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  1. Vandals sever another Internet backbone cable in CaliforniaRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | PC World

    Someone hacked through yet another fiber optic cable in the San Francisco Bay area early Tuesday morning, continuing a rash of incidents that have disrupted Internet traffic and vexed law enforcement officials. The latest attack occurred at around 4.30 am Pacific Time near the town of Livermore, about 50 miles east of San Francisco.

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  2. New software helps AllJoyn smart devices play nice with other IoT protocolsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 23 | PC World

    The AllSeen Alliance is expanding the reach of its AllJoyn Internet of Things framework with bridging software that lets other types of devices look like part of the same family. AllJoyn is one of several emerging ways to make different IoT devices and applications find each other and work together securely.

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  3. Which songs stumped Shakira? Shazam will now show youRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 23 | PC World

    Shazam is releasing a new version of its music recognition app that lets users connect with artists they like and see what songs they've searched for using its service. Shazam lets people identify songs, TV shows and movies by capturing a brief snippet onto their phone, which gets matched against Shazam's database.

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  4. Microsoft's Windows 10 build 10158 brings Edge browser improvements, UI polishRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 23 | PC World

    Microsoft is hurtling toward the release of Windows 10, pushing out Build 10158 on Monday to early testers. The new build provides yet more clues as to what the OS will look like when it ships at the end of next month.

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  5. New build 10149 of Windows 10 Mobile updates browser, adds flashlightRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 25 | PC World

    Early adopter members of the Windows Insider Program get a new glimpse at Microsoft's mobile future in Windows 10 Mobile Build 10149. Microsoft offered a new version of Windows 10 Mobile to the earliest adopters in the Windows Insider Program on Thursday, accelerating the release of new beta versions of its mobile operating system.

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  6. Satya Nadella's new mission for Microsoft: help people 'achieve more'Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 25 | PC World

    Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella laid out his new mission for the company in an email sent out Thursday to all employees. It's a much briefer mission statement than the one he unveiled when he took over the top job last year , and indicative of the changes Nadella has made since he took Microsoft's helm.

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  7. Twitter looking for a 'full-time' CEO, deflating Dorsey's candidacyRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 22 | PC World

    A week and a half after Dick Costolo announced that he would be stepping down from the CEO role at Twitter, the company's board of directors has sent a shot across the bow of one of the expected front-runner candidates to take the social network's top job. The social micro-blogging company's search committee will only consider CEO candidates "who are in a position to make a full-time commitment to Twitter," the board said .That would seem to rule out Jack Dorsey, the company's co-founder who currently works as the CEO of Square and will be filling in as interim CEO of Twitter.

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  8. Microsoft OneNote's new to-do list feature debuts on iOS firstRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 19 | PC World

    Microsoft has rolled out a new OneNote feature to the iPhone first before any other platform, showing off the company's interest in promoting cross-platform use of its note-taking system. OneNote users with Apple's smartphones will now be able to convert notes with checklists in them into a special list mode that will organize items based on whether they're checked off or not.

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  9. Samsung to plug security hole on Galaxy smartphonesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 18 | PC World

    Samsung will update the security software on its Galaxy smartphones to address a flaw that researchers warned could let attackers access people's devices. Earlier in the week, researchers at NowSecure, a mobile security company, identified the flaw in SwiftKey, a keyboard application that comes preloaded on Galaxy smartphones.

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  10. FCC plans to fine AT&T $100 million over 'unlimited' data plansRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 17 | PC World

    The Federal Communications Commission plans to fine AT&T $100 million for misleading customers by throttling speeds on the lines of millions of customers who had "unlimited" data plans. The FCC alleges that AT&T did not adequately disclose to its customers on 4G "unlimited" data plans that their speed would slow drastically after they had reached a monthly data allowance of 5GBs.

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  11. Uber driver deemed an employee by California Labor CommissionRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 17 | PC World

    The company was ordered to reimburse a single driver $4,152, but the decision could completely blow up Uber's business model. In a decision that could have major implications for the way Uber does business in its home state, the California Labor Commission has ruled that a driver was an employee when she was driving for the company.

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  12. Sony's PlayStation Vue live TV service goes a la carteRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jun 7 | PC World

    Sony is adding an a la carte option to its PlayStation Vue television service, though the selection doesn't amount to much right now. Starting in July, PlayStation 4 users nationwide can subscribe to individual channels , with no need for Sony's more expensive Vue bundle.

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  13. FBI investigating series of fiber cuts in San Francisco Bay AreaRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 15 | PC World

    The FBI is looking into a series of deliberate cuts of fiber optic cables in the San Francisco Bay Area. In the past year, there were 10 instances on four separate nights when telecom cables were intentionally cut in Fremont, Walnut Creek, Alamo, Berkeley and San Jose, the agency said Monday.

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  14. Online password locker LastPass hackedRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jun 7 | PC World

    LastPass users will be prompted to change their master passwords after the online password locker company reported that its network was breached on Friday. The company revealed the breach in a blog post Monday after investigating "suspicious activity" discovered by its security team.

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  15. The 2015 Steam (Monster) Summer Sale kicks off todayRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jun 7 | PC World

    The air conditioner is cranked. The world smells like sunscreen. Your blender is running 24/7 cranking out margaritas and daiquiris.

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  16. Oculus announces new Touch hand-tracker and details first games for the consumer-edition RiftRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jun 7 | PC World

    "Soa when's the consumer version of the Rift coming?" I've been asking Oculus that question since the first time I strapped one over my eyes, and every time co-founder Nate Mitchell would give me a rueful shake of the head. "We don't know.

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  17. Hands on with Google's on-the-spot, 'geocontextual' search talentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jun 7 | PC World

    The Google search app will now tap into your location and previous search query to try and arrive at a better answer. For example, if you search for "Starbucks," you get the expected locations.

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  18. 5 things Apple is doing to please developersRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jun 7 | PC World

    Apple had lots to offer developers at this year's Worldwide Developers Conference keynote. Headline improvements included a new version of the soon to be open-sourced Swift programming language and upgraded frameworks for creating more advanced Watch apps .

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  19. As open source code, Apple's Swift language could take flightRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jun 7 | PC World

    Apple will release the source code underlying its Swift programming language, a move that could broaden the user base for the new language. When Swift becomes open source later this year, programmers will be able to compile Swift programs to run on Linux as well as on OS X and iOS, said Craig Federighi, Apple's head of software engineering, during the opening keynote of Apple's Worldwide Developers Conference Monday in San Francisco.

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  20. How to use Google Now cards: 7 tips for managing what they show you, when and whyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 2 | PC World

    Google Now and its "cards"-those bite-sized alerts, reminders, and personalized recommendations-are so prescient, they're positively spooky. One such card might tell you that today's the birthday of a close friend, while another might point out a news article that it somehow knew you'd want to click.

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