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Google's New Tech Will Let You To Load Websites While Offline
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Google is working on ways to allow users to load interactive web pages on their devices even when they’re in areas where there isn’t any network coverage. The new technology is called ‘Service Workers’ and is a browser standard that allows websites to store data locally, allowing users to render interactive web content while being […]

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Samsung GALAXY A5 (SM-A500F) Images Surface; Shows NMT Tech
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The first images of the Samsung GALAXY SM-A500F have finally surfaced. The handset was earlier pegged as the cheaper sibling of the premium GALAXY Alpha and now that we have seen it, kind of looks similar to it as well. SamMobile has in fact revealed that the handset will be called GALAXY A5. It also […]

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AT&T’s friends: Meet the companies and politicians “enthusiastic” about DirecTV buy
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bfishadow/ Flickr Customers, consumer advocacy groups, and small cable companies are speaking out against AT&T’s proposed purchase of DirecTV. But just as Comcast was able to claim broad support for its Time Warner Cable merger, AT&T has plenty of moneyed interests and politicians on its side. Microsoft wrote to the Federal Communications Commission this week […]

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In-depth: How CloudFlare promises SSL security—without the key
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CloudFlare has developed a way to separate SSL from private crypto keys, making it easier for companies to use the cloud to protect their networks. Content delivery network and Web security company CloudFlare has made a name for itself by fending off denial-of-service attacks against its customers large and small. Today, it’s launching a new […]

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Is It Time to Cleave Linux in Two?
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Fires may be easy to start, but putting them out is a different matter. Case in point: the Systemd inferno. What started a few weeks ago as a relatively straightforward controversy over an oft-debated technology Visit the VMware Tech Center has now virtually blown up in Linux fans’ faces. The latest flareup? None other than […]

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Medical Trials to Test Usefulness of Apple's HealthKit
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Stanford and Duke Universities reportedly will use Apple’s HealthKit in medical trials. Doctors at Stanford are working with Apple to let physicians track blood sugar levels for children with diabetes, while Duke is developing a pilot program to track blood pressure, weight and other measurements for patients with cancer or heart disease. The programs will […]

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New Global Plan Would Crack Down On Corporate Tax Avoidance
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HughPickens.com writes: Reuters reports that plans for a major rewriting of international tax rules have been unveiled by the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) that could eliminate structures that have allowed companies like Google and Amazon to shave billions of dollars off their tax bills. For more than 50 years, the OECD’s work […]

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Skullcandy Launches New Sport Performance Lineup In India
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Tired of plugging in those headphones all the time because they keep falling out of ears while walking or working out? Well, Skullcandy with their new Sport Performance line up now promises some interesting new tech that will prevent those buds from popping off all the time. The company says that it has done some […]

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Micron Releases 16nm-Process SSDs With Dynamic Flash Programming
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Lucas123 writes: Micron’s newest client flash drive line, the M600, uses its first 16nm process technology and dynamic write acceleration firmware that allows the flash to be programmed as SLC or MLC instead of using overprovisioning or reserving a permanent pool of flash cache to accelerate writes. The ability to dynamically program the flash reduces […]

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