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Laptops on sale: Save on Apple, Microsoft, Lenovo, and more from Amazon, Walmart, and Best Buy

Laptop use is quickly outpacing the unmovable desktop. Whether it's board meetings on Skype, downloading lessons for a history course, or something that can handle graphic design, a laptop makes work and play portable and much more convenient.
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Laptops on sale: Save on Dell, Microsoft, and more from Amazon, Walmart, and Best Buy

A new week means it's back to the grind. It also means a fresh crop of deals on laptops.  SEE ALSO: 7 of the best laptops for students heading back to school From simple but reliable Chromebooks to heavy duty gaming rigs, there are tons of
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You won't be able to pay with bitcoin at Starbucks anytime soon

Recent news that Starbucks has partnered with Microsoft, the International Exchange, and a few other companies to launch a cryptocurrency venture called Bakkt has fueled reports that Starbucks is getting ready to start accepting Bitcoin in its
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Microsoft Edge is killing off passwords with a big new update

Microsoft Edge just got a little easier to use. The web browser developed by Microsoft announced yesterday in a blog post that users no longer need passwords to log onto their favorite websites. All they need is Microsoft's new web authenticator to
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Skype will soon let you record your calls

Get ready, podcasters. Skype will let you record your calls soon.  It’s been almost 15 years since Skype, the over-the-internet audio call and video chat app, first launched. Since then, it’s been acquired by eBay for $2.5 billion,
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Microsoft calls for better facial-recognition regulation to prevent abuse

Microsoft is joining the movement for face-recognition technology regulation. The software giant the first major tech company to make such a brazen call to the government to impose limits on this type of technology, and the company's grievances are
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Microsoft Windows Notepad app gets first update in years

There's good news for people who still use Windows Notepad: For the first time in years, big changes are coming to the app — and some of those changes are all thanks to you. Windows announced yesterday that the next Windows 10 update will
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Amazon Echo (2017) review: The best Alexa device yet

Amazon Echo 2 $99.99 View Product The Good Smaller speaker packs a bigger punch than original • Design you actually won't mind looking at • Unmatched mics The Bad Volume buttons are kind of clunky • Alexa app still requires
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Microsoft engineer shares her immigration story and sheds light on a broken system

In a heart-wrenching post, a Microsoft software engineer opened up about her personal immigration story. Sri Ponnada shared on Facebook that she must leave the United States in six months because of the nation's current immigration issues that have

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