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Linux certification

Linux Foundation to offer new certification for IT workers

Online test grants LFCS and LFCE certifications.

The behemoths of the World Tank Biathlon

Tank teams from 12 countries competed in speed and shooting competition

Opera Mini becomes default browser for Microsoft's fading feature phones

Users will be 'encouraged' to replace stock Xpress browser with Opera Mini starting this fall

US lawmaker wants to rebrand net neutrality

Anna Eshoo asks Reddit users to come up with a new description as a way to limit confusion of the issue

Sprint drops second shoe: $60 unlimited voice, text, data plan

New plan atop Family Share Pack aims to beat backs competitors with designs on new Sprint subscribers

Should companies practice data retention or data destruction?

Many businesses focus on record retention, but here’s why one lawyer says “Destroy!”

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Citrix software aims to solve storage/virtual desktop performance problem

Citrix refreshes XenApp and XenDesktop

Hot desking in paradise: 11 exotic coworking locations

Coworking spaces are popping up all over the world, giving remote workers a chance to get their work done in some unusual places

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11 essential JavaScript tools for Web developers

From Web app frameworks to data visualization in real time, these tools have your next Web project covered

mobile security

Researchers build security framework for Android

University researchers have modified the Android operating system to let developers plug in enterprise-class security enhancements that would normally require overhauling a mobile device's firmware.

As sales deadline approaches, OEMs continue to push Windows 7 PCs to consumers

Computer makers like Dell, HP and Lenovo must stop selling new PCs with Windows 7 Home Premium on Oct. 31

Microsoft and Open Source

Does Microsoft Really Love Open Source?

Microsoft is involved in many major open source projects, including Hadoop and Docker. What's motivating the company to abandon its 'proprietary-only' roots?

Plug-and-play Android security layer outlined by NC State researchers

A modified version of Android uses a system of modularized plugins to help make sure the latest security tools make it into the hands of end users as quickly as possible. Researchers will present their findings at USENIX Security '14...

12 oddball odes to open-source

Hey, I just met you / and this is crazy / but here’s my pub key / so msg me maybe

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What Verizon exclusive? HTC's Windows Phone-powered One M8 is coming to AT&T, too

Turns out the Verizon exclusive for the Windows Phone version of the HTC One M8 isn't so exclusive after all.

IT outages are an ongoing problem for the U.S government

The inability to access data 24/7 hurts federal workforce, survey shows

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How Michael Gregoire plans to put CA back on track

CA focuses on the emerging markets of cloud and mobile management, security and devops

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Heartbleed to blame for Community Health Systems breach

According to a blog post from TrustedSec, the breach at Community Health Systems is the result of attackers targeting a flaw OpenSSL, CVE-2014-0160, better known as Heartbleed.

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