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Flurry of hydrogen fuel cell cars challenge all-electric vehicles

Top car makers this week used the stage at the L.A. Auto Show to showcase announcements around their upcoming release of zero-emission, hydrogen fuel cell vehicles.

The fate of NASA’s supercomputer may depend on Sen. Ted Cruz

Republican control of the Senate means that one the most fanatical climate change deniers in Congress, Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas), is now in line to head the Senate subcommittee that oversees science funding. This is not good news for...

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Apple Pay users spend big

Apple Pay users are already three times more likely to spend $250 or more than those on other services

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Google: Would you pay to not see ads on favorite websites?

Would you trade ads for a monthly payment? Google wants users to rethink the way their favorite websites are funded.

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Double-edged feedback sword nicks Microsoft over OneDrive

The double-edged sword of feedback has drawn some blood from Microsoft's Windows 10 and nicked the company's promise to listen to users.

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Obama immigration plan called vague, frustrating

The immigration reforms that President Obama announced have left people on all sides of the tech immigration issue uncertain and frustrated.

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NSA chief worries most about cyberattacks on industrial systems

Hackers are targeting critical U.S. infrastructure, making defense of those networks a top priority, NSA chief Admiral Mike Rogers said Thursday.

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How Apple could exploit a forever-free iCloud

While Google and Microsoft are using large amounts of free cloud storage to sell inexpensive consumer notebooks, Apple has so far stood above the fray. But there's no reason why Apple can't join in the fun.

Symantec IDs sophisticated 'Regin' malware

Symantec researchers have come across a particularly sophisticated piece of malware, called "Regin" that was likely developed by a nation state and has been used for spying for more than six years.

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Apple's $450M e-books settlement wins final court approval

A federal judge in New York has approved to a settlement in which Apple will pay $450 million for its role in a conspiracy to fix prices for e-books.

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Prices for 4K monitors sink below $500

Prices for 4K monitors have dropped below $500, bringing them within the reach of cost-conscious buyers.

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Contain yourself: The layman's guide to Docker

As Docker grows in popularity, a question burns: What is it, and why do you need to care about containers?

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Why is Microsoft updating Windows PCs for a security bug on the server?

When Microsoft released a critical update for Windows Server this month, it also pushed out a fix for several versions of the Windows OS -- even the technical preview for Windows 10.

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OS X Yosemite update fails to solve Mac Wi-Fi mess

Apple today released the first update to OS X Yosemite that included fixes for unspecified Wi-Fi problems and improved reliability for connecting to Microsoft Exchange corporate email servers.

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EU eyes a break-up of Google

Members of the European Parliament are readying a motion calling for the break-up of Google, by separating its search engine functionality from other commercial services

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Mozilla reports flat revenue from Google-Firefox search deal

Mozilla today said that revenue last year from its deal with Google was flat compared to 2012, as was its income overall. But expenses jumped by 42%.

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The ups and downs of Microsoft Band

Microsoft's Band, launched on Oct. 30, sold out within two weeks and has been hard to come by since then. That's left would-be buyers scratching their heads wondering what Microsoft is thinking?

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Facebook's alternative PHP engine attracts Web service providers

Some large Internet services are pressing Facebook's open-source PHP runtime engine into production after being impressed with the performance metrics for the alternative to the ubiquitous open-source PHP package used across the Web.

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