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Malibal Nine X7200

What can you say about a laptop that ships with a 300W power supply and weighs more than 14 pounds? The Malibal Nine X7200 is an exercise in extremes: it's big, heavy, and gets loud under heavy use, but it's very, very fast on games...


Security vendors push intrusion-detection, professional services

Established vendors and startups last week announced products and services for network intrusion-detection and outsourced security management.

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Intriguing nuggets from the conference that bills itself as "The State of Now."

Report: Google Ditches Windows Over Security Issues

Google employees are slamming Microsoft's Windows operating system, claiming security vulnerabilities in the OS left the company open to Chinese hackers in January 2010, a new report says. According to the Financial Times, Google will...

Developer finds major coding errors in Facebook, MySpace

Social-networking sites MySpace and Facebook have apparently fixed coding errors that could have allowed an attacker access to all of their users' data and photos.

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Apple earnings story

Cisco 'doubles down' on collaboration with 61 new products

Cisco Systems massively expanded its collaboration technologies portfolio on Monday with the announcement of 61 products, including a corporate-grade hosted e-mail system called Cisco WebEx Mail, a social networking application, and a...

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Windows 11 Insider Previews: What’s in the latest build?

Get the latest info on new preview builds of Windows 11 as they roll out to Windows Insiders. Now updated for Windows 11 Insider Preview Build 22621.317 for the Release Preview Channel, released on July 28, 2022.

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The awkward thing about Android 13

Google's latest and greatest Android software isn't quite what it seems on the surface.

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Apple's latest controversy: Expanded App Store advertising

Apple may be ramping up opportunities for developers to reach customers via its App Store – or building its own business at others' expense.

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As technology evolves, obsolescence is a given

Remember the old TV show ‘The Jetsons’? How is it that people in the near future never seemed to worry about outdated technology?

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7 Google Pixel settings you should change this second

Got one of Google's Pixel phones? These easily overlooked adjustments will unlock some of your phone's most impressive advanced powers.

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Apple, the move to renewable energy, and why it matters

Apple's decision to pivot to services and subscriptions means that 40% of its gross revenues after costs in the last quarter came from those sources. But what about the energy needed to drive them (and build on them down the road)?...

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Overdependence on PCs and servers drag Intel down

Macroeconomic headwinds weighed on Intel’s results, even as competitors show more resilience.

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Apple’s Q3: Services, iPhone, loyalty help company (narrowly) beat estimates

Apple's earnings in the past three months beat estimates, while its services income shows it is getting pretty good at boosting per-user revenue, giving the company protection in uncertain times.

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Real Messenger: The birth of an industry-centric social network?

One of the problems with social networks is that they tend to be broad and unfocused, which isn't ideal for business. That's why Real Messenger might be onto something.

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The story behind Google’s in-house desktop Linux

The best-known Google operating system is Chrome OS, but inside Google itself, the company also uses its own Linux desktop distro — gLinux.

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Windows 10: A guide to the updates

Here's what you need to know about each update to the current version of Windows 10 as it's released from Microsoft. Now updated for KB5015878, released on July 26, 2022.

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What Microsoft’s results might tell us about Apple’s business

Microsoft confirmed slowing PC sales, attributing this to COVID-19. But could Apple Silicon be eating into the edges of the PC business?

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