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E3, the Electronic Entertainment Expo, highlights the latest in interactive games for computers, con

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NSA system designed to attack 'millions' of computers -- report

The US government designed computerized hacking tools to automate the process of compromising computers with attacks that let it harvest data before it is encrypted, new documents show.

By Mar. 12, 2014

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Dropbox (iOS and Android)

For sharing files across platforms, Dropbox is incredibly easy to use with a quick free download and minimal setup time.

By Jul. 24, 2013

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Computers and hardware at CES 2014: Hybrids, Chromebooks, and 4K screens

With few exceptions, PC makers are focused on revamping current products rather than launching new ideas.

By Jan. 9, 2014

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Computers at CES 2014: Chromebooks and hybrids, plus the birth of Steambox

Look for more inexpensive laptops, smarter takes on convertibles, and a chance for small desktops to conquer the living room.

By Dec. 26, 2013

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Computers sweat for 4,554 hours to simulate cloth movement

Thousands of computer hours went into figuring out how to make virtual cloth look and behave more like real cloth.

By Jul. 23, 2013

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Snowmaking with computers and an iPhone

To prepare for the Sochi Winter Olympics, organizers have hundreds of snowmaking machines ready to go. It's the same type of equipment being used at Northstar California ski resort in Lake Tahoe, where CNET got a look at its automated snowmaking system.

By Feb. 5, 2014

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NASA drops a helicopter on purpose, for science

NASA conducts a dramatic test of new helicopter safety equipment by dropping a fuselage full of dummies and capturing it all on video.

By Aug. 29, 2013

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Teens expelled in keylogging of school computers

Eleven high school students are paying the price for allegedly keylogging their teachers' computers and changing grades at will.

By Jan. 31, 2014

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How IBM is making computers more like your brain. For real

Big Blue is using the human brain as a template for breakthrough designs. Brace yourself for a supercomputer that's cooled and powered by electronic blood and small enough to fit in a backpack.

By Oct. 17, 2013

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Bromium secures computers by holding apps in isolation

New security software separates apps and their processes from the operating system to keep attacks at bay.

By Sep. 19, 2012