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Sony-Spotify deal kills Music Unlimited and could pre-empt Spotify for Xbox One

A new Playstation Music service will launch this spring for PS3 and PS4 game consoles. Users will be able to pay through their PlayStation Network wallets.

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Canadian agency reported to be monitoring millions of downloads

The Communications Security Establishment tracks activity at more than 100 file-sharing sites, according to news reports

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Good wants to manage your smartphones for $3 a month, per user

The company's new Mangement Suite also includes a secure browser and an enterprise app store

FCC warns against Wi-Fi hotspot blocking and hints at further crackdowns

After shutting down Marriott's attempt to block personal hotspot use, the FCC says it's looking into more violations elsewhere.

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Misfit moves beyond fitness with home automation and smartphone controls

The $50 fitness band will soon let users control lights, locks, thermostats and more straight from the wrist.

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How Google's supercharged Chromebook Files app will blend offline with online

Google's rethinking the way it approaches files--both online and offline--with upcoming changes to the Chrome OS Files app.

Dell XPS 13 2015 is a MacBook Air killer

Dell's new XPS13 is a MacBook Air killer that shoehorns a 13-inch screen into a bezel that would normally hold an 11-inch panel. The new laptop also features Intel's new Broadwell U CPU and a high-resolution touch screen.

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Blackphone's super-secure communications app had serious flaw

A vulnerability in the bundled encrypted messaging app would have allowed attackers to execute malicious code on the device

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So long, Flash! YouTube now defaults to HTML5 on the web

Flash's importance to YouTube has been dwindling for some time. Now Adobe's video solution is one step closer to banishment from the world's most popular video site.

Cisco integration gives Samsung Knox users more options for secure connectivity

Under pressure from falling phone sales, Samsung continues to court CIOs

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Scary 'Ghost' vulnerability leaves Linux systems vulnerable to possession

The flaw in the GNU C Library can be exploited remotely for full control, according to Qualys

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Alibaba clashes with Chinese regulator over online sales of fake goods

Alibaba was quick to protest some of the regulator's conduct in making its findings

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The Upload: Your tech news briefing for Wednesday, January 28

France aims at net companies with draft law ... Internet of Things threatens privacy ... Apple Watch to ship in April... and more