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Dell CEO said to mull Blackstone buyout only with CEO assurance

It's unclear if Silver Lake, Blackstone, or Carl Icahn will buy out the PC maker, but Michael Dell is reportedly saying he'll only support Blackstone if he remains the company's CEO.

By Mar. 31, 2013

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Why should a customer care about IP assurance?

IP indemnification is such a worthless piece of rubbish it's a wonder anyone asks about it. But everyone does.

By Feb. 1, 2008

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Annoyed Comcast customer sues over 'always-on' assurance

A Comcast broadband customer in Pennsylvania says that the courts should make the company live up to its claims on its Web site and elsewhere that the broadband connection is "always on."

By Dec. 4, 2007

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Storm-tracking NOAA satellite system gets a technology boost

The Joint Polar Satellite System is getting $185 million worth of updates and upgrades that will support the system's complete technological refresh.

By Feb. 28, 2014

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Boeing's 'Black' smartphone will deactivate if tampered with

The aerospace and defense company releases a covert spy-phone that can identify attempted disassembly and trigger functions to delete data and software -- therefore, making the device inoperable.

By Feb. 26, 2014

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Health apps on the rise, but medical use is still limited

Health apps and gadgets are becoming more popular, but a lack of quality keeps them from being useful in medicine.

By Nov. 19, 2013

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To thwart counterfeiting, UK mint proposes new pound coin

A new 12-sided design has both covert and overt signs that make it easier to find fakes. But modernization only goes so far: the 766-year-old Trial of the Pyx tradition lives on to check the metals.

By Mar. 19, 2014

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Facebook brings on bug-catching techies to improve its mobile platform

The social network snatches up the tech talent and IP behind U.K. startup Monoidics, which develops software for catching glitches -- i.e., code that checks other code for bugs.

By Jul. 18, 2013

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Apple promises to fix OS X encryption flaw 'very soon'

The iPhone and iPad maker on Friday issued a fix for its mobile devices, but left its Mac lineup unpatched. But not for long, Apple says.

By Feb. 22, 2014

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Facebook verifying celebrities, journalists, and brands

Just like Twitter, Facebook starts signaling authentic public-figure Pages and accounts with a little blue check mark.

By May. 29, 2013