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Oracle-based system for US visas still glitchy after software update

System problems hit thousands of travelers worldwide

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Red Hat aims at standardization with Linux for 64-bit ARM servers

Red Hat wants Linux for ARM servers to avoid the fragmentation that plagued Unix in decades past

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Oracle slashes Larry Ellison's stock options following shareholder discontent

An Oracle spokeswoman won't say whether the cut is related to shareholders' gripes about executive pay

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Meet Microsoft's Sharks Cove: A Raspberry Pi-style mini-PC running Windows 8.1

Microsoft has announced its own Raspberry Pi look-alike, but don't expect a cheap price for this Windows flavored tiny PC.

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Qualcomm planting seeds for 4K video, silicon brains in mobile devices

The Qualcomm Snapdragon 810 chip has graphics, computing and wireless features that could make it into lower-end chips.

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State Department computer crash slows visa, passport applications worldwide

The problems followed routine maintenance work so hacking is not suspected

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Low-cost Android tablets to get 4K video with Allwinner 64-bit chip

Starting next year, tablets with Allwinner's new chip could sell for $250, analyst says

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Dead devices and shuttered services: Tech's no good, very bad week

A slew of devices and services were left for dead this week.

Dell accepting Bitcoin payments

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Refunds for returned products will be issued in real currency

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Dude, you're getting a Dell, with Bitcoin

Dell's the latest big-name seller to jump on the Bitcoin bandwagon.

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CEO Whitman to chair HP's board

Whitman joined HP in 2011 and is leading its turnaround effort

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Rick-rolling 'Rickmote' shows no mercy when it finds someone using Chromecast

A Raspberry-Pi powered tool tricks Google Chromecast into playing Rick Astley

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Thin, light, wire free -- Intel's vision for your next PC

Intel's Broadwell chips will result in PC-replacement tablets thinner than the iPad