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Ractive aims to bring Web programming to the masses

The Ractive JavaScript library is designed to simplify the process of creating dynamic Web pages

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Yahoo gains U.S. search share on the back of Firefox

New measurements show that Yahoo continued to improve its share of the U.S. search market after striking a deal last year with Firefox maker Mozilla.

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Mobile apps that have changed my life: Blinkist

In this new series of posts, Anthony Sequeira will share some mobile apps that have truly changed his life for the better.

Google shares code to help server software digest HTTP/2

The software, called gRPC, is based on HTTP/2, an updated standard for transmitting Web pages and apps over the Internet

The Upload: Your tech news briefing for Thursday, February 26

Lenovo's website hack points to DNS weakness ... FTC asked to probe Samsung ... Facebook vet starts server analytics biz ... and more

Apple ordered to pay Texas company $532.9 million after losing patent case

Apple will appeal the verdict and called for patent reform to end lawsuits from companies that don't make products

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Top social media apps are serious data hogs

The top five mobile apps in the United States drive nearly two thirds of total mobile data consumption, according to a new report, and three of those five apps are social media services.

Microsofts pulling Facebook, Google chat from Outlook.com

Say goodbye to Google Talk and Facebook chat in Outlook.com, because within about two weeks Microsoft's webmail app will be all about Skype and nothing but Skype.

The Upload: Your tech news briefing for Wednesday, February 25

Hewlett-Packard lowers outlook ... Visa tech may prep Europe for Apple Pay ... Gemalto says encryption keys are safe ... and more tech news

NetSfere promises enterprise messaging with end-to-end security

Featuring device-to-device encryption, this tool ensures sensitive messages are for senders' and recipients' eyes only

IBM brings BlueMix platform services in-house

IBM is launching a series of tools to help ease the process of setting up a hybrid cloud

The Upload: Your tech news briefing for Friday, February 20

Spy agencies may have your phone's encryption keys ... Re-engineering 4G for IoT... Hackers are still lurking in U.S. State Dept. network

New SAP cloud app targets finance professionals

Built on Hana, this application aims to give CFOs and other planners a consumer-like experience

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EFF targets 'stupid' online voting patent

It may not be as stupid as the patent issued for filming a yoga class, but this one covering the operation of an online voting contest comes darn close.

The Upload: Your tech news briefing for Wednesday, February 18

Facebook wants us all to create VR content ... Lenovo tests ARM server waters with prototype ... Big data vendors find common ground

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Amazon extends 1-hour delivery to all of Manhattan; don’t hold your breath, Boston

Don’t ask me why anyone would need paper towels or shampoo delivered within an hour, but Amazon is promising such service now to all of Manhattan. Boston not so much.

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Rethinking CRM at Trek Bicycle

Trek adds value to Microsoft Dynamics CRM by using Scribe to import data from ERP

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Developer of Snow Day Calculator weathers the storm ... again ... and again ... and again

Chances are your children – or their teachers, or you -- have already discovered David Sukhin’s online Snow Day Calculator, which he built as a middle school whiz-kid and continues to maintain today while enrolled at MIT.

The Upload: Your tech news briefing for Thursday, February 12

Governments tighten grip on net ... Facebook supersizes open networking switch ... Apple gets bonded labor out of supply chain ... and more

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