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Microsoft preps Office 365 document management tool for lawyers

It's called Matter Center and is available in limited preview to participants of a beta testing program

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Google acquires Jetpac to boost image recognition know-how, killing apps

Jetpac's technology can be used to find anything on images, but Google is mum on its plans

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LG to unveil curved, ultrawide monitor at IFA next month

The screen measures 34 inches diagonally and will work with PCs and Macs

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Chinese man indicted over theft of Boeing C-17 secrets

Su Bin is accused of working with two others to steal gigabytes of U.S. defense-related documents

Report: British spy agency scanned for vulnerable systems in 32 countries

Heise Online reveals top-secret details about the GCHQ's 'Hacienda' program.

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Azure cloud services have a rough week

Outages and service disruptions hit several Azure products in various regions of the world in the past seven days

Adtran lays groundwork for superfast broadband over copper

The first commercial networks are expected next year, using a high-speed ADSL technology.

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Clarizen improves charts, UI in social project management product

Clarizen v6 combines project management tools with enterprise social collaboration software in a single cloud suite

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Microsoft opens new site for Lumia beta tests

The Lumia Beta Apps site will take over in September, Microsoft said.

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The biggest iPhone security risk could be connecting one to a computer

Design quirks allow malware to be installed on iOS devices and cookies to be plucked from Facebook and Gmail apps

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Internet outages expected to abate as routers are modified, rebooted

A flurry of updates to internal router databases caused many pieces of equipment to choke

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Microsoft chooses home automation startups for accelerator program

Microsoft will start working with the companies this fall

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Amazon hopes to simplify mobile app testing with new tool

Live App Testing is available via Amazon's developer console

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Malware is less concerned about virtual machines

Symantec finds most malware doesn't quit if it runs on VM, which used to be a sign it was being analyzed.

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Samsung pins its hopes on Galaxy Alpha's metal frame

The launch of the metal-framed addition to the Galaxy lineup comes as phone shipments have dropped for Samsung.