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Apple's electric car plans just got serious

Apple has reportedly tapped executive Bob Mansfield to head up the company's electric car initiative

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Ransomware protection guarantee is offered by SentinelOne

SentinelOne is offering a to pay customers $1,000 per endpoint for customers’ machines that get infected by ransomware and that its products don’t either block or remediate.

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FBI probes DNC hack as suspicions of Russian involvement widen

The FBI has launched an investigation into the hacking of the Democratic National Committee’s servers, as more evidence surfaced about Russia’s possible involvement in the attack.

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Here are the key security features coming to Windows 10 next week

Here's a look at Windows Information Protection and Windows Defender Advanced Threat Protection, two new features that will be launching next week with the latest major update to Windows 10.

VMware, IBM, Microsoft are top cloud system managers, IDC says

Research firm IDC is out with its latest estimates on who the leaders of the cloud systems management market are and some familiar names top the list.

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9 big moments in Yahoo's troubled history

Here are nine big events in the up-and-down history of Yahoo.

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Low-speed Ethernet champions set plugfest ahead of new net standard

Ethernet: In October IEEE P802.3bz will define 2.5GBASE-T and 5GBASE-T Ethernet

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Yahoo's homepage through the years

With its sale to Verizon confirmed, here’s an historical look at one of the internet’s most iconic homepages

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Devices with Qualcomm modems safe from critical ASN.1 telecom flaw

Smartphones equipped with Qualcomm modems are not vulnerable to a recently announced vulnerability that could potentially allow attackers to take over cellular network gear and consumer mobile devices.


Five years until transistors stop shrinking, predicts last Moore’s Law roadmap

By 2021, the historical meaning of Moore's Law may come to an end.

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Mobile OS once considered dead comes back to life in Indian smartphone

Alternative mobile operating systems are struggling to survive while Android and iOS dominate, but an operating system called Sailfish -- which was on the brink of disappearing -- is back after a short absence.

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Yahoo abandons fight, sells internet business to Verizon for $4.8B

Ailing Yahoo is selling off its operating business for US$4.8 billion to Verizon Communications, in a cash deal that will reduce the storied tech firm to mainly holding its cash, stakes in Alibaba and Yahoo Japan and non-core...

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A look at the new Verizon/Yahoo homepage

With Verizon's acquisition of Yahoo being confirmed his morning, the new combined Verizon-festooned Yahoo homepage is already active.


New products of the week 7.25.16

Our roundup of intriguing new products from companies such as Acronis Networks and Algosec.

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German shooter hacked Facebook account to lure victims, bought gun on dark net

The 18-year-old gunman in the mass shooting at a German McDonald's reportedly hacked Facebook to lure victims, bought a gun on the ‘dark net’ and played the ‘violent’ video game Counter-Strike.

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Apple confirms: Pokémon Go has already set an App Store record

Apple says Pokémon Go saw more downloads in its first week of availability than any other app in App Store history.

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More than half the world is still offline

While it may seem like half the world is chasing Pokemon right now, a majority of the world’s population doesn’t even use the internet. About 3.9 billion people, or 53 percent of the population, will still be offline at the end of...

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Consumer Office 365 subscription growth slows

Microsoft said that consumer subscriptions to Office 365 topped 23 million, signaling that the segment's once rapid growth had slowed significantly.

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