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Microsoft reinstates My People for Windows 10, connecting you to your BFFs

Microsoft has made the delayed My People experience part of its recent Windows 10 Insider build, putting your best friends as close as your taskbar.

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This overclocked EVGA GTX 1050 Ti costs less than reference models

Amazon's offering this factory overclocked GeForce GTX 1050 Ti budget card for just $116 right now.

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Google's Chrome will soon start warning you more about HTTP pages

A Google effort to push websites to implement encryption is expanding. Starting in October, the company will flag even more HTTP connections as insecure in its Chrome browser.

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Macworld's latest digital edition.

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This week in games: Forza Horizon 3 gets Hot Wheels, Terry Crews gets a wild Old Spice PC

Plus: The unveiling of Night Trap's 25th Anniversary Edition, someone speedruns Dark Souls 3 in an hour and a half, and Planet Coaster shows off its "make everybody vomit" cheat code. This is gaming news for April 24 to 28.

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Legal war with Apple hits Qualcomm's revenue projections

The legal fight between Apple and Qualcomm on licensing modem technology is turning uglier every day.

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Your car will eventually live-stream video of your driving to the cloud

With a barrage of sensors, cameras and LiDAR equipment and embedded WiFi, autonomous vehicles are expected to produce an ocean of big data that could reach about 5,800 exabytes in size.

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The North Face’s parent company names new CIO

Sandra Harris is taking over for retiring Martin Schneider at a time when retailers are overhauling both back-end and customer-facing technology to meet consumers' digital shopping habits.

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Android device updates: Galaxy S8, S8+ update arrives for T-Mobile and Verizon models

Verizon's Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge are finally getting Nougat, while the Xperia XZ and X are pushing ahead to Android 7.1.1.

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Network management vulnerability exposes cable modems to hacking

Hundreds of thousands of internet gateway devices from around the world, primarily cable modems, are vulnerable to hacking because of a serious weakness in their implementation of the Simple Network Management Protocol.

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Radeon owners rebel when AMD drivers stealth drop Quake Champions links on desktops

The Radeon 17.4.4 drivers for AMD graphics cards installed a shortcut to the Quake Champions website on user desktops, without warning or the ability to opt out.

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Sorry Pixel owners, Google probably won't update your phones past Android P

Google announces that the Pixel and Pixel XL will only receive guaranteed version updates until October 2018 and security updates until October 2019.

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Blame terrorists if you get a speeding ticket while driving in France

Drivers in France might be able to blame terrorists for their next speeding ticket, as police there crack down on mobile apps warning of their presence.

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If software eats everything, are network engineers on the menu?

If you're a network engineer, don't rush out and learn a programming language. To compete in the new world of software-defined networking, it might be more important to start thinking like a programmer. That was one of the ideas that...

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The Week in iOS Apps: Make music with Audiobus and two other new music creation apps

This week's roundup includes three new apps that help you make music or put a melodic soundtrack on your iOS videos.

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Surface sales sag and Windows Phones fade, as Microsoft's hardware business takes a hit

Microsoft's device businesses took a hit this quarter, as Microsoft admitted during an earnings call that Surface sales were lower than expected and sales of its branded Windows phones would essentially end by June.

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The 10 Mac games you need to play from April 2017

You're sure to find something fun in this packed month of new releases.

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Users have little confidence their company can protect their mobile device

A survey sponsored by Check Point found that 64 percent of respondents are doubtful that their organization can prevent a mobile cyberattack. What can be done to combat that?

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