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Android grabs record 85 percent smartphone share

Large-screen iPhones could pose a threat to Google's dominance, said Strategy Analytics

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FCC chairman grills Verizon over data throttling

Tom Wheeler's sharply worded letter questions why Verizon is singling out customers with unlimited plans

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Intel's MinnowBoard Max coming in late, commanding higher prices

The open-source PC board lists at $129 but will cost more from the first retailers selling it

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Modbook launches Kickstarter campaign for Modbook Pro X Mac tablet

For only $2,000 or so, you can convert the upgraded MacBook Pro to a 15.4-inch Mac tablet.

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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TechGenie PC Optimizer review: Maximum advertising, minimal value

Though the free utilities work to a degree, the primary purpose of this suite is to up-sell you and advertise the company's telephone support.

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Countries don't own their Internet domains, ICANN says

It's fighting an effort to seize Iran's, Syria's and North Korea's domains in a civil settlement, saying they aren't property.

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Oracle-based system for US visas still glitchy after software update

System problems hit thousands of travelers worldwide

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Senate committee: Mobile phone 'cramming' widespread, profits carriers

Unauthorized third-party billing has cost U.S. mobile phone customers hundreds of millions of dollars, a report says.

Six tips to building a huge social network

Use these expert tips to grow your social following.

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Like Amazon, other firms want permission to fly drones

Several other companies have also applied for permission to fly commercial drones

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Kaspersky Internet Security 2015—Multi-Device review: new interface, same excellent protection

Secure your PCs, Macs, and Android phones and tablets with Kaspersky's stellar security suite.

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Internet of things devices contain high number of vulnerabilities, study finds

Security researchers from Hewlett-Packard found 250 security issues when analyzing 10 popular IoT devices

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Attackers use domino effect to compromise your accounts

The two-factor authentication used to “protect” your accounts is often insecure itself and poses a weak link that can be exploited by attackers.

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Red Hat aims at standardization with Linux for 64-bit ARM servers

Red Hat wants Linux for ARM servers to avoid the fragmentation that plagued Unix in decades past