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Makani energy kite is a smarter wind turbine

Makani's energy kite is an airborne wind turbine that aims to generate more energy using less materials.

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35% off Omron 10 Series Bluetooth Wireless Blood Pressure Monitor - Deal Alert

With Bluetooth Smart, you can wirelessly connect to your online dashboard for a digital record of your blood pressure readings. That way it's easier for you to track your progress and take the right steps to manage your heart.

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Rust 1.9 improves speed, error handling

Mozilla's challenger to the C language isn't slowing down, as its latest version adds cross-compilation tools and API deprecation warnings

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New JavaScript spam wave distributes Locky ransomware

European countries are the most affected, but detections have also been recorded in the United States and Canada

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Acer's Windows 10 Switch hybrids priced to battle Chromebooks

It'll be hard to find a 2-in-1 as inexpensive as Acer's $199 Switch One 10

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New Windows 10 beta build 14352 holds a few pleasant surprises

With a new ‘Start fresh' link and independent malware scans, Version 1607 looks nearly done

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Google goes after Microsoft, Tableau, and others with a new free analytics tool

Data Studio offers users five free reports and includes connections to Google products and beyond

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Juniper's new access switches add to its cloud-focused lineup

The entry-level and midrange switches come with Junos Fusion Enterprise for simplified management

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Beware zero ratings, the new threat to Net neutrality

'Zero ratings' let users stream some sites without incurring bandwidth charges, but not others. So what happened to Net neutrality?

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Don’t blame the cloud for your shoddy IT plans

If you've layered on technology willy-nilly, moving to the cloud won't prevent the resulting complexity -- unless you do some planning

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Pepperoni spices up iOS and Android app dev

The tool provides a blueprint for building mobile apps with Facebook's React Native JavaScript library

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5 active mobile threats spoofing enterprise apps

Enterprise employees use mobile apps every day to get their jobs done, but when malicious actors start impersonating those apps, it spells trouble for IT departments everywhere. Here are 5 apps that masquerade as real apps.

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The Full Nerd Episode 1: GeForce GTX 1070 and Intel's Skull Canyon NUC

This week Gordon Mah Ung, Brad Chacos, and Alaina Yee poke Intel's new "game-ready" Skull Canyon NUC and ponder GeForce GTX 1070 vs. GTX 1080.

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PCWorld Show Episode 18: Microsoft trickery, WinPhone woes, and Twitter upgrades

Jon, Brad and Gordon rage about Microsoft's decision to trick people into upgrading to Windows 10, Twitter tries to make its service usable and Windows Phone dies a little more.

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20% off iDevices iGrill2 Bluetooth Grill Thermometer - Deal Alert

The iGrill2, a Bluetooth Smart meat thermometer, makes grilling and smoking easier, more convenient and a whole lot smarter.

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Google wins retrial over its use of Java in Android

The jury found Google's use of Java was 'fair use,' turning down Oracle's claims of illegal infringement

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My two cents on constructors in C#

Constructors in C# initialize the members of the class to which they belong and design your classes with elegance

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Twitter open-sources Heron for real-time stream analytics

Twitter's in-house replacement for Apache Storm, backward-compatible with that project, is now available to everyone

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