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Sony looking for ways to distribute 'The Interview' online

Theater owners were concerned about terror threats

Support for security tech tops iSoc's Africa plan for 2015

It also will continue to help develop traffic exchange and DNS programs


Uber temporarily suspends service in Portland

The move comes following a lawsuit from the city against Uber

U.S.-Cuba breakthrough is no slam dunk for Internet

As the U.S. frees its service providers to invest, Cuba may not play ball

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Amazon Prime Now Delivers Your Order in an Hour, But Only in Manhattan for Now

Need some paper towels, an Apple USB cable, and a Frozen DVD in the next hour? If you're in Manhattan, Amazon can do that for you.

Microsoft kills EU browser choice screen

The screen contributed to restoring competition in the EU browser market, the European Commission said

6 aging protocols that could cripple the Internet

6 Aging Protocols That Could Cripple the Internet

From BGP to SSL, several Internet protocols are no match for today’s malicious hackers -- and should be replaced

Uber envisions a safer ride in 2015

The company is looking at using new driver screening methods, which may include polygraph tests

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Forget 2015: Bing Already Knows Which People, Products and Trends Will Win Next Year

Using the same predictive technology that it harnessed to call the outcome of the World Cup, Microsoft's Bing thinks it knows the album of the year, the Golden Globe winners, and even the fashion trends of 2015.

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The Onion’s 10 Greatest Gags About Google

“America’s Finest News Source,” better known as The Onion, has been poking fun at Google for more than a decade. Here are 10 of what we believe are its better efforts.

ICANN data compromised in spearphishing attack

Staff email credentials and some user data, including email and postal addresses, were taken

Netflix wins Dutch patent suit, can keep operating as usual

It is a big win for Netflix, which faces similar patent claims in the US

Daum Kakao will release taxi-hailing app in South Korea

By working with local taxi associations, the company hopes to avoid the resistance faced by rivals such as Uber Technologies

Google's work on full encryption chugs along, with Yahoo's help

Code has been migrated to GitHub to foster involvement from the wider tech community

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Stanford 'High-Rise' Chip Takes on IoT and Big Data

Stanford University researchers have built a multi-layered "high-rise" chip that could significantly outperform traditional computer chips, taking on the hefty workloads that will be needed for the Internet of Things and big data.

Instagram exposes 5 new filters for a more subtle effect

The updated app lets users pretty up their photos without going overboard

2014: The year in quotes

Security breaches, letters to the FCC, Facebook's user-emotion study, Bitcoin travails contributed to quotes of the year

Microsoft throws open doors to Sway beta

Large response to the new Web-based publishing tool led Microsoft to expand its test program

Glo teams with India's One97 to revive Africa's storytelling tradition

The mobile audio story portal can help operators develop long-term relations with users, officials say

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From Ebola to Flappy Bird: These Are the Most Popular Google Searches of 2014

Google's top trending searches for 2014 are out and the top searches for gamers might surprise you.

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