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  • ICANN chief to leave office early, may miss key transition

    The ICANN leader who kicked off the Internet organization's move away from U.S. government control will leave his post early, possibly before the transition is finished.

  • Square opens Melbourne office

    California based payment startup Square has opened an office in Melbourne.

  • Google to change Maps search system after offensive White House results

    Google said Thursday it would make changes to its Maps search system after racist search terms brought up the White House among their top results.

  • US Senate leader to push for vote to renew NSA phone dragnet

    The U.S. Senate on Thursday failed to move forward on efforts to extend the section of the Patriot Act that the National Security Agency has used to collect millions of domestic telephone records.

  • HP's profit slips 21 per cent as services business stumbles

    Hewlett-Packard has reported another drop in quarterly revenue and profit, with a notable 16 percent slide in its enterprise services business.

  • Apple TV is dead, long live Apple TV!

    Apple will not enter the television set market with its own long-lauded, long-expected hardware, according to an online report, putting an apparent end to one of the more persistent rumors weaving around the Cupertino, Calif. company's future.

  • Apigee adds some Swagger to API design

    For developers who want to expose their Web applications to other computers and Internet services, API platform vendor Apigee is offering a free online tool to help create APIs using the increasingly popular Swagger API specification.

  • Salesforce Community Cloud gets recommendation tool to boost engagement

    After launching its Community Cloud last August for companies trying to engage their customers online, Salesforce has now given the platform a major update.

  • PayPal hypes its mobile strengths ahead of IPO

    As PayPal prepares for its upcoming IPO as an independent eBay spinoff, it wants to make at least one thing clear: It's got mobile covered.

  • Is Apple planning a 3D printer?

    LONG BEACH, CALIF. -- Speaking here today about the tremendous growth of the 3D printing industry, analyst Terry Wohlers slipped one name into a list of potential machine makers that took some by surprise: Apple.

  • Coming soon to Firefox: More ads!

    Mozilla today announced an expansion and rebranding of its in-browser advertisements, now dubbed "Suggested Tiles," that will by default show in the new tab page of all Firefox users.

  • Chromebook craze won't abate this year

    Google's effort to add features and push Chromebooks into more hands is working, with shipments of the low-cost laptops expected to jump 27 percent this year.

  • Cisco bypassed Russian sanctions to continue sales: report

    Cisco reportedly skirted US sanctions in order to sell networking equipment to Russia's military.

  • Future traffic jams could slow down mobile networks

    Traffic jams may become even more of an aggravation than they are today as mobile networks struggle to handle a rapidly increasing number of connected cars.

  • HP sells majority stake of China server, storage business to Tsinghua Holdings

    Hewlett-Packard has sold a majority stake in its China server and storage business to Tsinghua Holdings as they launch a joint venture they expect will boost sales of HP enterprise hardware products in the country.

  • Verizon hit by an 8-hour email outage

    A lot of Verizon's email customers woke up this morning to find that their service was down. And for many, the problem lasted for about 8 hours.

  • Netgear and ZyXEL confirm NetUSB flaw, are working on fixes

    Networking device manufacturers ZyXEL Communications and Netgear have confirmed that some of their routers are affected by a recently disclosed vulnerability in a USB device-sharing service called NetUSB.

  • The CIO as cheerleader/collaborator/therapist/technophile/entrepreneur

    Jack Wood, CIO for home goods e-commerce powerhouse Wayfair, wears many hats and he doffed them all at IT Roadmap in Boston this week.

  • Yandex tries to improve privacy features of its new browser

    Russian Internet company Yandex has released a beta version of its new browser that the company says is more privacy-friendly than an earlier build.

  • Apple restores iCloud after global disruption hinders services

    Apple says it has resolved a widespread iCloud issue that caused service disruptions for 40 percent of its users -- that comes out to at least 128 million people, based on a company customer count.