Sony updates Morpheus PS4 headset with bigger, faster screen

With the release set for 2016, the prototype has a 5.7-inch OLED display and supports 120 frames-per-second output

Judge says $415 million settlement in Silicon Valley hiring case is 'substantial'

Workers alleged 'no-poach' agreements between Apple, Google, Intel and Adobe drove down their wages


Drive-by attack relies on hacked GoDaddy accounts

The Angler exploit kit is using subdomains created by cybercriminals on real domain name accounts as part of its infrastructure

Uber buys deCarta to improve mapping and arrival estimates

Uber is acquiring deCarta to improve the mapping technology in its app

FREAK is another serious flaw in the web's encryption

US export restrictions on encryption technology from the 1990s have come back to haunt the modern Web

Box snaps up Subspace for heightened BYOD security

New containerized browser technology will tighten enterprise controls

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IKEA will let you charge your smartphone with your furniture

Hate charging cables? IKEA's got a nifty solution

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Microsoft targets cloud infrastructure with Windows Nano Server

In a leaked presentation about Windows Server 2016, the focus appears to be on building cloud infrastructure with a "zero footprint" install called Nano Server.

Snowden willing to face trial in US, if it's fair

The NSA leaker's lawyers are negotiating a return to the US to face charges

Twitter CFO floats idea of newspaper-like 'daily edition'

Finding new ways to curate tweets is high on Twitter's agenda

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Just what is a software developer?

As new tools help people build apps and services with less intervention required, it may be time to redefine the term "developer."

How to create a personal cloud with BitTorrent Sync 2.0

You don't have to keep your files in the cloud to get Dropbox-like syncing and sharing. Joe Kissell explains how to get started with BitTorrent Sync.

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How to keep your email private with PGP encryption on your Mac

GPGTools works with Mail.app and Thunderbird, and Keybase helps you publish your public key and verify other people's.

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Spark Electron brings cheap cellular connectivity to the Internet of Things

This low-cost, cellular-connected development board is making a run on Kickstarter; should appeal to DIYers and small developers alike.

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Java update spotlights JavaScript, memory usage

Java Development Kit 8, Update 40 from Oracle addresses memory management, native packaging, JavaScript compatibility, and usability.

With Spotfire 7, Tibco aims to make analytics more accessible

New tools in Tibco's analytics and data-visualization platform offer guidance based on best practices to give non-experts a jump start.

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How wireless power and wireless charging works

How will your phone, your lights, and even your electric car someday be powered without a wire? Here’s a primer on how wireless power works.

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How to run Linux and Chrome OS on your Chromebook

Love your Chromebook, but want to run Linux programs too? Here’s how to run Linux and Chrome OS on your Chromebook simultaneously.

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FCC passes net neutrality rules, reclassifies broadband as utility

The new rules end a 20-year bipartisan agreement on light regulation of the Internet, Republicans say.

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The 11 people you meet on (nearly) every open source project

Which kind are you? Choose wisely!

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