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Amazon erases certain books on Kindle due to content

Amazon is playing judge and jury with certain books in the Kindle store, most recently removing an "incest-themed erotica" novel from its store, Ars Technica reports.
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Next in line for Google fiber testing will have to wait

Google's fiber project has a new leader, but will delay its announcement of where to test its fiber Internet next due to incredible demand.
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AMD attacks gamers with Radeon HD 6970 and HD 6590

AMD's new Radeon HD 6970 and HD 6590 take aim at gamers, offering high-end performance...and a hardware jailbreak for warranty-free experimentation.
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Air Force blocks sites that published Cablegate leaks

The US Air Force is taking matters into its own hands and blocking 25 sites from military computers in the wake of WikiLeaks' cable release.
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Apple brings social playlists to iTunes’ Ping

Apple's Ping music social networking service is still struggling for relevance...but now it has social playlists.
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FBI paid for back doors into OpenBSD?

A former contractor says the FBI paid developers to implement back doors into communication encryption software used by the OpenBSD operating system.
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Twitter’s US growth comes to a halt

The Tweet revolutionized quick communication, but it might not be holding US interest anymore.
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LinkedIn reveals the top resume cliches of 2010

"Innovative" and "dynamic" are global favorites for professionals (not) trying to stand out among fellow job seekers.
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Microsoft wraps year with big security update

Microsoft's monthly security update for December fixed 40 vulnerabilities in WIndows, Office, Internet Explorer, SharePoint Server, and Exchange.
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Connecticut schools to censor rowdy teachers on Facebook, Twitter

Schools in Norwich, Connecticut may censor what teachers and employees can say and do on the Web, even when they're at home.
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Court rules Fourth Amendment protects email

The U.S. Sixth Circuit court of Appeals has ruled that the government needs a search warrant to search email - even if it's stored at an ISP.
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19 million laptop sales to be eaten by tablets in 2011

Tablet sales are on the rise and PC growth is going to take a larger hit than we thought, says an analyst at Goldman Sachs.