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Wikipedia blocks 381 user accounts for dishonest editing

Editors of the English version of Wikipedia have blocked 381 user accounts for editing articles on the online encyclopedia despite being secretly paid to do so by various interests.

Former Secret Service agent admits $820K Silk Road theft

A former Secret Service agent admitted Monday to stealing $820,000 worth of bitcoins from Silk Road vendors during the investigation of the online contraband market.

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This lawyer is building a platform for companies to seek antitrust redress from Google

The lawyers behind GRIP (Google Redress and Integrity Platform) want to offer companies that think they have been hurt by Google's business practices a way to evaluate potential claims for antitrust damages in European courts.

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Bought a brand-new phone? It could still have malware

Security company G Data has identified more than 20 mobile phones -- most sold in Asia and Europe through third parties -- that have malware installed despite being marketed as new, according to a research report.

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Samsung unveils its new circular Gear S2 smartwatches

Samsung showed off its latest foray into the smartwatch market today, announcing the new Gear S2 and Gear S2 Classic --smartwatches with circular screens that run its Tizen software platform.

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Apple's deal with Cisco will lay out a red carpet for critical iOS apps

Cisco and Apple announced a deal to integrate iOS devices more tightly with enterprise networks and Cisco collaboration tools.

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Microsoft launches new tools for building Office add-ins

Microsoft released a new set of tools on Monday to help developers make slick-looking add-ins for Office apps, at a time when the company wants to boost the ecosystem of third-party applications and services that work with its...

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Google to expand tests of self-driving cars

Google will for the first time take its marshmallow-shaped, self-driving car beyond its home turf in California and onto the streets of Austin, Texas.

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Ditch the cables with WattUp wire-free charging

Energous' WattUp wire-free system powers devices up to 15 feet away from a router.

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Tired of memorizing passwords? A Turing Award winner came up with this algorithmic trick.

Passwords are a bane of life on the Internet today, but one Turing Award winner has an algorithmic approach he thinks could make them not only easier to manage but also more secure.

A new version of the sophisticated Duqu malware is used for spying

Russia, China said to use hacked databases to find U.S. spies

Russian and Chinese cyberspying units are reportedly cross-checking hacked databases to identify U.S. intelligence operatives.

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VMware touts container management and live migration of virtual machines

At the VMworld conference in San Francisco, VMware demonstrated how to move a live virtual machine across two different data centers, and showed off its new container management software.

ITC reverses course, rules Microsoft's phones don't infringe on patents

Microsoft has prevailed over InterDigital in a years-old patent infringement action that was originally brought against Nokia.

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OS X El Capitan on track for September release

Apple's OS X El Capitan appears to be on track for a late September release, according to a comparison of its preview pace with that of last year's Yosemite.

Officials question FCC's broadband subsidy plan

Several groups and elected officials have objected to parts of the U.S. Federal Communications Commission's plan to expand telephone subsidies for low-income people to include broadband service.

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Skills of a successful IT project manager

Tom Lebrecque, chief technical advisor at Engility, discusses the skills and traits of a successful IT project manager at the recent CIO Perspectives event in Boston.

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U.S. readies sanctions against China for cyberspying

Experts question whether the penalties on Chinese companies for economic cyber espionage will have a significant effect.

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VMware CEO hits on network virtualization, the Cisco feud and the EMC Federation's future

Heading into VMworld 2015, VMware CEO Pat Gelsinger discusses unified hybrid cloud networking, network virtualization, the company's feud with Cisco and the future of the EMC Federation.

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