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Airbnb guest suspected of stealing $35k from San Francisco home

Incident highlights risks of renting out homes through online sites

Nokia reaches deal to sell Here business to Audi, BMW Group and Daimler

Nokia will get US$2.7 billion as net proceeds from the deal


Indian government orders ISPs to block 857 porn websites

Some Internet service providers are still in the process of implementing the order issued late Friday

DNS server attacks begin using BIND software flaw

Analysts predicted attackers would quickly figure out how to take advantage of the flaw

Fake Apple iOS crash reports prove tricky to remove

The fake message advertises a phone number for a technical support scheme

Yahoo picks up fashion commerce site Polyvore

Polyvore's site lets users search for clothing items and create themed collections

Mt. Gox CEO Karpeles arrested by Japanese police

CEO is suspecting of illegally altering financial data

Facebook says Flash security woes could hurt its business

Security vulnerabilities in Flash could affect the use of Facebook games, the company said in a filing

IBM fattens patent portfolio in cloud tech

IBM's long-term cloud strategy involves a large patent portfolio to keep competitors at bay

ISP argues net neutrality rules violate its right to block content

Broadband provider Alamo tells court it has a free-speech right to exercise editorial discretion over the Web

Former Hacking Team developer reportedly in contact with a terrorist group

Disgruntled employees deny planning to sell an antidote to the company's surveillance software

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Android Studio focuses on C++ editing

Version 1.3 of the IDE also gets memory and testing improvements.

Black Hat 2015: Cracking just about anything

Researchers at the Black Hat conference next week will show how to crack Internet routing protocols, malware-detecting honeypots radio-frequency ID gear that gates building access, and more, but also offer tips on how to avoid...

Italian police shutter Dark Web marketplace

Italian police have shut down a Dark Web marketplace offering illegal goods ranging from child pornography to forged luncheon vouchers, and seized 11,000 bitcoin wallets worth about 1 million euros, authorities said Friday.

Enjoy your tiny payout: The weird world of tech class action lawsuits

Class action lawsuits: they make millions for lawyers, but often leave tech plaintiffs with nothing to show for it but tiny checks and miscellaneous geegaws. Here are some of the weirdest.

New Google Glass for businesses will reportedly attach to other eyewear

A consumer-focused version is also said to be in the works

Ad group urges FTC to reject right to be forgotten in US

Enforcing the European regulation in the US could open the door to other rules

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You may be waiting 'a few weeks' for your free Windows 10 upgrade, says Microsoft

14 million PCs are already rocking with Windows 10, but your PC may not be among them for a few weeks yet.

Firefox's Windows 10 design specs

Mozilla slams Microsoft over Windows 10's default browser switcheroo

In a letter from Mozilla CEO Chris Beard to Microsoft chief executive Satya Nadella, Beard criticized the way Windows 10 setup changed the default browser.

Hacker steals Bitdefender customer log-in credentials, attempts blackmail

The hacker exploited a vulnerability in an outdated software component to extract information from a single server

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