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Oracle to pay $1.7B for network service provider Acme Packet

The deal is expected to benefit Oracle as its business customers move to all-IP networks.

By February 4, 2013

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Apple responds to complaint over diagnostic 'back doors' in iOS

In response to alleged security holes, Apple reveals details on how its diagnostic services access certain data on iOS devices.

By July 23, 2014

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Heartbleed coder admits 'oversight' but backs open source

The programmer who inadvertently introduced the Heartbleed bug to the Internet on New Year's Eve 2011 reckons the fact it was eventually spotted proves the value of open source.

By April 11, 2014

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Wake up your Mac with your iPhone

You can use your iPhone to wake your Mac, provided both are on the same local network.

By April 4, 2014

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Y Combinator for the world? How USAID lab plans to fight poverty

The goal of the U.S. Global Development Lab is nothing short of harnessing innovation to eliminate extreme poverty by 2030. Crave's Eric Mack asks USAID about the ambitious plan it likens to DARPA.

By April 3, 2014

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Hey, boss, 12 percent will watch March Madness in meetings

A survey asks workers when they intend to use their gadgets to watch the NCAA tournament. At work, 66 percent say. Even a performance review wouldn't stop them from watching, say 4 percent.

By March 15, 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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Yahoo, ICQ chats still vulnerable to government snoops

Spy agencies and hackers at your local Starbucks can vacuum up Yahoo and ICQ chats and metadata about AOL's AIM users. These services are over a decade old -- why are they not fully encrypted?

By February 28, 2014

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FCC expands mobile-broadband speed test to include iOS users

Like its Android counterpart, the iOS app is designed to collect data on the performance of mobile-broadband services nationwide.

By February 25, 2014

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FCC votes to begin testing an overhaul of US phone system

Citing the "Internet Revolution," FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler announces a series of experiments aimed at replacing the country's aging analog transmission infrastructure with an updated IP-based system.

By January 30, 2014