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IPhone jailbreakers get to work on iOS 7

With new iPhones comes a new challenge: jailbreaking iOS 7

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Codependent no more: OneNote for iPad liberated from desktop app

While still afflicted with reticence over providing a native iPad version of Office, Microsoft has updated OneNote for iPad in a way that, according to the company, makes it independent from its desktop counterpart.

NSA-resistant Android application 'burns' sensitive messages

Silent Circle, a company specializing in encrypted communications, released a messaging application for Android devices on Wednesday that encrypts and securely erases messages and files.

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Bitcoin offers privacy—as long as you don't cash out or spend it

On the surface, Bitcoin seems to be a great way to hide cash. Actually, it's a terrible way to launder money.

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How a DNS hack in Australia took down marquee sites in the US

Twitter, The New York Times and other prominent websites were struck by a powerful cyberattack that continued affecting other websites into Tuesday evening, directing visitors to a site purportedly controlled by the Syrian Electronic Army (SEA).

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Scam Alert: Do NOT click on that 'Instagram for PC' ad

An advertisement circulating on Facebook and Twitter for a desktop version of the photo-sharing application Instagram is a scam, according to security vendor Symantec.

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Adobe tries to simplify mobile viewing of Connect Web meetings

Adobe's Connect Web conferencing product now has a fee-based MP4 conversion service.

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Twitter introduces 'in-tweet' abuse button after complaints

Twitter has revised its guidelines around abusive behavior following bomb and rape threats made against several prominent female users of the service in the U.K.

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Apple's developer site overhaul continues following breach

Apple is incrementally restoring its developer systems following an intrusion last week the company said may have divulged personal information about registered users.

Alert! Study finds Internet users heed browser warnings

Security warnings displayed by Web browsers are far more effective at deterring risky Internet behavior than was previously believed, according to a new study.

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Citrix adds audio, video chat to Podio enterprise collaboration suite

Citrix has added native video and audio chat to its Podio enterprise social suite to complement the other communication and collaboration features in the product.

Microsoft delivers mobile app for SkyDrive Pro

Microsoft has released a SkyDrive Pro mobile application that gives SharePoint Online users access to the cloud storage service from iOS and Windows 8 devices.

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Office for iPhone is a belated, ambivalent move, analysts say

Microsoft's release of an Office suite for the iPhone is too little, too late and yet another timid move aimed at protecting Windows 8 sales at the expense of customer demand for a product like this one for iPads, according to analysts.

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Google tests enhanced notifications in Chrome browser

Google has released a beta version of Chrome that introduces what the company describes as "richer" notifications from the browser's apps and extensions.

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Box buys iOS app to improve its own

Box has acquired an unreleased application called Folders, designed to give iPhone and iPad users a mobile front-end interface for the cloud storage and file management and sharing service as well as for competitors Google Drive and Dropbox.