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Internet steady in Nepal after earthquake but last-mile connectivity an issue

An earthquake near Kathmandu of 7.8 magnitude killed over 900 people

Starbucks hit by major computer failure

Stores appear to be affected across the country, with some giving out free drinks


Facebook's impressive aerial photo highlights confusion over drone regulations

In releasing a drone photo of its new campus, it appears to have broken two FAA regulations

Italian eyewear maker helping to design new version of Google Glass

Details on when a new version of Glass would debut weren't provided, but Luxottica's CEO said a second iteration is in the works

Friday is your last chance to comment on the FAA's drone regulations

Commercial drones could take widespread flight as early as 2016

US drone completes first in-flight refueling

X-47B test leads to future Navy drone program

How Acer plans to go after hardcore gamers

Acer plans to release new gaming products every two to three months

Teardown of Apple Watch shows sensor could measure blood oxygen levels

To reach the watch's inner components, iFixIt used a "destructive process" that would make it "impossible" for a person to repair the watch

Ubuntu 15.04 reviews

In today's open source roundup: Reviews of Ubuntu 15.04. Plus: Hidden options in Ubuntu 15.04. And Kubuntu 15.04 has been released.

What happens when computer science conferences go 'Gangnam Style'

From musical trees to mechatronic stilts, computer scientists at CHI embraced the offbeat

Consumer groups dance on the grave of Comcast-TW deal

They say the deal's collapse is good for customers

With ransomware on the rise, cryptographers take it personally

The security industry is not doing enough and it's going to get worse, they said

Infosys invests in cloud, health monitoring market

The outsourcer said it is facing price pressure in its core outsourcing areas

The Upload: Your tech news briefing for Friday, April 24

Comcast-Time Warner merger may be falling apart... Amazon finally discloses cloud numbers... Microsoft services make up for weak PC market

Zensors app lets you crowdsource live camera monitoring

Workers in the cloud can train machine learning tools to take over monitoring tasks

SAP patches login flaw in ASE database

Combined with other flaws, complete access to a database could be gained

Hackers exploit Magento e-commerce vulnerability

The flaw has a patch but it's not yet been applied by all

Acer Aspire Switch 10 saved by the dock

Acer Aspire Switch 10 is an ordinary low-cost Windows tablet but may merit consideration for its unique keyboard dock

Microsoft results get a lift from Office 365 and Azure

Cloud services performed well, but Windows and Office software suffered

Google sales hit a speed bump in Q1

Total sales grew by 12 percent, below analysts' projections

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