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NSA Spying Revelations have Tired Out China's Huawei

Huawei has for years fought off allegations that it spies for China Full Story »
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Brazil's Senate Passes Internet Legislation Ahead of NETmundial Conference

Brazil's President said it could be a model to guarantee real-world rights in a virtual world

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US to Vote on Sharp Increase in Broadband Subsidies

New funds target broadband deployment to 5 million US residents, the FCC says

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Coding Error Protects Some Android Apps From Heartbleed

A few office-productivity apps are protected from Heartbleed thanks to a mistake

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Google had Secret Pact with Samsung Over Some Apple Patent Claims

Google agreed to take over some of Samsung's defense against patent claims brought by Apple under a secret agreement reached in 2012, a federal court jury heard Tuesday.

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Dorian Nakamoto Thanks Bitcoin Users for Donations

The alleged Bitcoin creator received over US$23,000 worth of bitcoin from supporters

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Apple Patches Secure Transport, But Not Because of Heartbleed

Apple today issued a security-only update for OS X, patching 25 vulnerabilities in Mavericks, its newest operating system, and 7 bugs in older editions.

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WhatsApp is Well on its Way to 1 Billion Users

Facebook bought WhatsApp because Mark Zuckerberg dreams of the day when his messaging app has a billion users. WhatsApp is well on its way with 500 million active users, 50 million more than when Zuck acquired the startup two months ago. Not too shabby.

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What Kind of Tablet Does $5,000 Get You?

Can your tablet withstand a 2-meter drop or be submerged in water for 30 minutes and keep functioning? The new $5,000 tablets from Xplore Technologies can.

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While Heartbleed Distracts, Hackers Hit US Universities

As many as 250,000 people could be affected by a wave of attacks not using Heartbleed

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Phone Buyers Are Hanging Up on Subsidies, AT&T Says

Almost 3 million picked the installment plan in the first quarter

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Violin and Microsoft play a duet to speed up applications

The storage vendor put Windows Storage Server in its flash array for enterprises

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Reddit Demotes Technology Subthread After Posts Were Deleted

Posts containing Bitcoin, Obama and other terms were censored by moderators, Reddit says

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Wireless and Broadband Fuel Sales Growth for AT&T

Net earnings remain flat, however, even as the company makes gains in wireless subscribers

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Google Will Push Mobile App Installs in Search and Youtube

The company's program works similarly to others offered by Facebook and Twitter