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How seven mesh routers deal with Wi-Fi Protected Setup (WPS)

Wi-Fi protected setups are a security nightmare in routers. Here are seven new mesh router systems (Eero, Google Wifi, Netgear Orbi, Linksys Velop, Plume, Luma, Ubiquiti AmpliFi) and how they support WPS.

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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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Is a Microsoft WinBook coming?

ChromeBooks have been very popular devices within certain markets like education. Can Microsoft grab a share of this market with its own WinBook?

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Microsoft launches a slew of IoT-related offerings

Microsoft's goal is to reduce the complexity of IoT deployments.

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Google Cloud growth is outpacing the company's ad business

Google is still an advertising company, but the tech titan’s cloud business is growing faster than its advertising revenue. That’s one of the key take-aways from the company’s first quarter earnings report released Thursday.

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Why the Uber engineer accused of stealing Waymo secrets stepped back from self-driving cars

The Uber engineer accused of stealing trade secrets from Google's Waymo has stepped back from working on a key technology of self-driving cars. Here's what is going on.

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Should your next big hire be a chief A.I. officer?

As companies increasingly turn to artificial intelligence to make sense of big data, communicate with customers, and find answers to vexing questions, some say it's time to think about hiring a chief A.I. officer.

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FAQ: How to skip a Windows 10 upgrade

Corporate users of Windows 10 may have as little as two months to deploy a feature upgrade after passing on the one prior.

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BlackBerry KEYone sales delayed a month to meet demand, TCL CEO says

Enterprise customers eager to get their hands on the new BlackBerry KEYone, with its old-fashioned hardware keyboard, will have to wait another month until its May 31 release.

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Fired IT workers to file discrimination lawsuit

Only a few civil cases have alleged national origin discrimination in offshore outsourcing, but interest in raising this issue appears to be gaining ground.

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Ransomware attacks are taking a bigger toll on victims' wallets

Hackers spreading ransomware are getting greedier. In 2016, the average ransom demand to free computers hit with the notorious infection rose to $,1077, up from $294 the year before, according to cybersecurity firm Symantec.

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All’s fair in love, war and ERP -- FinancialForce goes for NetSuite’s jugular

There’s nothing better than a good bit of guerilla marketing. But let’s dive into FinancialForce’s approach for a minute.

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Amazon Echo Look: Do people really want an Amazon camera in their bedroom?

Amazon has come out with a new version of its Amazon Echo -- one that takes your picture and helps you analyze your outfits. But is it creepy, or cool?

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BlackBerry KeyOne smartphone to launch in U.S. and Canada in late May

The BlackBerry KeyOne, an Android-based smartphone with a hardware keyboard, will be available in the U.S. and Canada starting May 31, the phone's maker said.

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FCC chairman plans to 'reverse the mistake' of net neutrality

The U.S. Federal Communications Commission will vote May 18 to kick off a proceeding to "reverse the mistake" of the agency's 2-year-old net neutrality rules, FCC Chairman Ajit Pai said.

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California bill would force utilities to give rebates for energy-storage systems

A bill recently approved by the state’s Senate Energy, Utilities and Communications Committee, would create a rebate incentive program to encourage solar customers to add energy storage.

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After early hype, smartwatches slowly emerge with enterprise uses

A market for enterprise-use smartwatches is slowly emerging, being led by the Apple Watch.

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Microsoft adds another layer to the Windows 10 patching onion

A new update will occur monthly, or sometimes more often.

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