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Run this Installer Hijacking Scanner app to see if your older Android phone is at risk

Half of all Android phones still run Android 4.2 or older. If they also buy from third-party app stores, they could be vulnerable to a hijacking app. This scanner will tell you if your phone is at risk.

Microsoft prepares Windows 10 for panoply of sensors

A unified sensor interface will allow Windows 10 devices to support a slew of new environmental, biometric, proximity and motion sensors.

Microsoft blacklists latest rogue SSL certificates, Mozilla mulls sanctions for issuer

Microsoft revoked trust in an intermediate CA certificate that was used to issue unauthorized certificates for Google websites

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Logitech's Harmony smart home hub adds voice controls through Ubi and Ivee

Logitech continues its quest to control your entire smart home by linking up with a couple of voice-activated computers.

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EU Commission goes after geo-blocking, 'absurd' digital barriers

Geo-blocking strikes the EU's digital chief as old fashioned

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Facebook app leaks F8 news about Parse, Messenger, 'teleportation station'

Messenger will supposedly become a platform, opened to developers

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Razer's OSVR virtual reality headset will get Leap Motion's hand-tracking tech

Dump that Xbox 360 controller, Leap Motion wants VR gamers to pick-up that virtual rifle with their hands.

RadioShack puts customer personal data up for sale in bankruptcy auction

Asset sale could include millions of e-mails, physical addresses, and customer names, if legal challenges don't stop it.

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NTT DoCoMo rolls out smartphone-controlled wheelchairs in Japan

The move is part of a larger push to develop personal mobility vehicles connected to the Internet

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Google may revamp YouTube live streaming as a games-focused Twitch competitor

Not content with losing its Twitch purchase to Amazon last year, YouTube is apparently revamping its own live-streaming service to focus on games.

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Internet Explorer 11 won't use Microsoft's new 'Edge' browser engine in Windows 10

It's clearer than ever: Internet Explorer is the past and Project Spartan is the future. Microsoft recently said IE11 will not use Project Spartan's Edge rendering engine in Windows 10.

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Apple database acquisition could help improve performance of its services

FoundationDB's NoSQL technology lets the company grow its services and still keep users happy

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Zero day exploits and browser vulnerabilities spiked in 2014

Secunia found that overall more than 83 percent of vulnerabilities had patches ready when the flaws became public