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Windows 8.1 seizes undisputed lead over Windows XP

The worst of the XPocalypse is over, but can free upgrades avert a similar crisis for Windows 7?

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Gmail gets visual with hundreds of new themes, revamped emojis

Gmail has added more themes to choose from and has swapped its old emoticon menu for Hangouts-style emojis.

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African e-tailers deploy antifraud systems to gain trust, boost online payments

There is still reluctance among users in the region to pay online in advance of goods received

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Surface 3 LTE arrives for business before pleasure

Microsoft will sell its broadband-equipped tablet to business users in Europe first, followed by retail in the “coming weeks.”

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Sprint reverses course on plans to limit new 'All In' plans to 3G video speeds

$80 per month for a high-end smartphone and unlimited data? Sounds good, until you get to the fine print.

PCWorld News

One third of enterprise iOS devices vulnerable to app, data hijacking attacks

Researchers from FireEye found five flaws that can be exploited by rogue apps installed through the iOS enterprise provisioning system

PCWorld News

Austrian court dismisses class action suit against Facebook

The court said it has no jurisdiction over the case; the complainant plans to appeal

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Slacker Radio joins with ESPN to launch ‘His & Hers’ music station

ESPN columnists and on-air personalities Michael Smith and Jemele Hill to be celebrity DJs on the streaming-music service.

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YouTube's Android, iOS apps now stream buttery-smooth 60 frames per second videos

Now you can watch 60fps YouTube videos on your mobile device, as well as your PC.

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Leap second causes Internet hiccup overnight

More than 2,000 networks crashed, but most recovered quickly, according to Dyn