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Adobe begins encrypting user data collected from Digital Editions app Adobe Systems said Thursday it is now encrypting data it collects about certain ebooks after facing criticism earlier this month for not protecting the data.The Digital Reader blog reported on Oct. 6 that Adobes Digital Editions 4 software, used for downl
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Three can't-miss deals on Intel 'Haswell' PCs You know the drill. When the model year nears its end, new cars gets cheaper. The same is true of winter clothing when spring approaches, and its equally true of computers when a new generation is on the horizon.PCs with Intels next-generation microproces
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Amazon builds sales, but losses pile up continued to increase its sales last quarter but losses also mounted, to the growing consternation of investors.Amazons overall sales were up 20 percent in the third quarter, amounting to $20.58 billion for the three months ended Sept. 30, the
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Apple Pay's next move could be phone-to-phone payments The launch this week of Apple Pay is giving many people their first taste of NFC payment technology, which allows them to buy things in a store by bringing an iPhone 6 close to a compatible terminal.But the NFC standard also allows payments to be made dir
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Oracle says state wanted to take 'unacceptable risk' with health care website transition The blame game between Oracle and the state of Oregon is going into overtime, even before their dueling lawsuits over the disastrous Cover Oregon health insurance exchange website make it into court.Cover Oregon went live on Oct. 1 last year, and like the
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Microsoft Q1 sales jump, but Nokia drags down earnings Microsoft revenue leaped 25 percent in the first quarter but profit dropped, dragged down by expenses tied to its ongoing wave of layoffs and to the integration of Nokias phone business.Revenue hit US$23.2 billion in the quarter ended Sept. 30, easily exc
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Surface tablets nearly hit $1 billion as Microsoft revenues jump 25 percent Microsoft reported a 25 percent increase in revenue from the same period a year ago as some of its key businesses, including Office 365 and the Xbox, delivered sharp gains.Overall, Microsoft reported revenue of $23.2 billion, an increase of 25 percent fro
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Canonical celebrates cloud freedoms with new Ubuntu Canonical continues to aggressively equip its flagship Ubuntu Linux server software with more tools to help users build and run clouds.The open-source OS now comes with the latest edition of the Docker virtualization container technology and, for the firs
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Christian Bale to play Steve Jobs because the Steve Jobs bio-pics must never end But, hey, at least Christian Bale is a very good actor.
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Facebook and Yahoo prevent use of recycled email addresses to hijack accounts Facebook and Yahoo have developed a mechanism to prevent the owners of recycled email addresses from hijacking accounts that were registered on other sites using those addresses in the past.Last year, Yahoo announced a policy that involves deleting inacti
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