Details of Qualcomm SDM1000, likely Snapdragon 1000, leak showing bigger, 20×15mm sized chip for Windows 10 on ARM PCs to compete with Intel Core Y and U CPUs (Peter Bright/Ars Technica)

Peter Bright / Ars Technica: Details of Qualcomm SDM1000, likely Snapdragon 1000, leak showing bigger, 20×15mm sized chip for Windows 10 on ARM PCs to

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A history of landmark software patent rulings in the Supreme Court and the Federal Circuit, and how they have shifted the rules for software patents in the US (Timothy B. Lee/Ars Technica)

Timothy B. Lee / Ars Technica: A history of landmark software patent rulings in the Supreme Court and the Federal Circuit, and how they have

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After Senator Wyden’s probe into whom the US carriers sell real-time location data to, Verizon, AT&T, T-Mobile, and Sprint say they are reexamining the practice (Jon Brodkin/Ars Technica)

Jon Brodkin / Ars Technica: After Senator Wyden’s probe into whom the US carriers sell real-time location data to, Verizon, AT&T, T-Mobile, and Sprint say

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17 backdoored Docker images, posted to Docker Hub over the past year and downloaded 5M+ times, removed; some were used to mine at least $90K worth of Monero (Dan Goodin/Ars Technica)

Dan Goodin / Ars Technica: 17 backdoored Docker images, posted to Docker Hub over the past year and downloaded 5M+ times, removed; some were used

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Researcher details SigSpoof, a recently patched critical flaw in PGP that allowed hackers to spoof digital email signatures, says the bug dates back to 1998 (Dan Goodin/Ars Technica)

Dan Goodin / Ars Technica: Researcher details SigSpoof, a recently patched critical flaw in PGP that allowed hackers to spoof digital email signatures, says the

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Silk Road Ross Ulbricht’s alleged right-hand man, Roger Thomas Clark or Variety Jones, extradited to US after being in custody in Thailand for 2.5+ years (Cyrus Farivar/Ars Technica)

Cyrus Farivar / Ars Technica: Silk Road Ross Ulbricht’s alleged right-hand man, Roger Thomas Clark or Variety Jones, extradited to US after being in custody

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Comcast has disabled its “congestion management” throttling system that it deployed in 2008, but retains data caps and overage fees in 27 states (Jon Brodkin/Ars Technica)

Jon Brodkin / Ars Technica: Comcast has disabled its “congestion management” throttling system that it deployed in 2008, but retains data caps and overage fees

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Cisco: Russian-tied VPNFilter malware targets far more routers and is more powerful than first reported, can attack connected PCs, downgrade HTTPS connections (Dan Goodin/Ars Technica)

Dan Goodin / Ars Technica: Cisco: Russian-tied VPNFilter malware targets far more routers and is more powerful than first reported, can attack connected PCs, downgrade

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AT&T says it will not ask SCOTUS to review the decision in FTC’s lawsuit over misleading promises of mobile broadband speeds, will pursue settlement (Jon Brodkin/Ars Technica)

Jon Brodkin / Ars Technica: AT&T says it will not ask SCOTUS to review the decision in FTC’s lawsuit over misleading promises of mobile broadband

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Dell XPS 15 2-in-1 review: Intel’s Kaby Lake-G, with integrated AMD graphics, makes for a slim, light, and powerful laptop, but fan noise is frequent and loud (Samuel Axon/Ars Technica)

Samuel Axon / Ars Technica: Dell XPS 15 2-in-1 review: Intel’s Kaby Lake-G, with integrated AMD graphics, makes for a slim, light, and powerful laptop,

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