Elizabeth FishContributor, IDG News Service

Elizabeth Fish is a freelance writer who happens to run a hyperlocal news website in Lincoln, UK. She also covers all things geeky for TechHive.

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U2 tours with all-flash array to rock latest video effects

A ruggedized EMC VNXe3200 drives giant transparent LED screens

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Adidas CIO plays to win at digital marketing

Jan Brecht tells how a unified tech-marketing team scored a victory at the 2014 World Cup

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Obama will unveil new cybersecurity initiatives this week

The initiatives are a preview of actions that will be featured in the State of the Union address on January 20

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Microsoft's top legal gun decries privacy 'arms race'

Brad Smith is ready for arms-control talks as tech companies and law enforcement fight a running battle on privacy.

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What's the CIO's role as marketing builds its digital empire?

The chairman and CEO of Racepoint Global sees CMOs increasingly in the driver's seat -- but the best CIOs will strike a smart partnership

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China's Alibaba confirms plans for US IPO

The e-commerce giant's offering could be a record-setter in the US

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Apple sold 51 million iPhones last quarter, posted $57.6 billion in revenue

Apple set records in both iPhone sales and quarterly revenue

U.S. federal watchdog calls for end to NSA phone records program

An independent federal oversight board condemns the NSA's bulk phone surveillance.

Malware delivered to thousands via ads on Yahoo.com

Yahoo has removed an ad after malware delivery was found by security firm Fox-IT.


Google makes timely purchase of Swiss app developer

Bitspin said it is joining Google, implying the company and its Timely app are being acquired by the search giant.

Minecraft's Notch revealed in behind-the-scenes tale

The wildly popular game "Minecraft" is a lot like its creator, Markus "Notch" Persson: modest in style and origin and apparently still true to its roots despite phenomenal success.

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Verizon, Vodafone reportedly close to $130 billion deal

Verizon and Vodafone are close to a deal that will see the U.S.-based carrier buy out the U.K. company's stake in Verizon Wireless for US$130 billion, according to press reports.

Get geek swag delivered to your door with these three services

Why buy your desk clutter one item at a time when you could just get a box of geeky loot delivered to your door?

These Lego Nintendo 64 Transformers will make you regret giving Lego sets away

Put aside any Lego project you're working on now and check out these slick Nintendo 64-come-robot Transformer models.

3D printing and 60 cameras makes an insanely detailed human-shaped lump of plastic

A Texan studio won't take a portfolio of images for photo frames—you'll get a 3D printed figurine instead.