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  • Vodafone cuts complaints

    In the final quarter of 2014 Vodafone Australia managed to reduce the number of complaints per service it received while adding customers to its network.

  • GitHub recovering from massive DDoS attacks

    Software development platform GitHub said it was still experiencing intermittent outages from the largest cyberattack in its history but had halted most of the attack traffic.

  • In Pictures: How 20 (mostly) tech companies' logos have evolved over the years

    Some of today's biggest tech companies launched with logos that are now unrecognizable.

  • In Pictures: Worst data breaches of 2014

    We used 1 million records exposed as our floor in creating this list. Starting with a number that big says a lot about the state of data security.

  • In Pictures: 9 security gadgets for mobile devices

    If you use your smartphone or tablet for work, you need to keep your data secure when you're on the go. We look at nine gadgets that try to keep your important data out of the hands of others.

  • 'Largest DDoS attack' in GitHub's history targets anticensorship projects

    GitHub has been hammered by a continuous DDoS attack for three days. It's the "largest DDoS attack in github.com's history." The attack is aimed at anti-censorship GreatFire and CN-NYTimes projects, but affected all of GitHub; the traffic is coming from China as attackers are reportedly using China's search engine Baidu for the purpose of "HTTP hijacking."

  • FCC will vote next month on plan to share valuable 3.5GHz spectrum

    The U.S. Federal Communications Commission will vote April 17 on a spectrum-sharing plan for a band that could serve the military, mobile service providers and individuals.

  • Intel could strengthen its server product stack with Altera

    Intel's chips dominate servers in data centers, but the possible acquisition of Altera could help the company provide a wider variety of custom chips designed to speed up specific applications, analysts said on Friday.

  • Kleiner Perkins cleared of sex discrimination against Ellen Pao

    A jury has found mostly in favor of Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers in a historic lawsuit accusing one of Silicon Valley's best-known venture capital firms of sex discrimination.

  • Facebook reveals the logic behind its forced Messenger split

    Facebook annoyed and puzzled many people last year when it forced them to download its Messenger app for chats. Its reasons for doing so are now clearer: Messenger is becoming a beast of an app, with its own links to outside businesses and software apart from Facebook's main site.

  • French self-driving car goes for a spin around Paris monument

    For this self-driving car, the roadside hazards included traffic jams, undisciplined bystanders -- and centuries-old cannons.

  • Google to bring imaging, sensor technology to the operating room

    Google's technology may eventually make its way into operating rooms and help surgeons with their procedures.

  • 5 freshly-funded cloud computing companies worth watching

    Investors made a crowd around the cloud this week, investing $175 million in companies focused on everything from storage to the WAN to the supply chain.

  • Why Meerkat and Periscope are the next big challenge for marketers

    There's nothing like a brand-new medium to put marketing departments into overdrive, and it would be hard to find a better example than the recent, rapid-fire arrival of live-stream video apps Meerkat and Periscope.

  • USB Type-C peripherals are on the way, and storage devices are first up

    With Apple's latest MacBook and Google's newest Chromebook just out and featuring the new USB Type-C connector, we're on the lookout for peripherals that use the interface, and storage devices appear to be first out of the gate.

  • Microsoft should forget the Surface, stick to the Pro 2-in-1 line

    Microsoft will resuscitate its Surface tablet with a new model powered by Windows 8.1, ditching the flop that was Windows RT for a lower-priced device, according to an online report.

  • Slack hacked, compromising users' profile data

    The popular group chat tool Slack suffered a hack of its central database last month, the company admitted Friday, potentially compromising users' profile information like log-on data, email addresses and phone numbers.

  • Congress moves quickly on cyberthreat information sharing

    The U.S. Congress is moving forward quickly with legislation that would encourage private companies to share cyberthreat information with government agencies, despite concerns that two leading bills weaken consumer privacy protections.

  • New mobile-malware detection technique uses gestures

    Mobile malware is a growing problem, but researchers from University of Alabama at Birmingham have figured out a new way of detecting when shady mobile apps get up to no good, such as trying to call premium-rate numbers unbeknowst to a phone's owner.

  • Google Cloud Launcher deploys VM-based apps in a snap

    Google's latest enhancement to Cloud Platform is not a new feature but a repackaging of an existing innovation. But it's a downright useful offering all the same.