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U.S. on Sony breach: North Korea did it

U.S. officials now believe North Korea is behind the attack that took down Sony Pictures Entertainment’s computer network and posted contents on the Internet, but the government hasn’t decided whether to formally accuse the country...

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10 predictions for IT in 2015

If I am right, this will be a tough year for tech and everyone else.

Sky's the limit for Cisco Intercloud

Interconnected providers, all using ACI APIC, will number in the thousands, company says

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DOE takes real world look at electric car use

While the current use of electric cars is low, electric power companies say they are prepping for a 400% growth in annual sales of plug-in autos by 2023. With such growth in mind, understanding customer charging patterns can help...

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2015 to test Microsoft's resolve and execution

Microsoft faces not only its 40th anniversary in 2015, but a host of challenges that will define it for years to come.

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Hybrid cloud adoption set for a big boost in 2015

Spurred on by rising enterprise interest in the hybrid cloud, the overall cloud market is likely to see great growth in the coming year.

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2014 IT outsourcing in review: Grading our predictions

Last year, we predicted that smart machines would radically alter outsourcing, insourcing would increase and cloud computing would come down to earth. Now it's time to grade those and the rest of our predictions.

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Apple's 10 biggest hits, misses, and head-scratchers of 2014

The Cupertino company had a huge year full of major product releases, huge announcements, and a few extremely wacky moments.

Polycom unifies Lync Unified Communications

This week, Polycom announced its video infrastructure has been qualified by Microsoft for Lync 2013.

Microsoft files suit against alleged tech support scammers

Over one-third of U.S. citizens contacted by scammers fall for the scam, according to Microsoft

The Sony breach may be start of new nation-state cyberattack

It has been an exceptional year for IT security breaches and part of an escalating trend in destructive attacks, and it's going to get worse.

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Organized criminals targeting individual iPhone, Android users

A well organized criminal group is targeting both iOS and Android users with highly targeted man-in-the-middle attacks, according to a new threat advisory from Akamai Technologies

Human error root cause of November Microsoft Azure outage

The November 18-19 outage was caused by an update that Microsoft personnel assumed to be sound, but wasn't

Judge: No Steve Jobs for you

A federal judge Wednesday ruled that a two-hour video deposition recorded by former Apple CEO Steve Jobs will not be released to the press and public.

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Sony cancels release of "The Interview" due to hacker threats

Sony has cancelled the release of the upcoming comedy "The Interview" due to threats of violence

Microsoft and IBM keep the pressure on Amazon’s cloud

Deep-pocketed companies Microsoft and IBM are keeping the pressure on AWS with a flurry of announcements to close out the year.

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Financial firms pause private cloud plans to mull public cloud

There's been a seachange in the way financial firms are evaluating the cloud

Suing Arista was always the plan

Cisco didn't want a royalty arrangement; it wanted revenge

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