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Amazon introduces mobile card reader to compete with Square, PayPal

How does Amazon figure to stand out in a market where so many mobile payment players are already going head to head? By offering a promotional rate on transactions as it enters the U.S. market.

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Google packs Classroom off to school

The company has started to roll out the Apps for Education component, designed to help teachers with various tasks.

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Google tightens Gmail spam filtering

The company is tackling scammers' use of similar Unicode characters for tricking users into going to malicious websites.

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Coding platform for IoT could bring data-crunching apps online faster

RacoWireless is using standard software tools to help developers connect with any device

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Texas, Florida, North Carolina lead IT job growth in first half of 2014, study finds

IT employees realize their skills are in demand and are seeking bigger salaries from potential employers

Dropbox sharpens search on Android app

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The cloud storage company's Android app also gained document preview capabilities

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Google backs $300 million undersea Internet cable to Japan

The system will help Google connect its data centers in Asia and the US

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Oracle slaps Oregon with a lawsuit over troubled Obamacare website

Oracle blames 'bureaucratic dysfunction' for the disastrous Cover Oregon project

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Atos succeeds in bid to buy Bull, will boost security and cloud offerings

The offer made in May has been approved by Bull shareholders

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US court rules in favor of providing officials access to entire email account

The court in Columbia had earlier ruled that such a warrant would provide too much information to law enforcement

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Bar exam software snafu sparks multiple lawsuits

Test-takers suffered 'severe emotional distress' from ExamSoft's system issues, according to one class action suit

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Some SAP customers scratching their heads over how to use Hana, survey finds

The Americas' SAP Users' Group survey also found that most Hana purchases are for running Business Warehouse, not the Business Suite

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IBM's 'click to buy' consulting services look beyond just IT

The services also give IBM a low-cost way to expand the reach of its sales arm, according to one analyst