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How to share your DRM-free ebooks with Calibre

Calibre 3.0 ebook management software has all kinds of little tricks including the ability to set up an ebook server on your home network.

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Why Microsoft's ARM-based Windows 10 laptops still have a lot to prove

Asus, HP, and Lenovo plan to bring Windows 10 to devices running on ARM Snapdragon processors. But the future devices have a lot to prove.

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9 supremely useful PC productivity programs

These free and low-cost Windows programs will improve your desktop experience and boost your productivity. What are you waiting for? Go get 'em.

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Microsoft shows the power of its Pen with a new Whiteboard app and other upgrades

Microsoft wants you to use Windows 10's inking talents every day. That's why it's offering a collection of pens that will roam with you, and coming later, the Whiteboard collaborative app.

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Wanawiki is the WannaCry fix that might save affected PCs—if you work fast

A new tool, calleed wanawiki, helps defeat the WannaCry ransomware on older Windows PCs by reconstructing the unlock key.

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SAP seeks to speed analytics with AI technology

SAP wants to speed up how analytics adapt to change. It's doing that by embedding SAP Predictive Analytics' machine learning capabilities in S/4Hana.

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How to remove ransomware like WannaCry: Use this battle plan to fight back

Ransomware has exploded onto the PC, including the recent WannaCry outbreak. We'll show you what to do to avoid it, remove it, and—if necessary—even negotiate with its authors.

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Apple's iTunes is coming to the Windows Store

Apple's iTunes is joining Spotify in Microsoft's Windows Store.

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Microsoft's Story Remix uses machine learning and mixed reality to make your movies awesome

Microsoft's Story Remix taps every key feature of the Windows platform to help you make impressive movies quickly and easily.

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The next 5 years in AI will be frenetic, says Intel's new AI chief

Research into artificial intelligence is going gangbusters, and the frenetic pace won't let up for about five years, the head of Intel's new AI division predicts.

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The Windows weakness no one mentions: Speech recognition

Cortana can talk. Skype can translate. But voice dictation via Windows remains a challenge. Microsoft's Video Indexer service offers a way forward, but only for enterprise customers.

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VMware unveils the latest nervous system for enterprise IoT

The internet of things seems tailor-made for management headaches. VMware is taking on this challenge with VMware Pulse IoT Center, a solution that draws on two platforms the company already sells.

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IBM's new PowerAI tools automate image recognition

IBM is trying to remove some of the complications related to image recognition with new tools to automate critical machine learning tasks.

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Opera 45 goes social with sidebars for Facebook Messenger, WhatsApp, and Telegram

Opera 45 lets you easily share content with friends thanks to built-in messaging features.

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ServiceNow taps AI to automate everyday workflows

ServiceNow is bringing enhanced machine-learning capabilities to its Now Platform for business process automation, strengthening its base in IT management while making further inroads into other areas of the enterprise.