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Massive growth shows why Amazon is the public cloud leader

Amazon showed off its dominance in the public cloud market on Thursday as the capstone to a better than expected quarterly earnings report.

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Samsung's Tizen 3.0 to take on Android and iOS starting in September

Many alternative mobile operating systems like Firefox have fallen by the wayside while Android and iOS continue to dominate, but Samsung's Tizen has survived.

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OneNote gets easy video embedding and many more new features

Microsoft announced a veritable bonanza of new features for its OneNote note taking software across multiple platforms on Thursday. Here's the breakdown.

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CIA: Learn how to make invisible ink, photos – from 1918

The mostly cryptic documents, from 1917 and 1918 describe secret writing techniques are believed to be the only remaining classified documents from the World War I era. Any documents describing secret writing fall under the CIA’s...

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As tablet sales take a dive, analysts expect smartphone vendors to launch convertibles

A new report from IDC tracks the tablet's ongoing decline, while detachable tablets like Microsoft's Surface rise in popularity. Now smartphone vendors are getting into the act, applying their mobile acumen to compete with PC vendors....

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What will customers buy next?

As one retailer found, the challenge with many in-store analytics projects is determining the right amount of sensor data to collect.

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Communications platform as a service is a digital enabler

The market for CPaaS is still in its infancy, but it is key to digital transformation

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Microsoft, Google sweeten cloud freebies

Microsoft and Google each this week increased incentives for joining their cloud platforms, highlighting the aggressive nature of this battle for market share. Microsoft will offer free Azure support while is Google expanding its...

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Developers leak Slack access tokens on GitHub, putting sensitive business data at risk

Developers from hundreds of companies have included access tokens for their Slack accounts in public projects on GitHub, putting their teams' internal chats and other data at risk.

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Nvidia GPU-powered autonomous car teaches itself to see and steer

Nvidia’s breakthrough is the autonomous vehicle automatically taught itself to drive by watching how a human drove.

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Thumb PC uses Google software to give computer vision to robots and drones

A new computer on a USB stick with Google's machine-learning software could give drones and robots the equivalent of a human eye, and add new smarts to cameras.

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Oracle sets its sights on engineering and construction with Textura buy

Oracle is spending $663 million to buy Textura, a company that offers cloud services for the engineering and construction industry.

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ISIS cyberattack capabilities are unorganized, underfunded -- for now

The U.S. and its allies should be concerned about cyberattacks from ISIS-affiliated groups, but the hackers are poorly organized and likely underfunded, at least in the short term, according to a new report.

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Estonian man gets over 7 years in prison for role in global DNS hijacking botnet

An Estonian man was sentenced Tuesday to 87 months in prison in the U.S. for his role in a cybercriminal operation that infected over 4 million computers with DNS hijacking malware.

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OpenStack then and now

Six years ago in July 2010 OpenStack held its first ever Summit with a group of 75 people, many from Rackspace and NASA, gathering in Austin, Texas to help launch the open source project. This week 7,500 attendees descended on the...

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Zuckerberg sees 'better than human' AI in next 10 years

Mark Zuckerberg expects artificial intelligence will progress to make computers better than humans at basic sensory perception within the next 10 years and Facebook will end up knowing a lot more about you.

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Microsoft is making big data really small using DNA

Microsoft has partnered with a San Francisco-based company to encode information on synthetic DNA to test its potential as a new medium for data storage.

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HP's new Chromebook 13 has features to match top-line Windows PCs

HP's new Chromebook 13 has some of the latest technologies that the company is putting in its top-line Windows PCs.

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