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LibreOffice gets a streamlined makeover, native alternatives for major Microsoft fonts

LibreOffice is a great productivity suite and version 4.4 gives the suite an improved interface and new fonts to replace two popular choices from Microsoft.

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Windows 10 FLAC support will extend to phones and small tablets

The lossless audio compression format won't be limited to laptops and desktops, though it's a few months away.

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TracFone must pay $40 million for choking 'unlimited' data

TracFone has agreed to pay $40 million to settle US FTC charges

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Apple hits Samsung at home, where it hurts

With China and Japan in its pocket, Apple is gaining in South Korea.

New Chrome extension spots unencrypted tracking

TrackerSSL is aimed at alerting websites of insecure tracking via Twitter

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Samsung Gear VR will provide first-class entertainment on Qantas flights

Australia's major airline is teaming up with Samsung to put virtual reality in the clouds--the real ones.

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Office for Android exits beta with new Outlook apps in tow

Microsoft steps up push to get its software on to all tablets and smartphones.

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Intel's vPro Core chips advance wire-free computing with wireless dock, Pro WiDi tech

The fifth-generation Core processors include new tech to free workplaces from unsightly wires, and make docking and authentication easier, too.

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Securing your computing ecosystem from smartphone to PC

Your computer is no longer the only thing that needs protecting. Malware, phishing, smishing, and all kinds of exploits threaten your mobile devices.

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Alibaba calls Chinese regulatory report unfair, as customer numbers grow

A Chinese regulator has criticized Alibaba for allegedly helping merchants to sell counterfeit goods

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AllSeen IoT group acts to head off patent wars

Its new policy says companies that contribute code pledge not to sue over their patents

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The Upload: Your tech news briefing for Thursday, January 29

Samsung's mobile profits slide as Apple catches up ... Amazon has an enterprise mail service up its sleeve ... and more

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How to watch the Super Bowl for free: Cut the cable cord!

You don't need a pay-TV subscription to watch Super Bowl XLIX . Our guide shows you how to get the big game onto almost any screen you own.