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Facebook open-sources Thrift, again, with fbthrift overhaul
Fork of original project, now at Apache, adds guts for bigger cloud services.
The GOP arms itself for the next “war” in the analytics arms race
Para Bellum Labs, an RNC incubator, looks to change the business of campaigning.
Microsoft names insider as new CEO, Gates steps down from chair
Satya Nadella, Microsoft’s enterprise and cloud VP, steps up to replace Ballmer.
From Linux-powered warships to robot bears, the year in Ars Tech Lab
Ars Technology Lab editors look at readers' favorite stories of 2013.
US changes its mind, tells FISA Court it’s cool to publish metadata rulings
Justice Dept. drops objections against ACLU case as it faces pressure elsewhere.
City police bust 48 people with alleged ties to gangs
Police have 48 people in custody who they say are responsible for much of the violence throughout the city of Baltimore.
No more “Please be kind, rewind”: Blockbuster stores to finally die in 2014
A year after Dish CEO says stores wouldn't last long, he pulls the plug.
The best way to take control of Bitcoin? Rally other greedy “selfish min...
New research says luring others with big returns could lead to Bitcoin dominance.
How the NSA’s MUSCULAR tapped Google’s and Yahoo’s private networks
NSA and UK's GCHQ got more than they could handle from the private data links.
Adobe source code and customer data stolen in sustained network hack
Theft could give hackers a new way to exploit widely used Acrobat, ColdFusion apps.
Researchers unveil first thought-controlled bionic leg
The prosthetic controls movement through nerve impulses sent to muscles.
As Dell drops out, Microsoft still doesn’t give buyers a reason to pick ...
There are reasons to buy ARM Windows, but Microsoft isn't telling anyone.
General Motors is literally tearing its competition to bits
...so its 3D scanning can reverse-engineer others' vehicles, increasing speed to market.