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IEEE forms 25G Ethernet study group

The standards organization has formed an 802.3 25G Ethernet study group to consider market opportunities and requirements for a single-lane 25G Ethernet speed for server interconnects. The formation of the study group follows...

3 keys to getting started with devops

The idea of devops is to better streamline the work of developers and operation professionals. This integrated approach, in theory, will allow developers to build applications faster and operators to launch them quicker and with fewer


'Nadella Effect' makes Ballmer $2.8B richer

And since Thursday's downsizing, CEO Satya Nadella has an extra $1.3M in his portfolio

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Cybercrime wave whacks European banks

Banks across Europe are now coping with a wave of cybercrime in which crooks are transferring funds out of customer accounts through a scam involving bypassing some two-factor authentication systems to steal large sums, according to a

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Leaked 'Windows 9' screenshots reveal more detail about reborn Start Menu

It's not here yet, but recent leaks have given us another look at the refreshed Start menu for Windows due in 2015.

TOR patch coming

The TOR Project thinks it has figured out how the author of a canceled Black Hat talk cracked its software to mask the source of Internet traffic, and it is working on a patch.

Juniper jettisons mobile security biz

Sells Junos Pulse to private equity firm for $250 million

Big Switch aims to control the cloud with SDN product

Big Switch Networks this week is unveiling an SDN controller designed to bring Google-like hyperscale networking to enterprises.

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Should EMC sell off 80% stake in VMware?

Talk has intensified in the past week that changes could be afoot in the strategic relationship between EMC and VMware. EMC currently owns an 80% share of VMware, but a new activist investor is asking for that to change.

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Midyear jobs outlook: What to know about IT hiring, skills, benefits

Companies in hiring mode say there’s a shortage of tech talent, while IT pros are upping their expectations for pay and benefits. Overall, the midyear jobs outlook is positive for IT pros.

13 Android Tools for Web Developers

Android mobile devices, while not typically thought of as places where development work gets done, can offer surprisingly useful apps to help developers get the job done, anywhere.

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Speech recognition, sans headset

Nuance Communications launches version 13 of its Dragon NaturallySpeaking speech recognition software.

Apple “inadvertently admitted” to iOS backdoor: forensics expert

Apple has “inadvertently admitted” to creating a “backdoor” in iOS, according to a new post by a forensics scientist, iOS author and former hacker, who this week created a stir when he posted a presentation laying out his case.

Ping Identity rolls mobile one-swipe authentication; takes aim at RSA tokens

PingID for Apple iOS or Google Android mobile devices is an app that works to generate one-time passwords on a smartphone

Verizon amps FiOS upload speeds for all residential customers

Residential consumers of Verizon’s FiOS Internet service will see their upload speeds boosted to match their download speeds, the telecom company announced today.

5 smartphones running alternative versions of Android

No two Android smartphones are alike. Thanks to lenient licensing rules, smartphone makers can add their own GUI or pre-installed apps to the Android OS. This customization can go even deeper with smartphones that use...

Cisco enterprise controller going through paces

APIC Enterprise Module being banged on by DevNet community as it lingers in betas, field trials.

New products of the week 07.21.14

Our roundup of intriguing new products from companies such as IBM and HP.

BYOD morphs from lockdown to true mobility

Four companies that have been at BYOD for a while talk about how their programs have changed with the times.

Meet the Online Tracking Device That is Virtually Impossible to Block

A new, extremely persistent type of online tracking is shadowing visitors to thousands of top websites, from WhiteHouse.gov to YouPorn.com.

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