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Against the odds, Canonical and Jolla trot out iOS, Android alternatives

The smartphone OSes have something different, in a good way, to offer

Time to FREAK out? How to tell if you're vulnerable

Not everyone is vulnerable to the FREAK flaw researchers disclosed on Tuesday. Here's how to tell if you are.

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Do Chromebooks matter anymore?

Chromebooks used to dominate Amazon's laptop best-seller list, and get breathless reviews with each new one released. That's no longer true. Do Chromebooks really matter anymore?

IBM acquires AlchemyAPI to fatten Watson portfolio

AlchemyAPI offers advanced services for text mining and image recognition

5G, net neutrality may be headed for a showdown

While regulators look for equal treatment, 5G envisions lots of special services

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Backyard ice bar gets cooler with 3D printing

We upped the tech quotient of our backyard ice bar with coasters made from 3D-printed forms.

EU countries agree on watered-down roaming and net neutrality plans

Discussions with the European Parliament on a final compromise text will probably continue until the fall

Valve announces Steam Link, a dirt cheap device that lets you stream content from your PC to your TV

This is exactly the device I've been hoping for. It does one thing: acts as a client for Steam's In-Home streaming.

Can a Barcelona romance bring Wi-Fi and cells together?

MWC is host to several new approaches to making the networks work together

One year later, we're no closer to finding MtGox's missing millions

As the bitcoin investigation drags on, key people in the probe are keeping mum

Momentum grows around Microsoft's Windows 10 for phones

Smartphone makers and chip companies announce support for Microsoft's Windows 10 handset OS

The Upload: Your tech news briefing for Wednesday, March 4

Alibaba opens U.S. cloud service... IBM puts OpenPower servers in cloud... Eric Schmidt meets European antitrust chief... and more news

Budget smartphones shine at Mobile World Congress

These days they have HD screens or better and octa-core processors

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Sony shows off updated Project Morpheus VR visor, says it'll launch in the first half of 2016

The new iteration is close to what consumers will get and features an OLED screen and a fast 120Hz refresh rate.

China says new cybersurveillance proposal follows US security practices

The U.S. argues China's anti-terrorism law would require foreign tech businesses to hand over sensitive data to the government

Alibaba enters US cloud market, signaling global ambitions

Alibaba's cloud business is expected to face an uphill battle in the U.S. market

Apple in settlement talks with car battery maker A123 Systems

The company has asked for an extension to respond to A123's charges, citing discussions for a resolution

Apple, like Google, to hire full-time security guards in Silicon Valley

Tech companies are under pressure to improve working conditions of workers like drivers and security guards

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