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Samsung will freeze workers' pay in South Korea

Samsung will still issue bonuses and performance incentives as it negotiates a challenging business environment

Personal data on 50,000 Uber drivers exposed in breach

An investigation revealed a database had been accessed last May

As tech and recording industries seek harmony, Google invests in music publisher Kobalt

Kobalt's CEO said the music industry needs technology companies to sell its products

White House privacy proposal aims to give consumers control over data

Some privacy advocates, however, say the draft bill limits privacy enforcement actions by the Federal Trade Commission

Ractive aims to bring Web programming to the masses

The Ractive JavaScript library is designed to simplify the process of creating dynamic Web pages

Google's new campus plans hint at staggering ambitions

Plans call for moveable lightweight structures and translucent canopies

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Microsoft SharePoint coming up short for most enterprises, study finds

SharePoint installations at enterprises have been doomed largely due to senior management failing to really get behind the Microsoft collaboration technology, according to a new study by AIIM, which bills itself as "the Global...

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Google tests business Hangouts in search results

Google is testing a search feature that enables users to conduct live chats via Hangouts with businesses directly from search results.

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Lenovo vows to stop shipping PCs with third-party bloatware after Superfish fiasco

It only took an embarrassing adware scandal that put millions of PCs at risk, but Lenovo just had a revelation: People just want clean Windows

UK researchers are building robotic pants

Researchers have been working on robotic prosthetics and exoskeletons to help people with disabilities. Now, scientists at the University of Bristol in the U.K. are working on robotic pants. Yes, pants.

The Leonard Nimoy video about Y2K you have to see

Think you’ve know most of the things Leonard Nimoy did in his long, eventual life? Think again. I’ve unearthed a video that he narrated in 1999 called the Y2k Family Survival Guide. Check out my blog to watch the entire retro thing.

With expansion into West Africa, VMK ignites Africa-designed brands competition

Congolese company takes first step in expansion plans

Google reverses decision to limit sexually explicit content on Blogger

Blogs with adult content will be kept in the public realm, Google said

VLC Media Player 2.2.0 released

In today's open source roundup: Get the latest version of VLC. Plus: Ubuntu MATE is now an official spin, and developers don't care if Linus is nice.

The FCC's net neutrality rules: What we know so far

The full rules may not be published for weeks, but net neutrality will prohibit blocking, throttling and paid prioritization

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What it means: The FCC's net neutrality vote

Net neutrality has been debated for a decade, but the Federal Communications Commission's historic vote signals only the beginning of further battles and likely lawsuits.

Samsung and HTC have a lot to prove with Sunday smartphone launches

New phones from Samsung and HTC, to be unveiled Sunday, are expected to have more powerful processors and better cameras

Ericsson seeks to block sales of Apple products in US, stepping up patent dispute

In a barrage of nine lawsuits filed Thursday, Ericsson alleges that Apple's iPhone and iPad infringe a total of 41 of its patents

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