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Researchers' new app outs iPhone and Android phone energy hogs

Researchers from the United States and Sweden have launched free iOS and Android smartphone/tablet software that singles out which apps take the biggest toll on your device batteries and also visualizes fragmentation of Apple and...

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Cisco gains strength in next-gen firewalls via Sourcefire code

Cisco is bringing technology obtained through last year’s acquisition of Sourcefire to its firewalls to enable threat-focused security for enterprises.

Inside a thriving Shenzhen market for used iPhones

Some iPhones never die: they go to a four-story electronics mall in Shenzen, where stacks of them are sold every day.

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Nadella regime board shuffle continues at Microsoft

Microsoft's board of directors continued to morph yesterday as it turned over two members, the latest move in the biggest shuffling of the board since the company went public nearly three decades ago.

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iOS 8 has arrived

It’s time to upgrade.

Dropbox upgrades API for its lightweight app databases

Apps that tap Dropbox's Datastore API can now let their users share the stored data with other people

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iOS app devs warn customers off iOS 8's iCloud Drive

Third-party developers of iOS apps today urged iPhone and iPad users not to accept Apple's offer to upgrade iCloud storage to iCloud Drive after they install the new iOS 8.

Quick look: NASA’s human space flight return

NASA teams with Boeing, Space X to bring human spaceflight back to reality

PGP creator, other top cryptographers head 2014 National Cyber Security Hall of Fame class

Accomplished cryptographers, including Pretty Good Privacy creator Philip Zimmerman, are among the five inductees into this year's National Cyber Security Hall of Fame. They'll officially be enshrined on Oct. 30 in Baltimore.

iOS 8 is here – and it’s all over your network

The bad news, for the IT admin, is that iOS 8 comes out today, creating the usual raft of low-level headaches that accompanies the roll-out of new software.

Going rogue

A quick drive around Washington DC found 15 rogue cell phone towers.

Startup backs services with elasticity of AWS, Azure clouds to outlast DDoS attacks

Security services startup Sentrix mirrors customer Web sites in Amazon Web Services and Azure clouds in order to dynamically expand site resources during DDoS attacks and keep the sites up and running until attackers exhaust their...

A dozen real desks of a dozen real techies

How does your desk compare?

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Federal IT Leaders Seek Support From Developers for EHR Adoption

The White House's Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT is looking to build a development community around the Blue Button electronic health record system.

Cisco acquires OpenStack cloud provider

Privately held Metacloud provides OpenStack-as-a-service for global enterprises.

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Citadel financial malware used in attacking petrochemical companies

A Citadel variant has been used against several Middle Eastern petrochemical companies, marking the first time the financial malware has been found in targeted attacks against companies.

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In Scotland, tech firms fear independence vote

The one sure thing a "yes" vote Thursday for Scottish independence will bring to its high-tech sector is a long period of uncertainty.

The crazy cellphone ideas of 2004

Take a look back at the futuristic cellphone ideas of a decade ago.

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