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Qualcomm plans to fast-track Snapdragon 820 with help from Samsung

A plan by Qualcomm to get Samsung Electronics to make its Snapdragon 820 chip could lead to faster smartphones, offering longer battery life by early next year.

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Google's 'phone friendly' #mobilegeddon causes mass Internet HYSTERIA

Today is the day Google's new "mobile friendly" search algorithm goes into effect. Simply put, from now on web pages easily viewed by mobiles get placed higher in search results, the others...

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Appeals court rejects man's claim he owns half of Facebook

Paul Ceglia, who for years has claimed to own 50 percent of Facebook, was denied a bid to revive his case against the company in a U.S. appeals court on Monday.

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Mobile worker guilt hits most young workers

Most younger mobile workers feel guilty about using smartphones and smartwatches to do personal tasks at work and work duties while at home.

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IBM sales dip 12% despite lift from new mainframe

IBM reported a 12% drop in revenue for the last quarter despite a big boost from its new z13 mainframe, which went on sale last month.

VMware preps its virtualization stack for Docker

VMware is addressing the market for Docker with two open source software packages that will allow its customers to more easily deploy containers in their existing VMware infrastructure.

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Is your site ready for Google's 'Mobilegeddon' on Tuesday?

Google on Tuesday will begin making mobile-friendliness matter more to its search-engine rankings.

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Rocket maker for NASA and the Air Force to begin 3D printing parts

United Launch Alliance, which makes rockets for NASA and the military, will 3D print flight-ready rocket components for next-gen rockets.

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Live streaming apps like Meerkat and Periscope pose legal risks

Live video is messy, raw, unedited and with new mobile apps, it's can capture people who don't know they're being recorded. In some cases, that can add up to legal problems,

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Samsung expects 70M Galaxy S6 and Edge phones to be sold

Samsung says the first week of Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 Edge sales was "impressive" and predicted overall sales for both devices will pass 70 million globally.

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Mac sales up 8% as industry remains in doldrums

Apple next week will again boast that sales of its Mac line of computers beat the industry average, assuming estimates by researcher IDC hold up.

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Nokia wants back into the mobile phone business?

Although Nokia sold off its mobile phone business to Microsoft last fall, one of Nokia's remaining business units is eyeing a return to the consumer mobile phone market next year.

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Why the journey to IPv6 is the road less traveled

Though IPv6 is finished technology that works, rolling it out may be either a simple process or a complicated and risky one, depending on what role you play on the Internet

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Cook County subpoenas Romanian security firm, a Tor exit node operator, for 'real' IP

Alistar Security, a Romanian security firm which runs Tor exit nodes, received a subpoena from Cook County (Chicago) asking for the "real" IP address that used an exit node IP address to access a Cook County IP.

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Microsoft preps PCs for Windows 10 with more auto updates

Microsoft last week continued to deliver automatic updates to Windows 7 and Windows 8.1 PCs to prep them for the summer upgrade to Windows 10.

Microsoft Azure offers scalability as a service for high-volume apps

Microsoft plans to introduce a new cloud platform service that could ease concerns about scaling up an application as it grows in popularity.

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Xperia Z4 reflects Sony's timidity in smartphones

Sony's decision to launch its new high-end smartphone, the Xperia Z4, only in Japan, shows its hesitancy about this market and raises questions about its commitment to it.

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Mozilla to debut Firefox for iPhone 'soon'

Mozilla will introduce Firefox for Apple's iPhone "soon," according to a company announcement of an open marketing position.

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