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Home Depot breach put 56 million payment cards at risk, company says

New encryption is in place in U.S. stores, the retailer said -- small consolation for those who were affected.

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Oracle CEO Larry Ellison steps down as CEO, Catz, Hurd named co-CEOs

Ellison will become CTO and executive chairman of Oracle, while two of the company's management team will lead the company.

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The Navy flew its new drone across the U.S. Wednesday night

The drone is part of a new Navy system that will provide global coverage of the seas.

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Google wants to enrich offline browsing with new standard

A proposed browser standard, Service Workers, could bring rich offline functionality to Web applications, Google executives say.

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As health care digitizes, consumer technologies will have greatest impact, says panel

Wearables like the Apple Watch can generate meaningful health care data only if people buy and use them, said one speaker

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Facebook to push real-time stories to the top of News Feed

As Twitter reevaluates chronological timelines, Facebook adds more timely content to your stream.

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Mantis Vision hopes to bring Google's Project Tango tech to the masses

It's first order of business: an Android-powered tablet for developers to help make 3D model rendering a commodity.

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Increased Internet access to spur consumer spending in South Africa, survey says

Internet also drives entertainment and media spending in Nigeria and Kenya

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Pink slips rain down on Microsoft (again)

Another 2,100 employees were let go on Thursday.