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The Upload: Your tech news briefing for Friday, March 27

Up Periscope: Twitter answers Meerkat... UN appoints privacy watchdog... Microsoft buys LiveLoop

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An SDN vulnerability forced OpenDaylight to focus on security

The SDN project now has a security response team to quickly handle new vulnerability reports

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The Upload: Your tech news briefing for Friday, March 20

FTC staff pushed for Google antitrust suit... Target may pay $10 million to breach victims... Tesla update adding self-drive to cars

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With mobile on its mind, SugarCRM looks to expand

The idea is that instead of just inputting data, users like salespeople will get help as they go about their day

Bankable Backup and Recovery options for Your iPhone or iPad

Take a look at these useful tools for backing up and restoring your iOS device.

Meet Sirius, the open-source Siri clone that runs on Ubuntu

Backed by Google and created with software from some of the nation's top universities, Sirius can even identify objects in pictures to respond to your questions about it.

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The Upload: Your tech news briefing for Wednesday, March 18

Facebook jumps into P2P payments...GOP tackles FCC chairman over net neutrality...Microsoft says Hello to biometrics... and more tech news

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Facebook query software crawls data mountains more quickly

Facebook has updated its Presto SQL query engine for faster performance

HSA spec released, will share workloads among CPUs, GPUs

HSA Foundation's first software and hardware specification could extract more performance, battery from mobile devices

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Microsoft customizes Azure for the Internet of Things

The cloud service will provide many technologies to run distributed networks

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Networking's open at last. Now what?

Open-source hardware and software provide new options, but most enterprises won't use them for years

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Oracle introduces big data-infused marketing services

Oracle has unveiled new services around customer service and prospect marketing

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Docker scoops up Kitematic for smoother Mac compatibility

Startup's open-source tool adds a GUI and one-click Docker installation

apple outage

Outages plague App Store, iTunes, and other Apple services

If you're trying to buy music, apps, or games this morning, good luck.

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