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Prevent identity theft with this interactive site

A UK financial institution has put together an interactive guide to online fraud and identity theft, along with links to tips and guidance to avoid being a victim.

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Netflix will launch on French telco's set-top boxes

A local competitor tried to steal Netflix' thunder with the launch of its own video-on-demand service on the Netflix launched in France

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Google debuts first low-cost Android One phones in India

The India launch was the first worldwide for the low-cost phones built around Google's reference design

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Sprint, Windstream traffic routing errors hijacked other ISPs

The errors, which can shut off traffic, are occurring more frequently with little explanation, said Renesys

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Oracle to acquire content storage management company Front Porch Digital

Front Porch Digital technology is used by media companies, government agencies and sports organizations for a variety of applications

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Latest Windows 9 leak shows a unified notification center

Windows 9 will include a one-stop shop for system notifications if a leaked video is any indication.

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Want lithium-ion batteries to last? Slow charging may not be the answer

For the first time, scientists have examined how a battery operates on the particle level

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New malware spreads over Twitch chat, targets Steam accounts

New malware will attempt to sell items stored in your Steam account so an attacker can reap the proceeds and buy items for themselves.

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Does Apple have a breakout product in its smartwatch?

Wearables need an iPhone-style breakthrough, but it's not clear whether the Apple Watch is it

Businesses can't stop you from writing Yelp reviews under new California law

California makes it illegal for businesses to fine or otherwise discourage customers from leaving negative reviews on sites like Yelp.

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California regulators say Uber, Lyft and Sidecar's carpool services are illegal

Drivers can't carry multiple passengers while charging individual fares, the California Public Utilities Commission said.

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Leaked Windows 9 video shows new virtual desktops feature in action

Rejoice, PC power users: It looks like virtual desktops may finally be coming to Windows 9.

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RollerCoaster Tycoon World preview: The ride never ends

Atari's reboot of the classic RollerCoaster Tycoon fixes some of the sins of the series' past. Here's our preview impressions.