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Windows Phone 8.1 Update to make IE as good as iOS

It isn’t every day that a company like Microsoft admits that its mobile browser isn’t up to snuff compared to its competitors, like the iPhone or Android devices.

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Windows Phone 8.1 Update to make IE as good as iOS

Some are twisting the facts in requests to be forgotten, Google says

Some of those seeking to scrub their histories from the Web under Europe’s “right to be forgotten” rule are being economical with the truth when making their requests, Google said Thursday.

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Some are twisting the facts in requests to be forgotten, Google says

Almost 200,000 people may have been affected by US visa system crash

Computer problems with the U.S.

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Almost 200,000 people may have been affected by US visa system crash

One of Google’s mysterious barges is on the move

The Maine-docked Google barge, which created so much curiosity and brouhaha last fall, is on the move.

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One of Google’s mysterious barges is on the move

Who wins if Iliad buys T-Mobile?

French carrier Iliad’s surprise unsolicited bid for T-Mobile US may be good news for everyone but Sprint.

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Who wins if Iliad buys T-Mobile?

Windows Server 2003 support expiration could push sales next year

Server sales could spike with the expiration of extended support for Microsoft’s Windows Server 2003 OS in July next year, a Dell executive said.

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Windows Server 2003 support expiration could push sales next year

NASA plans next-gen scientific tools for 2020 Mars rover

NASA has planned out the new and improved scientific instruments that will be included onboard the next robotic Mars rover.

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Attackers exploit remote access tools to compromise retail systems

Malicious hackers are using remote access tools to break into retail point-of-sale systems and plant malware on them, the Department of Homeland Security warned.

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Attackers exploit remote access tools to compromise retail systems

Judge rules against Microsoft in email privacy case

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Judge rules against Microsoft in email privacy case

MongoDB snags key Oracle engineer

Upstart NoSQL software vendor MongoDB has snagged a key engineer from the ranks of Oracle, the company’s largest competitor in the database software market.

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MongoDB snags key Oracle engineer