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You built a cloud and now they want containers, too?

Some critical controls are still missing, but container tech is already paying dividends

Salesforce platform gets a new look and feel

Salesforce is updating its user interface, offering customers a modern cross-platform design with greater flexibility.

Twistlock adds security and vulnerability management to Docker containers

Software containers are the hottest technology in application development, but they lack inherent security and vulnerability management capabilities

DARPA wants low-power chips that handle high-impact applications

DARPA this week announced a new program called Circuit Realization At Faster Timescales (CRAFT) that looks to radically alter and shorten the design cycle for custom integrated circuits by a factor of 10. It takes on the order of 2.5...

Software upgrade could be cause of US airline disruption

The Federal Aviation Administration has zeroed in on a recent upgrade at a radar facility

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When the data is the product, Thomson Reuters introduces an API platform

We hear a lot about how software is helping organizations innovate and find new product offerings, what does that mean for a company that has always been in the business of selling data?

FIS seeks to boost financial software portfolio with $9.1B Sungard acquisition

SunGard, owned for the past decade by a group of private equity firms, had been planning to launch an IPO

Microsoft's NFL partnership enters next generation with new apps

Fans get new apps for Xbox One and Windows 10, while football coaches get new Surface Pro 3 tablets

Oracle updates complaint against Google to highlight Android's success

Oracle hopes to buttress its case that Google's infringement of Java copyrights was not 'fair use'

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Understanding and using objects in PowerShell

How to use PowerShell objects, how to tease more info and functionality out of them and how objects can be useful in scripting scenarios.

The Upload: Your tech news briefing for Friday, July 31

Facebook drone set to fly this year...Windows 10 hit on browser choice...Hacker breaks into GM car using OnStar

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How predictive analytics will revolutionize healthcare

Dartmouth-Hitchcock Health System is using Microsoft's Cortana Analytics Suite and Microsoft Dynamics to create a new type of healthcare. It will use predictive analytics to focuses on prevention, better care and cutting costs.

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Windows 10 is a free upgrade for Windows 7 and Windows 8 users

You read that right: Current Windows users will be able to snag Windows 10 for the low, low price of absolutely nothing.

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Are you ready to support Windows 10?

With five million registered Windows Insiders, and hundreds of thousands who’ve been actively testing Windows 10 preview builds, it’s likely that Windows 10 has already infiltrated your business in some form. But now that the new...

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IT hears the siren call of free Windows 10 upgrades

Even enterprise IT professionals are taken with Microsoft's free upgrade offer to Windows 10, according to a recently-released survey by Spiceworks.

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Windows 7 holdouts: Why diehard users refuse to move to Windows 10

We asked, you answered. From legacy software to pure suspicion, the people speak about why they're staying right where they are, thank you.

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5 must-know Windows 10 tips and tricks

Dive right into some of Windows 10's coolest new features with these tips for the Start menu, Cortana, virtual desktops and more.

The Upload: Your tech news briefing for Wednesday, July 29

Intel, Micron unveil a new class of memory...Facebook's mobile revenue tipped to rise again...New drones help drivers with tricky deliveries

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