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Intel earnings coming ... Xiaomi's phablet is thinner than iPhone 6 Plus ... Facebook goes for enterprise social network ... and more

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The Upload: Your tech news briefing for Wednesday, January 14

IBM unwraps a new mainframe ... Samsung finally has a Tizen phone ... Valley firms try again to settle lawsuit with workers... and more news

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The Upload: Your tech news briefing for Tuesday, January 13

U.K. threatens chat app ban ... Obama suggests immunity for breach reporters ... ISIS takes down a Twitter account ... and more

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The Upload: Your tech news briefing for Monday, January 12

European ministers want tighter watch on Internet content ... Obama will propose faster reporting of corporate hacks ...and more

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The Upload: Your tech news briefing for Friday, January 9

CISPA is back! ... Snowden says hack-backs are a bad choice ... Google wants a cut of the US insurance market... and more

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The Upload: Your tech news briefing for Thursday, January 8

The FCC chief is pulling in the same direction as President Barack Obama ... Samsung says profits will be down ... and more

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Steve Wozniak visits Xiaomi in China, endorses its products

Wozniak was invited on a speaking engagement to help inspire the company's engineers.

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Hands-on with the ZTE Grand S II, a voice-activated phone

ZTE will bring the device to China in March or April.

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Top tech crimes of 2013

Prisons around the world this year made way for techie criminals alongside the more garden variety murderers, thieves, and schemers.

EFF criticizes Google for removing 'vital privacy feature' with Android 4.4.2

The new Android update disables a feature that allowed users to revoke permissions for installed apps.

It isn't just the NSA: Digital surveillance programs trigger controversy abroad

Last week's disclosure of massive data collection efforts at the U.S. National Security Agency has generated heated debate in the U.S. and across the world about privacy. The NSA is collecting metadata on U.S. residents' phone calls made on Verizon's network and Internet records from nine Web companies, including Facebook, Google and Microsoft, according to reports in the Guardian and The Washington Post newspapers. But intelligence agencies in other countries have similar goals, according to reports, and in some cases there are few details about what data these governments are collecting.

TechHive: First Windows Phone 8 Hardware Makes Its Debut

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Samsung jumped firmly behind Microsoft's next-gen Windows operating system for phones and tablets Wednesday by announcing its ATIV product family.