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Gaming on Linux, Steam machines set to soar with DirectX competitor Vulkan

The look of games on Linux-based Steam machines and mobile devices will improve with the upcoming Vulkan API.

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Most enterprises plan to boost cloud use this year

Fully 90% of enterprises plan to maintain or boost spending on cloud computing this year.

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Google didn't abuse its position in Streetmap case, UK court rules

Google has prevailed in a court case filed against it by U.K.-based online mapping company Streetmap alleging anticompetitive behavior.

GitHub apologizes for ignoring community concerns

An open letter outlines how the code-sharing site intends to make amends to developers

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New Chromebook won't break with 365-pound person standing on it

CTL's NL6x Extra-Rugged Chromebook for Education can withstand drops and bumps.

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New SourceForge owners kill contentious DevShare bloatware program

SourceForge wants to be a trusted repository of open source software. Its first step is killing DevShare, the revenue sharing bundleware program.

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Nasdaq to use blockchain to record shareholder votes

Later this year, Nasdaq plans to record stockholders' electronic votes on its own blockchain system for companies listed on its exchange in Estonia. By digitizing the entire process, it expects to speed and simplify the proxy voting...

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Google VR may ditch the smartphone with motion-tracking standalone headsets

The secret to Google’s VR plans could be energy-efficient chips with motion detection.

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North Korean dictator Kim Jong-un hates freedom, loves his Macs

Walled gardens abound in North Korea.

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Intel SSDs may get speed, capacity boost with new Micron chips

Intel's solid-state drives could be poised for a big jump in capacity and speed with new 3D flash chips coming from Micron.

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Five sue Apple over Error 53 and bricked iPhones

Error 53 is triggered when users update or upgrade to a new version of iOS, and the operating system detects that either the owner or a third-party shop has changed components in the iPhone.

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AT&T to run field trials of 5G wireless in Austin this year

AT&T said it will being field trials of faster 5G wireless technology this summer in Austin, Texas.

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White-hat hackers key to securing connected cars

Federal regulator warns of security and privacy risks in connected cars, calling on manufacturers to partner with white-hat hackers to seek out flaws and vulnerabilities.

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Apple's iPhone sued for infringement of touch feedback patents

Haptic technology company Immersion has accused Apple and AT&T of infringement of three of its patents in the latest iPhone models and Apple watches

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Is the road to machine learning paved with API providers?

To take advantage of machine learning, most companies will probably turn to third-party APIs rather than do the work themselves.

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Navy tests first ‘reversible’ clean energy fuel cell storage system

Boeing has delivered what it's calling a first-of-its-kind "reversible" fuel cell system for the U.S. Navy that uses a solid oxide cell to store energy created from solar power to produce clean, zero-emissions electricity.

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Need data-science skills? Now your team can learn together

Data-science training company DataCamp has added DataCamp Groups so organizational team leaders can coordinate teams or classes, track their students’ progress and see how their skills evolve over time.

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Hackers of two Ukrainian utilities probably hit mining and railroad targets, too

The attackers who crippled Ukrainian power operators in December probably committed attacks shortly before against a mining company and a railway operator, Trend Micro said Thursday.

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