White House updating online privacy policy

A new privacy policy explains how the government will gather the user data of online visitors to WhiteHouse.gov

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Facebook rolls out location-sharing feature

The feature must be turned on by the user, so people shouldn't expect to broadcast their location unknowingly.

Google still a top pick for Wall Street, despite mobile ad challenges

Many also expect Google's Enhanced Campaigns advertisement program and other ad products to improve monetization

Four mobile operators qualify for 3G, 4G auction

Meanwhile, a Senate sub-committee on IT recommended the cancellation of the licens auction process.

Canadian charged in 'Heartbleed' attack on tax agency

The suspect, Stephen Solis-Reyes, was arrested at his home in London, Ontario on Wednesday.

Sony sells more than 7 million PlayStation 4 consoles

Sony is struggling to keep pace with demand for the videogame console.

Google misses revenue target, ad prices slide

Google Inc's revenue fell short of Wall Street targets and margins narrowed as the price of its ads continued to decline

China gets first bitcoin ATM, skirting bank crackdown

Rising interest from mainland Chinese speculators was credited for driving up global bitcoin prices last year.

Yahoo's growth anemic as turnaround chugs along

Revenue could decline by as much as 1 percent or rise by up to 2.7 percent from $1.07 billion a year earlier.

PTA dispels reports of dismal response to 3G, 4G auction

Google to buy drone-maker Titan Aerospace

Vevo widens ties with Yahoo over its music videos

Google unveils email scanning practices in new terms of service

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Tech workers seek to use Steve Jobs evidence in trial on no-hire accords

The case, is largely built on emails among top executives, including Apple's Steve Jobs and Google's Eric Schmidt.

Beyond and after Bitcoin

Litecoin, Namecoin, Auroracoin, Dogecoin, Spaincoin, over 60 different digital coins are currently being traded.

Review: Windows Phone advances with 8.1 update

Microsoft's new Windows system for smartphones addresses many of the shortcomings in previous versions.

Study: Samsung phone durable, but iPhone has edge

The iPhone 5s won points for being just 4 inches diagonally, compared with about 5 inches for the Android phones.

Review: Siri-like Cortana fills Windows Phone gap

The company plans to keep Cortana in beta and limited to the US until the second half of the year.

Uber meets local lookalikes in Asia taxi-app wars

China has a taxi-hailing app called Kuadi that says it logs more than 6 million transactions per day.

US government says hackers trying to exploit 'Heartbleed' bug

OpenSSL is technology used to encrypt communications, including access to email, Facebook and Google.

End of Windows XP support spells trouble for some

Microsoft says it will no longer provide security updates or issue fixes to non-security related problems.

Review: Galaxy S5 features useful, less about gimmicks

The S5 isn't the only good smartphone out there, but there's enough in it to give Samsung another hit.

Heartbleed bug causes major security headache

In smartphone mass-market, Samsung, Apple are thinking margins

Big push into gaming brings out Amazon's gentler side

High-tech items giving deaf-blind online access

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