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Facebook says Flash security woes could hurt its business

Security vulnerabilities in Flash could affect the use of Facebook games, the company said in a filing

New Google Glass for businesses will reportedly attach to other eyewear

A consumer-focused version is also said to be in the works


Lawmakers headed to Silicon Valley to push tech companies on diversity

Recent data released by tech companies show low representation in their workforce for women, Hispanics and blacks

Cisco's pay package for CEO Robbins is a sweet deal

The incoming chief could bring in more than $16 million in his first year

DataTorrent tackles complexity of Hadoop data ingestion

It designed dtIngest to streamline the collection, aggregation and transfer of data to and from a Hadoop cluster

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‘Someone had an issue with this rack’

Yes, indeed, someone had an issue with this rack. That assessment and the picture come from a reader of the Reddit section devoted to networking.

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Hardcore Hardware: The Origin PC Millennium can show off its three GeForce GTX 980Ti cards from either side

You just spent $6,000 for the Origin Millennium, so you'd damn well better be able to show some graphics bling. A modular case design lets your friends stare enviously from the right or left side, as you wish.

The Upload: Your tech news briefing for Thursday, July 30

Obama wants to boost U.S. supercomputing...OPM hackers also hit United Airlines...Oracle preps 'Sonoma' chip for low-priced Sparc servers

Obama rolls out initiative to boost US supercomputer capability

The President wants the country to develop a computer that operates at 1,000 petaflops

Oracle preps 'Sonoma' chip for low-priced Sparc servers

Oracle will disclose the new chip at an engineering conference this month

Samsung plots Galaxy S6 price cut, new phones to help business

The major South Korean electronics maker continues to be hit by fierce smartphone competition

Facebook revenue surges 39 percent but costs also soar

Profit shrunk as costs went up by more than 80 percent

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Computer fires requiring a 911 call rare

Hard drives, printers, power cords and monitors are the primary culprits.

ARIN CEO John Curran

Americas are just 2 weeks away from running out of IPv4 addresses

John Curran, CEO of the American Registry for Internet Numbers (ARIN), told attendees at the Campus Technology conference in Boston Wednesday that the IP address authority's pool of IPv4 addresses has dwindled to about 90,000 and will...

Alibaba eyes cloud computing expansion with $1 billion investment

The Chinese company has plans to open a second data center in the U.S.

Ink-shooting game 'Splatoon' helps power Nintendo to profit

Amiibo figurines and a weak yen also helped Nintendo, which has yet to say who will succeed Satoru Iwata

Twitter surprises with a sales gain, but user growth lags

Growth in users came largely from people who don't hold actual accounts

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Ultimate guide to Raspberry Pi operating systems, part 1

Since we published a roundup of 10 Raspberry Pi operating systems the number of choices has exploded.

Car and pedestrian collision? There'll soon be an app for that

The new system will alert drivers and pedestrians of potential collisions

Someday your phone may stop an oncoming car

Verizon is using a simulated city to develop a vehicle-to-pedestrian safety system

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