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LG enters the ARM processor market with an 8-core phone chip

Korean electronics giant introduces its first ARM Processor

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Transparency report card: Most net neutrality groups get poor grades

Ten of 14 think tanks and advocacy groups earn C grades or lower.

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Advocacy groups accused of obscuring corporate ties in net neutrality debate

Recent news stories point to connections between broadband carriers or trade groups and advocacy groups.

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Researcher works to make 3D-printed metals stronger, customizable

A scientist at Worcester Polytechnic Institute is working on a way to change metal 3D printing that could revolutionize the way products are customized.

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iPad Air 2 teardown reveals mystery NFC chip

Cracking open Apple's latest tablet reveals a secret

RiteAid blocks Apple Pay, Google Wallet

Payments were accepted at Apple Pay's launch on Monday, but appear to have been blocked by the retailer.

Neural networks draw on context to improve machine translations

Dutch researchers have improved the output of a statistical machine translation system by examining the context in which words are found.

China develops its first homegrown server amid cybersecurity concerns

The new servers could potentially lessen China's reliance on foreign technology.

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Automation arrives at restaurants (but don’t blame rising minimum wages)

McDonald's this week described plans to install self-ordering kiosks and mobile ordering at its restaurants. It isn't the only food chain turning to automation.

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Honda rolls out pedestrian detection for Legend sedan

The 2015 Honda Legend will have millimeter-wave radar and a windshield camera

Cyberespionage group launches sophisticated phishing attacks against Outlook Web App users

The group targeted military agencies, embassies, defense contractors and media organizations, researchers from Trend Micro said.

Adobe begins encrypting user data collected from Digital Editions app

The company was criticized for sending data about content to its servers in plain text.

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Apple Pay's next move: Phone-to-phone payments

The NFC standard supports it, but payment software hasn't enabled it yet.

Oracle says state wanted to take 'unacceptable risk' with health care website transition

It's the latest twist in the ugly public battle between Oregon and the vendor over a failed Obamacare software project.

Canonical celebrates cloud freedoms with new Ubuntu

The newest version of Ubuntu Linux comes with Cloud Foundry and the latest version of Docker.

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Apple and sapphire supplier strike deal to end partnership

GT Advanced Technologies and Apple have agreed to a deal that will let GT close the two factories where it was producing scratch-resistant sapphire, and void the contracts it signed with its one-time partner.

Apple hands 8 execs stock awards worth up to $27M

Apple recently awarded eight executives stock grants worth almost $13 million each at Thursday's closing price, with another $14 million potentially up for grabs.

Microsoft exec opens up about Research lab closure, layoffs

It's been a bit over a month since Microsoft shuttered its Microsoft Research lab in Silicon Valley as part of the company's broader restructuring that will include 18,000 layoffs. This week, Harry Shum, Microsoft EVP of Technology &...

Facebook and Yahoo prevent use of recycled email addresses to hijack accounts

A new mechanism helps email servers determine if a message was intended for a recycled account's previous owner.

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