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This tool makes it easier for thieves to empty bank accounts

FraudFox is designed to spoof a browser fingerprint, an advanced method for tracking users

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Google may invest in SpaceX for Internet through satellites

Google may invest around $1 billion in the project

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Cisco building switch ports to feed faster Wi-Fi

With a standard still far off, the company is rolling out switches with 2.5-Gigabit and 5-Gigabit options

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The Upload: Your tech news briefing for Tuesday, January 20

State of the Union address will be heavy on tech ... Will IBM's earnings disappoint, again? ... Twitter picks up ZipDial's call ... and more

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How this 16-year-old turned an Instagram feed into a $15K-a-month social media empire

How to win followers and influence teenage girls...with the help of some star-making companies and their algorithms, of course.

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What to expect from Microsoft's Windows 10 event, from Cortana to new browsers

On Wednesday, Microsoft plans to unveil a consumer preview of Windows 10. Look for Cortana integration, improved notifications, a seamless new interface, new browsers and more.

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Japanese androids hold news conference, chat with baby droids

The female robots introduced a pair of tabletop conversation robots, CommU and Sota

Solar-powered airplane's first global journey has stops in US, India and China

An airplane powered entirely by the sun will start a 5-month journey around the world in late February or early March.

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Twitter to acquire Indian startup ZipDial in emerging markets play

ZipDial's office in Bangalore will operate as an engineering center for Twitter

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Microsoft's Outlook.com faces brief man-in-the-middle attack in China

Apple and Yahoo faced similar attacks in the country last year

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Data breaches can be prevented with one simple solution

Attackers may be able to infiltrate the network, but if organizations properly employed two-factor authentication the data would still be safe.

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UK regulators end fraud probe into HP's Autonomy acquisition

A U.S. investigation into the sale of Autonomy to HP is ongoing

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Spotify revamps its Windows Phone app, better late than never

Nine months after redesigning its iOS and Android apps, Spotify brings library-style “Your Music” view to Windows Phone.

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Amazon promises dozens of films as original-content war with Netflix heats up

Unlike Netflix, Amazon also plans to release the films to theater chains before Amazon Prime subscribers can get them.