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Samsung and HTC have a lot to prove with Sunday's smartphone launches

The rumored Samsung Galaxy S6 and HTC One M9 are expected to have more powerful processors and better cameras.

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VLC update adds in-app extensions, resume playback, Android TV support, more

The latest version of VLC is ready for prime time and it has some nice features users will appreciate.

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Ericsson seeks US sales ban of Apple iPhone, iPad in patent lawsuit barrage

In a barrage of nine lawsuits filed Thursday, Ericsson alleges that Apple's iPhone and iPad infringe a total of 41 of its patents

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Remote access vulnerabilities in D-Link routers remain unpatched

The worst one could allow a remote attacker to change DNS settings

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Hackers exploit router flaws in unusual attack

The attack changes the DNS settings of a router using default login credentials, Proofpoint said

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The Upload: Your tech news briefing for Friday, February 27

FCC votes in new U.S. net neutrality rules ... IBM pumping $4 billion into cloud ... Superfish-style attacks seen ... and more tech news

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Foxconn expects robots to take over more factory work

In three years, Foxconn will probably use automation to complete 70 percent of its assembly line work

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Fresh from $532.9M win, Smartflash sues Apple again

The patent company's focus in the second lawsuit is on Apple's newer products like the iPhone 6

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They're official: 'Ride-share' and 'unboxing' added to Oxford dictionary

The new terms arived in the venerable dictionary's latest quarterly update.

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For Attensity's BI parsing tool, emoticons are no problem

Java-based product can be integrated into existing enterprise systems

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Twitter adds more reporting tools to curb abuse and improve safety

Twitter has made it easier to report impersonation, self-harm and leaked private information.

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Pizicato lets starving musicians set up virtual tip jars

Could donations be the answer to music’s sustainability problem? Pizicato thinks so.

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IBM to pump $4 billion into cloud, mobile and analytics

With a $4 billion investment, Big Blue aims to deliver $40 billion in annual revenue by 2018