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Xiaomi makes cloud messaging 'opt-in' amid privacy concerns

Vice President Hugo Barra apologizes after it's revealed the Chinese smartphone maker's iMessage-like service was collecting some user information.

By August 11, 2014

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Android still triggers the most mobile malware, says F-Secure

Google's mobile OS gets targeted by 275 out of 277 new malware "families" spotted last quarter by the security specialist.

By April 29, 2014

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Objecting to new CEO, resignations sweep Mozilla board: Report

Three directors step down because they wanted a mobile-market expert from outside, not CTO Brendan Eich, as the new CEO, the WSJ reports. Also, Eich is dogged by concerns over 2008 gay-marriage stance.

By March 28, 2014

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In Syria, a detained Internet activist remains in limbo

Two years ago this week, authorities arrested a computer programmer, Bassel Khartabil, involved in protests against the Syrian government. There's still no word on when he'll be released.

By March 11, 2014

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RSA Conference speakers begin to bail, thanks to NSA

In the wake of last month's revelations that encryption firm RSA has been in cahoots with the NSA, several of the best-known security industry speakers cancel their regular appearances at the RSA Conference.

By January 7, 2014

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Microsoft chucks controversial staff-ranking system

A 2012 cover story by Vanity Fair famously bashed Microsoft and CEO Steve Ballmer for the stack ranking process. Now that system has been thrown out.

By November 12, 2013

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Server wars: Open-source Java vs Weblogic and WebSphere

A new survey suggests that proprietary Java application servers are losing to open source in the cloud age.

By January 10, 2012

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New Mac malware disguised with right-to-left encoding trick

Signed with a valid Apple ID, Backdoor:Python/Janicab.A uses a Unicode trick to pass as a standard document instead of an application.

By July 15, 2013

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Malware masquerading as Bad Piggies found on Google Play

Security researchers discover an Android app called "Bad Pigs" that is nearly identical to Bad Piggies that asked users for permission to change settings and access personal information.

By June 13, 2013

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Help protect yourself from signed malware in OS X

With the discovery of malware signed with a valid Apple ID, here are some steps you can take to help prevent the remote chance of any such programs infecting your computer.

By May 23, 2013