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Google Photos ditches Google+ to avoid the creepy factor

It turns out that storing private photos on a social network isn't appealing

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MacKeeper refund ads will run on Facebook as part of class-action lawsuit settlement

MacKeeper's original developer is offering $2 million to settle a class-action suit.

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US sides with Oracle in Java copyright dispute with Google

The dispute between Google and Oracle revolves around whether Java APIs can be copyrighted

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Google gives Android developers new tools for tracking app performance

Now in alpha, 'Fetch as Google' aims to help developers confirm that an app URI works and see how Google renders it

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Apple restores iCloud after global disruption hinders services

Apple said the issue, the cause of which is still unknown, hit 40 percent of its users.

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The Upload: Your tech news briefing for Wednesday, May 20

Six from China charged in US IP theft... ARM teams with Unicef on wearables... Microsoft previewing new Office for Android apps

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Startup Twistlock seeks to padlock Docker containers

Security tools for virtual machines are highly evolved, but not so for containers

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Battle over app analytics accelerates with Apple's entry

Third party vendors will come under pressure to improve products to stay relevant

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The Upload: Your tech news briefing for Thursday, May 7

SAP's S/4Hana moves to the cloud...AMD puts Zen up against Intel's Skylake...Europe probes e-commerce firms

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Microsoft prepares Windows Server 2016 for the container age

The next technical preview of Windows Server 2016 will come with full support for Linux and Windows containers

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The Upload: Your tech news briefing for Wednesday, May 6

Apple Beats deals may be target of probe ... French go all-in on Internet spying ... Intel's new chips are tuned for machine learning

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Microsoft said to be considering a bid for Salesforce

Microsoft decided to evaluate an offer for Salesforce after a potential buyer approached the CRM vendor

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Telerik pitches new framework for building Android, iOS, Windows apps

NativeScript lets JavaScript programmers reuse their skills to build native apps