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Samsung will freeze workers' pay in South Korea

Samsung will still issue bonuses and performance incentives as it negotiates a challenging business environment


Twitter adds more reporting tools to curb abuse and improve safety

The company has made it easier to report impersonation, self-harm and leaked private information

LTE can mooch off of Wi-Fi spectrum with new Qualcomm chipset

The company will demonstrate chipsets for using unlicensed frequencies on an LTE network

Republican bill would overturn FCC municipal broadband decision

The new legislation would prevent the agency from moving forward with its decision to preempt state laws restricting city broadband

Google shares code to help server software digest HTTP/2

The software, called gRPC, is based on HTTP/2, an updated standard for transmitting Web pages and apps over the Internet

Has Valve helped Linux gaming?

In today's open source roundup: Valve's impact on Linux gaming. Plus: Why a tech journalist dumped Apple, Microsoft and Google for open source. And four music players for Linux.

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How Google avoids downtime

Google executive explains how the company attempts to avoid downtime using an innovative method.

Apple, LG pick Samsung for advanced smartphone memory

Word from Korea is that Samsung Electronics has agreed to provide advanced DRAM to LG Electronics and Apple for their new smartphones. The deal is said to be in the billions of dollars, and more important, reflects a warming in...

Some Bitdefender products break HTTPS certificate revocation

This allows man-in-the-middle attackers with access to revoked, but otherwise valid, certificates to manipulate encrypted traffic

Docker introduces orchestration tools for large scale deployments

Docker Machine, Swarm and Compose can be used together to manage large Docker deployments

FCC votes to overturn state laws limiting municipal broadband

Republican commissioners say the agency's action will likely be overturned by U.S. courts

Artificial intelligence computer brain circuits electronics grid

How enterprises can use artificial intelligence

Enterprise IT shops are finding that artificial intelligence isn't just for robotics anymore. Science fiction may portray A.I. technologies as the brains running robots trying to take over the human race, but the technology today is...

Sturdy design is still Moto E's trump card

The upgraded Moto E has started shipping with a $150 price tag

The Upload: Your tech news briefing for Thursday, February 26

Lenovo's website hack points to DNS weakness ... FTC asked to probe Samsung ... Facebook vet starts server analytics biz ... and more

Salesforce's Desk.com steps up its global focus

Targeting SMBs, the customer-support app now speaks more than 50 languages

Google offers Gmail in Burmese language

Gmail is hugely popular in the country, according to local tech entrepreneurs

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Sharp fights fraud with old-school landline phones

Glowing LEDs and automated recording could help reduce phone fraud, which is on the rise.

Samsung faces complaint in US FTC over Smart TV 'surveillance'

US Senator Al Franken started probing this month into the voice recognition technologies of Samsung and LG TVs

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Google AI program masters classic Atari video games

By remembering and learning, the DeepMind algorithm excels at retro games such as Breakout.

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