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A new version of the sophisticated Duqu malware is used for spying

Researchers find many more modules of Regin spying tool

Security researchers from Symantec have identified 49 more modules of the sophisticated Regin cyberespionage platform that many believe is used by the U.S. National Security Agency and its close allies.

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Apple Sept. 9 event: We asked Siri to give us a hint. The answers will amuse you

Siri can get quite sassy at times.

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Apple to work with US defense department on developing wearable tech

Apple and Hewlett-Packard, among other organizations, will develop flexible, thin sensors that could be placed on uniforms and in the tight spaces on ships or aircraft.

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Apple rewards CEO Tim Cook with $58M for bang-up job on Wall Street

Apple CEO Tim Cook was awarded 560,000 shares, worth approximately $57.7 million, because of Apple's performance on Wall Street over the last two years.

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Smartwatches, smartphones and TVs will vie for IFA spotlight

At the IFA trade show, Samsung Electronics and Motorola Mobility aim to show that their smartwatches can compete with Apple, Sony needs to demonstrate that it's still a relevant smartphone manufacturer, and LG want to convince...

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Law firm makes a case for security certification

A big law firm handling sensitive documents uses its ISO security certification as a competitive differentiator
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High-tech vehicle systems get short shrift by many drivers

A new report from JD Power shows that many high tech innovations added to vehicles, such as mobile routers and automated parking, aren't being used by drivers.

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HTC plans to put its Vive VR headsets on sale before year end

Only limited quantities of the Vive virtual reality headset will go on sale this year, but the company promises more will be available in the first quarter

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Intel reveals big data's dirty little secret

Companies are spending billions on tools and engineering for big data-styled analysis, though many are hampered by one little problem: They still don't know what to do with all the data they collect.

Apple, Samsung battle to the end over payment of damages

It may take some time for Apple to see any damages from its patent infringement dispute against Samsung Electronics.

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Mirrativ app can live stream anything on your phone

Mobile gaming giant DeNA has released Mirrativ, a live streaming app that allows any content on a smartphone screen to be broadcast.

Google to freeze some Adobe Flash content on Sept. 1

Google will stop some Flash content from automatically playing starting Sept. 1, a move it decided on earlier this year to improve browser performance.

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Facebook hits milestone: One billion people logged in on Monday

Earlier this week, one billion people logged into Facebook in a single day, marking a new milestone for the social network. When Facebook reported its second-quarter results in July, the company said it had an average of 968...

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React Native gets instrumentation, performance boosts

Facebook is investing heavily in the JavaScript framework for mobile app dev, focusing on build tools and source control.

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Facebook M virtual assistant could be all about ads

Facebook has big plans for M, its new virtual assistant that provides a mix of human and machine-driven intelligence, but it will have to earn the trust of users if M is to rival Siri or Google Now.

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Apple slates Sept. 9 for this year's iPhone intro

As expected, Apple will hold this year's iPhone unveiling on Wednesday, Sept. 9.

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Google calls European Union antitrust charges 'unfounded'

Google is fighting charges brought against it by the European Commission over how it presents online shopping services, potentially setting up a lengthy legal battle between the company and the regulator.

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Mobile credit reader for iOS devices brings Apple Pay to small retailers

A partnership between Apple and a credit card processing company could add local retailers to list of merchants that accept Apple Pay.

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