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Uber temporarily suspends service in Portland

The move comes following a lawsuit from the city against Uber

Sale of Nigeria's Nitel bogs down in confusion yet again

Arabian Amlak For Investment says it had offered a much higher bid than NATCOM


Messaging app Line buys Microsoft's MixRadio music-streaming app

Microsoft says that Line gives MixRadio 'an excellent platform for expansion'

Travel safely with your tech: How to prevent theft, loss and snooping on the road

All your pricey electronics are juicy targets for hackers and sticky-fingered thieves. Here's how to reduce your risks while traveling.

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Vessel tries to lure video creators away from YouTube with promise of bigger revenue.

Vessel is a new online video service that thinks viewers will pay to see content before it hits YouTube.

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Why Microsoft’s mobile marketing strategy hinges on iOS and Android

With apps like Sway and the touch version of Office, Microsoft hopes to spark both user and enterprise interest in Windows phones and tablets.

Uber envisions a safer ride in 2015

The company is looking at using new driver screening methods, which may include polygraph tests

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Chinese Android phone maker hides secret backdoor on its devices

Coolpad's backdoor installs apps and tracks customers without their knowledge, say U.S. security researchers.

US agency sues Sprint for alleged unauthorized charges

Consumer protection bureau says Sprint's third-party billing system was a breeding ground for unauthorized text message charges

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Review: Alpha Anywhere aces offline mobile apps

Database-oriented rapid app development tool shines at creating Web and hybrid mobile apps that work offline.

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How to reduce enterprise app clutter on your iPad

To help control the proliferation of cloud apps cluttering iPad home screens, Collage looks to manage data feeds and notifications from Yammer, Office 365, Salesforce and others.

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How to make your iOS device feel more like Android (and vice versa)

Mobile apps reviewer James A. Martin shares apps that give iOS users a taste of Android and let Android users peep into Apple's walled garden.

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BlackBerry Classic review: A killer smartphone for keyboard lovers

The BlackBerry Classic may be the best smartphone the company has ever released, but it's not going to lure away many iPhone or Android users, or significantly increase BlackBerry's market share. And that's just fine with BlackBerry....

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Neal Stephenson joins mystery firm Magic Leap as Chief Futurist

Magic Leap doesn't think we should have to choose between the virtual world and the real world.

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T-Mobile’s new Data Stash plan doesn’t let workers share data

T-Mobile today unveiled a monthly data rollover plan for consumers and business customers called "Data Stash," but the plan still won't allow workers to share their data with others in a work group.

Instagram exposes 5 new filters for a more subtle effect

The updated app lets users pretty up their photos without going overboard

The best office apps for Android

The best office apps for Android

Which office package provides the best productivity experience on Android? We put the leading contenders to the test.

BT in talks to buy U.K. mobile carrier EE for US$19.5 billion

The deal would help BT sell bundled fixed and mobile services

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The 10 greatest and goofiest gadgets of 2014

We look back at the tech products that were released for sale to the general public in 2014, and picked out the ones that left an impression.

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How to secure Apple and Android mobile devices using 802.1X

Understanding all the 802.1X client settings can certainly help during deployment and support of an enterprise network.

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