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Massive smart device botnet highlights the dangers of default passwords

A botnet responsible for a massive DDOS (distributed denial-of-service) attack was created thanks to weak default usernames and passwords found in internet-connected cameras and DVRs.

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NHK's latest 8K display is thin, beautiful, and utterly gigantic

Japanese public broadcaster NHK has developed a prototype 8K screen that's large, thin and shows an amazing picture.


Remocam review: This security camera can control your home appliances

Remocam helps you keep an eye on your home—and control your home devices.

Toyota's cute Kirobo Mini robot is a traveling companion

Kirobo Mini is small and light enough to be carried around but is probably most at home in the car. There’s a snug holder to keep it safe in a cup holder, and yes, even Kirobo wears a seat belt.

Laundroid, the world's first laundry robot, will soon be here

Soon, you may never have to sort and fold laundry again. Laundroid, a futuristic laundry robot, is being launched in 2017.

Live at CEATEC: Day 1

We are live at CEATEC, Japan's largest IT and electronics conference, to check out some of the hottest new products that will be hitting the market.

Maintenance safety is not a pipe dream for this robot

The Cirris XR pipeline repair robot can work on live gas pipelines, reducing the risk of injury to maintenance workers and providing uninterrupted service to customers.

Fujitsu's Ontenna turns audio into vibrations

The prototype gadget could give deaf people a window into some of the sounds that shape the world.

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73% off amFilm Tempered Glass Screen Protector for iPhone 7/6/6s (2-Pack) - Deal Alert

Highly durable and scratch/chip resistant, this strong protector will guarantee your iPhone 7/6s or 6 the best protection against drops, bumps, scratches and normal wear and tear. Currently discounted to just $8 for a 2-pack.

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What to expect from Google's big Oct. 4 hardware event

Pixel phones, Google Home, a 4K Chromecast, and maybe even a new tablet may come to dine at the hardware feast.

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Smart device malware behind record DDoS attack is now available to all hackers

The source code for a trojan that infected hundreds of thousands of internet-of-things devices and used them to launch distributed denial-of-service attacks was published online, paving the way for more such botnets.

Designing your business for the 21st century

“Most companies are simply not designed to survive. They become successful on the basis of one big idea or breakthrough product,” says CEO Mike Walsh of Tomorrow, a global consultancy that helps design 21st century businesses. The companies that will thrive in the near future are the ones not only embracing change but breaking the rules. Learn how to leverage disruptive innovation, solve business problems with social networks and apply “the new lean IT mindset” to sharpen your focus on how future customers will think, talk and transact.

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25% off Logitech K380 Multi-Device Bluetooth Keyboard (Blue) - Deal Alert

The Logitech K380 Multi-Device Bluetooth keyboard brings the comfort and convenience of desktop typing to your smartphone, tablet, and more

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Terk targets cord cutters with an indoor TV antenna/Wi-Fi range extender combo

The Trinity Xtend promises to pull in signals from broadcast towers up to 60 miles away while extending the range of your home Wi-Fi network for internet streaming.

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Optoma NuForce uDAC5 USB DSD DAC review: This little box reveals all

This mobile USB audio device can decode just about any hi-res audio file you send it, including quad-rate DSD.

Venture funding in the cloud: It's back!

After years of overzealous spending, the venture capital market seems to be coming back to reality. Network World's Brandon Butler sits down with General Catalyst Venture Partner David Orfao to discuss the state of VC funding in the cloud arena.

Demo: Hacking a voting machine

Samir Kapuria from Symantec gives a demonstration about how someone could hack an electronic voting machine to provide extra votes for candidates.

How open space fosters innovation in IT

Tech execs explain how tearing down the cubicle walls leads to better collaboration and tighter teamwork within IT.

Meet the world’s most powerful all-in-one PC

The Origin Omni all-in-one PC packs an 8-core Core i7 CPU and the mighty Titan X Pascal.

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Best Deals of the Week, September 26th - September 30th - Deal Alert

Check out this roundup of the best deals on gadgets, gear and other cool stuff we have found this week, the week of September 26th. All items are highly rated, and dramatically discounted!

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We'll help you find the best wireless speakers for pairing with your smartphone or tablet—whatever your budget, and whatever music floats your boat.

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The FCC's plan to replace your cable box with apps hits a snag

The FCC shelves "unlock the box" cable vote amidst industry criticism and political cries for delay.

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33% off Kinivo 5 Port HDMI Switch With Auto-Switching & Remote - Deal Alert

The Kinivo 501BN is a premium quality high speed HDMI switch for your gaming or home theater setup. It allows for switching up to 5 HDMI inputs into one output, and supports resolutions up to 1080p.

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Vava Voom 20 Bluetooth speaker review: Weatherized style with average sound

This stylish $80 outdoor Bluetooth speaker features easy pairing via NFC. For being small, it produces a good amount of bass, but as with many water-resistant speakers, the upper mids and highs are muddled.

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24% off Sphero 2.0, The App-Enabled Robotic Ball - Deal Alert

Create obstacle courses, upgrade family game night with multiplayer fun, or learn to program with our free SPRK lessons. This virtually unstoppable companion is waterproof, pet-proof, and ready for any adventure.