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network-aware applications

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From .coffee to .email to .xyz: The Web's crazy new reality is here

Dot-com? How quaint. A smorgasbord of new Net domains has arrived, with hundreds more on the way. There's opportunity aplenty, but lots of trademark hassles, too.

By October 13, 2014

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ARM tries to spread its chips to forests, fields, and factories (Q&A)

Gary Atkinson's job is to make sure the Internet of Things becomes the next big thing for chip designer ARM.

By July 4, 2014

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Viber sends video, images without encryption protection

Researchers demonstrate that a widely used mobile chat app not only sends some kinds of data in the open, it also stores it publicly online.

By April 24, 2014

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Tim Berners-Lee: 25 years on, the Web still needs work (Q&A)

The World Wide Web is a smashing technological success. But the man who invented it wants it to break down more cultural barriers, thwart government snooping, and let the Web run applications not just house documents.

By March 11, 2014

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NSA using 'leaky apps' like Angry Birds, Google Maps to siphon user data

According to the latest documents from Edward Snowden, the NSA and its British counterpart see smartphones and the data being pulled from popular apps as a "golden nugget" of spy resources.

By January 27, 2014

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Tracing the origins of the Macintosh

The next generation of Apple computers was already under way in 1979 when a visit to Xerox PARC changed Steve Jobs -- and Apple -- forever.

By January 21, 2014

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Use nettop command to check per-application network activity in OS X

While Activity Monitor will show you process stats, it does not give you information on which programs may be using your network bandwidth.

By April 24, 2013

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Why the NFL made Twitter its first social draft pick

With a first-of-its-kind deal, the NFL will be sending out video of game highlights, near-instant replays, and analysis in promoted tweets -- giving Twitter a coveted asset rivals like Facebook won't have.

By September 29, 2013

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CoreText bug may crash OS X and iOS apps

A flaw in Apple's text-handling routines may cause a number of OS X and iOS programs and services to crash and could be used for potential nefarious purposes.

By August 30, 2013

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Is the unlocked Nexus Galaxy S4 worth the hefty price tag?

In this edition of Ask Maggie, CNET's Marguerite Reardon offers a reader advice on whether the new "pure" Google Android version of the Galaxy S4 is worth the added price.

By May 17, 2013