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Developer curses at man on subway, meets him again in job interview

Technically Incorrect: A Python developer gets on a London subway, shoves a man and lobs a nasty F bomb. Later that day, the developer gets a surprise, as the man is interviewing him for a job.

By February 21, 2015

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Uber goes free in Seoul as pressure from city government mounts

The car-hailing service has been operating despite the city's argument that it's illegal. It says its latest move is an effort to establish "a consensus" with government officials.

By February 25, 2015

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Web standard promising faster page loads wins approval

HTTP 2.0 is the standard's first new version in 16 years. In practice, the new standard will bring more privacy-protection encryption to the Web, too.

By February 17, 2015

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Obama to sign executive order on cybersecurity info sharing

The president wants better coordination between government and the private sector to fight online threats. Companies on board include Apple and Intel.

By February 13, 2015

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Obama signs information-sharing order as privacy question looms

At a cybersecurity summit held on the Stanford University campus, President Obama outlines a plan for companies and the US government to share information and fend off cyberattacks.

By February 13, 2015

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Google to change privacy policy following UK probe

The search giant has signed an agreement promising to tweak how it gathers personal data from users in Britain.

By January 30, 2015

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Amazon surprises investors with a gift of profit

The e-commerce company posts a $214 million profit for the holiday season. CEO Jeff Bezos says Prime membership got a boost of more than 50 percent in the quarter.

By January 29, 2015

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Amazon takes on Microsoft, Google with corporate email service

The e-commerce company continues to move into enterprise by taking advantage of its successful cloud-based computing service, Amazon Web Services.

By January 28, 2015

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Uber's legal struggles hamstring expansion in Asia

As the US company aims to disrupt taxi markets across the globe, regulators in several countries in Asia are making it difficult for it to gain a foothold.

By January 28, 2015

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NSA was tracking North Korea back in 2010, docs reveal

A New York Times report, triggered by the leak of new documents, sheds light on how US officials so quickly concluded North Korea was the source of the November hacking attack against Sony Pictures.

By January 19, 2015