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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.

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Google Inbox is lousy; try it for yourself and see if you agree

Google opens up Inbox to all for 24 hours, although I feel that the existing Gmail is still a better solution.

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Securing your computing ecosystem from smartphone to PC

Your computer is no longer the only thing at risk. Make sure your mobile devices are secure from malware, scams, and exploits like there.

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Galaxy S6, Galaxy S Edge may also get support for Gear VR headset

The heat is on after Apple’s blockbuster earnings call, so it’s time to try some new things to generate some buzz.

Dish Network adds Netflix support to its Hopper DVR

Dish will offer a Reverse AutoHop for the Super Bowl, showing only the commercials

The day after the big game, subscribers who enjoy the commercials more than the action on the field can skip past all the boring parts.

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Samsung's Galaxy S6 may unbundle the bloatware to win buyers back

Yet another report suggests a cleaner, more Nexus-like flagship from Samsung as the company's profits tank.

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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

Key Considerations for Extending Unified Communications to Mobile Users

Big flagship Radeon graphics card price cuts add pressure to GTX 970 memory furor

The AMD R9 290 and R9 290X are seeing price cuts and touting their memory performance in the aftermath of the Nvidia GTX 970 memory allocation furor.

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Jawbone opens a Marketplace to show that it's more than step counter

The new online store offers smart scales, home automation devices, and even a pet tracker with hooks into Jawbone's own fitness bands.

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Wi-Fi issues continue to hamper OS X users despite updates

People who upgraded to iOS 8 are also experiencing Wi-Fi woes that Apple has yet to address.

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EMC plans layoffs in wake of weakened outlook

The company didn't say how many employees will be let go

Mozilla puts old hardware to new use running Tor relays

The organization opted for running middle relays, although exit relays would have probably helped the anonymity network more.