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Google finally lets you save your parking spot in latest Maps beta

A new option in the Google Maps beta lets you manually save a parking location, take notes, and snap a photo.

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Netgear's feature-packed 802.11ad router has dropped to $350

For today only, Amazon's offering Netgear's Nighthawk X10 router at an all-time low.

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Bonjour Bixby: Samsung unveils its own AI aide to debut on the Galaxy S8

Samsung introduces its own virtual assistant named Bixby, which is set to debut on the Galaxy S8 next week, though it isn't a Google Assistant clone.

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FBI looks into Russian hack of US election, possible Trump involvement

The FBI is actively investigating Russia's attempts to influence the 2016 U.S. presidential election and possible cooperation from President Donald Trump's campaign, agency director James Comey confirmed.

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Star Citizen dumps DirectX 12 plans to focus on Vulkan-powered graphics

Star Citizen only plans support the Vulkan graphics API on all platforms, rather than adding DirectX 12 to Windows 10 alone.

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Guess goes all in on Android Wear 2.0 as it reboots its smartwatch strategy

At Baselworld 2017, Guess launches new fashion-minded models aimed at the consumer and luxury markets in a variety of finishes and straps.

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LG's 4K HDR monitor gets a price and release date, heralding a new era for PC displays

LG's 4K HDR monitor now has pricing info and a general release date. The future of PC displays is almost here.

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Qualcomm's new chip brings high-end features to low-end 'candy bar' phones

Qualcomm believes there's an untapped opportunity in candy bar phones, and believes it can bring smartphone-like power to these handsets. So it has made the 205 Mobile chip, which will bring LTE capabilities, better graphics and more responsiveness to candy-bar and low-end smartphones.

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BlackBerry readies a more secure version of the Samsung Galaxy S7

Secusmart, the BlackBerry subsidiary that secures the German Chancellor Angela Merkel's smartphone, will roll out a version of its SecuSuite security software compatible with Samsung Electronics' Knox platform later this year.

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Bdrive secures files in the cloud with fingerprints and fragmentation

Maximum privacy seems to be the goal for the new enterprise authentication and cloud storage services Bundesdruckerei is showing at Cebit this week.

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GelTouch adds a new dimension to touch-sensitive controls

The problem with a lot of touch-sensitive controls is that the communication is one-way: they can feel you, but you can't feel them.

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Japan looks beyond Industry 4.0 towards Society 5.0

Declining birth rate, aging population, natural disasters, pollution: Do these sound like issues the IT industry can deal with? Japanese businesses say yes, and a number of them are at the Cebit trade show in Hanover, Germany, to explain why.

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Cebit showcases security after Snowden

It's almost four years since Edward Snowden leaked U.S. National Security Agency documents revealing the extent of the organization's surveillance of global internet traffic, but he's still making the headlines in Germany.

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McDonald’s India asks users to update app after data leak report

McDonald’s India operation asked users to upgrade their McDelivery app as a 'precautionary measure' after a security firm said it had found that it was leaking personal data of over 2.2 million users.

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Intel claims storage speed record with first large-capacity Optane SSD

Intel says large-capacity Optane drives with up to 1.5TB of storage are on their way.