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MTN offers AWS Direct Connect across Africa

Offers customers connectivity among data centers and offices across national boundaries

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Uber will fight to keep its Boston ride data private

Uber's data is a trade secret doesn't have to be publicly disclosed under Massachusetts law

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IoT consortium Thread Group launches free membership initiative for promising startups

As it welcomes Somfy and Tyco to its board of directors, the Thread Group keeps an eye out for startups that could have an outsized impact on the developing Internet of Things market.

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Intuit issues refunds to try and stifle TurboTax user revolt

Intuit has again apologized for stiffing TurboTax customers by not telling them of changes in its business model.

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Verizon to allow opt-out from mobile 'supercookies'

An identifer on people's phone creates cookies that can't be deleted, but Verion says you can opt out.

BMW cars found vulnerable in Connected Drive hack

An attacker could mimic a BMW server and remotely unlock a car, researchers found.

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AT&T will pay $18.2B as top bidder in mobile spectrum auction

Dish Network will pay about $10 billion, but its plans for the spectrum are unclear.

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Twitter's Vine Kids app is amusing for grownups too

Vine's new kid-oriented app likely has bigger plans.

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Google Now is about to get even more powerful with third-party app data

All those apps you have installed on your phone or tablet? They'll be able to route information directly through Google Now.

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Pandora finally refreshes its tired interface in Android app update

It's not Material Design, but it's a much cleaner look for the popular music streaming service.