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More low-price Android tablets coming from Lenovo

Lenovo's new A7-50, A8 and A10 tablets have quad-core processors and 1280 x 800 pixel screens, and run Android.

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China obtains patent concessions in return for approving Microsoft-Nokia deal

China has given conditional approval to Microsoft's purchase of Nokia's handset business, in return for promises on fair patent licensing.

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UK spies did not misuse powers for mass surveillance, watchdog says

UK agencies haven't the 'slightest interest' in examining emails and phone calls, a report says

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Twitter’s radical redesign looks a lot like Facebook

The social network needs to jump-start its growth, and hopes a familiar look will help.

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Google wants to put Glass to work for businesses

Google Glass may or may not be a consumer hit, but the business applications for Glass could be far reaching.

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Windows 8.1 Update is required for future Windows 8.1 patches

There's no need to worry unless you've disabled automatic updates.

Gogo increasing in-flight Internet speeds to 70Mbps

The new service will become commercially available in the middle of next year

Yahoo email anti-spoofing policy breaks mailing lists

Yahoo moved to a more aggressive DMARC policy that creates email delivery issues on mailing lists for yahoo.com users, email experts said

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Critical OpenSSL 'Heartbleed' bug puts encrypted communications at risk

Administrators are advised to patch and revoke old private keys

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The story of the Windows XP 'Bliss' desktop theme—and what it looks like today

Like Windows XP itself, Microsoft's 'Bliss' image of rolling green hills has aged, and evolved. Here's its story— and what the real-world site looks like today.

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EU data retention rules violate privacy rights and are invalid, EU court rules

Rules requiring telcos to retain communications metadata are disproportionate, the court said

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Obituary: Windows XP passes away, leaving behind millions of mourning supporters

Windows XP, Microsoft's beloved seventh major operating system, has died at the hands of its creators. It was 12.

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Jury rules against NXP in patent dispute with BlackBerry

NXP had alleged that versions of BlackBerry smartphone and its PlayBook infringed its patents

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Samsung sees Q1 profit decline amid market saturation

Samsung projects operating profit will be down in the second straight quarter of decline

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Movie studios sue Kim Dotcom, Megaupload for copyright infringement

A civil suit alleges that the now-defunct file-sharing site made over $175 million illegally