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Facebook to require Messenger app for mobile chat

You'll no longer be able to send messages from Facebook's main mobile app

How to find the hotels, beaches and airports with the best Wi-Fi

If you're looking for a place to stay this summer where you can hole up with Netflix in the evening, avoid some of the hotel industry's biggest names.

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Virtual servers still face real security threats

A new survey from Kaspersky finds that many IT professionals don’t understand the security threats against virtual servers.

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Fitbit narrowly misses becoming the first activity tracker for Windows Phone

Fitbit is publishing its own, first-party app for the Windows Phone platform today. But Microsoft itself beat it to the punch.

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.

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Qualcomm planting seeds for 4K video, silicon brains in mobile devices

The Qualcomm Snapdragon 810 chip has graphics, computing and wireless features that could make it into lower-end chips.

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Mobile devices to get faster LP-DDR4 memory next year

LP-DDR4 memory will start appearing in tablets next year, two years earlier than expected

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Hortonworks, Pivotal team to better manage Hadoop

Two Hadoop distributors will join forces to work on Apache Ambari, a Hadoop management tool

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Defending Facebook, OkCupid says it also runs user-behavior tests

Studies like Facebook's are necessary for product testing, the dating site said.

Six tips to building a huge social network

Use these expert tips to grow your social following.

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Airbnb gets down to business by helping you expense work travel

The travel site launched a new option for road warriors to make it easier to find, and pay for, an Airbnb.

on techhive.com

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Rimini Street keeps growing despite specter of Oracle lawsuit

Effective sales strategies and shifting CIO priorities are helping Rimini grow, according to one analyst

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Microsoft puts its own apps front and center in Nokia X update

While the company has killed off future Android-powered Nokia X phones, it is still pushing out updates to its current models.

on greenbot.com

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Google Docs gains better track-changes integration with Microsoft Office

Google keeps encroaching on Microsoft's Office territory, with a new capability to import tracked changes into Google Docs.

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Windows Phone 8.1's awaited interactive lock screens are here, but they're rough

The Live Lock Screen Beta is nice enough, but it sure earns its beta tag.