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FBI Director entreats tech firms to release encrypted data used in crimes and terror

FBI Director James Comey again implored tech companies on Tuesday to comply with court orders to reveal encrypted communications that law enforcement considers vital.

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World's largest solar plant goes live; will provide power for 1.1M people

The Noor Concentrated Solar Power plant has just switched on in Morocco and will produce enough power to meet the needs of 1.1 million people by 2018.

Carriers celebrate as Telecommunications Act of 1996 turns 20

The winners in a broadband industry heavily shaped by the Telecommunications Act of 1996 celebrated publicly this week, as February 8 marked the 20-year anniversary of the law taking effect.

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Law firm searches for plaintiffs for class action suit against Apple over 'Error 53'

A Seattle law firm considering a class action suit against Apple wants iPhone users whose devices have been crippled by "Error 53" to contact their office.

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Angular 1.5.0 paves the way for Angular 2

The new release focuses on components and ES6 improvements, helping developers more closely approximate the structure of apps in Angular 2

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Samsung hopes Raspberry Pi can spread Tizen OS adoption

Samsung sees the popular Raspberry Pi board as a way for masses to develop products with Tizen OS.

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Twitter gets an assist in taking on trolls and bullies

Twitter is reaching out for help to curb abuse and harassment on its social network.

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5G dreams in Barcelona: Cars, robots and VR games

Practically every mobile vendor and service provider at Mobile World Congress will have demonstrations -- or at least visions -- of what they think the future 5G mobile standard will be able to do.

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Audible app integrates with Android Auto for easier listening while on the road

The latest update also brings adjustable playback speed and improved access to your wish list and previous purchases.

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Intel's Itanium to live on as HPE commits to new servers with the chip

Intel's Itanium processor lineup has an uncertain future, but Hewlett Packard Enterprise is committed to an upcoming chip code-named Kittson.

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7 rumored Apple products we can expect to see in 2016

From the iPhone 7 to the Apple Watch 2, what rumored Apple products will we see in 2016?

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VMware gives enterprises a BYOD boost with three new tools

Enterprise mobility is often a tug-of-war between freedom-seeking employees and security-minded IT departments, but VMware aims to make those differences go away.

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Google reinstates Adblock Fast to the Play Store

If you want to block ads without rooting your phone, you can now pair up Adblock Fast with Samsung's browser.

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1Password for Android update adds fingerprint unlock, new Material Design aesthetic

The app now offers beta support for team accounts and improves the performance of syncing up your data over Wi-Fi.

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Google adds warning to unencrypted emails

Google announced Tuesday that it will warn users when they may want to be careful about revealing sensitive information over email with a pair of new security features.

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Instagram finally lets you do the switcheroo between accounts

Social media managers, and anyone else who juggles more than one Instagram account, are celebrating the small pleasure this week of now being able to switch between accounts without logging out first.

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Java-based Trojan was used to attack over 400,000 systems

A Java-based Trojan known as Adwind and AlienSpy has been rebranded as JSocket and is being sold as a service to all types of attackers, from opportunistic cybercriminals to cyberespionage groups.

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HPE servers get new names to help users figure out what they can be used for

If you're looking at buying servers from Hewlett Packard Enterprise, don't let a new naming convention throw you off balance.

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