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Oracle brings Ghostery into Marketing Cloud to help users monitor their websites

Ghostery's TrackerMap tool can also be used for competitive intelligence

Sales dates set for first products that work with Apple's HomeKit

A thermostat, sensors, an eletrical outlet and a smart home hub are some of the initial products that will work with the smart home platform


Senate passes bill to rein in NSA phone dragnet

Senators reject amendments to 'water down' the NSA reform bill

Reading service Pocket built into Firefox, replacing Reading List feature

The latest update also brings a distraction-free Reader View and changes to Firefox Hello

Microsoft opens the gates on Dynamics GP 2015 R2

The new SMB-focused release offers closer ties with Azure

Pinterest turns its feed into a store with 'buyable pins'

iPhone and iPad users will be able to buy items on Pinterest starting later this month

Microsoft confirms acquisition of German startup behind Wunderlist app

For now, the service will keep running as normal

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The best apps to secure or find your lost or stolen Android phone

Google, Samsung, Lookout, and others give you the tools to keep your device and data from getting into the wrong hands.

Leaked Microsoft WiFi service could bring expanded hotspot coverage, Office 365 tie-ins

A new website indicates a spin-off from Skype Wi-Fi, unifying multiple providers' hotspots around a single login.

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How to upgrade to Windows 10: What you need to know

Now that we know when and how Microsoft plans to upgrade consumers to Windows 10, in detail, we can pass that advice along to you. Here's our guide to making the big move.

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Google cloud strategy focuses on analyzing big data

Google may not have caught up to Amazon in the cloud market, but that's OK, according to a Google executive. The company is heading in a slightly different direction with cloud computing that involves helping customers analyze their...

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Windows 8 growth spurt: Better late than never

Windows 8 and Windows 8.1 now power more personal computers than Windows XP.

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Fab plants are now making superfast carbon nanotube memory

Nantero, a developer of Nano-RAM (NRAM) carbon nanotube non-volatile memory, said seven fabrication plants are now beginning wafer production as engineers work on chip designs.

With the Altera deal done, what's Intel's FPGA strategy?

Now that Intel has secured Altera for $16.7 billion and has a deal with eASIC, Intel is firmly in the Field Programmable Grid Array (FPGA) business. Now what's it going to do with it? For starters, eASIC remains a partner. CEO...

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Who should get the blame in IRS breach?

The IRS may need to re-think the security process it uses to check taxpayer identities for its Get Transcripts app.

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Microsoft can't kick the OS-for-money habit

Microsoft may be giving away the Windows 10 upgrade for a year, but it's not ready to dive into the free-OS pool like Apple, even for consumers.

Gartner: Cloud management tools are lagging

Gartner research says there’s a fundamental disconnect between the maturity of cloud platforms and management tools to help organizations use them.

Facebook says 'oui' to AI with Paris research team

The Paris location is the third AI site established over the last year.

Fitbit looks to raise at least $358 million in IPO

Fitbit added 2.8 million active paying users in the first three months of the year, according to a regulatory filing

Peppermint OS Six released

In today's open source roundup: Download Peppermint OS Six. Plus: Cinnamon 2.6 has been released. And XCOM 2 is coming to Linux in November.

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