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The company behind Hillary Clinton's erased emails is riding high

Despite the furor over Hillary Clinton’s erased mails, the company behind it—BleachBit—seems to be having fun.

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Windows 10's new beta lets computers download updates from other PCs

Microsoft is trying to make it faster for people to download Windows updates by using the vast network of PCs around the world to deliver them.

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A new OpenSUSE Linux is coming to town, and it's all about stability

The first beta version of OpenSUSE Leap 42.2 is now available, giving enterprises and other stability-minded users the chance to check it out and get a taste of what's coming.

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Instagram finally lets iOS users zoom in

Instagram finally lets you pinch and zoom in on photos and videos, if you have an iPhone or other iOS device

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SAP builds next-gen data warehouse for the cloud

SAP BW/4HANA is a new data warehouse service for the real-time enterprise, designed for both on-premises and cloud deployments.

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Facebook's new algorithm will help save VR movies from shaky-cam

Facebook wants to make sure that any VR home movies shared on its social network won't make people puke. That's why the company is building a new video stabilization algorithm that will help smooth out all of the bumps and shakes that...

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1,650lb 3D printed aircraft tool sets Guinness World Record

The 1,650 lb. apparatus known as a trim-and-drill tool is comparable in length to a large sport utility vehicle and will ultimately be tested for use in building the Boeing 777X passenger jet. Basically the tool will be used to...

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I have all the code—now I want to hug a free software developer

Should the internet be wiped out, Bryan Lunduke could continue to work. He has all the source code to build the software powering his PC.

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Meet the newest member of SAP's Hana family: a data warehouse

SAP has already placed big bets on Hana, and now it's adding more with a new data warehouse tailored specifically for the in-memory computing platform.

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Windows 10 Mobile review: Small fixes show this plucky phone OS won’t give up

Windows 10 Mobile's Anniversary Update is a leap of faith for a lonely phone OS, but a new Wallet app and wireless Continuum options prove Microsoft isn't ready to give up.

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How To Enable Windows 10's Dark Theme

You see a window and you want to paint it black. Here’s how.

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Up to 22% off Various Microsoft Surface Pro 4 Models - Deal Alert

Microsoft Surface Pro 4 is the tablet that can replace your laptop. Use the included Surface Pen to mark-up presentations, sign documents, take notes and much more.

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Get started in data science: 5 steps you can take online for free

There's been a flurry of free resources popping up online to help those who are intrigued to learn more. Here's a small sampling for each step of the way.

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Microsoft made 'em do it: The latest Kaby Lake, Zen chips will support only Windows 10

Both the latest AMD Zen and Intel Kaby Lake microprocessors won't be officially supported by either Windows 7 or Windows 8.1 -- just Windows 10, Microsoft says.

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Attackers deploy rogue proxies on computers to hijack HTTPS traffic

A new attack analyzed by malware researchers from Microsoft uses Word documents with malicious code that configures browsers to use a web proxy controlled by attackers.

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HPE is betting big on AI to fuel your apps and analytics

Hewlett Packard Enterprise has made no secret of its desire to push further into big data, and on Tuesday it announced two key new offerings.

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Digital transformation is giving IT spending a big boost

Digital transformation may promise critical benefits for the companies undertaking it, but it's also delivering a major boost to IT spending around the world.

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Microservice tracing: Root cause performance issues in clusters and distributed platforms

As we move to distributed clusters and the benefits of microservice-based cloud applications, new challenges arise--including microservice tracing.

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