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Adobe can now send customized messages to beacon apps

The company is hoping its customers will use analytics features to prevent messaging fatigue

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China disrupts some websites linked to US content delivery network

China has started blocking U.S. content delivery network EdgeCast Networks

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Intel will merge PC and mobile CPU groups, just as the devices themselves are converging

The company hopes that the united groups will succeed better together. Given the mobile group's huge losses recently, it couldn't hurt.

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PCI Council looks for ways to stem data breaches after bad year

The last year has been bad, but the technology is there to stop nearly all data breaches, experts said

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A list of all the Google Now voice commands

What can you do with your voice on your Android phone? More than you know.

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HP plugs the Vertica analytics engine into Hadoop

HP Vertica for SQL on Hadoop promises to pair the reliability of SQL with the scalability of Hadoop

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Senator demands answers about DOJ mobile phone surveillance planes

A program that reportedly tracks mobile phones from airplanes raises privacy concerns, Senator Markey says.

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TRUSTe deceived consumers about recertification program, FTC says

The agency and privacy certification provider reach a settlement on its recertification promises

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Snapchat wants you to send cash through its app, but Snapcash is no Venmo

A new partnership with Square lets Snapchat users send each other money.

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Watch Tony Hawk ride the world's first real-life hoverboard

The skateboarding legend took the Hendo Hoverboard prototype for a ride and it's just as glorious as you'd expect.

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Cisco crashes the enterprise mobile party with new collaboration app

Project Squared will let users strike up ad hoc team meetings with audio, video conferencing, file sharing and text chat

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Sony's new 21MP camera sensor will bring lightning-fast autofocus to smartphones next year

It should be ready in the spring, so we could see it in a new crop of smartphones beginning next summer.

Sony adds autofocus tracking to smartphone image sensor

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The Exmor RS IMX320 borrows autofocus tech from SLR cameras