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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

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Microsoft SharePoint coming up short for most enterprises, study finds

SharePoint installations at enterprises have been doomed largely due to senior management failing to really get behind the Microsoft collaboration technology, according to a new study by AIIM, which bills itself as "the Global...

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Google tests business Hangouts in search results

Google is testing a search feature that enables users to conduct live chats via Hangouts with businesses directly from search results.

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Lenovo vows to stop shipping PCs with third-party bloatware after Superfish fiasco

It only took an embarrassing adware scandal that put millions of PCs at risk, but Lenovo just had a revelation: People just want clean Windows

UK researchers are building robotic pants

Researchers have been working on robotic prosthetics and exoskeletons to help people with disabilities. Now, scientists at the University of Bristol in the U.K. are working on robotic pants. Yes, pants.

The Leonard Nimoy video about Y2K you have to see

Think you’ve know most of the things Leonard Nimoy did in his long, eventual life? Think again. I’ve unearthed a video that he narrated in 1999 called the Y2k Family Survival Guide. Check out my blog to watch the entire retro thing.

With expansion into West Africa, VMK ignites Africa-designed brands competition

Congolese company takes first step in expansion plans

Google reverses decision to limit sexually explicit content on Blogger

Blogs with adult content will be kept in the public realm, Google said

VLC Media Player 2.2.0 released

In today's open source roundup: Get the latest version of VLC. Plus: Ubuntu MATE is now an official spin, and developers don't care if Linus is nice.

The FCC's net neutrality rules: What we know so far

The full rules may not be published for weeks, but net neutrality will prohibit blocking, throttling and paid prioritization

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What it means: The FCC's net neutrality vote

Net neutrality has been debated for a decade, but the Federal Communications Commission's historic vote signals only the beginning of further battles and likely lawsuits.

Samsung and HTC have a lot to prove with Sunday smartphone launches

New phones from Samsung and HTC, to be unveiled Sunday, are expected to have more powerful processors and better cameras

Ericsson seeks to block sales of Apple products in US, stepping up patent dispute

In a barrage of nine lawsuits filed Thursday, Ericsson alleges that Apple's iPhone and iPad infringe a total of 41 of its patents

Foxconn expects robots to take over more factory work

In three years, Foxconn will probably use automation to complete 70 percent of its assembly line work

Fresh from $532.9M win, Smartflash sues Apple again

The patent company's focus in the second lawsuit is on Apple's newer products like the iPhone 6

D-Link remote access vulnerabilities remain unpatched

The worst one could allow a remote attacker to change DNS settings

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Toyota begins production of its first hydrogen fuel cell car

Toyota this week held a ceremony marking the beginning it its production of the Mirai, which will begin selling later this year at a base price of $57,500.

IBM to pump $4 billion into cloud, mobile and analytics

With a $4 billion investment, Big Blue aims to deliver $40 billion in annual revenue by 2018.

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