloud providers tell you to lift and shift your apps for fast migration, but that approach will cost you dearly


How to Get Windows XP's Quick Launch Bar In Windows 10

The beloved Quick Launch Bar from Windows XP lives on in Windows 10, providing easy access to specific folders and files from the taskbar. Here’s how to get it.

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Cybersecurity Awareness Month: Shedding light on application security

Debunking application security fallacies for Cybersecurity Awareness Month

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73% off TechMatte Air Vent Magnetic Universal Car Mount for Smartphones - Deal Alert

The MagGrip Vent Car Mount is a sturdy, cradle-less device holding system focused on simplicity. Pop it onto your car's air vent and magnets do all the work. Currently discounted to just $8.

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How to cautiously update Windows 7 and 8.1 machines

With the new update regime now in full force, you need to change your patching ways

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As Apple fiddles, Microsoft reaches for Apple's discarded creative crown

Inertia, more than any other factor, now binds creative and power users to the Mac

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60% off Anker 60W 10-Port USB Charger - Deal Alert

Ten ports pump out 60 watts of power, enabling simultaneous multi-device charging. Discounted 60% on Amazon, and currently averaging 5/5 stars from 900 customers.


Demystifying the Law of Demeter principle

The Law of Demeter principle reduces dependencies and helps build components that are loose coupled for code reuse, easier maintenance, and testability

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Touch Bar is the highlight of Apple’s newest MacBook Pro

Apple finally -- finally! -- updated its high-end laptop with new keyboard functionality, processors, and more

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Dart's not dead! Google retools JavaScript challenger

The Dart project may not be displacing JavaScript entirely, but Google's still spiffing it up and promoting it to web developers


Paint 3D Hands-On: How Microsoft makes it easier to create

It feels weird at first, but Paint 3D builds in lots of help for people just getting started with creating 3D objects.

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Review: 7 PDF editing tools for iOS and Android

It’s not enough to read a PDF on your mobile device anymore -- you have to be able to sign it, copy it, or edit it. These apps can help

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Oracle takes Java copyright dispute with Google to appeals court

A jury in California had decided that the use of Java APIs in Android was fair use

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Samsung's smartphone share hit by Note 7 debacle, stiff competition

The smartphone market grew by 6 percent in the third quarter, said Strategy Analytics

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