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Microsoft, Yahoo search deal amendment makes termination easier

Either company can terminate the agreement on or after Oct. 1

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Qualcomm looking to fast-track Snapdragon 820 with help from Samsung

Smartphones could have more features and battery as Qualcomm looks to Samsung to make the Snapdragon 820 using the 14-nanometer process.

Appeals court rejects man's claim he owns half of Facebook

A U.S. appeals court sided with a lower court's decision against Paul Ceglia.

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Pushdo spamming botnet gains strength again

The botnet has infected computers in more than 50 countries by changing its infection tactics.

How IT pros manage a 24-hour workday

IT can be a stressful job even for seasoned professionals. But with the right tools and a healthy outlook, you'll get along just fine.

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Uber must face charges it discriminates against blind passengers

A judge has ruled Uber does have to answer complaints it contravened several laws.

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Websites can now send push alerts with Chrome for Android update

Chrome 42 gives developers the power to make their mobile sites function more like a native application.

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Classic puzzler Chip's Challenge and an unreleased sequel hitting Steam in May

This is the first time in over a decade that the legendary Chip's Challenge will be easily (legally) available.

Three ways to keep your IT staff productive during downtime

Help your valuable employees contribute more to the company with these three tips.

Twitter opens up direct messaging again, despite abuse fears

The platform is giving its DM free-for-all another shot, two years after its original experiment fizzled.

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Report: Google Wallet funds now ensured by FDIC

This behind-the-scenes update adds an extra layer of security that surpasses rivals PayPal and Venmo.

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Weird Disney tech lets you play Pied Piper to your smartphone

Acoustruments are Disney's add-on tactile controls for mobile devices that use some of the basic principles as a wind instrument. And they're pretty weird.

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Former Windows Phone designer defends Windows 10's big, controversial changes

The sad truth for Windows Phone fans is that the old design didn't work, according to a former Office for Windows Phone designer.

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Google's push to encrypt ads will improve security, but won't kill malicious advertising

Google's push to encrypt ads might encourage more websites to deploy HTTPS, however.

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OnePlus One finally available to buy without an invite

But don't get too excited, as the follow-up OnePlus 2 will launch with the 'beloved' invite system, the company says.