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Android malware that can infiltrate corporate networks is spreading

An Android Trojan is spreading across app stores, including Google Play, and has the capability of stealing sensitive files from corporate networks.

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Softbank chief explains why Steve Jobs inspired the ARM purchase

SoftBank CEO Masayoshi Son had a vision of smartphones long before anyone else, and he wanted Steve Jobs to make it happen.

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Was Trump bitten by Twitter time-stamp bug that stung Alec Baldwin’s wife?

The answer is almost certainly no, although the Twitter time-stamp bug is (or maybe was) a real thing.

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White House asks: Do you need more data portability?

The White House Office of Science and Technology Policy (OSTP) has issued a request for information about how much is too much or too little data portability and what are the implications?

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Why automation doubles IT outsourcing cost savings

New research analyzes automation’s impact on the IT outsourcing market, revealing double-digit productivity improvements and specific cost reductions between 14 percent and 28 percent.

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Firefox blocks websites with vulnerable encryption keys

The popular Firefox browser will block access to HTTPS servers that use weak Diffie-Hellman keys.

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Ransomware spreads through weak remote desktop credentials

Stolen or weak remote desktop credentials are routinely used to infect point-of-sale systems with malware, but recently they've also become a common distribution method for crypto-ransomware.

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Researchers make progress toward computer video recognition

Researchers are trying to make video recognition a reality, and using some image recognition techniques to make that happen.

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How businesses are turning tech into robot toil

The RoboBusiness conference in San Jose, California is all about creating business advantages through the use of robotic helpers. Here's a look at some of the bots that are doing just that.

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Four state AGs sue to block US decision to cede key internet role

A judge in Texas has fixed for Friday the hearing in a suit filed by four state attorneys general against a decision by the U.S. government to transfer some key internet technical functions to a multistakeholder body.

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The Emergency Alert System test: Lesson learned, catastrophe averted

After an awkward public failure 5 years ago, the FCC and FEMA achieved a successful national test of the Emergency Alert System.

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iPhone 8 to feature glass casing and stainless steel frame

Apple's 2017 iPhone will reportedly incorporate a glass casing and stainless steel

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Ga-ga for goggles: Augmented & virtual reality bring the masses to Harvard

Hundreds descended upon Harvard Innovation Lab to try out the latest augmented and virtual reality gear, listen to Magic Leap's founder, and learn about this next visually-compelling phase of computing

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Google rebrands Apps for Work as G Suite, adds intelligent features

Google rebranded and enhanced its productivity suite Thursday with new intelligent capabilities that help it better compete with Microsoft Office 365.

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Bounty for iOS jailbreak exploit jumps to $1.5 million

The value for zero-day exploits targeting Apple's iOS software is jumping. On Thursday, a company called Zerodium began offering as much as $1.5 million for them.

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Microsoft is leaving the consumer mobile market

The new president of Microsoft France says Microsoft is giving up on the consumer mobile market.

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Which is cheaper: Containers or virtual machines?

As the containers vs. virtual machine debate rages on, new research finds that containers could yield double-digit resource savings compared to virtual machines.

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US carriers will look to LTE-U tests to protect Wi-Fi

The biggest U.S. carriers planning to deploy controversial LTE-Unlicensed technology expect to use gear that’s been tested for coexistence with Wi-Fi, their executives said Wednesday.

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