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People are looking up VPNs after the House voted away internet privacy rules

In the days following a vote that would allow ISPs to sell customer data without permission, searches for VPN services has seen a noticeable increase, but are these people actually buying the software?
Computing

Official Windows 10 Creators Update disk image now available for Insiders

Microsoft has officially released disk image files containing the Creators Update to members of the Insider program, allowing them to perform a clean install of the new version of Windows 10.
Computing

MIT's self-assembly chips could keep Moore's law going

Breaking through the 10nm manufacturing barrier is something that a lot of companies are struggling with, but MIT has developed a new method which could fix that, without requiring extensive fabrication refits.
Computing

AOC releases 4K UHD display suited to gamers and creative professionals alike

AOC has introduced a number of monitors over the last several months, and it doesn't appear to be slowing down. Its latest model is the U3277PWQU, and it looks to be focused on providing a premium, high-resolution experience.
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Light up your desktop's insides with Corsair's colorful new Vengeance RGB memory kits

Corsair recently made its new Vengeance RGB DDR4 memory available for purchase in five separate kits. Pricing ranges between $150 and $600, spanning kits from 8GB to 64GB. All kits are based on XMP 2.0 for safe, easy overclocking.
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FCC pushes Lifeline broadband subsidy approval back to the states

An FCC decision alters how companies are approved to participate in the Lifeline program regarding broadband services, reversing a change from 2016 that would have expanded approvals from the states to include the FCC.
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The Asus Zenbook UX370 is on its way, according to recent FCC documents

The Asus Zenbook Flip UX370, an upcoming Windows 10 2-in-1 device that would replace the UX360, appears to have entered the FCC certification process and some interesting information has been uncovered.
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Samsung takes aim at Google and Eero with new smart home Wi-Fi system

Aiming to get in on the smart Wi-Fi market, Samsung announced its own home router system complete with mesh network support and a host of unique features -- including support for your smart home devices.
Cool Tech

See the cyborg system that lets humans control turtles with their minds

The human-turtle interface combines features from brain-computer interfaces and computer-brain interfaces, which send signals from brains to computers and computers to brains respectively.
Cool Tech

Targeting flatbed scanners could allow hackers to break into secure "air-gapped" computer systems

Researchers from Israel's Cyber Security Research Center have conceived of a method by which hackers could bypass firewalls by hacking a flatbed scanner using a laser-toting drone.
Computing

Xerox brings touch interfaces, apps, and personalization to office printing

In an effort to redefine an entire product category, Xerox is launching 29 new printers and multifunction devices that share a renewed approach to how users interact with them, complete with tablet-like interfaces and apps.
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Harman Kardon's Cortana-powered smart speaker will support two-way Skype calls

Microsoft will be joining the competitive "headless" personal digital assistant device market soon with a "premium smart speaker" produced by Harman Kardon and it will offer two-way Skype calling.