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Calif. governor signs smartphone 'kill switch' bill into law

Law requires security software to come enabled by default, but other than that, not much will change for most smartphone users.

By 26 August 2014

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Panoramio founders try persuading Google not to kill site

Users of the site for sharing geotagged photos are upset Google is migrating to its Views service instead, and now the founders want Google to reverse course.

By 24 September 2014

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Killed-off 'Game of Thrones' star returning?

A pivotal character could be making a surprising return when the HBO series returns next year. Potential spoilers ahead.

By 23 September 2014

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Qualcomm: Snapdragon makes for more secure smartphone kill switch

The chipmaker says its Snapdragon processors are an important element to creating secure methods of rendering mobile devices bricks if stolen.

By 16 September 2014

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Police: Driver browsing Facebook at 85 mph kills 89-year-old

20-year-old Abby Slatten was allegedly speeding while scrolling pictures on Facebook. Police say she plowed into another car, with fatal results.

By 6 September 2014

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Google's nerd cred not easy to come by: Yahoo kills Web coding project

The Yahoo User Interface software library was helpful but at odds with modern Web programming directions, Yahoo says.

By 30 August 2014

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Not so Secret? How a hack could have killed app's anonymity

It's now been fixed, but a social-engineering trick could have been used to make your Secret app posts a lot less secret.

By 22 August 2014

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Facebook kills the joke, labels 'satire' links

Fooled by The Onion? Facebook is labeling satirical stories to help those who get confused by fake news. Also, Best Buy appears to have spilled the beans on the Moto 360's price and specs, and Microsoft's system update causes blue-screen crashes.

By 19 August 2014

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Facebook kills the joke, labels 'satire' links

Fooled by The Onion? Facebook is labeling satirical stories to help those who get confused by fake news. Also, Best Buy appears to have spilled the beans on the Moto 360's price and specs, and Microsoft's system update causes blue-screen crashes.

By 19 August 2014

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Microsoft to kill Skype for Windows Phone 7

The Windows Phone 7 version is being retired, which means it will no longer be available for download, and people won't be able to use it on their existing WP7 device.

By 9 August 2014