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Collaboration part 2: the age of collaboration: now and into the future

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Point-of-sale malware creators still in business with Spark, an Alina spinoff

Spark is installed by a script written in AutoIt and scrapes card data from the memory of POS terminals

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Keep encrypted files encrypted when you back them up to the cloud

You keep selected files or folders encrypted on your internal drive. But are they protected when you use an online backup service?

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Valve's Steam Controller looks less revolutionary with every redesign

'Hey Gabe, why don't we just make an Xbox 360 controller?' says some guy at Valve, presumably.

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Nearly half a million people use the Windows 10 Tech Preview every day

Microsoft claims more activity than any previous Windows test build, and more than 1.5 million sign-ups to date.

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U.S.-Cuba breakthrough is no slam dunk for Internet

As the U.S. frees its service providers to invest, Cuba may not play ball

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LG preps webOS 4K TVs with souped-up performance

Users will be able to watch 4K movies and TV series from Netflix and Amazon

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Microsoft stops offering alternative browsers to Windows users in Europe

The screen contributed to restoring competition in the EU browser market, the European Commission said

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Plex media streaming app arrives on PlayStation 3 and 4, U.S. launch slightly delayed

Plex came to the Xbox One in October, and now it's ready for the PlayStation 3 and 4. But a U.S. date hasn't been announced yet.

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Amazon Prime Now delivers your order in an hour, but only in Manhattan for now

Need some paper towels, an Apple USB cable, and a Frozen DVD in the next hour? If you're in Manhattan, Amazon can do that for you.

Amazon promises one-hour delivery in Manhattan, more locations on the way

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The super-fast shipping costs $7.99, while people willing to wait another hour won't have to pay extra

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Hands-on with Evolve's singleplayer mode and terrifying third monster

Evolve's about two months from release, but it still has a few surprises in store. Chief among them? A "singleplayer mode."