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The Upload: Your tech news briefing for Thursday, January 29

Samsung's mobile profits slide as Apple catches up ... Amazon has an enterprise mail service up its sleeve ... and more

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How to watch the Super Bowl for free: Cut the cable cord!

You don't need a pay-TV subscription to watch Super Bowl XLIX . Our guide shows you how to get the big game onto almost any screen you own.

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Boosted by iPhone 6 sales, Apple ties with Samsung for top smartphone rank

Samsung is losing market share to Apple and Chinese vendors.

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Samsung's smartphone business sees a huge drop in profits

The operating profit of its mobile business dropped 64 percent in the fourth quarter.

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Congo restores Internet to banks, gov't agencies but public block remains

The Congo government seeks to quell public unrest

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How Facebook is using autoplaying videos and ad tech to make billions

Now a $10 billion+ business, Facebook looks to the next decade.

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Silk Road dealer found a hungry market for mail order drugs

A former drug dealer testifies that he made $70,000 a month selling heroin on the undergound marketplace

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Oracle Service Cloud gets more social

Access to an online customer's browsing history gives a fuller view of their experience

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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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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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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