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WordPress quickly patches second critical vulnerability

It's the second time in a week WordPress had fixed flaws involving malicious comments

US trade judge rules against Microsoft in phone patents case

The full U.S. International Trade Commission is now set to review the decision


China, iPhone 6 help Apple to another record quarter

Record sales of the new phone continued into the first three months of this year

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9 tech companies' earliest website designs

From Apple and Amazon to Myspace and AOL, here are some of the earliest website designs for some of the tech industry's biggest companies.

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NASA exploring half-million dollar fast computing challenge

According to NASA, despite tremendous progress made in the past few decades, computational fluid dynamics (CFD) tools in particular are too slow for simulation of complex geometry flows, particularly those involving flow separation...

Massachusetts drafts regulations for car-hailing services like Uber, Lyft

A proposed bill calls for these companies to pay a yearly tax to cover the cost of the government's oversight

Facebook adds free video calling to Messenger

The feature works over Wi-Fi and LTE

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HP buys Aruba and next thing you know Dell is reselling Aerohive WiFi gear

Aerohive Networks announced Monday that Dell will begin reselling its wireless LAN and related management products -- not a shocker in light of longtime Dell OEM partner Aruba Networks being snapped up by HP in a multi-billion deal...

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Traction Watch: Meet The Spring 2015 DEMO Traction Champions

Five startups emerged as DEMO Traction Champions at the conclusion of Wednesday’s DEMO Traction 2015 conference in San Francisco. Chosen finalists from among hundreds of applicants had four minutes to make their pitch on stage in...

Dell ready to help enterprises move Jive content into Yammer

New migration tool aims to help enterprises simplify their social side

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3 new types of 3D printers

Here are three new types of 3D printers: Disney 3D-printed soft cuddlies from fabric, another 3D-prints 4D objects that morph when the actuator is exposed to external stimuli, and another has a retrofit kit to turn a 3D printer into a...

Should AWS spin out from Amazon?

By releasing financial figures for Amazon Web Services last week, Amazon proved that its cloud division is a behemoth. And with no signs of AWS slowing down, it’s raised the question: Should AWS spin out of Amazon.com?

HP switches fortify campus SDNs

HP this week fortified its campus networking portfolio with modules for a switch chassis it announced almost a year ago, and an SDN-based management application.

Can gamification solve enterprises' engagement problem?

Big data and other new technologies are fueling the use of gaming principles in the workplace

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Lightbulbs get smarter with included Wi-Fi and speakers

LED lightbulbs with Wi-Fi extenders and speakers could speed Wi-Fi implementations.

LG out to prove the G3 wasn't a fluke with new flagship smartphone

The company is betting on a leather back and an upgraded screen on the front

Second HTTPS snooping flaw breaks security for thousands of iOS apps

Hackers can exploit the vulnerability to launch man-in-the-middle attacks and decrypt traffic from the affected apps

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Interop attendees: Please share your coolest & funniest show photos with us on Instagram

The annual Interop networking show in Vegas this week is sure to be busy between all the SDN, cloud, mobility, security and other talks, A to Z of exhibitors from ABC Trading Solutions to Zippy Technology, parties and other Vegas...

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The week cloud computing took over the world

Earnings reports from Amazon and Microsoft conclusively confirm what we should have already known: cloud computing is on a rampage.

Microsoft hints at impending write-off of Nokia acquisition that could total billions

Microsoft has signaled that it may take a massive write-off of its 2013 Nokia acquisition, perhaps as early as July.

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