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Watch Flying Robots Play Music

Thu, 04/24/2014 - 05:30
It turns out that hobby drones are good for more than just buzzing around tech shows and generally creeping us out.

IHS: Memory Makers Lead 2013 Semiconductor Rebound

Thu, 04/24/2014 - 05:30
Micron, SK Hynix, and other NAND flash suppliers helped the global semiconductor industry increase its revenue by 5 percent last year.

Apple Fans Snap Up iPhones as iPad Sales Dip

Thu, 04/24/2014 - 05:30
Apple sold 43.7 million iPhones between January and March, a non-holiday and March quarter record. iPad, not so much.

IBM Unveils First OpenPOWER Servers

Thu, 04/24/2014 - 05:30
POWER8-based servers can crunch Big Data workloads 50 times faster than x86-based systems, according to Big Blue.

Vote on New Net Neutrality Rules Expected in May

Thu, 04/24/2014 - 05:30
If the commission approves this notice of proposed rulemaking (NPRM), it will open up to public comment.

Samsung Galaxy Tab4 Lineup Arriving May 1

Thu, 04/24/2014 - 05:30
The Wi-Fi-enabled Galaxy Tab4 comes in 10.1-inch, 8-inch, and 7-inch screen sizes, starting at $200.

FTC OKs Facebook, Oculus VR Deal

Thu, 04/24/2014 - 05:30
"We're pleased the FTC has cleared our acquisition of Oculus," a Facebook spokeswoman told PCMag.

Aereo: What's the Big Deal?

Thu, 04/24/2014 - 05:30
Aereo and TV broadcasters made their case before the Supreme Court this week. Check out some of their arguments.

Save $170 on Lenovo Flex 14 Laptop

Thu, 04/24/2014 - 05:30
Lenovo has dropped prices of IdeaPad Flex models, offering a 21 percent savings on the Core i5 configuration.

U.S. Web Speeds Up, But So Are Attacks

Thu, 04/24/2014 - 05:30
Average Internet speed in the U.S. jumped 2 percent to 10 Mbps, according to data from Akamai.

PCMag Live: Aereo at the Supreme Court, HBO Streaming on Amazon

Thu, 04/24/2014 - 05:30
On today's PCMag Live, we also go hands on with the affordable new OnePlus One smartphone.

Microsoft Launches Ad-Free 'Bing in the Classroom'

Thu, 04/24/2014 - 05:30
The program offers enhanced privacy protections and sets strict filters to block adult content.

NYPD Twitter Campaign Turns Ugly

Thu, 04/24/2014 - 05:30
A New York Police Department campaign to engage the public on Twitter via the #myNYPD hashtag backfired in a big way.

Google Adds 'Time Travel' Feature to Street View

Thu, 04/24/2014 - 05:30
See how a location has changed over the past seven years using Google's new time capsule feature.

Google Offered to Help Fund Samsung Patent Fight

Thu, 04/24/2014 - 05:30
Google lawyer James Maccoun verified emails in which the search giant offered to pay some of Samsung's legal costs.

WhatsApp Tops 500M Global Users

Thu, 04/24/2014 - 05:30
All over the world, people are sharing more than 700 million photos and 100 million videos every day.

Twitter Profile Redesign Available to All

Thu, 04/24/2014 - 05:30
Visit your Twitter account online to launch the updates, which provide a more full-page look.

YouTube App Lands on More Roku Devices

Thu, 04/24/2014 - 05:30
Previously, the app was only available on the Roku 3.

Amazon to Start Streaming HBO Shows Next Month

Thu, 04/24/2014 - 05:30
HBO GO will also be added to the Amazon Fire TV set-top box this year.

Beta Test Apple OS X; Lytro Illum Camera; HTC Not Buying Nokia Plant

Thu, 04/24/2014 - 05:30
Topping tech headlines Tuesday, Apple is recruiting beta testers for OS X Mavericks, and Lytro has a new gadget.

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