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Court shuts down tech support 'scams' targeted by FTC

Companies' free trial software identified nonexistant computer errors and charged customers to fix them, the agency says.

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BitTorrent dismisses Sync security concerns

The cryptographic implementation is solid and cannot be compromsied through a remote server, the company said

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U.K. lad is youngest ever Microsoft Certified Professional at five years

Like father, like son. A five-ear-old boy peered over his father's shoulder to learn the ins and outs of Microsoft's OS.

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SkyKick promises simpler migration to Office 365

Cloud services mean you don't have to run your own servers but for email, few companies want to start from scratch

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Adobe can now send customized messages to beacon apps

The company is hoping its customers will use analytics features to prevent messaging fatigue

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TRUSTe deceived consumers about recertification program, FTC says

The agency and privacy certification provider reach a settlement on its recertification promises

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Online video moguls team up to set standards, meet growing demand

Cisco, Comcast, Yahoo and others formed the Streaming Video Alliance

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Google helps track overfishing through satellites

The prototype platform uses ship traffic signals to track fishing activity

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Warner Music strikes deal in China to stem piracy, spur sales

Chinese Internet giant Tencent will distribute music from the U.S. record company

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Fujitsu brews up cloud platform to test IoT ideas

The development platform is aimed at speeding up the trial phase for Internet of Things businesses

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Amazon promises a mightier MySQL with Aurora release

Aurora combines the high performance of commercial databases, with the familiarity of MySQL

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FTC chair wants clearer disclosures to protect privacy

Many consumers are in the dark on how their data is used, the regulator said

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'The cloud is the new normal,' Amazon Web Services executive says

Andy Jassy touts larger customer cloud deployments at the AWS user conference