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Microsoft to Harness Unused TV Channels to Help Get More of Rural America Online

Silicon Valley has dreamed up hot air balloons, drones and constellations of mini-satellites to connect the world to the internet. Now Microsoft is adding its own moonshot to solve the digital divide into that mix. (more…)

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Cyberattack Hits Ukraine Before Spreading Internationally

Computer systems from Ukraine to the United States were struck on Tuesday in an international cyberattack that was similar to a recent assault that crippled tens of thousands of machines worldwide. (more…)

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CEOs of 18 Tech Companies Meet With Trump on Government’s Computing Systems

President Donald Trump met on Monday with the heads of 18 U.S. technology companies including Apple Inc, Amazon.com Inc and Microsoft Corp, seeking their help to make the government's computing systems more efficient. (more…)

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Microsoft Unveils New Features for Windows 10 Fall Creators Update

Microsoft is releasing a new test version of Windows 10, build number 16215, today and there are a lot of changes on the way. If you’re a Windows Insider on the Fast Ring then it’s available immediately, for everyone else all of the new features will arrive in the Windows

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Amazon Executive Says Alexa and Siri Should be Able to Communicate With Each Other

Alexa and Siri, rival voice assistants on Amazon's Echo and Apple's iPhone, don’t directly communicate with one another. But the Amazon executive in charge of Alexa and the Amazon Echo said he'd welcome the idea. (more…)

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Apple Expected to Take on Amazon’s Echo and Google Home With Unveiling of Siri Speaker

Apple may be ready to catch up to Amazon's Echo and Google's Home speaker. (more…)

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Microsoft’s New Surface Pro Has 13.5 Hours of Battery Life and Offers LTE Connectivity

Microsoft is launching a new Surface Pro today, and it’s dropping its numbering scheme as a result. While many were expecting a Surface Pro 5, Microsoft’s new tablet / laptop hybrid is simply the Surface Pro from now on. At first glance, the new Surface Pro looks a lot like

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Symantec Says It’s ‘Highly Likely’ North Korea Hacking Group is Behind WannaCry Cyber Attack

Cyber security firm Symantec Corp (SYMC.O) said on Monday it was "highly likely" a hacking group affiliated with North Korea was behind the WannaCry cyber attack this month that infected more than 300,000 computers worldwide and disrupted hospitals, banks and schools across the globe. (more…)

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Czech President to Name Former Microsoft Executive as Finance Minister Next Week

Czech President Milos Zeman will appoint former Microsoft executive Ivan Pilny as finance minister next week, the president's spokesman said on Friday, ending a row that threatened to collapse the government months before an election. (more…)

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