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Intel isn't yet done with x86 smartphone chips

Smartphones with Intel-based x86 chips aren't dead yet. Intel may have stopped making Atom chips for smartphones, but a partner is keeping that effort alive.

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Start with Scratch: Learn Linux by rolling your own distro

Linux From Scratch teaches you how to bake a complete Linux system, minus cutting-edge details like Docker -- although for those allergic to systemd, you can leave that out too

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SAP sets launch date for its Cloud Platform SDK for iOS

The date is March 30, and SAP will charge iOS developers for classroom-based courses but offer free online training materials for the SDK

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NTT DoCoMo demos VR control of robots over 5G

A prototype 5G radio link hit speeds of 15Gbps during the demo

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Cloud companies are eyeing cell services, Nokia CEO says

Nokia sees webscale players, enterprises, and utilities looking at new ways to use wireless

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Samsung's disjointed OS strategy poses a hurdle for users

Samsung's new Galaxy Books provide a glimpse into the messy strategy of using Windows, Android, and Tizen on different devices

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What’s new in Rails 5.1: Better JavaScript, for one

Rails 5.1 allows developers to manage JavaScript dependencies with Facebook's Yarn package manager

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What IT must do now that Cloudflare leaked user data

No one really knows what website and mobile app information got leaked where, but here's what IT should consider doing to be safe

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Don't panic about SHA-1—fix it

Crypto experts agree it's time to ditch SHA-1 if you haven't already, but also to know where the real risks are

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Google will add Assistant to non-Pixel smartphones this week

After months of exclusivity on the Pixel and Pixel XL, Google is opening up Assistant to a bunch of Android smartphones

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Yes, that really is a new BlackBerry keyboard phone

The new BlackBerry is from TCL, not BlackBerry, but includes BlackBerry's Dtek security software as well as programmable keys

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3 little things in Linux 4.10 that will make a big difference

Here's what virtualized GPUs, better cache management, and better handling of writes will mean to your cloud provider and your Linux apps

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UN steps in to end marketing war over what 5G means

It means you won't get real 5G service until 2020, according to the ITU, the UN's telecom standards body

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Ransomware 'customer support' chat reveals criminals' ruthlessness

F-Secure publishes 34 pages of chat transcripts between victims and gang's 'support rep'

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FCC rolls back net neutrality ISP transparency rules

Small ISPs will no longer be required to inform customers of their network management practices

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Container-friendly Alpine Linux may get Java port

Project Portola would port the JDK to the security-focused, lightweight Linux distribution

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Uber ugliness unmasks Silicon Valley's bro culture

Recent revelations about sexual harassment and gender discrimination at Uber are the tip of the iceberg for a ‘bro culture’ run amok

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A trove of new but unexciting Android smartphones to debut at MWC

Older brands like BlackBerry and Nokia to reappear with new devices, as Chinese manufacturers show their updates

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