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German publishers capitulate and let Google post news snippets -- for now

The publishers probably won't get any money from Google, the German antitrust authority said.

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Cashiers don't understand Apple Pay and it's totally adorable

"What just happened?!" is the typical reaction I've been getting when using Apple's game-changing new payments system.

Abandoned subdomains pose security risk for businesses

Attackers could hijack subdomains pointed by companies at external services they no longer use, researchers say.

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Vintage Apple-1 sells for a record $905K

A 38-year-old working Apple-1 personal computer sold Wednesday at auction for a record $905,000, almost double the auctioneer's high-end estimate.

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Zoho nips at Google Inbox's heels with its own email filtering app, Inbox Insights

The smaller, scrappier productivity company showed a similar product called Inbox Insights in August. In the wake of Google Inbox, the company says it will continue developing its competing solution.

HP gives Moonshot server its first Xeon chip

The ProLiant m710 is designed for application delivery and video transcoding.

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Panasonic tries tablet service for assisted living homes

Tablets that issue reminders could help elderly patients in nursing homes.

Apple to stop SSL 3.0 support for push notifications soon

Apple is one of many companies moving to shut down SSL 3.0 for good.

At Austin airport, Wi-Fi predicts how long the security line will be

Using signals from passengers' devices, the system collects data that can help travelers plan ahead.

Progress builds up developer chops with Telerik buy

The $262 million deal puts Progress in the fast lane of application development.

Government regulation on cloud security may spur SaaS use in health care

The SaaS industry can also help increase adoption by designing products with better user interfaces.

Debian community splits over systemd, but fork still unlikely

UNIX admins threaten to fork Debian if systemd makes it into next version.

Xiaomi moving data outside China following privacy concerns

The data migration will help Xiaomi improve load times for its international services.

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What Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg said in Mandarin that so impressed the Chinese

Facebook's CEO Mark Zuckerberg stunned many Chinese on Thursday, not with a new Facebook feature, but because he spoke and answered questions in Mandarin for almost half an hour.

IBM and Microsoft pledge to make their clouds compatible

IBM will support Microsoft technologies, and vice versa, in each other's respective cloud.

Some Bank of America customers double-charged with Apple Pay

Roughly 1,000 transactions made with Apple Pay were logged twice in customer accounts, said Bank of America.

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Twitter tears into mobile developer services with Fabric

Twitter is moving into mobile app services with Fabric, a new tool for developers that ties their most popular services together into one extension.

Google rethinks webmail with Inbox, raising questions about Gmail's future

Google is taking another crack at email overload, but this time around it's resorting to drastic measures, developing a new product apparently built from scratch without relying on Gmail.

Windows 10 to get two-factor authentication built-in

The new OS will feature enhancements in areas like identity protection, data security and malware resistance.

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