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Boeing, BlackBerry working on a smartphone that would 'self-destruct'

It sounds like something out of old spy movies, but it isn't.

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North Korea wants joint probe into Sony hack, warns of consequences if not

The country denies FBI allegations that it was responsible for a hack into Sony Pictures

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Staples says hack may have compromised 1 million-plus payment cards

The attack hit stores in 35 states from California to Connecticut

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Judge questions evidence on whether NSA spying is too broad

A federal lawsuit charges that the government's Internet surveillance is unconstitutional

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Helpdesk Skills: Not sounding phony on the phone

Over-scripting customer service calls can turn them into something a support session should never be: robotic. Here's how to keep the humanity in support calls.

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Three ways enterprise software is changing

Today's IT shops must grapple with analysis, cloud computing and DevOps

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Support for security tech tops iSoc's Africa plan for 2015

It also will continue to help develop traffic exchange and DNS programs

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Microsoft Lumia Denim update goes to older phones first, snubbing flagship Icon

Is this any way to treat Windows Phone faithfuls? Microsoft's eagerly awaited update won't come to the newer, better phones until 2015.

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T-Mobile to pay $90M for unauthorized charges on customers' bills

The carrier will pay back subscribers as part of a settlement with the FCC.

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Today's Hot Deals: Dell Inspiron 300 for $450, ASUS Celeron Laptop for $199, and more

Before you fly home for Christmas or lock down your holiday plans, why not pick up a sweet new Samsung HDTV for $198, or an Alienware Gaming Console for $499?

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Companies battle for control of Italy's national fiber network

Fight brews over who gets control of Metroweb

Obama promises response on Sony hack, says pulling movie was mistake

His strong words came hours after the FBI said North Korea was responsible for the attack on Sony.

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This week in games: Minecraft gets the Walking Dead treatment

And soon you'll be able to toss back a few beers with Pac-Man. Really!

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DirecTV Android app adds 13 new live streaming channels

Watch live and on-demand content from Showtime Showcase, QVC, MSNBC and other new channels.

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Trojan program based on ZeuS targets 150 banks, can hijack webcams

The new Chthonic Trojan borrows features from ZeuS and several of its spinoffs, researchers from Kaspersky Lab said