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Germany orders Google to stop illegal user data processing

Google has refused to substantially improve user controls, the government says

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Bye, Bing: Microsoft's Windows apps rebranded as MSN

The future of Microsoft's online services is here---and it's MSN. Say goodbye to Bing unless you're using Cortana or doing a search.

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Connected ad panels to improve mobile speeds and coverage

Alcatel-Lucent and JCDecaux have joined forces on small cells

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Samsung Gear VR demo units appear at some Best Buys

The Galaxy Note 4 is almost here and apparently so is it's virtual reality accessory, the GearVR. Recently, a few bloggers have spotted the headset at Best Buy locations around Los Angeles.

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EBay splitting PayPal off as a separate company

EBay's splitting off PayPal after being prodded by activist investor Carl Icahn.

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Pioneer's LTE-equipped rearview mirror gives drivers useful data from the cloud

Real-time maps, traffic and weather are updated from the LTE connection.

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Apple's iPhone 6 will go on sale in China on Oct. 17

Existing iPhone users in China could help fuel demand for the new product

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European Commission details grounds for Apple tax probe

The tax probe focuses on use of transfer pricing arrangements by two Apple subsidiaries

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Microsoft will offer locally hosted cloud services in India

Microsoft hopes to win Indian government business with local Azure and Office 365 services

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The Basis Peak wants to be the first heart-rate monitoring wristband that isn't a joke

With a more elegant design, brighter display, and improved heart-rate sensor, the Basis Peak fitness and sleep tracker improves on the Basis B1 Band in pretty much every way.

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NTT DoCoMo launches sensor-laden kids' watch

Humidity and temperature data could prevent heatstroke

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Free is good: No-cost Panda Software tops AV-Test's rankings of antivirus software

A number of antivirus products caught all the malware the testing lab threw at it. But only a few were free. (And no, Microsoft alone isn't nearly good enough.)

Ellison apologizes for skipping Oracle Open World keynote

Oracle executive chairman and CTO Larry Ellison apologizes at Oracle Open World 2014 for skipping his keynote address a year earlier.

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EPIC seeks enforcement action over Arizona data breaches

The Maricopa County Community College District lost more than 2.5 million records in two data breaches