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Increased Internet access to spur consumer spending in South Africa, survey says

Internet also drives entertainment and media spending in Nigeria and Kenya

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Pink slips rain down on Microsoft (again)

Another 2,100 employees were let go on Thursday.

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Auditor: Healthcare.gov still lacks some basic security controls

The US HHS doesn't require strong passwords in some systems and is slow to patch vulnerabilties, the GAO says

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Shareholders approve Safaricom acquisition of YuMobile

Sale will put pressure on smaller operators

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Shadowrun's Dragonfall expansion tweaked, released as stand-alone Director's Cut

The Dragonfall expansion for Shadowrun Returns can now be purchased as a standalone campaign for only $15, with a bunch of new content included.

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Drag queens force Facebook to reevaluate real names

The network isn't making any changes yet, but it should.

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Android developers must now list physical address in Play Store

The new Google Play rule applies to those with paid apps or in-app purchases.

Inside Levi’s Stadium, high-tech home of the San Francisco 49ers

The new $1.2 billion Levi's Stadium offers fans the type of high-tech game experience you’d expect from a sports venue in Silicon Valley.

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China says US hacking accusations are 'totally groundless'

The country says it has no knowledge of attacks against US transportation contractors.

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Microsoft plots Dynamics CRM update with an eye on marketing, global expansion

CRM Online will be available in 130 markets by the end of the year, Microsoft says

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Amazon Fire OS 4 adds ASAP loading, user profiles, family media sharing, and more

Amazon's latest operating system is built on Android KitKat, though you'd hardly recognize it.

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Samsung Galaxy Note 4 launch set for October 17, preorders open this Friday

Jump online tomorrow to get your hands on Samsung's newest phablet.

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Right-to-be-forgotten 'dashboard' to help EU's data protection authorities

The complaints should be dealt with in a common way, the authorities said

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Red Hat acquires FeedHenry to get mobile app chops

The deal adds better mobile capabilities to the JBoss Middleware portfolio