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Here's how Facebook wants to make sharing links easier on mobile

A new button in Facebook's iOS app lets users search for and embed articles in their posts


Java installer ditches the Ask Toolbar, swaps in Yahoo defaults

Users who install Java will have to uncheck a box to avoid getting Yahoo as their default home page and search engine.

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The Upload: Your tech news briefing for Thursday, June 25

Snowflake opens cloud data warehouse... Google puts a data center in a coal plant... Facebook opens Messenger to all

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How the next Java update could make Yahoo your default search provider

Yahoo has cut a deal with Oracle to promote Yahoo alongside its Java technology

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Microsoft testing new Office 365 features to entice educators

Microsoft is improving its education chops as school IT managers ramp up for a new year.

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CareerBuilder sets its sights on enterprises with new recruitment platform

The company's new SaaS combines job distribution, sourcing, workflow, CRM and data analytics

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Legacy telcos make peace with Internet services in Africa

Telecom execs face the facts and believe Web-based services are here to stay, an Ovum poll indicates

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Privacy group complains about Uber data collection

EPIC asks the U.S. Federal Trade Commission to investigate Uber's new privacy policy

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Visa's NotATourist campaign taps social sharing for travelers

The Explore app uses geo-fencing to find the best deals around a visitor's location

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Why big open-source projects are fleeing SourceForge's free software hub

SourceForge's distasteful junkware-pushing antics have soured open-source projects on the one-time free software titan.

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Twitter tests a new way to sell goods

Two new features provide new areas of content around retail items and places


Why SoftBank's Pepper could become the iPhone of robots

Pepper can't do housework, but it's a spearhead in the coming robotics wave

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Skype Translator now speaks German, French

The app already provided spoken translation to English, Spanish, Mandarin and Italian

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Lyft to pay $300,000, make insurance changes in settlement with New York

The company had been accused of operating an illegal car for-hire service in the state

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The Upload: Your tech news briefing for Thursday, June 18

Microsoft reshuffles executives... Uber goes to court to deny driver rights... AT&T faces $100M fine over unlimited data limitations