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Apple's iPhone 6s special event set for September 9

In just a few weeks, Apple will show off its next-gen iPhone lineup.

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BitTorrent patches flaw that could amplify distributed denial-of-service attacks

BitTorrent fixed a vulnerability that would have allowed attackers to hijack BitTorrent applications used by hundreds of millions of users in order to amplify distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attacks.

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Cisco sues HP over VoIP contract

Claims it's owed $58M while HP seeks "full credit" after cancellation

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Anticipating VMworld

Cloud and virtualization event will reveal the state of a transition to virtual network security services.

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Amazon said to scale down Fire smartphone team

Amazon has reportedly laid off dozens of engineers who worked on its Fire smartphone.

Researchers find holes in routers supplied by ISPs

Some routers vulnerable to remote hacking due to hard-coded admin credentials

Several DSL routers from different manufacturers contain a guessable hard-coded password that allows accessing the devices with a hidden administrator account.

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Access points with 802.11ac are taking over enterprise WLANs

Wireless networks based on the 802.11ac standard are taking over in the enterprise, resulting in faster connections for users with compatible devices.

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Tech nightmares that keep Turing Award winners up at night

"What about the tech world today keeps you up at night?" was the question. RSA encryption algorithm co-inventor Leonard Adleman, "Father of the Internet" Vint Cerf and cryptography innovator Manuel Blum all shared their biggest fears....

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More than 80% of healthcare IT leaders say their systems have been compromised

A survey of IT leaders in healthcare revealed that 81% of them believe their systems have been compromised by at least one malware, botnet or some other cyber-attack in the past two years, placing patient sensitive data at risk.

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Apple vs. Google: Replacing Apple's stock iOS apps with Google apps

Google makes so many apps for iOS, we thought maybe we could live the Android life on our iPhones. Joel Mathis tried it for a week. Here's what you need to know.

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Lenovo leans on Motorola team to handle smartphone development

Lenovo's Motorola Mobility division will take over the company's smartphone development and manufacturing, as part of a reorganization that it hopes will cut costs and revitalize its handset business

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Are wearables dead? This report says consumer interest is declining fast

A new report says consumer interest in wearables like the Apple Watch and Fitbit has dropped consistently this year.

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Technology, the law and you: Open-source software

With one real exception, organizations shouldn’t have any legal issues to worry about when opting for open-source.

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LG rolls out rollable keyboard without the rubbery feel

Portable keyboards for mobile devices tend to come in either rigid and foldable or rubbery and rollup forms. LG Electronics is launching one that's a bit of both.

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Amazon Underground offers $10,000 worth of free Android apps

Amazon launched a new Underground app for Android devices that offers $10,000 worth of 'actually free' Android apps.

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How HP used big data to optimize its fleet of 6,000 vehicles

HP collected data on nearly 6,000 vehicles the company owns to gain efficiencies based on how they are used.

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Alleged Va. shooter uses social media to post video of killings

The man who allegedly shot and killed two journalists in Virginia while they were doing an on-air interview, posted video he took of the murders to Twitter, Facebook and YouTube.

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Spam King pleads guilty to Facebook hack, email scheme

Sanford Wallace, the so-called Spam King, has pleaded guilty to fraud and criminal contempt in connection with misusing email, the U.S. Department of Justice says.

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