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DEA cameras tracking hundreds of millions of car journeys across the US

A U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration program to keep tabs on cars close to the U.S.-Mexican border has been gradually expanded nationwide and is regularly used by other law enforcement agencies in their hunt for suspects

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DEA cameras tracking hundreds of millions of car journeys across the US

Oracle and Samsung said to be teaming up for mobile cloud delivery

Oracle and Samsung Electronics have reportedly forged a new partnership through which they will work together to deliver mobile cloud services.

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Oracle and Samsung said to be teaming up for mobile cloud delivery

Microsoft results buoyed by cloud products, but profit drops

Microsoft generated $2.3 billion in revenue last quarter from a business that didn’t exist only a year earlier: phone hardware. Were it not for Nokia’s old business, Microsoft would have been a poorer performer in the last three months of 2014, at least in terms of sales.

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Get ready for the 24-hour laptop: Battery life hits new highs

Tired of carting around that power cord? Have patience, the 24-hour laptop is almost here.

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Get ready for the 24-hour laptop: Battery life hits new highs

Apple will shut down original TestFlight beta testing platform in February

After acquiring TestFlight developer Burstly in 2014 and releasing an official Apple-approved TestFlight app shortly after, Apple is now shuttering TestFlight’s original mobile Web-based testing platform in February. Developers will have a couple of weeks to prepare for the switch, and testers will have to download the TestFlight app to continue trying out apps

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States threaten lawsuit against Obama’s municipal broadband plan

If the U.S.

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1Password updates for Mac and iOS make password management ‘fun’

Days after LastPass rolled out a native Mac app, popular rival 1Password has major updates for its own iOS and Mac apps. If you’re not already securing your passwords with a manager like 1Password, these updates make the process easier and more appealing

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Simple Google search outed alleged Silk Road founder

It was a simple Web search that led to the arrest of Ross Ulbricht, accused mastermind of the Silk Road underground online marketplace, a U.S. Internal Revenue Service special agent testified Monday in a Manhattan federal courtroom

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Startup finds malware intrusions by keeping an eye on processor radio frequencies

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Gartner foresees 250M connected vehicles on the road by 2020

If you buy a car during the next five years, there’s a good chance it will have a wireless network connection that will enable a myriad of mobile services.

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Gartner foresees 250M connected vehicles on the road by 2020