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White House picks VMware's Tony Scott as CIO

Scott will replace Lisa Schlosser, who was filling the role temporarily

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ClusterHQ: Bringing the power of containers to enterprise data

This young company just took in a fresh $12 million in new funding.

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Verizon blames net neutrality plans as it sells off wireline operations

The company is selling phone and Internet businesses in California, Florida and Texas

Nooo! RadioShack files for bankruptcy, will sell or shutter its 4,000 stores

It's official. Tear up your Battery Club cards. The store you loved and ridiculed and always went back to is finally gone for good.

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Uber, Lyft face licensing regulations in Massachusetts

Governor Charlie Baker will develop regulations for ride-hailng companies in the next six months

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State-sponsored Chinese hackers reportedly suspected in Anthem breach

The hackers are said to have used techniques deployed in the past by China-based attackers

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Lawmakers try again to curb abusive patent lawsuits

The Innovation Act attempts to reduce patent lawsuits by so-called trolls

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Google could boost education push with Launchpad Toys acquisition

Google already targets schools with Chromebook devices, the Apps for Education suite and the Classroom app

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The Upload: Your tech news briefing for Thursday, February 5

Health insurer gets hacked ... Twitter's Costolo says the trolls are out ... Silk Road mastermind is guilty ... and more news

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South Korea rejects Uber's proposal to register its drivers

The government threatens to ban the ride-hailing service in the country

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BT strikes deal to buy UK mobile operator EE for $19B

The deal reflects continued consolidation in the U.K. mobile services market

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FCC chairman says broadband should be treated as utility for net neutrality

Wheeler will offer net neutrality rules that reverse a long-standing agency practice of lightly regulating broadband

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China demands use of real names in social media accounts

China wants to stamp out accounts that impersonate real groups and people, but the rules effectively terminate social media anonymity.