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Google Now adds data from Lyft, Airbnb and many more apps

The content could give a lift to Google in mobile search

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MIT randomizes tasks to speed massive multicore processors

Researchers developed an algorithm that randomly assigns tasks to each core

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NEC aims at Big Data 'sweet spot' with new SAP Hana tool

The cluster-management software helps boost availability in the AWS cloud

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Outlook app for Android and iOS boosts Microsoft's mobile comeback

Even if Windows Phone never cracks the 5 percent mark in market share, Microsoft could end up reaping rewards.

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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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West Africa turns into dumping ground for e-waste

Problem compounded by the fact that most countries do not have e-waste recycling facilities

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MTN offers AWS Direct Connect across Africa

Offers customers connectivity among data centers and offices across national boundaries

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Uber will fight to keep its Boston ride data private

Uber's data is a trade secret doesn't have to be publicly disclosed under Massachusetts law

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IoT consortium Thread Group launches free membership initiative for promising startups

As it welcomes Somfy and Tyco to its board of directors, the Thread Group keeps an eye out for startups that could have an outsized impact on the developing Internet of Things market.

Key Considerations for Extending Unified Communications to Mobile Users

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Intuit issues refunds to try and stifle TurboTax user revolt

Intuit has again apologized for stiffing TurboTax customers by not telling them of changes in its business model.

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Verizon to allow opt-out from mobile 'supercookies'

An identifer on people's phone creates cookies that can't be deleted, but Verion says you can opt out.

BMW cars found vulnerable in Connected Drive hack

An attacker could mimic a BMW server and remotely unlock a car, researchers found.

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AT&T will pay $18.2B as top bidder in mobile spectrum auction

Dish Network will pay about $10 billion, but its plans for the spectrum are unclear.

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Twitter's Vine Kids app is amusing for grownups too

Vine's new kid-oriented app likely has bigger plans.