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FCC will vote next month on plan to share valuable 3.5GHz spectrum

Mobile service providers and consumers would get access to a fat frequency band used mostly by government today


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Big Chrome OS change coming: A launcher overhaul adds Google Now

The Chrome app launcher overhaul puts a greater emphasis on search and contextual information

GitHub still recovering from massive DDoS attacks

The attacks, which started Thursday, were particularly aimed at two GitHub-hosted projects fighting Chinese censorship

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Could Docker replace package management?

Linux's package management headaches could be solved by way of containers, but experts warn it's only half a solution

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Google Dart upgrade hones in on asynchronous programming

The Dart language gets a number of improvements right as Google lowers its ambitions for Dart VM

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Amazon Cloud Drive's unlimited storage plans undercut rivals

Amazon Cloud Drive takes the 'bang for your buck' throne, though its services are lacking

Slack hacked, compromising users' profile data

After suffering a hack last month, the company has added two-factor authentication

Congress moves quickly on cyberthreat information sharing

A House committee approves a second bill, despite concerns about consumer privacy

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Google Cloud Launcher deploys VM-based apps in a snap

Google offers a new service for launching packaged apps in VMs to Cloud Platform, by way of a partnership with Bitnami

BlackBerry shocks with Q4 profit but CEO Chen can't stop sales slide

BlackBerry's revenue dropped by 32 percent year-on-year

UN to appoint watchdog to focus on privacy in digital age

Council says the same rights that people have offline must also be protected online -- including the right to privacy

Microsoft wants to make PowerPoint more Web-friendly, buys LiveLoop

The software giant continues to buy companies to strengthen its Office apps and services

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Facebook: We don't hate the Web

But for the time being Facebook is sticking to native development for mobile apps and open-sourcing its React Native technology

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Washington is coming for your personal data

Little-noticed change to judicial rules gives the FBI greater powers to conduct remote searches, and the 'zombie bill' CISA is on the fast track to a Senate vote

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CISA will mean more surveillance, not fewer cyber attacks

The proposed Cybersecurity Information Sharing Act would make us less secure

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Salesforce venture plants new stake in the cloud via SaaS ERP

FinancialForce's next big move may be to find a way to offer SaaS ERP services to the high-end customers that have historically been hard sells

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White House making it easier to get an L-1 visa

The White House has released a memo intended to give clarity over how businesses may use the temporary L-1 work visa, a document derided by critics of the H-1B visa.

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Tuesday's 'optional' Windows patch KB 2876229 can hijack your browser

Microsoft's patch installs Skype, which by default makes MSN your home page and Bing your search engine

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More than half of all IE users face patch axe in 10 months

The majority of IE users face a support retirement deadline that Microsoft unexpectedly announced last August

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