Internet of Things gets a hand from ARM's new OS

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Defense Distributed's newest project is a PC-connected milling machine that aims to streamline the process of self-assembling AR-15 semi-automatic rifles.

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Verizon plays catchup with offers by Sprint and AT&T to increase amount of data on existing family plans.

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