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Home air quality sensor stores data in the cloud

The $200 sensor can help monitor PM2.5 particles, which have been linked to disease

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Online mall Rakuten to accept bitcoin in US, Germany

Rakuten hasn't decided yet on integrating bitcoin into its large Japanese site

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What, me worry? Despite Snowden leaks, Americans' use of the 'Net largely unchanged

In light of broad government snooping, many people aren't even aware of privacy tools like Tor or encryption

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This isn't your father's enterprise software

Changing expectations and a new generation of users are transforming the face of business applications

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Uber and Lyft fail to convince judges their drivers are merely 'contractors'

The judges ruled that the status of the companies' drivers will need to be decided by juries

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New Chrome app puts Act-On's marketing automation tools front and center for SMBs

Users can now access the SaaS platform's functionality from anywhere within the browser

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Tech groups renew push for cloud, email privacy protections

They want Congress to give greater protections from police searches to documents stored in the cloud for more than 180 days

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Google CFO Patrick Pichette to retire

Pichette worked at Google for nearly 7 years and before that, Bell Canada

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Facebook letting advertisers take a deeper look at users' posts

Facebook will provide a new pipeline of data to select marketers, the company says.

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Lawmakers look for online music licensing alternatives

Songwriters, music licensing services call for changes that would allow more negotiations.

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Meet Windows 93, a glimpse at what Windows could have been if Bill Gates loved LSD

It's truly amazing what you can accomplish in a browser tab with just HTML 5, JavaScript, and CSS. This web app is a perfect time waster that takes you back in time to an alternate universe where Microsoft was focused on fun.

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Google is developing a virtual reality version of Android, report says

The OS would power other virtual reality apps, according to the Wall Street Journal.

Cryptocurrency software bundled with BitTorrent triggers complaints

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After updating BitTorrent's uTorrent, some users reported that mining software had appeared on their PCs without their consent

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Two indicted for stealing 1 billion email addresses in historic breach

The Vietnamese defendants are accused of using stolen email addresses for a spamming operation.

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Visa, MasterCard partner with mobile money providers in Africa

Visa to partner with Bharti Airtel, MasterCard teams with eTranzact