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The best VPNs 2017

What is a VPN? If you're concerned about online privacy, a virtual private network (VPN) will help keep snoopers at bay. We round up the best VPN services for hiding your location online and allowing you to access blocked content and...

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Mingis on Tech: How IT can prep for robots and avoid cloud migration woes

Here's how IT can get ready for the coming robotics revolution at work -- and avoid messing up a big move to the cloud.

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Anyone can control these live, streaming bots through a chat room

Bay area start-up, Let's Robot, is letting anyone control its robotic fleet using commands entered in a chat room.

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Anyone can command these live streaming bots via chat room

Bay area start-up, Let's Robot, is letting anyone control it's robotic fleet using commands entered in a Twitch chat room.

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Russian Android users get more app choices in Google settlement

Google will pay 438 million rubles (US$7.8 million) and will stop requiring its apps be preloaded on Android smartphones in Russia in an antitrust settlement with the country's Federal Antimonopoly Service.

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The Internet Archive brings Apple's classic Macintosh to your browser

The Internet Archive's newest collection lets you try classic Macintosh desktop systems, as well as software like MacPaint and MacWrite.

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New NSA leak may expose its bank spying, Windows exploits

A hacking group has released suspected U.S. government files that show the National Security Agency may have spied on banks across the Middle East.

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24% off NETGEAR CM700 DOCSIS 3.0 Cable Modem 1.4Gbps Certified for XFINITY, Time Warner, Charter, and More - Deal Alert

The NETGEAR CM700 High Speed Cable Modem provides a connection to high-speed cable Internet with speeds up to 1.4 Gbps. It is CableLabs certified DOCSIS 3.0 that is 32X faster than 2.0 devices. A Gigabit Ethernet port provides faster...

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Get 75+ Hours of In-Depth Computer Science Training For 90% Off ($39) - Deal Alert

It's possible to get a high quality education in technology without paying astronomical fees or ending up with huge student loans. The Complete Computer Science Bundle offers 78 hours of premium instruction, and is currently just $39,...

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Get 72% off NordVPN Virtual Private Network Service For a Limited Time - Deal Alert

NordVPN has discounted their popular VPN software 72%. Use our link and see the discount applied when you click "buy now".

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YouTube launches low-bandwidth version for India

Google rolled out Wednesday a version of its YouTube video sharing app that is targeted at users who do not have robust internet connections.

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What is serverless computing?

In this animation, Network World explains some of the concepts of serverless computing, and how it represents the next phase of cloud computing for Internet of Things applications and products.

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April Fools' 2017 roundup: The pranks start early this year

It is April 1, and you know what that means: pranks. Companies from all over are getting in on the fun -- here are some of the best hoaxes around.

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Mobile connectivity issues plague many enterprises

A new survey indicates that mobile network connectivity problems top the list of complaints for mobile-related trouble tickets at enterprises. Network World's Keith Shaw chats via Skype with NetMotion Software CEO Christopher Kenessey...

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UK official wants police access to WhatsApp messages

A senior U.K. official is asking that law enforcement should be given access to encrypted messages on WhatsApp and similar services, a demand that is likely to fuel an ongoing debate over whether companies should create backdoors into...

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Twitter mulls an enhanced TweetDeck for power users as subscription rumors swirl

Twitter has started surveying users to check their interest in a new enhanced version of its TweetDeck product, raising the possibility that the company is considering a paid version of the service.

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Lose yourself in the Infinity Room, a mixed-media art project at SXSW

This piece by artist Refik Anadol takes it to infinity.

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Google pulls virtual assistant ad after user outcry

Google Home users got a surprise Thursday when their virtual assistants cheerily mentioned that the live-action remake of “Beauty and the Beast” is opening in theaters this weekend. The ad has since been pulled.

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