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Scarcity triggers new restrictions on obtaining Internet addresses

The US and Canada are down to their last 16.7 million Net addresses with today's IPv4 Internet technology. Scarcity is pushing Internet service providers to the next-gen IPv6.

By April 23, 2014

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How to use Google's Password Alert tool to thwart phishing attacks

Google created a new Chrome extension that alerts you when you enter your Google password on a non-Google site. Here's how to set it up.

By April 29, 2015

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Uber's background checks don't catch criminals, says Houston

After a passenger was allegedly raped by her Uber driver, the Texas city threatens to shut down the ride-hailing service. Uber says it will comply with the city's rules.

By April 17, 2015

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Microsoft downplays new report of Windows flaw

Researchers say a new variation on an old flaw could allow hackers to steal log-in credentials from users of every version of Windows. Microsoft doesn't seem too worried.

By April 13, 2015

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LinkedIn to acquire online training site Lynda.com for $1.5 billion

In its biggest acquisition yet, LinkedIn will bring Lynda.com's library of online courses to the professional network's 300 million members.

By April 9, 2015

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'Star Wars' space slug jack-in-the-box wants to eat a starship

The famous space slug has wormed its way from an asteroid in a galaxy far, far away to inhabit a jack-in-the-box for Star Wars Celebration 2015.

By April 8, 2015

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Feds wallop AT&T with $25M fine over stolen customer data

AT&T settles with FCC over customer data that was stolen from data centers overseas and used to unlock stolen mobile phones.

By April 8, 2015

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'Dallas Buyers Club' wins access to pirates' information in iiNet case

The Federal Court of Australia has handed down its judgement in a landmark piracy case between the makers of Oscar-winning film "Dallas Buyers Club" and one of Australia's largest service providers, iiNet.

By April 6, 2015

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McDonald's launches bizarre Big Mac fashion line

Swedish fast-food fans can now wear their beef-based sentiments on their sleeves with a series of Big Mac fashion outfits and lifestyle accessories.

By March 26, 2015

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Mandatory Data Retention laws pass Australian Parliament

Telecommunications and internet service providers will now be required to store their customers' metadata for at least two years under laws that passed the Australian parliament with little opposition.

By March 26, 2015