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USB 3.1 flash drives? Don't expect them anytime soon

USB 3.1 chips may be too expensive to start with for flash drive makers to adopt the technology

Samsung to launch mobile payments in challenge to Google, Apple

The Android smartphone maker will launch Samsung Pay in the U.S. in mid 2015 to rival Google Wallet and Apple Pay

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WZor leaks Windows Server 10 Preview build 9926 and overview of new 'Nano Server'

Build 9926 is likely unstable, but the pared-down Nano Server may be the way of Windows Server's future

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Mozilla tackles parallel JavaScript

Mozilla is experimenting with its SpiderMonkey JavaScript engine to maximize hardware power

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Momentum builds as major OpenStack rev approaches

Mirantis adds Docker to OpenStack; IBM introduces an OpenStack-powered hybrid; and Canonical woos telecoms with a Juniper partnership

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Samsung Pay faces an uphill climb against Apple Pay and Google Wallet

Its key potential advantage won't exist for much longer, as the U.S. moves to a new payment terminal standard

Firefox OS coming to U.S., other developed markets in 2016

Mozilla and cellular carriers see demand for high-end flip phones

Acer going all in with Windows 10 smartphones

Acer plans to launch Windows 10 smartphones with different screen sizes and prices

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Intel: Moore's Law will continue through 7nm chips

Eventually, the conventional ways of manufacturing silicon chips will run out of steam. According to Intel researchers speaking at the ISSCC conference this week, however, we still have headroom.

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Net neutrality triumphs as ISPs weep

The public interest has prevailed and the FCC has voted to reclassify ISPs as common carriers. At last we have the means to control our Internet future

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Is AngularJS ready for the enterprise?

AngularJS has a habit of stranding its users in backward incompatibilities, but its Google pedigree and wild popularity may well give it staying power

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Google tests business Hangouts in search results

Search feature lets users conduct live chats via Hangouts with businesses directly from search results

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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Yahoo gains U.S. search share on the back of Firefox

comScore confirms continuing upward trend in Yahoo's fortunes after striking a search deal last year with Firefox maker Mozilla

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

By 2018 IBM expects to reap a combined $40 billion in annual revenue from its investments

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

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

Restrictions on H-1B visas called 'protectionist'

Sen. Orrin Hatch wants to raise the H-1B cap from 65,000 to 195,000 and eliminate the cap on people who earn advanced STEM degrees

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Reconciliation between Node.js and io.js could be near

A proposal from io.js advocate Mikeal Rogers suggests a path to reunify the code and governance

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