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Atlassian resets HipChat passwords after 'suspicious' activity

Names, email addresses and encrypted passwords were leaked after a breach

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The Pirate Bay comes back from the dead after two-month outage

The infamous torrent site returns after being offline for two months.

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How to watch the Super Bowl on your Android phone or tablet

You don't have to miss any of the action when you step away from your giant TV.

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Amazon Echo update lets you control iTunes, Pandora, and Spotify with your voice

A new software update for Amazon's virtual assistant device lets you use spoken commands to control iTunes, Pandora, and Spotify playback.

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Securing your computing ecosystem from smartphone to PC

Your computer is no longer the only thing that needs protecting. Malware, phishing, smishing, and all kinds of exploits threaten your mobile devices.

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HTC is running behind schedule with its M7 and M8 Lollipop update

HTC will miss its goal of releasing a Lollipop update to US consumers within 90 days of receiving the OS from Google.

NASA SMAP satellite launched from Vandenberg AFB

NASA's Soil Moisture Active Passive (SMAP) observatory was launched from Vandenberg Air Force Base in California at 6:22am PST on January 31, 2015. SMAP will take the pulse of a key measure of our water planet: how freshwater cycles over Earth's land surfaces in the form of soil moisture. The mission will produce the most accurate, highest-resolution global maps ever obtained from space of the moisture present in the top 2 inches (5 centimeters) of Earth's soils. It will also detect and map whether the ground is frozen or thawed.

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Google Now adds data from Lyft, Airbnb and many more apps

The content could give a lift to Google in mobile search

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MIT randomizes tasks to speed massive multicore processors

Researchers developed an algorithm that randomly assigns tasks to each core

Key Considerations for Extending Unified Communications to Mobile Users

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NEC aims at Big Data 'sweet spot' with new SAP Hana tool

The cluster-management software helps boost availability in the AWS cloud

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Outlook app for Android and iOS boosts Microsoft's mobile comeback

Even if Windows Phone never cracks the 5 percent mark in market share, Microsoft could end up reaping rewards.

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West Africa turns into dumping ground for e-waste

Problem compounded by the fact that most countries do not have e-waste recycling facilities

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MTN offers AWS Direct Connect across Africa

Offers customers connectivity among data centers and offices across national boundaries

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Uber will fight to keep its Boston ride data private

Uber's data is a trade secret doesn't have to be publicly disclosed under Massachusetts law

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IoT consortium Thread Group launches free membership initiative for promising startups

As it welcomes Somfy and Tyco to its board of directors, the Thread Group keeps an eye out for startups that could have an outsized impact on the developing Internet of Things market.