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Build your online empire with these 6 free Web hosting services

Here are out picks for the best free Web hosting sites of 2009.

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At long last, the AMD Radeon R9 Nano is ready for its close up

Thanks to some leaked detail shots, we now have our first in-depth look at the physical construction of AMD's compact card with High Bandwidth Memory. Whether it can game or not remains to be seen.

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How to measure your PC’s power use, and why it matters

PCs and laptops are capable of some incredible things, but just how much power do they use? We've got a quick solution for you, and we'll discuss when and why it's important to know just how much juice that box is drinking.

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MIT researchers may have put an end to file loss from system crashes

A research project carried out at MIT seems poised to offer the first step towards a file system that's impervious to data loss in the event of an unexpected system failure.

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Shaky internet? Have someone else upload your files to Google’s Cloud Storage platform

If you've got data but don't want to wait for it to upload over your slow connection, you can use a third-party service to upload your physical drives to Google's Cloud Storage platform.

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Confused about USB Type-C? These stickers will help sort it out

As the USB Type-C rollout begins in earnest, the Implementers' Forum has decided it's time to clear up the confusion with a set of logos for each USB port.

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Is your Chromebook ill? A simple reset can fix its woes – here’s how

A Chromebook is, basically, a web browser wrapped in a laptop. Imagine the browser part as a juicy hot dog wrapped in the light and fluffy bun that is the hardware. This is the exact opposite of a traditional Windows or OS X laptop, with operating systems that…

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Frictional Games’ SOMA may scare you, but won’t frighten your gaming PC

Frictional is hoping that SOMA scares the life out of as many people as possible when it's released next month. To make sure that happens, it's made the specifications so reasonable anyone can run it.

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Skylake release to see Dell XPS 13 and Asus ZenBooks updated

If you're in the market for a new laptop, hold fire for a few more months as Intel's Skylake isn't far away and every man and his dog is set to refresh their ranges, starting it seems, with Asus and Dell, which already have listings up with some retailers.

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Microsoft’s prototype keyboard cover has a built in e-ink touchscreen

E-ink displays might be most well known for their use in eBooks, but they can also add touch functionality to devices without draining the battery too much. That's what Microsoft's done with its latest keyboard cover prototype.

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U.S. government can now sue companies that fail to protect customer data

Companies that fail to protect customer data from hackers and other sources could soon face the wrath of the FTC, after the federal commission successfully sued the Wyndham hotel chain over its failure to provide safeguards for customer information.

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Ashley Madison execs hacked competitors, emails suggest

The fortunes of Ashley Madison continue take a further turn for the worse, as emails between the company's CEO and CTO appear to suggest that plans were made in 2012 to hack a competing service.

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Ashley Madison offers $380K reward in bid to catch hackers

As the fallout continues in the wake of the Ashley Madison hack, the company behind the website, Avid Life Media, has announced a $380,000 reward for information leading to the arrest of those involved.

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You could play against Maria Sharapova at the U.S. Open, thanks to this amazing VR experience

Ever wondered how it would be to return the tennis serve of a champion? If you’re headed to the U.S. Open later this month, you may have the chance to find out — without having to set foot on the court itself, or risk embarrassing yourself in front of the…

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Report: Microsoft’s Office 2016 may launch on September 22

Targeting a Fall 2015 launch to hit mobile devices prior to the holiday shopping season, Office 2016 could be released as early as late September 2015 with significant updates to Microsoft's suite of software.

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