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The Upload: Your tech news briefing for Friday, July 3

Windows 10 close to finished... Intel reshuffles leadership... Microsoft, Kyocera strike Android patent licensing deal

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Skype for Business preview adds support for massive meetings, cloud-based phone administration

Businesses can begin testing the new features now, with a full release expected later this year

Workday spans finance and HR with real-time planning tool

The new offering taps Workday's in-memory architecture

The Upload: Your tech news briefing for Tuesday, June 30

Security flaw pushes OPM web app offline... Oracle can charge Google for Java in Android... Microsoft mapping tech finds its way to Uber

Microsoft parental control update lets kids browse more than they should

An update to this parental control product is causing consternation among parents

The Upload: Your tech news briefing for Monday, June 29

Google favoring own services may harm consumers... Tech industry hails same-sex marriage ruling... Disney bans selfie sticks

Samsung will stop blocking Microsoft software updates 'within a few days'

The Korean company will no longer block Microsoft's update service from running on PCs it sells

The Upload: Your tech news briefing for Friday, June 26

Self-driving cars face off on California road... Satya Nadella has a new mission (statement)... Uber protests get real in France

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BBC shows folly of ‘right to be forgotten’

The insistence of European government censors that there exists a “right to be forgotten” has always been wrong-headed as a matter of principle. The BBC shows why in an archive of its stories banished from Google.

The Upload: Your tech news briefing for Thursday, June 25

Snowflake opens cloud data warehouse... Google puts a data center in a coal plant... Facebook opens Messenger to all

How the next Java update could make Yahoo your default search provider

Yahoo has cut a deal with Oracle to promote Yahoo alongside its Java technology

CareerBuilder sets its sights on enterprises with new recruitment platform

The company's new SaaS combines job distribution, sourcing, workflow, CRM and data analytics

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Apple capitulates, will pay royalties during Apple Music's trial period

Following a weekend uproar, Apple has decided to pay artists during Apple Music's trial period.

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Question about Heinz’s QR code snafu

Heinz found itself in a bit of PR hot water last week when it was discovered that the QR code on its ketchup bottle directed the curious to a pornographic website.

Skype Translator now speaks German, French

The app already provided spoken translation to English, Spanish, Mandarin and Italian

The Upload: Your tech news briefing for Thursday, June 18

Microsoft reshuffles executives... Uber goes to court to deny driver rights... AT&T faces $100M fine over unlimited data limitations

Oracle profit slides 24 percent as customers move to the cloud

The company reported its first overall sales decline in more than two years

The Upload: Your tech news briefing for Wednesday, June 17

Baseball gets a hacking scandal... Airbus plans Internet satellites... European court holds site liable for comments

Adobe ventures into stock photos, offers Creative Cloud integration

The images can be accessed through Adobe's Creative Cloud or as a standalone service

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