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Amazon Launchpad store will sell goods from startups

Startups should have products that can ship immediately or within 90 days, Amazon said.

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Obama won't pardon Snowden, despite petition

The NSA leaker should return to the US and face charges, an Obama advisor says.

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Salesforce tools let customers snap together new mobile apps

Modular components can be snapped together using a drag-and-drop interface

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Intel, Micron announce new 3D XPoint memory type that's 1,000 times faster than NAND

You heard right: The new 3D Xpoint memory will perform 1,000 times faster and last 1,000 times longer than today's NAND memory. And it could be out as soon as next year.

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KDE unveils Plasma Mobile, a free and open Linux OS for phones

Make room, Ubuntu Touch. KDE's Plasma Mobile also has plans to bring Linux to phones.

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Darkode cybercrime forum might be making a comeback

The forum's last administrator has plans to restore the site, with better protections against law enforcement investigations

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Google Now voice commands now work for some over-the-top messaging services

WhatsApp, Viber, Telegram, WeChat, and NextPlus now play nicely with the 'OK Google' command.

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Google: Lock up your Compute Engine data with your own encryption keys

The company didn't say whether it will offer this feature to its other Cloud Platform services

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T-Mobile's new iPhone promo solves the “buy now or wait” dilemma

Jump On Demand subscribers can buy a new iPhone now and upgrade this fall with no change in their monthly bill.

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Google pledges a speedy Stagefright security fix for Nexus devices

That still leaves the vast majority of the Android ecosystem unprotected unless the carriers and manufacturers apply Google's fix.

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Groups urge Obama to oppose cyberthreat sharing bills

They say the Senate's CISA cyberthreat information sharing bill would allow businesses to share too much information

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EU privacy watchdog weighs in on data protection reform, shares concerns

He also released an app that allows legislators and citizens to compare the proposed texts of the upcoming data protection regulation

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Pandora: Give a brand your undivided attention, get an hour of ad-free music

Amid greater competition from Apple and Google, Pandora hatches a new way to skip the annoying commercial breaks.