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China signals censors will continue to crack down on VPN services

The country has been disrupting VPN services, which can allow users to view the Internet unfiltered

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Internet problems take out Facebook, Instagram, others; Lizard Squad takes credit

Unexplained outages take out several popular Internet services, including Facebook, Instagram, and HipChat. Hacker group The Lizard Squad takes credit.

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Get ready for the 24-hour laptop: Battery life hits new highs

Panasonic's new Toughbook 31 offers 18 hours of battery life.

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Quantum bringing public cloud into virtual storage fold

Its cloud services will extend the Quantum data management system to Amazon's cloud

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DEA cameras tracking hundreds of millions of car journeys across the US

The existence of the database was revealed in documents obtained under a Freedom of Information request

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Oracle and Samsung said to be teaming up for mobile cloud delivery

Like the recent IBM-Apple deal, this union could bring benefits to both companies as they target enterprise mobile users.

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Apple readies another crack at ending Yosemite's Wi-Fi ills

Apple is putting the final touches on the next update to OS X Yosemite as it again tries to stamp out Wi-Fi problems customers have complained of since the operating system launched in October.

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Microsoft's earnings stars include Surface and Office 365, but Windows stumbles

Heavily discounted Windows licenses led to a revenue shortfall of 25 percent year over year, highlighting the importance of successful launch of Windows 10 later this year.

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Facebook testing spartan Android 'Lite' service

The app is geared toward people in less connected areas

States threaten lawsuit against Obama's municipal broadband plan

The FCC doesn't have the authority to preempt state laws limiting municipal broadband projects, state groups say.

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All the feds needed to do to ID Silk Road's founder was Google it

An IRS investigation of Silk Road tied a crucial Gmail account to the defendant's laptop.

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Facebook blocks content in Turkey deemed insulting to the Prophet Muhammad

Facebook took the steps after receiving a court order

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Report: HTC One M9 test unit decoy conceals design changes, slimmed down bezel

The new phone could have a nearly edge-to-edge display with just enough room for those BoomSound speakers and a front-facing camera.