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Ford car takes control of steering to avoid collisions

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A car that takes control of the steering wheel when it detects the risk of a collision is being tested at a research facility in Germany.

Blackhole malware exploit kit suspect arrested

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Russian police have reportedly arrested a man on suspicion of masterminding two infamous hacking tools.

HP CEO expects to steady the ship in 2014, sends shares north

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Hewlett Packard Co Chief Executive Meg Whitman expects revenue to stabilize in 2014 with "pockets of growth" before the business accelerates again in 2015, sending the stock up as much as 9.5 percent on Wednesday.

Apple to introduce new iPads on October 22: AllThingsD

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Apple Inc intends to introduce its latest line-up of iPads on October 22, tech blog AllThingsD cited sources familiar with the company's plans as saying, meaning Apple would be updating its tablets in time for holiday shopping.

Apple to introduce new iPads on October 22: AllThingsD

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Apple Inc intends to introduce its latest line-up of iPads on October 22, tech blog AllThingsD cited sources familiar with the company's plans as saying, meaning Apple would be updating its tablets in time for holiday shopping.

Microsoft awards hacking expert, repairs browser bug

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Microsoft Corp said on Tuesday it is paying a well-known hacking expert more than $100,000 for finding security holes in its software, one of the largest such bounties awarded to date by a high-tech company.

Rock-a-bye Samsung Galaxy Round has something to prove

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The rumors were spot on. On Tuesday, Samsung announced the Samsung Galaxy Round, which it's proclaiming as the world’s first (deeply) curved display smartphone.

Ballmer: Microsoft's best days are still ahead

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Steve Ballmer has penned his final shareholder letter as CEO of Microsoft. With a bittersweet air, Ballmer writes about the company's success over the past year and says that it's just the beginning.

US releases $100 banknote with new security features

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The US Federal Reserve has issued a new hi-tech $100 banknote comprising several new security features.

Memories of Facebook cloud Twitter's IPO

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When Facebook Inc was preparing to go public last year, the telephones at Granite Investment Advisors rang off the hook as clients called about the social media's company's highly anticipated debut.

Adobe in source code and customer data security breach

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Adobe has confirmed that 2.9 million customers have had private information stolen during a "sophisticated" cyber attack on its website.

Twitter wants to raise $1bn in its stock market debut

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Social networking company Twitter has said it plans to raise $1bn (£619m) in its stock market debut in documents filed with US regulators.

Instagram to start allowing ads in photo feeds

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The legions of people who use Instagram will start to see advertising in their photo sharing feed in the next couple of months.

Gates, Ballmer seek re-election to Microsoft board

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Chairman Bill Gates and retiring Chief Executive Steve Ballmer are standing for re-election to Microsoft Corp's board of directors, despite recent moves by some investors to reduce their influence, according to the software company's annual proxy filing made public on Thursday.

Dell's latest Venue tablets shun Windows RT system

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Dell has opted not to release a Windows RT device among its latest line-up of tablets and laptops.

Apple iPad Mini with sharper display faces delay: sources

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Apple Inc will be unable to widely roll out a new version of the iPad Mini with a high-resolution "retina" display this month, people who work in the company's supply chain said, leaving the gadget without the sharper screen found on rival tablets from Google Inc and Amazon.com Inc.

SAP launches $650 million fund, highlights corporate venture growth

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Software giant SAP AG said it is allocating more than $650 million to a new venture fund, SAP Ventures Fund II, showing the growing role that corporations are taking on in funding the world's youngest companies.

Microsoft investors push for chairman Gates to step down

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Three of the top 20 investors in Microsoft Corp are lobbying the board to press for Bill Gates to step down as chairman of the software company he co-founded 38 years ago, according to people familiar with matter.

Social Media Spam Increased 355% in First Half of 2013

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As email clients get better at detecting and filtering spam, spammers are moving to social networks, where they have better chances of going undetected. That's why, on a typical social media account, spam has risen 355% in the first half of 2013, according to a new study.

Amazon to hire more than 70,000 seasonal employees

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Amazon.com Inc said it expects to hire more than 70,000 full-time seasonal employees across its order fulfillment centers in the United States, a 40 percent increase from last year.

Sony's PS4 tops Xbox One as gamers' holiday choice: Reuters/Ipsos poll

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More U.S. shoppers prefer Sony Corp's upcoming PlayStation 4 than Microsoft Corp's Xbox One, according to a Reuters/Ipsos poll, as the industry's two leading videogame console makers prepare to do battle this holiday season.

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