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Riverbed buys Xirrus

Riverbed recently announced it’s buying Xirrus for an undisclosed sum of money. The former is a company that builds SD-WAN products and generally looks to improve and optimize WANs. Xirrus, on the other hand, builds next-gen Wi-Fi networks. With the

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Google will automatically translate local reviews into your language

Thanks to the internet, consumers are less likely to visit a gross restaurant or other bad location. You see, by reading online reviews, they can avoid these negative experiences. This is particularly helpful when travelling to a new city, as you

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DJI’s new FPV goggles let you control your drone with head movements

 When DJI announced the Mavic Pro last year they also teased a pair of FPV goggles that could be used to see first-person video from DJI’s drones. But we didn’t get many more details than that… until now. Read More

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Facebook launches telco infrastructure accelerator with Orange

 Back in February, the Facebook-led Telecom Infrastructure Project led a call to put $170 million into startups focusing on solutions to improve infrastructure: the switching technologies, engineering, cabling and other components that go into building networking for internet and other communications services. Today

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Home computing classic reborn as ZX Spectrum Next

Back in early 80s Britain, when home computing was still very, very young, Sinclair’s ZX Spectrum opened the eyes of bedroom gamers to a new world of color and became a massive hit. The affordable 8-bit computer-in-a-keyboard was literally everywhere,

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Home computing classic reborn as ZX Spectrum Next

Back in early 80s Britain, when home computing was still very, very young, Sinclair’s ZX Spectrum opened the eyes of bedroom gamers to a new world of color and became a massive hit. The affordable 8-bit computer-in-a-keyboard was literally everywhere,

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Most Brits can’t explain what ransomware is

Despite the fact that the media is constantly buzzing with stories of successful ransomware attacks, the general public in the UK is largely unaware of the threat. Backup experts Acronis polled Brits, and in their report it says that 60

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The Linux Foundation launches IoT-focused open source EdgeX Foundry, Ubuntu-maker Canonical joins

The Internet of Things is gaining in popularity just as many pundits have predicted for years. Having a connected home is easy and cost effective, thanks to devices like Amazon Echo, WeMo lights, and Nest thermostats. It really is an

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Breakability tests confirm increased fragility on the Galaxy S8 and S8+

If you suspect that the large, curved Infinity Displays on Samsung’s latest Galaxy S8 series are easy to break, then results from a breakability test conducted by SquareTrade (a smartphone insurance company) support your hunch. SquareTrade’s results indicate that the

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Breakability tests confirm increased fragility on the Galaxy S8 and S8+

If you suspect that the large, curved Infinity Displays on Samsung’s latest Galaxy S8 series are easy to break, then results from a breakability test conducted by SquareTrade (a smartphone insurance company) support your hunch. SquareTrade’s results indicate that the

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Tiny house crammed with custom storage for life’s essentials

Hot on the heels of its Tiny Giant, Alpine Tiny Homes has shared another recently-completed model with us. The towable dwelling has less floorspace than its predecessor, but still offers lots of room to store belongings, thanks to a well-designed

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Tiny house crammed with custom storage for life’s essentials

Hot on the heels of its Tiny Giant, Alpine Tiny Homes has shared another recently-completed model with us. The towable dwelling has less floorspace than its predecessor, but still offers lots of room to store belongings, thanks to a well-designed

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Live linear streaming will be more popular than TV in the next five years

Live-linear streaming over-the-top video (OTT) will surpass traditional broadcast TV within five years, a new report by Level 3 Communications, Streaming Media and Unisphere Research says. It’s based on a poll that says 70 percent of respondents agree with the

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How to get the classic Windows Defender back on Windows 10 Creators Update

Change can be good, but not always. While Windows 10 is a great operating system, many people would prefer to stay with Windows 7. Stick with what they know and like. Microsoft now views Windows as a service, which means

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An obscure regulatory debate has put the entire U.S. fintech community on edge

 An obscure request for comments on regulatory standards, released by the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC) last March, has since evolved into a complex turf war between the states and Washington DC. Caught in the middle is

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Now you can buy TV ads through Google’s DoubleClick

 Google is announcing that advertisers can now buy traditional TV advertising through the DoubleClick Bid Manager. Bid Manager is the main DoubleClick ad-buying product, so Google is pitching this as a way to manage TV and online ad campaigns from

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Review: Suzuki strikes the right balance with light-footed Vitara Turbo

Compact four-wheel drives are everywhere at the moment, but that wasn’t always the case. When the original Suzuki Vitara launched in 1988, it was essentially in a class of one, a cute three-door with a foldable roof for summertime shenanigans.

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Review: Suzuki strikes the right balance with light-footed Vitara Turbo

Compact four-wheel drives are everywhere at the moment, but that wasn’t always the case. When the original Suzuki Vitara launched in 1988, it was essentially in a class of one, a cute three-door with a foldable roof for summertime shenanigans.

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Apple Maps gets transit mode for Paris

 Apple is finally adding transit options to its Maps app for the city of Paris. Starting today, you can use Apple Maps to calculate itineraries using public transportation. You’ll find subway, RER and bus lines, and even Transilien lines. Just

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DJI Ronin 2 takes the camera gimbal to a new level

The original DJI Ronin was a bit of a game changer in the filmmaking scene, offering Steadicam-like camera stabilization without a six-figure price tag. DJI used its knowledge of gimbals from the drone world to democratize hand held camera stabilization

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