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How hackers accidentally sold a pre-release XBox One to the FBI

Group member Dylan Wheeler said the FBI ended up buying a mockup of the XBox One for $5,000

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Google shakes up cloud services market with another price cut

Microsoft last week cut prices of some Azure services

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Report: LulzSec leader directed cyberattacks while working for FBI

Hector Xavier Monsegur directed attacks against targets in the UK, Australia, Brazil and other countries, The Daily Dot is reporting

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Twitter invests in MIT lab focused on online social movements

Twitter will also provide access to its archives and real-time, public stream of tweets

Intel is challenging you to test your memory

Take on our memory game and you could be the new owner of an Intel-Powered tablet or 2 in 1.

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Shellshock attacks target QNAP's NAS boxes, FireEye says

A backdoor gives hackers full control over the NAS device, according to the security vendor

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Cisco and Netgear line up behind new Helix 64-bit ARM chips

AppliedMicro is looking to disrupt the embedded chip market with the new SOC

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Google-backed Thread Group opens membership, wades into home IoT marsh

The group wants vendors to adopt its networking stack for connected-home devices

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Trying Windows 10 Tech Preview? Keep these 7 things in mind

The software you'll install on your PC is an early stage version of the OS that'll have bugs and will change a lot over time

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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Verizon won't throttle unlimited LTE users after all

Verizon has backed down from a plan to slow down heavy users who have unlimited data plans.

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Facebook walks back real name policy after protests, Ello exodus

The network says its policy has always allowed for “authentic” names as well as legal ones, but apologized Wednesday for hurting users.

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Intel developer kit focuses on IoT market

Intel's XDK IoT Edition SDK also makes management of power-constrained IoT devices easier

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Google takes Drive to school with unlimited cloud storage for educators, students alike

Unlimited storage is a generous gesture that just might rope kids and campuses into the Google ecosystem, too.

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SteelSeries Siberia gaming headset line refreshed in full

It's a whole new world (or some other similarly catchy hyperbole).