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    Verizon boosts revenue, income on mobile and broadband growth

    24 April, 2014 23:01
    The company adds 549,000 retail mobile customes and 98,000 Fios broadband customers during the first quarter
    Driven by growth in mobile and Fios broadband customers, Verizon Communications on Thursday reported first quarter 2014 revenue of $30.8 billion, up from $29.4 billion a year earlier.
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    Heartbleed prompts joint vendor effort to boost OpenSSL, security

    24 April, 2014 22:42
    Cisco, Dell, Facebook, IBM, Intel, Google and Microsoft are among those backing the initiative via the Linux Foundation
    Reeling from the Heartbleed security fiasco, major IT vendors including Microsoft, IBM, Intel, Google and Cisco are backing a Linux Foundation initiative designed to boost open source projects considered critical to the industry.
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    How the Collaborative Economy Will Change the Way You Do Business

    24 April, 2014 22:39
    The Internet puts the goods, services and expertise you need at your fingertips. Some call it a 'collaborative economy' focused less on transactions and more on trades. Others see a throwback to the early days of economic exchange. Either way, it's quickly changing the way we do business.
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    24 April, 2014 22:04
    The help feature can be embedded into any native iOS or Android application was so impressed by the Mayday customer support feature that rolled out for its Kindle Fire HDX tablets that it's now working to create its own version.
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    Geopolitics aside, Huawei still selling to carriers in the US

    24 April, 2014 21:28
    Huawei is finding clients among smaller U.S. carriers
    Despite its setbacks in the U.S., Huawei Technologies still expects growth from its carrier business in the nation, and is focusing on the market's smaller network operators to increase sales.
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    Nokia won't hand India smartphone factory over to Microsoft

    24 April, 2014 21:23
    The plan was among assets frozen by Indian authorities over a tax dispute
    Nokia's ongoing tax dispute with Indian authorities has put an end to its plans to transfer a local smartphone factory over to Microsoft, as the software maker finalizes its takeover of the Finnish company's devices and services business..
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    Consumers are still meh about 3D printers

    24 April, 2014 20:30
    HPs entry into the 3D printer market isnt likely to change things
    3D printers may be gaining ground in the workplace, but the same isn't true for consumers, according to Juniper Research.
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    We Heart It turns off Twitter sharing following spam

    24 April, 2014 15:21
    The cause of the spam postings wasn't clear
    A social network for sharing image collections has turned off sharing on Twitter after a large spam run referenced the service.
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    Qualcomm could face SEC probe over Chinese bribery allegations

    24 April, 2014 13:19
    Qualcomm has found instances of gift giving to "individuals" with China's state-owned companies
    Qualcomm's activities in China could result in regulatory penalties for the chip vendor, this time from the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission over bribery allegations.
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    Sounding board: Investing in non-IT skills

    24 April, 2014 11:58
    How two IT leaders are meeting the need for more business-oriented IT staff
    We ask two CIO Executive Council members to discuss how they're encouraging diversity and non-IT skillsets across their teams.
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    Megaupload seeks return of millions in frozen Hong Kong assets

    24 April, 2014 11:24
    Hong Kong's Department of Justice has until June 4 to respond
    Megaupload, the defunct file-storage site, is asking a Hong Kong court to release millions of dollars in assets as part of efforts to allow its former users to reclaim their data.
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    Scientists probe quantum sounds

    24 April, 2014 10:52
    The discovery is a further step towards understanding issues that enable or disable quantum machines
    Physicists at the University of Sydney have uncovered a way to use microwaves to probe the sounds of a ‘quantum dot’, the latest promising discovery in the race to build super high performance computers of the future.
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    Apple defies PC downturn again, boosts Mac sales

    24 April, 2014 10:15
    Mac sales climb 5% year-over-year during a quarter when industry contracts 4%
    Apple on Wednesday said it sold 4.1 million Macs in the March quarter, growing sales during a period when the personal computer industry overall continued to contract.
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    Zynga founder Mark Pincus gives up day-to-day duties

    24 April, 2014 10:08
    Zynga's founder will remain the chairman and largest shareholder
    Mark Pincus, who founded Zynga in 2007 and gave up his CEO title less than a year ago, is now giving up all his operational duties at the company.
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    US FCC will seek input on latest net neutrality proposal

    24 April, 2014 10:01
    An upcoming proposal allowing pay-for-priority service is not finalized, an official says
    The U.S. Federal Communications Commission will take public comments before moving forward with a new set of net neutrality rules that sparked controversy when they were leaked in a news report earlier Wednesday.
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    Apple to Microsoft: Better late than never for Office on iPad

    24 April, 2014 09:36
    Apple CEO Tim Cook says Microsoft lost business by not bringing Office to the iPad earlier
    Apple CEO Tim Cook thinks Microsoft could have benefitted from bringing the Office suite to iPads earlier, but it was better late than never.
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    M&A: Are you ready?

    24 April, 2014 09:27
    Start by identifying change management as a key part of your merger or acquisition, says Fi Slaven
    How you can gear up for the changes presented by a company acquisition or merger.
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    In Pictures: What the rumour mill expects from iOS 8

    24 April, 2014 09:05
    Mobile payments, smarter Siri, better maps and more
    Mobile payments, smarter Siri, better maps and more
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    In Pictures: 15 tips for surviving - and thriving - as an IT contractor

    24 April, 2014 09:01
    Pundits are calling 2014 the year of the IT contractor. Here are 15 tips for setting up shop and making it stick.
    Pundits are calling 2014 the year of the IT contractor. Here are 15 tips for setting up shop and making it stick.
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    Quip issues API for mobile word processor, aims it at enterprise IT

    24 April, 2014 08:57
    The startup is also preparing presentation and spreadsheet apps
    Quip has released an API for its browser-based word processor that it hopes enterprise developers will use to make the application do more jobs in workplaces.
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