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Bitcoins, other digital currencies stolen in massive 'Pony' botnet attack

Criminals use botnet to rip off 700,000 credentials, also breaking into 85 virtual wallets which stored Bitcoins.

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Zuckerberg wants Facebook to be the world's Internet on-ramp

He uses his Mobile World Congress keynote to talk about the Internet.org project

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Investor Icahn blasts eBay board, calls for company to spin off PayPal

Investor Carl Icahn has ripped into the eBay board of directors and called for the company to spin off its PayPal unit in a colorful letter to eBay stockholders released Monday.

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IBM buys NoSQL cloud provider Cloudant

IBM's Cloudant purchase will bring the CouchDB NoSQL database into IBM's SoftLayer global cloud

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Oracle buys Blue Kai, gains massive consumer data mart

Analyst: BlueKai's mobile data management capabilities are its 'crown jewel'

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MWC:MasterCard adds in-app payments to MasterPass mobile platform

MasterCard also said it has entered into an agreement to acquire C-SAM

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IBM begins moving software portfolio to the cloud

IBM's BlueMix project aims to bring all of IBM's cloud services together under a single architecture

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Comcast, Netflix reach interconnection deal

The agreement comes after Netflix publicly released data showing a decrease in streaming speeds to broadband customers

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Microsoft Azure continues enterprise push with private on-ramps

After a slow start, Microsoft Windows Azure is finally gaining a foothold in the emerging cloud marketplace

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Study: Companies that go all-in with SaaS can save big

Computer Economics compared heavy cloud users' IT spending with industry benchmark data

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Joyent offers Canonical-customized Ubuntu as a cloud service

Cloud service Joyent envisions more hybrid deployments using both Linux and SmartOS

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Ebay buys PhiSix to offer clothes buyers a virtual fitting room

The e-commerce company did not disclose how much it paid for the startup

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Report: Malware-infected Android apps spike in the Google Play store

Where's My Droid and Speed Night were cited as the most downloaded malicious apps.

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FinancialForce.com repositions itself as the latest cloud ERP player

The joint venture between Salesforce.com and Unit 4 heads to battle with NetSuite, SAP and others

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Oracle merging its marketing software into a tighter-knit suite

The vendor has built up its Marketing Cloud through a series of acquisitions