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UN committee calls on countries to protect right to privacy

Germany and Brazil are the main sponsors of the resolution on privacy in the digital age

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Sony to offer refunds over misleading PS Vita ads

The handheld console couldn't share games with the PS3 as advertised, the U.S. Fair Trade Commission said.

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Home Depot spent $43 million on data breach in just one quarter

The retailer expects 'significant' ongoing expenses from the breach

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San Francisco DA pushes for chip payment cards in tech's backyard

Chip-and-PIN technology in credit and debit cards is designed to curb theft and fraud

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Ebola speeds up educators' embrace of tech in Sierra Leone, Liberia

The University of Sierra Leone turns to online learning while nonprofit Rumie sends tablets to Liberia

Google delays death sentence for old-style Chrome plug-ins

Google on Monday gave traditional Google plug-ins a stay of execution and instead outlined a plan to finalize their demise in 10 months.

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Samsung is powering down its ChatOn messaging app, report says

It’s shutting it off in some regions, part of a strategy to tighten the company’s software and hardware focus amid disappointing sales numbers.

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Tablet craze cools down as iPad shipments decline

Tablet shipments will increase by just 7.2 percent this year, compared to 52.5 percent in 2013.

The Regin malware threat: Real protections against a mysterious danger

Regin's a puzzle, with a long career that apparently has yet to affect the U.S. If that should happen, however, the classic protective measures will be your best defense.

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Randal's Monday review: Pop culture jokes can't save this point-and-click's poor puzzles

You're moving into a land of both shadow and substance, of things and ideas. You've just crossed over into... Randal's Monday.

Twitter Offers drops digital coupons into your feed

But the tool requires you to store payment information with Twitter.

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DT and Informatica service links cloud, on-premises apps, data

The data orchestration service is aimed at companies with hybrid computing environments

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A $550 trade-in is unlikely to lure iPhone users to Passport, but BlackBerry's trying anyway

Assuming there are any iPhone users just waiting for a reason to switch, this deal's actually not the best way to trade.