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IBM is about to get hit with a massive reorg and layoffs

Update 1/26: IBM responded via its official IBM Hong Kong blog calling the layoff figure "totally ludicrous." The company said that it had already announced it would take a $600 million charge for restructuring." ----- IBM is...

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Windows 10's new features: Cortana, a 'Spartan' browser, Xbox streaming, and more

Microsoft showed off new, consumer-focused features for Windows 10.

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Moto G is scoring Lollipop to lead off this week's Android device updates roundup

The HTC One M8 is also getting some update love, though no Lollipop sightings yet.

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Google adds real-time spell check, better accessibility features to Docs, Sheets, and Slides

You can finally hide rows and columns in spreadsheets, and group shapes together in presentations with the latest update.

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DEA cameras tracking hundreds of millions of car journeys across the US

The existence of the database was revealed in documents obtained under a Freedom of Information request

Oracle and Samsung said to be teaming up for mobile cloud delivery

Like the recent IBM-Apple deal, this union could bring benefits to both companies as they target enterprise mobile users.

Microsoft results buoyed by cloud products, but profit drops

Commercial cloud revenue more than doubled, but consumer software sales were disappointing

AMD the subject of takeover rumors by Chinese firm

AMD started the week as the subject of takeover rumors by a Chinese firm, but others caution that any deal would be extremely difficult at best. The report first appeared on the Chinese news site International Online, which said...

Get ready for the 24-hour laptop: Battery life hits new highs

Panasonic's new Toughbook 31 offers 18 hours of battery life

Facebook testing spartan Android 'Lite' service

The app is geared toward people in less connected areas

States threaten lawsuit against Obama's municipal broadband plan

The FCC doesn't have the authority to preempt state laws limiting municipal broadband projects, state groups say

Simple Google search outed alleged Silk Road founder

An IRS investigation of Silk Road tied a crucial Gmail account to the defendant's laptop.

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Apple will shut down original TestFlight beta testing platform in February

Developers will have to move their apps over to Apple's TestFlight app by February 26, if they haven't already.

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Apple readies another crack at ending Yosemite's Wi-Fi ills

Apple is putting the final touches on the next update to OS X Yosemite as it again tries to stamp out Wi-Fi problems customers have complained of since the operating system launched in October.

IRS imposter complaints up more than 2,300% in 2014, says FTC

FTC says taxpayer ID theft scams also at all-time high.

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Java is the biggest vulnerability for US computers

Oracle's Java poses the single biggest security risk to US desktops because of its penetration rate, number of vulnerabilities, and patch status, says a new report.

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Why Apple should go into the mobile network business

If Apple really wants to control the whole experience of using an iPhone, it's time to consider becoming an MVNO.

Facebook blocks content in Turkey deemed insulting to the Prophet Muhammad

Facebook took the steps after receiving a court order

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