Juan Carlos PerezNews Editor, IDG News Service

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Juan Carlos Perez is a News Editor at IDG News Service, a wire service that covers the technology industry for all of the online and print magazines published globally by International Data Group.

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Hackers hit UK phone retailer, possibly compromising data of up to 2.4M customers

Carphone Warehouse said the cybercriminals may have also obtained the credit card information of 90,000 customers

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Intel buys Altera for $16.7 billion to ramp up Internet of Things offerings

The Intel/Altera deal had been rumored to be in the works since March.

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Microsoft said to be considering a bid for Salesforce

Microsoft decided to evaluate an offer for Salesforce after a potential buyer approached the CRM vendor

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Dave Goldberg, entrepreneur and husband of Facebook's Sandberg, dies

Goldberg, CEO of SurveyMonkey, passed away suddenly at 47

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Google gives Apps admins more control over their files and docs

One of the new features allows IT pros to disable the ability to print, donwload and copy certain files

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'The Interview' already Sony Pictures' top online film ever

Since its Internet release, the controversial comedy has generated $15M in sales and rentals

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Sony: PlayStation Network is back online now, really

The company had suggested the online gaming service would be fully restored on Saturday, but that forecast proved to be too optimistic.

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Reports: North Korea's Internet access, mobile networks down

The communist country blasted the U.S. and President Obama over its online outages and the movie "The Interview"

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PlayStation Network recovering after outage

Hacker group Lizard Squad claimed responsibility for the outages suffered by Sony's gaming network and by Microsoft's Xbox Live.

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Google and Avaya to bring Chromebooks and WebRTC to call centers

It's the first of 'many' future joint offerings from the companies

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TigerText revamps UI, analytics in crowded enterprise mobile messaging market

The app is now also simpler to deploy by IT departments

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Google meshes multiple enterprise partner programs into one

The goal is to boost the quality and engagement of its resellers, integrators and developers

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Google Apps users clamoring for Inbox

Demand for Google's new email app is very high among customers of the Apps suite.

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Office 365's spam filter gets smarter at sorting bulk mailings

The Exchange Online Protection email security engine rates these promotional messages on a scale of 1 to 9

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New Google Apps dashboard helps users protect accounts

Changes to the suite's security features should make it easier for employees to become more active in protecting themselves from hackers.