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How live Tweeting Is changing broadcast media

Live tweeting by cast members and official accounts for TV shows is lifting the reach and engagement of their programs, according to Twitter. Read what happens when stars take to Twitter during the premiere of their show.

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Bye, Bing: Microsoft's Windows apps rebranded as MSN

The future of Microsoft's online services is here---and it's MSN. Say goodbye to Bing unless you're using Cortana or doing a search.

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Six key defenses against Shellshock attacks

The number of attempts by hackers to compromise computers through the Shellshock vulnerability is rising, but companies have options for defending against attackers.

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Unlike IBM, Lenovo to manufacture some System x servers in U.S.

Lenovo officially acquires IBM's x86 server business Wednesday, promising a seamless transition for its customers, while taking some new security-focused steps.

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Update and upgrade roadmap crucial to Windows 9 success

Analysts today will be closely monitoring Microsoft's Windows event to hear how, or even whether, the company can reconcile its fast-paced release cycle with the more conservative needs of enterprises.

6 key attributes of a chief analytics officer

Organizations need leaders who can turn big data into a strategic asset, but not everyone is cut out for the job. Do you have the skills and temperament to become a CAO?

Likes of Apple Pay may make smaller banks more vulnerable

Many banks with less than $50 billion face a problem that payment systems like Apple Pay will make even more attractive to exploit. By altering electronic-transfer files criminals can redirect funds to accounts they control and make...

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Driving with Google Glass not a good idea

Think it will be easier and safer to drive using Google Glass to text or make a call instead of your smartphone? Sorry. Think again.

Rackspace rebooting its cloud servers too

Rackspace is in the process of rebooting a substantial portion of its cloud servers before Oct. 1.

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Intel Encourages Women to Pursue Cloud Training

Aiming to make cloud computing and DevOps training more accessible to women, Intel is sponsoring the IC3 Cloud Scholars program.

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Cisco pumping $1 billion more into Intercloud

Cisco on Monday said it is expanding on its Intercloud multi-cloud service provider initiative with another $1 billion investment, designed to lead to more products, data centers and partners.

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Sorriest technology companies of 2014

It’s so far been another sorry, sorry year in the technology industry, with big name companies, hot startups and individuals making public mea culpas for the assorted dumb, embarrassing and other regrettable actions. Here’s a rundown...

How to Balance IT Onshoring and Offshoring

Three CIOs share their strategies for striking a balance between onshore and offshore IT resources to meet business needs.

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Data Breaches Rise as Cybercriminals Continue to Outwit IT

Security breaches rise again this year, costing an average of $415,000, as security pros fail to keep pace with cybercrime innovation.

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IT skills that are in demand, and those that will be

IT professionals seeking certifications in the coming months may get their best return with cloud and security-related certifications. Agile-related training won’t hurt, either.

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9 things to look for in Windows 9

Microsoft is discussing the future of Windows Tuesday at which time it could make public some of these rumored upgrades.

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Open Internet Central to U.S. Trade Policy

Administration officials say they are sympathetic to U.S. cloud service providers' concerns that data-localization requirements, other restrictive policies and the fallout from Edward Snowden's revelations cut off access to foreign...

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Attacks against Shellshock continue as updated patches hit the Web

Over the weekend, attackers used the recently disclosed Shellshock vulnerability in a number of schemes, while developers at some of the world's largest technology firms worked to release updated patches.

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