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NSA uses Google Web browser cookies for targeted hacks, leaked documents reveal

Think all of those advertising cookies installed on your browser are being used by the government to track people and hack into their computers? According to documents leaked by Edward Snowden, you’re not paranoid – you’re right.
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Free Wi-Fi coming to Harlem, NYC: Miracle on (and around) 134th street

New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg revealed that Harlem, one of the city's historical jewel, will be blessed with access to a free public Wi-Fi network by the middle of next year.
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HP announces new EliteBook, convertible notebook, and more

HP just took the wraps off a troika of notebooks, one of which is a convertible notebook that can assume the tablet position. You can read more about HP's newest hardware announcements here.
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Microsoft decides to allow the continued sale of Windows 7 PCs after all

Windows 8 has multiple problems. Microsoft could be buying itself more time to correct those issues by allowing PC makers to offer Windows 7 sales. This comes after Microsoft said it would halt such sales starting October 30.
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Apple MacBook Pro 13 with Retina vs. Lenovo ThinkPad T440s

The Apple MacBook Pro 13 with Retina and the Lenovo ThinkPad T440s are popular picks among business professionals, frequent fliers and anyone who needs both power and portability. We take a look at how the two notebooks stack up against one…
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HP Spectre 13t Review

HP Spectre 13t review.
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Microsoft accounts to get security boost in coming days with raft of new features

Users of Microsoft services such as Outlook.com, SkyDrive, Office 365, and Xbox will see improvements made to account security in the coming days. The company says the new features come in response to user feedback.
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Microsoft ends Windows 7 retail sales, directs consumers to Windows 8

Attempting to transition consumers away from purchasing an older copy of Windows, Microsoft has discontinued the retail version of Windows 7 and won't be supplying those copies to retailers anymore.
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Jonesing for MLB Winter Meetings news and rumors? Here’s how to stay informed

The 2013 MLB Winter Meetings are on, but what's the best way to keep track of all the news and rumors? Follow our guide, where we take you sources of info regardless of which team you're a fan of.
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Samsung debuts world’s first 1 terabyte mSATA solid-state drive

The more time passes, the smaller consumer electronics get. There's just no getting around that fact. With that in mind, get a load of Samsung's latest announcement: the world's first 1TB mSATA SSD.
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Anonymous hackers plead guilty to 2010 PayPal hack

WikiLeaks releases documents, PayPal suspends their account and Anonymous in turn attacks PayPal in a retaliatory move. The next part of the story? Those hackers just plead guilty to the attacks. Read more here.