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Apple hit with class action lawsuit for alleged labor rule violations

The employees complained they were not provided timely meal breaks, rest breaks and final paychecks

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Seafaring robot shrugs off monster Typhoon Rammasun

The Wave Glider robot has survived its fiercest storm to date

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Zero-day flaws in Tails aren't for sale, vulnerability broker says

Exodus Intelligence will provide a report to Tails by the end of the week, a company executive said

Cloud sales to businesses lift Microsoft's revenue

Microsoft reported fourth-quarter revenue that beat analyst estimates, but profit fell short of expectations.

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As hardware kills Microsoft profits, CEO Nadella seeks comfort in software

Heavily discounted Nokia phones and Surface RT write-downs hit the company's hardware side hard, but its software business remains a stabilizing force.

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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.

on techhive.com

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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