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Qualcomm's Snapdragon woes mount as a 'major customer' defects

Qualcomm's Snapdragon 810 has been dropped from a 'flagship device'

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Cyberthreat sharing must include strong privacy protections, advocates say

Lawmakers will push for information-sharing legislation, but some groups want them to address past privacy concerns

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IBM's SoftLayer chief departs amid cloud transition

Lance Crosby is leaving soon after IBM named a company veteran to a new cloud leadership role.

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Silk Road paid thousands in shake-downs from malicious hackers

The Silk Road online drug marketplace was routinely bedeviled by extortionists

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Protecting your business: A guide to liability, security, and responsibility for freelancers

As a freelancer, properly securing sensitive data can make or break your business and your future.

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Bill Gates tells Reddit about his mysterious 'personal agent' project at Microsoft

If it isn't Cortana, then what is it? The man who built Microsoft didn't elaborate, but he did have some cautionary words for the development of artificial intelligence over the next 30 years.

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Watch the snow pile up in Boston in this awesome 2 minute video

Thirty inches of snow, forty hours, all in two minutes. Watch the East Coast blizzard dump snow on IDG's Boston headquarters.

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Qualcomm cuts back on financial outlook as it loses a major customer for the Snapdragon 810

Is this the year that Qualcomm is dethroned as one of the mobile industry's top chip makers?

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Amazon said to launch enterprise email service

WorkMail will focus on ease of use and security and will compete against offerings from Microsoft and Google, the company said.

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Protecting yourself on social networks

Whether you just joined Facebook or you're pushing 10K followers on Twitter, here's how to stay safe while using social media.

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Facebook reports strong Q4 as mobile ad sales keep growing

Facebook's overall revenue rose by nearly 50 percent, beating Wall Street's expectations

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Microsoft OneDrive adds super-intelligent searching of document text, photos

Microsoft's OneDrive now sifts through your cloud documents to better find the ones you're looking for. It also adds an attractive Albums feature for photo management, and camera backup for your DSLR, too.

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Samsung Gear VR hits Best Buy with litany of health disclaimers

Your muscles, joints, or skin may hurt. It will make you dizzy and possibly ill. Have fun!

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Nvidia plans GeForce GTX 970 driver update for memory performance concerns

The GeForce GTX 970 has an unorthodox memory design that can affect performance in odd situations. Nvidia's planning a driver update that should alleviate the issue.

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Alienware Alpha price cut could signal big changes for the former Steam Machine

Is Alienware trying to shut down the Alpha or prepare for its successor? The company wouldn't say, but the upcoming Game Developers Conference could affect the timing.