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Pinterest peaks, Facebook falters in customer satisfaction survey of social sites

Though Facebook is the lowest-ranked social networking site in the American Consumer Satisfaction Index ratings, its score still improved over last year.

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Microsoft's quarterly revenue lifted by cloud sales to businesses, though overall profits slipped

Profits were down 7 percent year on year, including an $0.08 loss from Microsoft's new Nokia business.

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Investigation of missing IRS email holds lessons for your business

The IRS claims it lost or destroyed email messages pertinent to an ongoing investigation--but if proper procedures were followed, that shouldn’t be possible.

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Apple reports a huge profit but sales disappoint

iPhones and iPad sales were both slower than expected

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ARM develops second wave of 64-bit processors

ARM's Maya and Artemis chips are already being licensed to mobile device makers

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Microsoft brings two open source tools to Azure

Packer and OpenNebula are the latest open source technologies to find a home on the Microsoft Azure cloud service

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Oracle builds on BlueKai acquisition with Data Cloud

Let us do the heavy lifting when it comes to delivering consumer data, Oracle says

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Amazon rolls out Amazon Wallet, a gift card-gobbling mobile wallet app

Amazon Wallet is targeted at organizing all of one’s gift and loyalty cards, though its feature set could expand beyond that.

on greenbot.com

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Apple gets patent for 3-year-old smartwatch design labeled 'iTime'

The patent is for a wrist-worn gadget that has a touchscreen and can communicate with a smartphone

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Cabin review: Track your family's location, send messages, and assign tasks

Track location, chat, and share tasks among Android-using family and friends.

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Comcast on hellish customer service call: Rep did 'what we trained him' to do

The cable giant says it will review its training and incentive programs after a maddening customer service call goes viral.

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The story behind Prospero, the ambitious game Valve killed so that Half-Life may live

After seventeen years, Valve and ValveTime Database give us our first look at screenshots from the unreleased 1996 title Prospero.

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Tor Project working to fix weakness that can unmask anonymous users

The anonymity software's developers believe they've identified the problem