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LTE network for US public safety taking it one step at a time

The FirstNet system will help agencies work together, but it isn't going up tomorrow

Oracle's new in-memory database option could spark unanticipated costs, expert warns

The new option is reportedly enabled by default in the update to Database 12c

SEC drops probe into Facebook's pre-IPO sales disclosures

The agency told Facebook that no enforcement action will be taken, the company said in a filing

EU, Google, Microsoft, Yahoo meet on 'right to be forgotten' but questions remain

Additional questions should be answered by the end of July

Tube to start accepting contactless payment cards

TfL said contactless payments will be accepted from 16 September

'Canvas fingerprinting' tracking is sneaky but easy to halt

At least two browser extensions can stop the tracking method, which was in wide use earlier this year

IoT inspires new components for energy, wireless

A vibration-harvesting power supply and a chip architecture for low-power communications are the latest entries

State Department computer crash slows visa, passport applications worldwide

The problems followed routine maintenance work so hacking is not suspected

HP invests in Hortonworks' Hadoop

With the Hortonworks partnership, HP has a full data analysis software stack to present to enterprise customers

London Metal Exchange to launch super-fast trading network with Colt

CTO Robin Paine said metal traders will benefit from lower latency

Phone unlocking bill clears US House, next step is president's signature

The bill reverses a 2013 decision that phone unlocking by consumers ran afoul of copyright laws

Bose sues Beats over headphone patents

The lawsuit comes soon after Apple agreed to acquire Beats in a $3 billion deal

Russian government offers money for identifying Tor users

The Russian Ministry of Interior announced a contract for research on obtaining information about Tor users and their systems

The Pirate Bay makes searching for torrents easier on mobile devices

The Pirate Bay's mobile site is designed to render better on small screens

Apple faces privacy suit following Chinese TV report

The lawsuit alleges that Apple has been disclosing iPhone user data to third-parties

Baidu reports strong mobile ad sales, echoing Facebook

Profits are swelling again at the Chinese search giant

Wolfram fortifies SystemModeler with more libraries

Wolfram has opened an online store for third-party modeling libraries

US Social Security Administration spent nearly $300M on IT project 'boondoggle,' lawmakers say

The SSA may have also tried to temporarily keep a damaging report on the project secret, a House committee alleges

EU hears Google, Microsoft, Yahoo on 'right to be forgotten'

Civil rights campaigners say uniform guidelines are necessary to prevent information that should be publicly available being suppressed

Internet Explorer vulnerabilities surge to record levels in 2014, NVD figures reveal

Bromium analysis plots rise after IE 11's appearance


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