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VPN providers play 'cat-and-mouse' with China's growing censorship

China disrupted several VPN services last week, and could crack down further

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Facebook tests delivering tips about your location

The test of the location-based service will use Bluetooth beacons in some locations

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Nvidia employee retracts comments about planned GTX 970 driver to improve memory allocation performance

The GeForce GTX 970 has an unorthodox memory design that can affect performance in odd situations. Nvidia's planning a driver update that should alleviate the issue.

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How three small credit card transactions could reveal your identity

A new study suggests anonymous data sets aren't very anonymous after all

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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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Good luck scoring any points in Android's 'Flappy Droid' easter egg

Android Lollipop contains a hidden Flappy Bird clone. Here's how to find it and destroy your productivity.

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Citrix's 900 job cuts seen as 'defensive' move

It expects to save $90 million to $100 million per year as a result.

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Life is Strange Ep. 1 review: Finding the strange in everyday life

Imagine if Telltale made a Juno video game, and that gets pretty close to the essence of Life is Strange.

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Amazon returns to profit as holiday sales soar

The company will break out Amazon Web Services sales next quarter, it said.

Key Considerations for Extending Unified Communications to Mobile Users

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Google misses with Q4 sales and earnings

Google said it experienced "strong currency headwinds" during the quarter.

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Feds go after operator of revenge porn site

The FTC charged Craig Brittain with obtaining nude photos under false pretenses and then charging to remove them from the site.

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FBI consultant: Silk Road founder carried millions worth of bitcoins on laptop

Most of the money was transferred from Silk Road servers, according to documents filed in the case against Ross Ulbricht.

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Apple now neck-and-neck with Samsung after monster quarter

As iPhone 6 propelled Apple, Samsung sales dropped because of competition in China.

FCC redefines advanced broadband as 25 Mbps; Republicans blow a gasket

The agency's higher speed definition allows it to take new actions to encouarge deployment. But Republicans on the commission went a little nuts.