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Developers begin work on LibreOffice for Android

A first beta version of the Libre Office productivity suite for Android devices is planned for March

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 that...

Facebook reports strong Q4 as mobile ad sales keep growing

Overall revenue rose by nearly 50 percent, beating Wall Street's expectations

Cyberthreat sharing must include strong privacy protections, advocates say

Lawmakers will push for information-sharing legislation, but some groups want them to address past privacy concerns

IBM's SoftLayer chief departs amid cloud transition

Lance Crosby is leaving soon after IBM named a company veteran to a new cloud leadership role.

OneDrive adds 'Albums,' will soon add automatic photo import from PC

The company announced new organization features for grouping photos and getting snapshots from Windows 8.

Silk Road paid thousands in shake-downs from malicious hackers

The Silk Road online drug marketplace was routinely bedeviled by extortionists

Watch the snow pile up in Boston in this awesome 2 minute video

Here's a 40-hour time lapse shot from IDG's headquarters

YouTube dumps Flash for HTML5

In today's open source roundup: YouTube puts another nail in the coffin of Flash. Plus: Your favorite file manager for Linux? And is Ubuntu or Linux Mint the right choice for new users?

Amazon said to launch enterprise email service

WorkMail will focus on ease of use and security and will compete against offerings from Microsoft and Google

EU air passenger database about to take flight, but critics want it grounded

The EC is reportedly working on a plan to implement a Passenger Name Record (PNR) system, although a previous attempt failed

Canadian agency reported to be monitoring millions of downloads

The Communications Security Establishment tracks activity at more than 100 file-sharing sites, according to news reports

Good wants to manage your smartphones for $3 a month, per user

The company's new Mangement Suite also includes a secure browser and an enterprise app store

Old arguments may bog down US data breach notification legislation

Questions about preemption of state laws and when companies should report breaches come up again during a hearing.

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Twenty-eight percent of security spending wasted on shelfware

The average organization spent $115 per user on security-related software last year, but $33 of it, or 28 percent, was underutilized or not used at all, according to a new report from Osterman Research.

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IT jobs outlook: High demand, higher salaries

Technology professionals are not only enjoying better job prospects, they're netting -- slightly -- bigger paychecks for their work.

iOS 8.1.2 update

Apple iOS 8.1.3 upgrade won't suck up your storage

Apple on Tuesday issued its first iOS software update for iPhones, iPads and iPod touch devices, promising bug fixes, increased stability and performance improvements.

Big Switch updates SDN controller options

Big Switch Networks this week rolled out a new release of its cloud fabric software, which includes support for VMware vSphere environments and Dell switches, among other features.

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