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Senators stall vote to extend NSA phone records dragnet

Senator Rand Paul filibusters efforts to pass a bill to renew parts of the Patriot Act past June 1

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Java's key to success is simplicity

As Java turns 20, Oracle looks to what keeps the programming language so vital

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Racist query terms in Google Maps trigger the White House in results

A Google spokeswoman apologized for the issue, but did not explain what causes it.

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MemSQL makes its in-memory database available to all

Real-time, distributed geospatial intelligence is also included in the new MemSQL 4

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Apple, Google, and other tech giants ask Senate to pass NSA reform bill

The USA Freedom Act was earlier passed by the House of Representatives.

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E-paper display gives payment cards a changing security code

The technology, from Oberthur Technologies, will be tested by two banks in France

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Report: Google close to launching new photo service that breaks off from Google+

Details are still sparse, but we should soon see how Google plans to woo your photos over to its cloud.

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Spotify turns itself into entertainment 1-stop shop with videos and podcasts

The overhauled app, out today, now offers original content and new features for runners.

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EU Parliament votes for tougher rules on use of conflict minerals

If implemented, the rules will potentially affect 880,000 companies, including tech firms

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ReVault smartwatch promises wireless, wearable storage on your wrist

The $199 wristwatch will serve up 32 GB of storage to any nearby device.