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Tor warns of possible disruption of network through server seizures

Tor did not name the group that it expects may seize its specialized servers called directory authorities

Three ways enterprise software is changing

Today's IT shops must grapple with analysis, cloud computing and DevOps


Uber temporarily suspends service in Portland

The move comes following a lawsuit from the city against Uber

Amazon Web Services updates console to simplify management

The company hopes to streamline management with resource groups and Tag Editor tool

Forensic software gets around iCloud security features

Elcomsoft's Phone Breaker can pull data from iCloud accounts with a person's knowledge

Uber envisions a safer ride in 2015

The company is looking at using new driver screening methods, which may include polygraph tests

Daum Kakao will release taxi-hailing app in South Korea

By working with local taxi associations, the company hopes to avoid the resistance faced by rivals such as Uber Technologies

Google's work on full encryption chugs along, with Yahoo's help

Code has been migrated to GitHub to foster involvement from the wider tech community

Instagram exposes 5 new filters for a more subtle effect

The updated app lets users pretty up their photos without going overboard

Microsoft throws open doors to Sway beta

Large response to the new Web-based publishing tool led Microsoft to expand its test program

Glo teams with India's One97 to revive Africa's storytelling tradition

The mobile audio story portal can help operators develop long-term relations with users, officials say

Carpooling, a European ride-share service, rolls in to America

The app lets people request rides for trips longer than your typical Uber or Lyft

Booking.com proposes settling price parity antitrust cases across Europe

Hotels have been invited to comment on Booking.com's proposal to drop a clause in its contracts requiring them to offer it their best prices

Google said to shut down engineering office in Russia

The company will, however, continue other operations in the country

Facebook cold on 'dislike' button, but mulling other ideas

An international rollout of graph search is in the offing too

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IT security whiz sets sights on commercial drone management

A new company called PixiePath from Ping Identity's co-founder seeks to address the software shortage in commercial drones by delivering SaaS-based tools for controlling fleets of them.

Uber to tighten driver screening after alleged Delhi rape

The ride-hailing company has been banned in Delhi

Panasonic LED signs beam data to phones 5 meters away

Flickering LEDs can send ID tag data to phones, triggering ads or other info, at relatively high speeds

Google News to be shut down in Spain ahead of new law

Google said it can't afford to pay for a service that doesn't make money for the company

Word Online catching up with Word 2013, at least in some areas

Searching with Bing, extracting content from images and searching for commands improve the online version of Word

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