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Dropbox adds U2F support for better security

It's a better option for high-security environments, one analyst says

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Twitter drops 140-character limit for direct messages

The new character limit is 10,000, roughly seven times the length of the article below

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GitHub launches desktop client to lure more developers

The GitHib desktop can branch copies of a software project and then merge user changes back into the project

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Lenovo's Service Engine marks yet another bloatware blunder for the company

By preventing laptops and desktops from performing a truly clean install of Windows, Lenovo may have left users open to attack.

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FIS seeks to boost financial software portfolio with $9.1B Sungard acquisition

SunGard, owned for the past decade by a group of private equity firms, had been planning to launch an IPO

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Four knowns and four unknowns in Google's Alphabet soup

Google's restructuring raises new questions about its strategy and the future of its products

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Infor seeks to strengthen cloud footing with $675M GT Nexus buy

Its efforts in the retail supply chain could get an especially significant boost

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Internet giants to block child porn images using a common list

Google, Facebook and Twitter are among the companies that will block child sexual abuse images, using a hashed list

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Oracle's new 'PULA' license promises unlimited database use in perpetuity

'We have seen them in the wild,' one consultant confirms

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Appeals court to hear US agency's decison to block digital imports

The USITC's decision to block imports of digital 3D dental records could bleed over into copyright enforcement, critics worry


No joke: Microsoft is teaching comedy to computers

Using a computer algorithm, The New Yorker’s cartoon contest editors weaned out thousands of unfunny submissions.

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MacKeeper customers can file a claim to get their money back

A proposed class-action suit settlement will put $2 million into a reimbursement fund.

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Amazon cuts cost of running Oracle's database in its cloud

The announcement is the latest move by Amazon to make its RDS service more attractive

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Oracle updates complaint against Google to highlight Android's success

Oracle hopes to buttress its case that Google's infringement of Java copyrights was not 'fair use'

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Food delivery startup Sprig to turn driver contractors into employees

The changes come amid larger challenges facing on-demand startups