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iPad mini 4 review: Finally, the update that you’ve been waiting for

A faster processor and a better screen make for a better iPad mini.

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Adidas to 3D print custom insoles in sneakers

Adidas has announced Futurecraft 3D, a 3D-printed running shoe midsole that can be tailored to the cushioning needs of an individual’s foot.

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HP, SanDisk partner to bring storage-class memory to market

Hewlett-Packard and SanDisk announced that they have partnered to develop resistive RAM memory (ReRAM) as a non-volatile memory replacement for DRAM that's 1,000 times faster than NAND flash.

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Microsoft hopes to wow with Surface Book and Surface Pro 4

Every vendor likes to claim it’s ‘reinventing’ technology, but with the Surface Book, in particular, Microsoft may really change the way you view notebooks.

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IBM chases Intel with new Power-based Linux servers sold over the Web

IBM is gunning for a slice of Intel's x86 server chip business with a new family of Power systems that run Linux and will be sold directly to customers over the Web.

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Toyota to produce a self-driving car by 2020

Toyota has been testing a new automated driving test vehicle called Highway Teammate, with the aim of launching related products by around 2020.

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Panasonic surpasses SolarCity with world's most efficient solar panel

Panasonic has achieved a new record for energy conversion in a photovoltaic panel, squeaking by SolarCity, which announced its own record last week.

Why aren’t you managing your Macs?

The iPad Pro isn’t Apple’s only way into business. Macs are showing up at work in larger numbers, but all too often, they’re left unmanaged. CIOs need to make sure IT knows that Macs aren’t going away – and that they can be managed.

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SolarCity claims it has created the world's most powerful solar panel

Solar City said it has created a photovoltaic panel capable of 22% efficiency, 7 percentage points higher than average solar panels.

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Nearly a million illegal tons of smog resulted from VW's diesel cars

According to an analysis by used car aggregation site Autolist, Volkswagen's 11 million emissions- cheating vehicles spewed 918,720 tons of additional nitrogen oxide pollution into the air we breath.

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Retailers said to be weighing lawsuits over chip cards, fraud-liability shift

Retailers have complained of backlogs of six to nine months in getting credit-card companies to certify the new card terminals for use.

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Lies, damned lies and benchmarks

Volkswagen cheated on the emissions tests for 11 million vehicles. But it’s not the only company that has built lying into its testing and benchmarking.

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Intel, Samsung launch their fastest SSDs with up to 5Gbps speeds

Samsung announced its fastest consumer SSD, which comes in a gumstick form factor and has a top speed of 2.5Gbps. Intel announced its fastest enterprise-class PCIe SSD, an expansion card with a top speed of 5Gbps.

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Low-cost 3D printers driving massive growth

3D printer shipments are forecast to more than double every year between 2016 and 2019, by which time worldwide shipments are expected to reach more than 5.6 million, according to new research from Gartner.

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iPhone 6S doubles down on memory and speed

Now that iFixit has completed its annual iPhone teardown, rumors that the new smartphone would have 2GB of DRAM have been confirmed, along with a performance surprise.

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Audi admits 2.1 million cars cheated emissions tests

Two of Volkswagen's subsidiaries have admitted to using software that cheated emissions tests. Audi admitted that 2.1 million vehicles worldwide, including almost 13,000 in the U.S., and Czech-based Škoda Auto said 1.2 million of its...

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How the DMCA may have let carmakers cheat clean air standards

The Digital Millennium Copyright Act has allowed carmakers to claim protection of their embedded code, which kept independent researchers from probing vehicle software and likely allowed Volkswagen to cheat on emissions far longer...

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EPA details how VW software thwarted emission tests

A letter to Volkswagen from the U.S. EPA details how cars were able to detect they were being tested for emissions and placed the engine in a "clean" mode during those tests.

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