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April 21, 2014
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Poll: A Mix of Feelings on Future Tech
Poll: A Mix of Feelings on Future Tech

Nearly two-thirds of Americans are optimistic about technological and scientific changes in the future, while a third believe it will make people worse off, according to a new study by Pew Research.

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Google, Rockstar Patent Fight Stays in California Google, Rockstar Suit Stays in Calif.

Judge not fooled by Apple's tricks.

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'Like' a Cheerios Page and You Give Up the Right To Sue 'Like' Cheerios, Give Up Right To Sue

General Mills policy forces arbitration.

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Earnings and Sales From Google Disappoint Google Earnings, Sales Disappoint

Amid persistent downturn in ad prices.

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Profit and Revenue Slip for IBM Amid Hardware Slump Profit and Revenue Slip for IBM

As hardware sales fall on weak demand.

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Business Briefing
Otherworldly Ambitions of Elon Musk
Google, Rockstar Suit Stays in Calif.
Google Earnings, Sales Disappoint
Mobile Industry News
Google, Rockstar Suit Stays in Calif.
Google Earnings, Sales Disappoint
Profit and Revenue Slip for IBM
Small Business
Alibaba Earnings Boost Yahoo
Politics Test Silicon Valley, Russia
Red Hat Unveils OpenShift Marketplace
Tech Trends
Poll: A Mix of Feelings on Future Tech
'Like' Cheerios, Give Up Right To Sue
Google Earnings, Sales Disappoint
Business Intelligence
Mark Hurd's 5 Keys to Market Success
Twitter Acquires Data Analyzer Gnip
Silverpop: IBM Marketing Gets Personal
Sales & Marketing
Google Earnings, Sales Disappoint
Mark Hurd's 5 Keys to Market Success
Report: Many Users Never Tweet
Innovation
Poll: A Mix of Feelings on Future Tech
Google Grabs Droid-Maker
Report: Amazon Phone To Feature 3D
E-Commerce
'Like' Cheerios, Give Up Right To Sue
Tech Giant Alibaba Plans U.S. IPO
Alibaba Earnings Boost Yahoo
CIO Issues
OpenSSL Calls for More Support
Heartbleed Flaw Affects Hardware
Is a Web Site Safe from Heartbleed?
Press Releases
Internet of Things Webinar Launches
Ponemon: Organizations Under Siege
CorvisaCloud Unveils SMS Platform
Latest & Greatest
Review: Windows Embraces the Past
 
Zynga Launches Mobile FarmVille
 
Tech Giant Alibaba Plans U.S. IPO
 
Yahoo COO Gets $58M Parting Gift
 
Malware Targets Facebook Users
 
Intel Reports Lower 1Q Net Income
 
Otherworldly Ambitions of Elon Musk
Has sights set on celestial prize: Mars.
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A $200 'Micro' 3D Printer Earns Big
Kickstarter-funded, it could help biz.
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Is Zuckerberg Nuts To Buy Oculus VR?
$2 billion deal for unproven company.
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Internet Devices Lure Hackers
Mundane devices end up in online crime.
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Network Security Spotlight
Heartbleed Could Cost Millions, Could Have Been Prevented
Early estimates of Heartbleed’s cost to enterprises are running in the millions. The reason: revoking all the SSL certificates the bug exposed will come at a very hefty price. Some say it all could have been avoided.
 
Michaels Says Nearly 3M Credit, Debit Cards Breached
Arts and crafts retail giant Michaels Stores has confirmed that a data breach at its POS terminals from May 2013 to Jan. 2014 may have exposed nearly 3 million customer credit and debit cards.
 
Google's Street View Software Unravels CAPTCHAs
The latest software Google uses for its Street View cars to read street numbers in images for Google Maps works so well that it also solves CAPTCHAs, those puzzles designed to defeat bots.
 

Enterprise Hardware Spotlight
Vaio Fit 11A Battery Danger Forces Recall by Sony
Using a Sony Vaio Fit 11A laptop? It's time to send it back to Sony. In fact, Sony is encouraging people to stop using the laptop after several reports of its Panasonic battery overheating.
 
Continued Drop in Global PC Shipments Slows
Worldwide shipments of PCs fell during the first three months of the year, but the global slump in PC demand may be easing, with a considerable slowdown from last year's drops.
 
Google Glass Finds a Home in Medical Education, Practice
The innovative headpiece may find its niche in markets where hands-free access to data can be a big advantage. Glass experiments for doctors are already under way, with some promising results.
 

Mobile Technology Spotlight
Review: Siri-Like Cortana Fills Windows Phone Gap
With the new Cortana virtual assistant, Windows catches up with Apple's iOS and Google's Android in a major way, taking some of the best parts of Apple's and Google's virtual assistants, with new tools too.
 
With Galaxy S5, Samsung Proves Less Can Be More
Samsung has produced the most formidable rival yet to the iPhone 5s: the Galaxy S5. The device is the fifth edition of the company's successful line of Galaxy S smartphones, and shows less can be more.
 
Facebook Rolls Out Potentially Intrusive Location-Sharing
Looking for friends? Facebook users in the U.S. will soon be able to see which of their friends are nearby, using a smartphone's GPS. Could be a cool feature in some cases, or way too much information.
 

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