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A slow overnight sensation: Finding the 'easy button' for the Internet of Things

We talk to Intel's Doug Davis about what it will take to deliver an Internet of Things that will get the public excited. Hint: beer plays a supporting role.

By June 4, 2015

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Spring cleaning: Three ways to increase your computer's performance

Over time, computers end up full of add-ons and random junk. It’s time to take action.

By April 10, 2015

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Veracode study pokes holes in smart-home security

An in-depth look at the security behind six well-known smart-home products shows some alarming vulnerabilities.

By April 9, 2015

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What's it like to mix live sound for some of the world's biggest bands?

Front-of-house engineer David Haines mixes live sound for the Black Eyed Peas, among others. He fills the Audiophiliac in on how it works.

By March 18, 2015

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Facebook's new terms of service violates EU law, Belgian groups say

The groups, which analyzed the social network's new terms of service and data policy at the request of Belgium's Privacy Commission, say Facebook is placing too great a burden on its users.

By February 23, 2015

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Google aims to be your universal translator

The latest Google Translate uses your phone's camera to read foreign street signs -- even when offline.

By January 14, 2015

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Ralph Baer, father of home video game console, dies at 92

Engineer invented the predecessor to today's home video game consoles while working at a defense contractor in the late '60s and early '70s.

By December 7, 2014

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That privacy notice you're posting to Facebook? It won't work

Users of the world's largest social network are once again falling for a hoax "notice" to copyright their content.

By December 2, 2014

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Black Friday goes global as retailers import the US spending holiday

Thanksgiving may be American, but sales in the UK, France, Germany and China show the consumer frenzy is becoming a broader phenomenon.

By November 28, 2014

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Be a better Web MD with Medical Translator for Chrome

Diagnosing what ails you just got easier with this Chrome extension that translates medical jargon into plain English.

By November 7, 2014