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Wi-Fi access point scans can betray a person's location

A new study warns that Wi-Fi data collected by applications could be used for tracking

Lenovo's new Windows 10 tablet to arrive in August

It will also starting selling its own media streaming device called the Lenovo Cast


After medical marijuana, Sidecar eyes alcohol and pharmaceuticals

The ride-sharing startup has big ambitions in a hotly competitive field

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New data alchemy: top tech leaders transform data into cash

Savvy CIOs in a variety of industries are generating additional revenue and value for their organizations by creating new data-driven products and services, a feat of IT alchemy wherein focus leads to financial reward.

The cost of a data breach has jumped 23 percent in two years

Affected organizations today pay 23 percent more than they would have in 2013.

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These are the 14 Chevrolet cars from the 2016 model year that will have Android Auto

The models range from the entry-level Spark to the hulking Suburban and even the Corvette, but some cars will get it before others. Here are the details.

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jsblocks: Client-side JavaScript 'for any kind of application'

The framework's founder claims more speed, more flexibility, and more features than alternative Model View frameworks

CA gets 'agile' with $480 purchase of Rally

CA is deepening its portfolio of development tools and services with its purchase of Rally

Microsoft app store gets a spring clean before Windows 10 launch

The changes aim to make it easier to find quality apps

Intel planning on a huge server platform overhaul

Some official-looking slides have the Anandtech forums buzzing over a major revision to the Intel server platform, one that the slides claim is the "biggest platform enhancement since Nehalem." In case you forgot, Nehalem was...

Judge classifies as class action an email scanning lawsuit against Yahoo

Plaintiffs allege that by scanning emails of people who don't use Yahoo Mail, the company violates federal and California wiretapping laws

IBM Watson gets smart in the oil refinery business

Woodside Energy is using Watson to run its refineries more efficiently

Chip maker Avago may be close to buying Broadcom

The companies reportedly are in advanced talks

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How to prevent the new Messages bug from crashing your iPhone

Don't let a string of Unicode lock you out of your phone.

New FCC rules would crack down on spam texts, unwanted calls

The agency hopes to close loopholes in the 1991 telemarketing law with the proposed rules

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Mandriva goes under as Canonical considers IPO

The same year Canonical expresses plans to go public, Mandriva is being liquidated.

Microsoft's Office Lens scanner app for Android leaves beta

Today's release marks the latest cross-platform expansion of its services

Box wins DoJ contract in latest federal coup

Providing mobile access for agency staffers will be a key part of its mandate

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Monsters, Mustangs and motorcycles: The coolest 3D things at RAPID

3D printing is no longer just for prototypes

AdBlock Plus again declared legal by a German court

A Munich court ruled that making and distributing ad-blocking software is not anticompetitive

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