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December 8, 2013No Comments

Microsoft claims to have disrupted largest infected global PC network.

San Francisco: Microsoft Corp said on Thursday it had disrupted the largest network of compromised personal computers, involving some 2 million machines around the world, since it stepped up its battle against organized online criminals three years ago. The Redmond, Wash.-based software giant filed a lawsuit in Texas and won a judge’s order directing Internet [...]

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September 11, 2013No Comments

Apple’s iPhone 5C misses the low-cost mark

Apple just expanded its smartphone line with the lower cost iPhone 5C, but don’t expect throngs of budget-conscious consumers to line up for the device, at least not in places like China. That’s because the supposedly cheap iPhone 5C is, well, not really cheap. The 16GB model retails for $99 with a two-year service contract, [...]

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August 16, 2013No Comments

Gmail: You weren’t really expecting privacy, were you?

So, I just finished reading Google’s motion to dismiss in response to a lawsuit alleging that its e-mail scanning violates California privacy laws. And I’ll say this: those Google lawyers are towering writers, indeed. But on to the point: did Google really argue in its rebuttal to the lawsuit that Gmail users do not and [...]

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August 16, 2013No Comments

YouTube Windows Phone app stirs up trouble again

The new YouTube app for Windows Phone isn’t going over too well. Microsoft got into trouble in May over its native YouTube app after Google complained that the app violated its terms of service. After hashing out their difficulties, the two companies were supposed to team up to create a new version based on HTML5. [...]

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August 15, 2013No Comments

Google Search becomes a better listener, finally

Google has spent the past year developing its voice recognition tools, and on Wednesday the company announced that the voice recognition tools in Google Now will be added to Google Search. You’ll now be able to ask Google Search the same kinds of questions as Google Now, further connecting the services. Queries about five expansive [...]

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