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It's Facebook Messenger minus the Facebook, as firm expands app's availability

The social network makes its messaging app for smartphones available to people who don't have a Facebook account.

By June 24, 2015

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Google cures Chrome security flaws in fresh update

Tech giant highlights four vulnerabilities spotted by external researchers -- one with a $5000 bounty -- in notes on the latest update to its Web browser.

By June 23, 2015

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US government log-ins, passwords easy to find on the open Web, researcher says

A CIA-backed technology company says it's spotted credentials connected with the departments of Defense, Justice, Treasury and Energy, as well as the CIA itself.

By June 25, 2015

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Facebook, Kaspersky tag team in social network malware crackdown

The companies are working together to keep users safe from phishing campaigns, data theft and malware infection.

By June 26, 2015

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Twitter buys artificial intelligence startup Whetlab

Through the acquisition of Whetlab, developed by researchers at Harvard, Toronto, and Sherbrooke universities, Twitter can step up its machine learning efforts.

By June 17, 2015

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Skype for Web reaches worldwide, and more on the future of Skype

Microsoft's plan to drop the Modern version of Skype for Windows has created a bunch of unanswered questions. Here are a few clarifications from the Skype team.

By June 15, 2015

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Amazon discloses transparency report for first time

The e-commerce company reveals the number of government requests for data it received so far this year, joining a growing list of firms releasing such information.

By June 12, 2015

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Nvidia snags cross-platform tech to boost GameWorks PC project

The chipmaker is acquiring TransGaming's proprietary cross-platform portability technology to boost its gaming division.

By June 12, 2015

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Skype for Windows touch-first app loses out to desktop alternative

As it prepares for the release of Windows 10, Microsoft will migrate users of its Modern/Windows Store version of Skype for Windows to the Desktop version of the product, starting July 7.

By June 11, 2015

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Intel launches $125 million fund for startups run by women, minorities

Intel has a goal to drive growth and career development for women and minorities in order to achieve "full representation" at every level by 2020.

By June 9, 2015