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House votes to outlaw NSA's bulk collection of phone records

The USA Freedom Act would require the agency to get court approval to collect records on a case-by-case basis.

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Wearable devices with health IT functions poised to disrupt medicine

The data that wearables can provide excites doctors, although the health care system isn't ready for the technology. And who pays for it, anyway?

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Should your Facebook profile influence your credit score? Startups say yes

Two companies using Facebook profiles to generate credit scores, their stands side by side at Cebit, are chasing different customers -- although they are competitors in the trade show's Code_n startup contest.

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15 years later, Googlers reminisce about first data center

The tiny space housed 30 PCs and was down the hall from the much larger Altavista

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Facebook uses 10,000 Blu-ray discs to store 'cold' data

Who says optical discs are dead?

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Target breach notifications are a perfect example of what not to do

It’s bad enough that Target allowed more than 100 million accounts to be compromised, but the retailer's response to the breach is an exercise in poor judgment.

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Kill your data dead with these tips and tools

Your data must be handled discreetly. Whatever your reason for wanting to get rid of old files, here's how to make sure sensitive information is truly deceased.

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New app from Opera helps Android phones use less data

The company is looking for beta testers in the US

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9 ways to stay below your data cap on Android and iOS

Limited data plan? No problem—we have some simple tricks that can help you cut back on data usage.

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Data centers drove Ethernet sales in Q3, says IDC

Vendors shipped 4.97 million 10 Gigabit Ethernet ports during the third quarter.