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Website operators will have a hard time dealing with the Heartbleed vulnerability

Patching the vulnerable OpenSSL software is just the first step, security experts say

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Facebook wants to free your News Feed from spam

The network is again tweaking its News Feed algorithm to show more of the stuff you want to see.

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Heartbleed, gossip, TV shows and WWDC

What we'll see at WWDC, the troubling rise of tech-industry gossip, the Heartbleed security fiasco, and Yahoo and Microsoft become TV networks. With guests Philip Michaels and Serenity Caldwell.

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Wearables sales tripled in a year—and will grow 500 percent by 2018, study says

Research firm IDC says simple activity trackers are leading the charge, while face computers like Google Glass will face slower adoption.

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Google Glass will soon be sold to normal people—but just for one day

No, it's not the much-anticipated consumer release. But now the Explorer version of Glass will be available to anyone who can pony up the $1500.

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AT&T, Sprint, Verizon disable the Galaxy S5's download booster

Of the big four U.S. carriers, only T-Mobile will let you use Samsung's new feature.

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FTC clears Facebook's WhatsApp deal, but warns on data collection

The FTC opened the way for Facebook to complete its WhatsApp acquisition, but urged caution in how they deal with user data. And if they don't...

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Google amps up fight against malicious apps with enhanced Android security

A small number of people could see warnings with the new system, Google said.

US agencies: Sharing cyberthreat info isn't an antitrust violation

A policy statement from the DOJ and FTC is aimed at giving companies assurance about sharing with each other.

End of ICANN contract puts Internet freedom at risk, critics say

The freedom and openness of the Internet are at stake after the U.S. government announced plans to end its contractual oversight of ICANN, some critics said Thursday.

BlackBerry plans to renew enterprise focus to lure back customers

The company has to revert back to its roots and look at the enterprise for success, says CEO John Chen.

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'Drop Dropbox' protests flare as wiretap proponent Condoleezza Rice joins board

Not surprisingly, privacy advocates decry the appointment of Rice, a pro-surveillance hawk, to the board of a company that stores lots of user data.

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Why more businesses are unfriending Facebook

Eat24 isn't the only one. Other businesses that advertise on Facebook show signs of growing frustration.

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T-Mobile adds more free tablet data, knocks off the hardware premium

Subscribers can now snag an LTE-enabled tablet for the same price as the Wi-Fi-only model.

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Party's over for the Dutch: pirated downloads now prohibited in the Netherlands

The country had allowed its residents to engage in this practice, but no longer. Lawsuits are now expected.