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Report: Amazon building ad system to compete with Google's

The system may resemble Google's AdWords for keyword-targeted ads

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Airbnb to reveal 124 New York hosts to attorney general

The information will help advance an investigation into possible violations of state and local laws

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US warns 'significant number' of major businesses hit by Backoff malware

Backoff malware is stealing credit card details, according to a cybersecurity alert

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Report: Samsung to announce Galaxy Gear 3 next month

If you're keeping score, this would be Samsung's sixth smartwatch since last September

on techhive.com

How private NAS beats the public cloud for small business

The private cloud is no longer about merely storing your data more safely than on public cloud services. NAS lets you set up virtualization services on hardware you own and manage, saving money and boosting your peace of mind.

World Tech Update: Ballmer bids farewell

Also this week, hackers steal data on 4.5 million U.S. hospital patients, Sprint launches a bezel-free smartphone, and a Silicon Valley hotel tries out a robot bellhop.

Google acquires Gecko Design to help with crazy Google X 'moon shots'

Gecko's designers will join Google X, which works on new products like Glass

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HP loses its leader on NFV, a key carrier network trend

Bethany Mayer, former head of HP's networking unit, is leaving to become CEO of Ixia

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Oregon sues Oracle over troubled health insurance website

Oracle's actions amount to a 'pattern of racketeering,' the state alleges

Six tips to building a huge social network

Use these expert tips to grow your social following.

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Missing pieces: Wasteland 2's release date, how to go hands-on with Civ: Beyond Earth, and more must-know games news

Plus Firaxis hosts its own Civilization-based conference, World of WarCraft gets a discount, and Super Meat Boy Forever.

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SAP takes steps to simplify pricing and licensing

New bundles make sense, but customers need to get the fine print, one analyst says

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Dirt cheap Windows PCs already hitting the streets, with help from Microsoft

PC makers are selling laptops with Microsoft's royalty free Windows 8.1 with Bing OS starting at $249

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Study disputes predictions of coming spectrum crunch

Mobile traffic growth has often been slower than predictions by several analysts, the paper says

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Google Search for Android now understands multiple languages at once

Google's search on Android works with up to five languages simultaneously without needing to constantly mess with the settings.

on greenbot.com

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Asus Chromebook C200 review: Long battery life helps this $249 model stand out

Low-cost Chromebooks have fairly little to brag about. The Chromebook C200 is typical in many ways, but its stamina in our tests makes it one of the better choices in this price range.