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February 4, 2015, 11:55 AM

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Tom Wheeler / Wired:
FCC Chairman Wheeler proposes using Title II authority to implement and enforce open internet protections  —  FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler: This Is How We Will Ensure Net Neutrality  —  Federal Communication Commission(FCC) Chairman Tom Wheeler waits for a hearing at the FCC December 11, 2014 in Washington, DC.
AppleInsider:
Apple is reportedly testing camera-equipped minivans in the Bay Area, possibly for a Street View-like mapping system  —  Apple testing mysterious camera-equipped vehicles in the Bay Area  —  A number of minivans with what appears to be camera equipment and a LiDAR sensor mounted to the roof …
Artem Russakovskii / Android Police:
The Next Android Revision Is Indeed ‘Android 5.1 Lollipop’, Shipping On Android One Phones, Coming To Nexus Devices  —  A few hours ago, we spotted no less than five mentions of “Android 5.1” on Google's Indonesian Android One page.  Considering that 5.1 is quite a jump from 5.0.2 …
Ingrid Lunden / TechCrunch:
Apple's iPhone Overtakes Android In US Sales For The First Time Since 2012  —  Apple, in its flush of new, bigger iPhone 6 handsets, has been selling record numbers of its older and newer model smartphones in the last few months, and now it's passed another significant milestone …
Tom Warren / The Verge:
Microsoft stops making the Nokia Lumia 2520 tablet, the last remaining Windows RT device in production  —  Windows RT is officially dead  —  Microsoft was left alone as the last manufacturer of Windows RT-based tablets, and now the software giant is no longer producing any RT devices.
Julie Bort / Business Insider:
What Satya Nadella has done in his first year as Microsoft CEO  —  In just one year, Satya Nadella made Microsoft so much better  —  One year ago, Microsoft appointed long-time Microsoftie Satya Nadella as the company's historic third CEO, and by all accounts, it's been a helluva ride for the company ever since.
Brian Fagioli / BetaNews:
Toshiba releases super-secure Encrypted USB Flash Drive with hardware-based encryption  —  In a cloud-focused world, more and more people are shunning physical storage.  It's hard to blame them, as cloud services are very convenient.  Best of all, services like Dropbox and OneDrive store …
Michael Mimoso / Threatpost:
Cisco report: 1,800 compromised domains serving Flash zero day exploit  —  1,800 Domains Overtaken by Flash Zero Day  —  When the Blackhole exploit kit went away after the arrest of its alleged creator and maintainer Paunch, there were questions about which kit would rise up as its successor.
Abhimanyu Ghoshal / The Next Web:
Microsoft launches Picturesque, its second free lock screen replacement app for Android  —  Microsoft quietly launches a free lock screen replacement app for Android  —  Things are busy at Microsoft Garage, where the company's employees share experimental projects they've been working on.
Fusion:
Inside the prison system's illicit cell phone trade, and prison officials' battle to end it  —  Inside the prison system's illicit digital world  —  In this three-part Tech Behind Bars series, we're exploring the points of intersection between digital culture and America's correctional system.

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