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Facebook to combat child pornography with new Microsoft PhotoDNA software

Facebook will announce this week its adoption of a new Microsoft software, PhotoDNA, which effectively helps root out child pornography from online databases.
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Intel comments on Windows 8 were ‘factually inaccurate,’ Microsoft says

Microsoft calls Intel claims about Windows 8's multiple versions and lack of ARM support for legacy apps "factually inaccurate and unfortunately misleading."
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Report: Apple signs deal with EMI for cloud-music service

In a move that takes Apple a step closer to the launch of its cloud-based music service, the company has reportedly signed a deal with music giant EMI.
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Amazon expands trade-in program to include electronics

Amazon has expanded its trade-in program to include electronics, enabling customers to exchange unwanted items for Amazon gift cards.
Apple

Apple causes ‘religious’ reaction in brains of fans, say neuroscientists

In a recently screened BBC documentary, UK neuroscientists suggested that the brains of Apple devotees are stimulated by Apple imagery in the same way that the brains of religious people are stimulated by religious imagery.
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Upgrade your desktop keyboard

Upgrade your desktop keyboard from a standard version to something that suits your computing lifestyle.
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Is Groupon killing local businesses?

As Groupon’s deal-a-day formula flourishes, many small businesses are feeling the crunch of providing the endless deep discounts that have made the site a hit.
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Intel to showcase over 10 tablets at Computex

Intel says it will showcase more 10 tablets devices from partner this month at Taiwan's Computex...and they'll all feature Intel processors.
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Bill would require warrants to search email, cell phones

Newly unveiled legislation would, if passed, require the government to have probable cause before being able to legally search citizens' online property.
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Windows 8 for ARM won’t run existing Windows software

The head of Intel's software business says Microsoft plans multiple versions of Windows for ARM processors...and none will run existing Windows software.
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YouTube’s new ‘Town Hall’ feature puts 2012 candidates head-to-head

YouTube's new "Town Hall" channel pits 2012 candidates against each other in online video debates, and lets users choose which person has the right take.
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Sony CEO defends company response time to network attack

Sony CEO Howard Stringer defends the week-long delay between Sony's online services being shut down and customers being alerted to the network data theft.