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AMD slims PC chip lineup, hopes to return to profitability by year end

AMD is streamlining its product roadmap and business focus with the hope to return to profitability by year-end

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The first self-driving 18-wheeler hits the highways

The Freightliner Inspiration Truck from Daimler Trucks is the first licensed autonomous commercial semi to operate on an open public U.S. highway.

Microsoft prepares Windows Server 2016 for the container age

The next technical preview of Windows Server 2016 will come with full support for Linux and Windows containers.

Civil liberties groups oppose bill ending NSA's bulk phone records program

The USA Freedom Act's changes to the phone records program are 'modest' at best, opponents say

ZTE's bezel-less phone tosses away black border for more touchscreen function

The Nubia Z9 has an edge-to-edge screen and will arrive in China later this month

SAP sets its sights on the IoT with new cloud services

Siemens will use the Hana-based technology to build its own IoT platform

Citrix's iPad mouse arrives next week

The X1 mouse lets iPad users control Windows applications housed in the data center

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Hands on: Office 2016 preview focuses on data-gathering and collaboration in the cloud

Office 2016 could still learn a few things from Google Docs, but its business-intelligence features show a lot of promise.

What prevents Linux from beating Windows and OS X?

In today's open source roundup: Which problems stop Linux from dominating the desktop? Plus: Linux gamers and Nvidia graphics cards. And new Firefox features might not work on unencrypted sites.

SAP brings its S/4Hana data platform to the cloud

The cloud version is designed for hybrid scenarios combining on-premises and cloud software

Microsoft won't give up trademark fight over Skype in Europe

Skype can easily be confused with the Sky trade mark, an EU court found

FCC asks how LTE can share the airwaves with Wi-Fi

The agency is seeking comment on emerging LTE-Unlicensed technology

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Nginx open source server gets TCP load-balancing

The technology, which had been featured only in the company’s commercial product, improves failover and apps scaling

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MIT says solar power fields with trillions of watts of capacity are on the way

The MIT Energy Initiative wants changes in U.S. government policies to better support a much-needed "massive deployment" of solar in the decades ahead.

Microsoft aims to increase confidence in cloud services with better networking

The company upgrades physical and virtual networking capabilities

The Internet of Things to take a beating in DefCon hacking contest

Hackers will compete on findings flaws in off-the-shelf Internet-enabled embedded devices

The Upload: Your tech news briefing for Wednesday, May 6

Apple Beats deals may be target of probe ... French go all-in on Internet spying ... Intel's new chips are tuned for machine learning

EU launches antitrust probe into e-commerce sector

The European Commission wants to make it easier for consumers to shop online across borders

Google launches a service for storing big data

Google finally opens up its speedy BigTable technology for third-party use

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