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Uber throws in the towel in battle with French taxi drivers

The company has suspended its UberPop service in France following attacks from taxi drivers unhappy with the service

Enough is enough with the AMD rumors

So who is thought to be acquiring AMD now? Oracle? Apple? Ford Motor Co.? Donald Trump? Nope, this week it's Microsoft's turn to be the buyer du jour. The logic behind the rumor is that Microsoft is concerned about the fiscal...

Five smartphones to look forward to

The second half of 2015 looks as exciting as the first for smartphone buyers

Ad fraud Trojan updates Flash Player so that other malware can't get in

Despite being distributed through exploit kits, the Kovter Trojan appears to be ruining their business by patching valuable flaws

Reddit moderators in revolt, Reddit on lockdown

In today's open source roundup: Reddit moderators strike back against the site's management. Plus: slammed with traffic, asks for bitcoin donations. And redditors discuss the new onslaught of Reddit traffic.

The Upload: Your tech news briefing for Friday, July 3

Windows 10 close to finished... Intel reshuffles leadership... Microsoft, Kyocera strike Android patent licensing deal

Cisco leaves key to all its Unified CDM systems under doormat

Cisco's Unified Communications Domain Manager software contains a privileged account with a static password that can't be deleted or changed

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ITworld cartoons 2015: The year in geek humor (so far)

Each week, ITworld's Phil Johnson pokes fun at the tech world's top news and newsmakers

Dear Hulu: I like you and all, but why are you so confusing?

Logically I understand that it is licensing issues that prevents Hulu from offering a unified experience across web and devices but that doesn't mean I have to like it. And what's this deal with all about?

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How did you spend your leap second? [CARTOON]

Here’s hoping everybody used the extra time this week wisely!

IT firms' cloud appetite strong as gear sales surge 25 percent

Servers are in high demand as cloud gear sales outpace those of other IT equipment

Samsung faces lawsuit in China over bloatware on phones

The Shanghai Consumer Council is demanding that Samsung make the bloatware removable

Reddit sections go dark after exit of staffer

Some moderators claim they should have been consulted

Microsoft buries hatchet with Kyocera, ending litigation

A deal between the two companies puts an end to a lawsuit over Android patents

Plex hacker demands Bitcoin ransom for return of data

The hacker is threatening to release the data if a ransom is not paid in bitcoins

Hands-on: Windows 10's latest build feels close to finished

With just a month left until Windows 10's public launch, Microsoft's next OS seems on track for completion

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Optimize your most important keyword on LinkedIn

If you're looking for a job or trying to build new network connections, your LinkedIn headline is very important

Supreme Court justices hold stock in tech vendors, other firms

Justices' financial disclosure forms aren't available online, Fix the Court says

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