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Tiger fight: China and Alibaba face off over fake goods

BEIJING There's a tiger fight going on in China.

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Office 365 offers the best email backend for Macs

Apple shops are hard-pressed to find a better cloud email services option than Office 365-hosted Exchange. Erik Eckel explains.

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OpenStack's community is hijacking its enterprise future

OpenStack has a fantastic community, which may be its biggest problem. Matt Asay explains.

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Relentless economies of scale punish would-be enterprise clouds

Verizon and others want to beat Amazon by offering "enterprise clouds." It's a losing strategy.

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Now Ericsson sues Apple, as patent war heats up

Ericsson has launched a countersuit against Apple, after Apple filed a lawsuit against the telecom manufacturer over royalty payments for patents.

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Obama criticizes state laws that hurt broadband competition

CEDAR FALLS, Iowa Wading into a states' rights dispute over Internet access, President Barack Obama on Wednesday called for the repeal of laws that prevent local communities from creating their own broadband networks.

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RF Explorer: A good, inexpensive RF spectrum analyzer

Wi-Fi techs have two choices when tracking down interference: guessing or using an RF spectrum analyzer. Nuts About Nets just made using an RF spectrum analyzer a better choice.

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Google launching open source Cloud Dataflow SDK for Java

Cloud Dataflow fills a major puzzle piece in Google's rapidly evolving and growing cloud stack as the Internet giant continues to challenge Amazon Web Services.

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Machine-based data helps telecoms improve customer service and reduce churn

Mary Shacklett explores the role of machine-based big data in assisting the telecommunications industry with customer satisfaction.

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Was North Korea behind the Sony hack? Not all experts agree

The outrage over the hack of Sony Pictures, and the widespread difference of professional opinion about who actually did it has neatly illustrated one of the biggest challenges for US military officials who spend their days thinking about cyberwarfare and its implications: How do you

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