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Salesforce.com's trademark infringement anything but social, lawsuit claims

StrongView Systems wants an injunction against Salesforce.com's use of the Social Studio brand name

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EFF's Open Wireless Router tech aims to increase network security, spur Wi-Fi sharing

The new custom router firmware will allow users to share their wireless networks, but could also improve their router's security

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Western Digital's $299 6TB WD Red is a big hard drive for small(ish) budgets

Western Digital has shipped the 6TB WD Red and WD Green models

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Give Verizon your location data, get rewards in carrier's new program

The Smart Rewards program launching Thursday promises savings and discounts to Verizon subscribers, but only if you opt-in to a program that helps the wireless carrier's partners deliver targeted ads based on your location and browsing habits.

on techhive.com

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Hybrid, meet desktop: Surface Pro 3 docking station officially available for preorder

The Surface Pro 3's docking station adds desktop-replacement capabilities to the innovative laptop-tablet hybrid.

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Microsoft consolidates enterprise IT conferences

TechEd and individual conferences for Exchange, SharePoint, Lync and other products have been fused into one event

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Samsung offers its Tizen OS to original Gear smartwatch owners

Gear users can get the same version of Tizen running on the latest Gear watches; although the change won’t be welcome news to Google.

on greenbot.com

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Twitter tweaking Direct Messages for easier use across devices

Private conversations will fully sync across devices -- except for the messages you delete.

on techhive.com

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Dutch courts lets ebook reseller stay online

Dutch publishers wanted the site taken offline for copyright infringement

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Interview: Legendary designer Cliff Bleszinksi discusses the future of free-to-play shooters

'Will we do consoles initially? No. We are targeting PC. PC is where the community gathers. PC is where the contributors are.'

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Stealthy ransomware 'Critroni' uses Tor, could replace Cryptolocker

The Cryptolocker takedown led to a better designed, more resilient ransomware threat

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Amazon buyers prefer DRM-free e-books, study claims

The big publishers lock down their e-books to their own detriment, according to a new study.

on techhive.com

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Google to stop calling games that offer in-app purchases ‘free’

The move is one of many Play Store adjustments to comply with a European Commission ruling.

on greenbot.com