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Samsung waves white flag on content push, closes Video Hub

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Video, music and books are still important, but partnerships are the way forward for Samsung

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Google makes way for wearables with Play Services update

New APIs make it easier it to communicate with apps running on Android-based wearables.

No-IP regains control of some domains seized by Microsoft

But a spokeswoman said one of its main domains used for its services isn't available

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Brazil's losses from 'boletos' malware may top $3.75 billion

Fraudsters modified payment invoices called boletos using sophisticated malicious software, RSA said

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Many employees won't mingle with enterprise social software

Achieving solid adoption of these 'Facebook-for-work' tools takes planning, vision, training and effort

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Microsoft joins AllSeen Alliance, the Qualcomm-led IoT project

The company joins quest to ensure interoperability as more devices become connected

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OpenSSL Project publishes roadmap to counter criticism

The project plans to implement code reviews, fix poor coding and have better documentation

Microsoft accidentally borks legit websites while hunting malware in No-IP takeover

No-IP claims Microsoft doesn't appear to be very good at DNS

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Microsoft's botnet-hunting domain seizure cramping other hacking campaigns, Kaspersky says

A variety of other sophisticated hacking campaigns used No-IP's infrastructure

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VMware opens up testing of next-gen vSphere to anyone

The product is expected to be announced at VMworld in August

Dropbox for Business folders can now be shared in read-only mode

Previously, users granted edit rights by default to the colleagues with whom they shared folders

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Microsoft boosts anti-snooping protection in Outlook.com, OneDrive

The consumer webmail and cloud storage services will now be protected with new encryption.

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Amazon customizes low-cost instances for remote desktops, databases

The company's new T2 instances offer the ability to increase performance as long as you have the credit

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Small-screen spec showdown: Samsung Galaxy S5 mini vs. HTC One mini 2

The HTC smartphone has the looks, but Samsung is hoping a svelte design and an abundance of sensors will be a winning recipe

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Energy providers hacked through malicious software updates

Symantec says the Dragonfly campaign, originating in Eastern Europe, sought to gain persistent access to energy suppliers