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Box buys cloud storage startup for streaming technology

Box will incorporate Streem into its cloud and file-sharing service.

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Level 3 buying TW Telecom for $5.7 billion to upgrade metro coverage

Customers of both operators will benefit from the combined long-haul and metro networks, companies say

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Analysis: The screen's the thing with the Galaxy Tab S 8.4

The new tablets introduced by Samsung last week have two things going for them: the screens and the weight of the devices.

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Vodafone puts the pedal to the metal, wants to buy Cobra Automotive

The operator aims to offer a more complete package of services for car makers

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Spamhaus readies new antimalware data feeds

The data feeds will make Spamhaus' Domain Block List more effective and versatile, the organization said

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New Apps security feature causes Google user confusion

Prompts to enter their mobile number for account verification caused an increase in support requests from puzzled users.

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Proof the Net needs to move to IPv6 IP addresses: Microsoft runs out of U.S. address space

The work to enable IPv6 on Azure is well underway, but there is no due date set.

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U.S. will auction mammoth Bitcoin haul seized in Silk Road drug bust

The law enforcement agency could have simply deleted the virtual currency

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P.F. Chang's turns to manual card processing after confirming breach

The restaurant chain is the latest victim of a breach

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US indicts Romanian man alleged to be celebrity hacker 'Guccifer'

Marcel Lehel Lazar is accused of accessing online accounts of at least five prominent people

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Samsung impresses with the light Galaxy Tab S 8.4

The tablet weighs 294 grams and has a Super AMOLED screen with a 2560 by 1600 pixel resolution

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Spec standoff: Samsung Tab S 10.5 vs. Sony Xperia Z2 Tablet

The Sony tablet is thinner and lighter, but Samsung isn't far behind and offers a higher screen resolution

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Google open sources PDF software library

The PDF application will be used in Google's Chrome browser, replacing a closed-source component.

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Small businesses get umbrella tool for managing their Google presence

Google My Business also comes with an Android app, and soon one for iOS devices, for mobile management

Mozilla and Spreadtrum get closer to $25 Firefox OS smartphone

A reference design has been completed, and is being readied for two Indian smartphone vendors.