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Healing Heartbleed: LastPass offers automated checker, major sites admit vulnerability

As the list of major sites hit by Heartbleed grows, LastPass is helping its users figure out which accounts need password changes.

Canada halts online tax returns in wake of Heartbleed

Canada Revenue Agency anticipates restoring services by weekend

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Thank XP: Desktop PC sales take off again in Western Europe

Enterprises are buying desktops again to get away from Windows XP, according to Gartner

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This is your car on Google Earth: The 2014 Audi Q5 TDI offers a bird’s-eye view

We'd all love to have Google Earth in the car—and viewed safely from the central display. Right now, the only way to get it is through a pricey optional package on Audi cars. But it sure is fun.

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Chinese Bitcoin exchange readies fallback plans amid crackdown worries

Bitcoin's popularity in China has taken a dive under the threat of new Chinese regulations

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Swedish ISP deletes all retained customer data in wake of EU court ruling

Other ISPs should also delete communications metadata following the Court of Justice's ruling, Swedish ISP Bahnhof said

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Project Ara steps closer to reality as Google doles out Module Development Kits

Maybe someday you will be able to swap out parts of your phone.

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HP EliteBook Folio 1040 G1 review: Thin, light laptop makes business a pleasure

Though it lacks a touchscreen, HP's premier business notebook is otherwise a strong contender.

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Fire TV review: Amazon's set-top box is cooking with gas

Amazon's first media streaming product packs plenty of power and a handy voice search feature. Oh, and it plays games too.

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You look marvelous: How Word’s Style Sets give your documents a makeover

Your work could be great, but it won’t stand out with the default formatting in Word. Style Sets apply a sophisticated look throughout a document, so your ideas can shine.

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Stung by file-encrypting malware, researchers fight back

Ransomware programs such as CryptoDefense, CryptorBit and HowDecrypt have left users enraged -- and often helpless

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Google shows more love for robots with Savioke investment

The California startup aims at producing service robots for hospitals and other environments

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Twitter, at least, dodged the horrors of Heartbleed

Users have to be careful protecting their data because the vulnerability existed for years on many sites

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Star software designer Greg Christie reportedly leaving Apple

Christie's team will now report to Apple designer Jony Ive, The Wall Street Journal said

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Even the death of Windows XP failed to jolt the PC market in Q1

PC upgrades due to the expiration of Windows XP peaked in 2012 and 2013, and are starting to taper in 2014, IDC said