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Google to change UK privacy policy after regulatory pressure

Google will clarify its policy and redesign its account management pages by June 30


Ghost Linux vulnerability can be exploited through WordPress, other PHP apps

Some Web applications written in PHP call a vulnerable glibc function, potentially opening the door to attacks

BT to test 500Mbps broadband over copper in two towns

Emboldened by successful lab tests, British Telecom wants to see how well G.fast performs in the real world

The Upload: Your tech news briefing for Friday, January 30

Intel's Broadwell is the real cable-cutter ... India victim sues Uber in US ... rogue Android gains investors ... and more

Military-funded robots can learn by watching YouTube

So far, the robots are only teaching themselves to cook

Turn your whistling into song with the tap of an app

The basic Chordana Composer's allure is showing a melody's possibilities

VPN providers play 'cat-and-mouse' with China's growing censorship

China disrupted several VPN services last week, and could crack down further

Facebook tests delivering tips about your location

The test of the location-based service will use Bluetooth beacons in some locations

How three small credit card transactions could reveal your identity

A new study suggests anonymous data sets aren't very anonymous after all

FCC banks nearly $45 billion in landmark AWS-3 spectrum auction

The FCC announced today that Auction 97 has closed after roughly two and a half months, with winning bids totaling $44.9 billion for the 65MHz of mostly AWS-3 spectrum on offer. That figure is far and away the highest ever seen in a...

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DDOS attack size up 50-fold over past decade

The size of the largest DDOS attack was fifty times larger last year than ten years ago, according to a new survey of Internet service and hosting providers, and attacks are also increasing in numbers and in sophistication

Citrix's 900 job cuts seen as 'defensive' move

It expects to save $90 million to $100 million per year as a result.

LightCyber rolls out new features for endpoint malware detection platform

LightCyber, another security startup with the roots in the Israeli military, has opened its doors in the U.S. to make its mark in the crowded field of endpoint detection and remediation.

Amazon returns to profit as holiday sales soar

The company will break out Amazon Web Services sales next quarter, it said

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Renewable energy costs expected to drop 40% in next few years

New data released from the International Renewable Energy Agency shows the price of solar-generated power will reach price parity or become less expensive than electricity generated by traditional methods in many countries.

Uber passenger who alleged Delhi rape sues in US

She says Uber was negligent and should never have hired the accused as a driver

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The iOS 8.1.3 question for some iPhone and iPad owners: Does Apple hate you?

iOS 8.1.3 is out, and if you own an older iPhone or iPad, there's only one question worth asking: Does Apple really hate you?

Google misses with Q4 sales and earnings

The company said it experienced "strong currency headwinds" during the quarter

Feds go after operator of revenge porn site

The FTC charged Craig Brittain with obtaining nude photos under false pretenses and then charging to remove them from the site

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