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Firefox OS coming to US, developed markets in 2016

Mozilla and telecom carriers see demand for high-end flip phones

20 epic Microsoft Windows auto update meltdowns

Facebook fixed 61 high-severity flaws last year through its bug bounty program

The company paid US$1.3 million to 321 outside security researchers in 2014

Flaw in popular Web analytics plug-in exposes WordPress sites to hacking

Attackers can easily crack cryptographic keys used by the WP-Slimstat plug-in and use them to read information from a site's database

Critical remote code execution flaw patched in Samba

Users should install the Samba updates available for their systems as soon as possible

Lenovo admits to Superfish screw-up, will release clean-up tool

The company confirmed that a software program preloaded on some of its laptops exposes users to potential attacks

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First look: Windows 10 preview for smartphones is off to a slow start

The newly released Windows 10 TP holds a few worthwhile improvements and one example of a universal app

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Microsoft targets June for Windows 10 completion

Can they squeeze out the bugs in six months?

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5 top tips and secrets for Windows 10

Trying out Windows 10 and want to get more out of it? Try out these top five tips and secrets for the new operating system.

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Microsoft releases Windows 10 technical preview for phones: What (some of you) will get

Sorry: Only a handful of phones are immediately eligible to receive the Windows 10 Technical Preview for phones, Microsoft said. But if you're one of the lucky ones, here's what you need to know.

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How to upgrade to Windows 10 from Windows 8.1

The upgrade process from Windows 8.1 to Windows 10 is pretty smooth, even for the Technical Preview, but it helps to understand potential issues and pitfalls before jumping on board.

Critical vulnerability in Group Policy puts Windows computers at risk

The design flaw took more than a year to patch and even then Windows Server 2003 was left out

Microsoft fixes IE memory problems

Windows and Office also got patches this month

China seen targeting banks, military in Forbes web attack

Flash and Internet Explorer vulnerabilities were used in targeted attack, say security companies

Advantech industrial communication devices vulnerable to remote code execution

Industrial equipment owners are advised to install the latest firmware updates to protect their Advantech Modbus gateway devices

Attackers exploit zero-day flaw in popular WordPress plug-in

Users should install newly released security patches or remove the affected plug-in

Siemens patches critical flaws in industrial wireless gear

The vulnerabilities allow attackers to take control of affected Ruggedcom WIN systems

The touch-centric Excel for Windows 10.

Microsoft kicks off preview of Office for Windows 10

Microsoft today released previews of its touch-centric Excel, Word and PowerPoint apps for Windows 10, making good on the pledge two weeks ago to give customers an early look this month.

Adobe starts patching latest Flash flaw

Auto-updates should be available Wednesday, with a manual update coming Thursday

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The Raspberry Pi 2 is more powerful, but you still get what you pay for

It has more memory and a better processor than the Pi 1, but comparing it to, say, an Apple Mac would be bananas

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