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U.S. uncovers $20M H-1B fraud scheme

A Virginia couple and four other people have been indicted for running an H-1B visa-for-sale scheme the government said generated about $20 million.

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A judge has partially dismissed Twitter's surveillance case against the government

A California court has dismissed part of a lawsuit brought by Twitter that challenges U.S. government restrictions on what it can say about surveillance requests on its users.

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Disney files patent for near instantaneous 3D printing

Disney has filed a patent for a new 3D printing technique that uses high-intensity light to harden resin into a shape in a single process, unlike traditional 3D printing that uses a layer-by-layer approach.

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Dell plus EMC has a name: Dell Technologies

Dell’s planned US$67 billion acquisition of EMC will create a broad collection of businesses called Dell Technologies.

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Oracle is paying $532 million to snatch up another cloud service provider

Oracle on Monday announced that it is paying $532 million to buy Opower, a provider of cloud services to the utilities industry.

Galaxy Note 6 rumors hint at IR autofocus, USB-C connectivity, new Snapdragon SoC

A strong camera upgrade and support for the latest charging standard could help Samsung's next phablet stand out.

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Google buys Synergyse to teach customers how to use Apps

Google announced Monday morning that it has acquired Synergyse, a startup that offered businesses a guided tutorial for Google Apps.

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Samsung and Nvidia make peace by ending their patent lawsuits

Nvidia and Samsung have avoided a potentially ugly court battle with a settlement that ends all outstanding intellectual property litigation between the two companies.

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LG shows off a fingerprint reader that integrates into your phone's front glass

Future smartphones may no longer need a dedicated button for unlocking the device or performing other actions with a fingerprint.

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EMC World kicks off with cloud backup and cheaper flash arrays

EMC is kicking off its EMC World user conference with a new backup offering and a storage array priced for mid-sized enterprises.

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Solar airplane begins journey across the continental US

Solar Impulse 2, a pioneering solar-powered aircraft attempting to fly around the world without burning a single drop of fuel, set off early Monday for the U.S. coast-to-coast leg of its flight.

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Craig Wright claims he is bitcoin inventor Satoshi Nakamoto

Australian entrepreneur Craig Wright is bitcoin creator Satoshi Nakamoto, he has claimed on his personal blog and in media interviews.

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Microsoft to begin SHA-1 crypto shutoff with Windows 10's summer upgrade

Microsoft outlined the timetable it will use to drop browser support for sites that secure traffic with SHA-1 certificates, part of an Internet-wide plan to rid the Internet of the weaker encryption.

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Microsoft SQL Server 2016 finally gets a release date

Microsoft's SQL Server 2016 will be available for commercial use on June 1, giving companies access to a bunch of new features.

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Okta offers Touch ID-based multifactor authentication for iPhones

Okta, a San Francisco-based identity management startup, announced Monday a bunch of updates to its products that are aimed at improving its offerings on mobile devices.

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Qualcomm brings big brains to mobile devices with deep-learning tool

Qualcomm has talked about putting "silicon brains" in mobile devices and is now providing tools to train smartphones to recognize people, objects, gestures, and even emotions.

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New products of the week 5.2.16

Our roundup of intriguing new products from companies such as Dell and IBM.

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Vue.js lead: Our JavaScript framework is faster than React

Version 2.0 of the Web interface dev tool focuses on DOM improvements

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