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Toshiba slashes struggling PC division to focus on business

The laptop maker will leave some markets and cut 900 staff.

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Bug infects Apple's iOS 8 HealthKit, delaying third-party app launches

The iOS 8 feature plays a key role in Apple's health tracking ambitions

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French crime database breaches privacy rights, EU court rules

The human rights court objects to storing data for 20 years in a criminal database when charges were dropped

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Get started making Android apps with these online courses

Have a brilliant idea for the next big app, but don't know how to make it happen? These classes are the best way to start.

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The five most common tech support nightmares

Check out these cringe-worthy customer support fails.

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Ericsson dumps LTE modem business

The modem unit has suffered as the devices have increasingly become an integrated feature

5 more killer features Windows 9 should steal from Linux

The latest Windows 9 leaks show a lot of Linux-looking new features. But if Windows is stealing the best from Linux, virtual desktops and a central notification center should only be the beginning.

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Geeks' favorite DeNA interactive streaming platform looks beyond Japan

On Showroom, users can attend virtual concerts in avatar form

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Apple updates privacy policy, sets up site to guide users

Apple said it believes a great customer experience shouldn't come at the expense of user privacy

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Small business, sans office: How virtual office technology changes everything

Here's how embracing the virtual office can help you cut costs and make your business more efficient.

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Amazon's new Fire tablets have more features at lower prices

Amazon.com also introduced Fire OS 4 "Sangria," the next generation of software and services tuned for Fire devices

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Encryption goof fixed in TorrentLocker file-locking malware

A new variant of TorrentLocker fixes a problem that allowed encrypted files to be freed

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US military unaware of Chinese attacks against transport contractors

The Defense Department has been ordered to close gaps in how cyber incidents are reported

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The kill switch is here: iOS 8 enables it by default

Apple is the first smartphone maker to abide by a new California anti-theft law by inserting a "kill switch" into iOS 8, which powers the iPhone 6.

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Google lets Apps users bypass admins and install third-party Marketplace tools

With this change, Google risks upsetting Apps admins.