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Microsoft seeks Indian customers with exclusive Skype Lite app

There’s a growing population of Skype users in India, and Microsoft wants to capitalize on that with the launch of Skype Lite, a new app that’s designed to be more useful in that market.

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UPS launches an autonomous drone from a delivery truck

In the future, UPS wants its drivers to team up with delivery drones to more efficiently distribute packages to rural areas.

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Redfin CTO says machine learning needs human help

Machine learning can automate the handling of huge troves of data to help companies make and save money. However, they’re not without pitfalls, as the real estate tech company Redfin learned.

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Best Buy has cut the MacBook Air's price tag to $800

You can get Apple's cheapest MacBook for even less at Best Buy right now.

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Everything we think we know about the LG G6

Mobile World Congress is right around the corner, and rumors are flying about LG's next flagship. Here's everything we've heard so far.

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Java and Python FTP attacks can punch holes through firewalls

The Java and Python runtimes fail to properly validate FTP URLs, which can potentially allow attackers to punch holes through firewalls to access local networks.

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Intel supercharges Atom chips with 16 cores and pro-level features

Intel's Atom was mostly known as a low-end chip for mobile devices that underperformed. That may not be the case anymore.

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Everything we think we know about Samsung’s Galaxy Tab S3

Samsung will be bringing a new tablet to Mobile World Congress this year, the first update to the flagship Galaxy Tab S line in nearly 18 months.

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Don’t wait for 5G: LTE could be your key to IoT

One of the many whiz-bang features promised in 5G is a new way of connecting millions of small, low-powered IoT devices. But there's no need to wait: Two forms of LTE tuned for IoT have entered a market that's already heating up with rapidly expanding specialist networks.

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LTE speeds outpace home internet with new Qualcomm and Intel modems

With every new generation of smartphone, LTE connections get faster. That's because the devices have faster modems that can transfer data at unprecedented download speeds.

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Facebook's latest Snapchat attack: WhatsApp status updates

WhatsApp rips off Snapchat Stories with new update that brings disappearing pictures, GIFs, and videos to statuses.

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Fingerprint scanning is coming to Chromebooks

Speculate no more. Google is actively working on a fingerprint unlock feature for Chrome OS.

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ARM buys Mistbase and NextG-Com to extend its reach in IoT

Chip designer ARM has a new strategy for the internet of things: to offer complete solutions "from application software to antenna."

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Verizon knocks $350 million off Yahoo deal after massive data breaches

Verizon Communications will pay US$350 million less for Yahoo after two major data breaches reported by the struggling internet pioneer.

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Soon your Samsung Galaxy's fingerprint reader will unlock your Windows 10 PC

After the Windows 10 Creators Update, owners of select Galaxy devices will be able to unlock their PCs with their fingerprint.