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  • Ericsson's WebRTC browser available for download from the App Store

    Ericsson's Bowser has been resurrected to make up for the lack of a WebRTC-compatible browser on iOS and is now available for download from Apple's App Store.

  • HP to jolt 3D printer market

    3D printing could become faster, cheaper and more efficient with Hewlett-Packard entering the market.

  • Starbucks says 1 in 6 payments already mobile

    Starbucks says mobile payments are taking off in a big way and it's already handling almost 7 million a week at its U.S. coffee shops.

  • HP's radical new Machine could start computing by 2016

    Hewlett-Packard's efforts to usher in an entirely new computer architecture, one potentially much faster and simpler, may bear fruit by the end of 2016, when the company's lab expects to have the first prototype machine based on its design.

  • Apologetic Microsoft unleashes Xim globally for Android, Win Phone

    Apparently caught off guard by strong demand for Xim, a mobile photo-sharing app from its Fuse Labs researchers, a regretful Microsoft has released it globally for Android and Windows Phone, while promising iOS support is due soon.

  • FCC: A range of net neutrality options remain on the table

    The U.S. Federal Communications Commission said Friday that it remains open to a range of options for new net neutrality rules, following a news report saying it is leaning toward a controversial approach that regulates one piece of broadband service.

  • iOS 8 app crash rate falls 25% since release

    In the six weeks since its release, iOS 8's app crash rate has declined more than 25% as app developers have adjusted to new APIs and issued updates, an app performance management developer said today.

  • Pirate Bay co-founder sentenced to 3.5 years imprisonment in Denmark

    Pirate Bay co-founder Gottfrid Svartholm Warg was sentenced Friday by the Court of Frederiksberg in Denmark to three and a half years in jail for hacking and serious vandalism.

  • Google to kill off SSL 3.0 in Chrome 40

    Google plans to remove support for the aging Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) version 3.0 protocol in Google Chrome 40, which is expected to ship in about two months.

  • BlackBerry upgrades BBM with timed messages

    Taking a page from the Snapchat playbook, BlackBerry will let BBM messaging service users control how long messages and pictures can be viewed, hoping the feature, along with other new capabilities, will result in a new revenue stream.

  • NASA puts finishing touches on its first Mars-bound spacecraft

    NASA engineers and technicians on Thursday put the finishing touches on Orion, the spacecraft designed to take astronauts into deep space.

  • Facebook sets up shop on the Tor anonymity network

    Facebook has made its site directly available on Tor to prevent access problems for people using the anonymity network and to provide an alternative method of accessing the social network securely.

  • Sharp smartband LCD uses 1,000 times less power

    Sharp is developing a "color memory LCD panel" for wearables that has dramatically lower power consumption, allowing smartbands, smartwatches and other devices with small displays to be used far longer.

  • HP's move into 3D printing will radically change manufacturing

    HP's announcement this week that it's entering the 3D printing market with an industrial machine that is 10 times faster and 50% cheaper than current systems, immediately brought out the online snark.

  • Hungary ditches Internet tax plans after protests

    Hungary has ditched for now plans for an Internet tax after tens of thousands of people took to the streets last week protesting what they called an absurd and crippling measure.

  • Sony's new mobile chief has hands full as handsets struggle

    Sony's new mobile chief has a tough job ahead of him -- convincing people to buy Xperia smartphones.

  • IBM joins Tencent to target China's growing enterprise cloud market

    After partnering with Apple and Twitter for the enterprise market, IBM is doing the same in China with local Internet giant Tencent in a deal targeting growing businesses in the country.

  • Samsung attacks Chinese rivals with new mid-range Galaxy phones

    With Chinese vendors coming out with high-spec phones at affordable prices, Samsung is hitting back with two handsets sporting "metal unibody" designs that'll be targeting consumers in China with mid-range prices.

  • FCC's Wheeler said to mull hybrid approach to net neutrality

    The U.S. Federal Communications Commission appears set to reclassify broadband so that it comes under the agency's authority, but without explicitly prohibiting special access deals between broadband and content companies, according to a news report.

  • Some Aussie businesses using DevOps to improve customer engagement and reduce IT spend: report

    Fifty per cent of 100 Australian companies surveyed who use DevOps had increased their customer engagement, while 48 per cent reported reduced IT spending, according to the results of a new survey.