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Court throws out lawsuit over storage on iPhones, iPads

The suit claimed Apple misled consumers about how much space iOS 8 takes up


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Will embedded OS and middleware help save Blackberry?

The financial news for Blackberry is potentially quite bad this week, as it has been for most of the past few years.

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Microsoft brings Node.js debugging to Visual Studio

Node.js Tools 1.0 for Visual Studio supports deploying Node.js applications in Microsoft Azure

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Microsoft extends Azure Site Recovery

Microsoft is continuing to open up its cloud platform in an effort to support customers' hybrid clouds. As part of that strategy, Microsoft has updated Azure Site Recovery to work with VMware virtual machines and physical servers.

Facebook's iOS UI development framework goes open source

ComponentKit framework, now offered for general use, reduces the complexity of writing code.

Flaw in common hotel router threatens guests’ devices

Corporate travelers should be warned that a vulnerable Wi-Fi router commonly used in hotels is easily compromised, putting guests passwords at risk and opening up their computers to malware infections and direct attacks.

Cheap mobile subscriptions the bait as Euro operators become more aggressive

The latest example is British operator BT, which now offers 500MB of data, texts and voice for less than $10 to its broadband subscribers

Nigeria joins list of African countries threatening prison sentences for mobile operators

Tanzania, Zambia also among countries imposing prison sentences on mobile operators who do not provide quality telecom services

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White House making it easier to get an L-1 visa

The White House has released a memo intended to give clarity over how businesses may use the temporary L-1 work visa, a document derided by critics of the H-1B visa.

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New 3D NAND flash will triple capacity of SSDs, Intel and Micron say

A breakthrough in NAND flash technology will increase standard 2.5-inch SSDs to 10TB and drastically reduce their cost in the process.

US lawmakers push for auctions of gov't spectrum

A group of lawmakers reintroduces legislation to allow government agencies giving up spectrum to share in auction proceeds

Tech companies call on US to end bulk collection of metadata

The provision in the Patriot Act that allows for the bulk collection of metadata expires in June.

Amazon debuts bottomless storage plans for photos, data

The new consumer-focused storage service could be an alternative to backing up files on an external drive

GNOME 3.16 released

In today's open source roundup: Check out what's new in GNOME 3.16. Plus: Will Windows 10 Secure Boot kill Linux? And the HTC One M9 will be available tonight at midnight.

Mobile storage about to balloon with new 3D flash chips from Intel and Micron

The companies say the new chips will make 10TB SSDs possible

ZTE's Nubia Z9 Max phablet packs a powerful camera

It also has a 5.5-inch 1080p screen and Qualcomm's new Snapdragon 810 processor, which has 8-cores and runs at 2.0GHz

Microsoft to simplify Azure migration with bigger VM drives

Enterprises can now migrate virtual machines whose OS drives size exceed 127GB

Uber's Amsterdam office raided by Dutch authorities

Uber keeps operating its UberPop service despite a court ban and €100,000 in fines

E-commerce companies face EU antitrust probe

A broad probe into Europe's e-commerce sector will show whether companies are restricting cross-border purchases

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