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Fujitsu develops thin, solar-powered IoT beacon

The beacon can be rolled up and attached to curved surfaces

New mobile-malware detection technique uses gestures

The technology checks if attempts to use certain phone functions are accompanied by natural gestures users are expected to make

Intel finally has a challenger in the server market: IBM

With AMD's fade out from the server market and the rapid decline of RISC systems, Intel has stood atop the server market all by itself. Its server share is well over 90% and growing as the top of the Xeon family gain mission...

Apple Watch mini-stores to open in London, Paris, Tokyo luxury retail shops

Each store opens on April 10, the same day the smartwatch becomes available for try-ons and preorders

Which iOS features should Android offer?

In today's open source roundup: Which features should Android borrow from iOS? Plus: Should all Linux distros default to the same desktop environment? And LibreOffice for web browsers and Android still in the works.

Startup takes the effort out of endpoint detection and response

Startup Red Canary is offering an endpoint detection and response service based in the cloud that is backed up by a team of analysts who weed out false alarms.

Safari users in the UK can sue Google over alleged privacy violations

The ruling from an appeals court could lead to claims from millions of British users

BlackBerry shocks with Q4 profit but CEO Chen can't stop sales slide

Revenue dropped by 32 percent year-on-year

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Up Periscope: Twitter answers Meerkat... UN appoints privacy watchdog... Microsoft buys LiveLoop

Microsoft wants to make Powerpoint more Web-friendly, buys LiveLoop

The software giant continues to buy companies to strengthen its Office apps and services

Now Samsung is rumored to have AMD in its sights

Several weeks ago, an unknown in the U.S. Chinese firm BLX IC Design was rumored to be looking at purchasing struggling Advanced Micro Devices. Those rumors were quickly dismissed as just that and faded away. Now, a story from a...

UN to appoint watchdog to focus on privacy in digital age

A 'special rapporteur' is to be appointed for a period of three years

At Facebook, a sharpening focus on virtual reality

At its F8 conference, executives helped illuminate some of the company's plans

Facebook speeds iPhone app dev with React Native

The React Native framework takes advantaghe of many of iOS'es built-in capabilities.

Goodbye GPS? DARPA preparing alternative position-tracking technology

DARPA considers GPS unreliable, as it isn't always available and signals can be easily jammed

In Japan, smartphone apps time spring's cherry blossoms

Smartphones are becoming indispensable for the national pastime of drinking under the pink petals

US offers rewards for fugitive Russian cybercriminals

The two suspects are wanted for their alleged roles in operating an ID theft and hacking site.

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Update: Galaxy S6 price starts at $600 off-contract, 19% more for Edge

U.S. wireless carriers today announced off-contract prices ranging from $600 to $685 for the new 32 GB Samsung Galaxy S6 smartphone and $100 to $129 more in premium pricing for its stylish cousin, the Edge, with both coming to buyers...

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