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NASA sets huge $5M cubesat competition

When it first talked about offering a cubesat challenge in June, NASA said it wanted to focus on building better communications and propulsion technologies for the cube-shaped satellites are typically about four inches long, have a...

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Apple announces Black Friday sale

Apple this week announced what it has in store for Black Friday

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Peter Thiel's 3 critical decisions for startups

At DEMO Fall 2014, legendary investor Peter Thiel told entrepreneurs to resist convention in founding a business.

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Watch out for these 3 holiday shopping scams

The holiday shopping season is also the holiday scamming season. Whether you shop online or at the mall, be mindful of these three types of scams.

For HP, splitting up maybe isn’t so bad for its cloud

One analyst says the HP split is a good thing for the company's cloud division

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The techiest ways NASA flies with you everyday

NASA technology is all over current airplanes.

EarthLink Launches Hosted Contact Center

EarthLink has launched its new Hosted Contact Center solution supporting multichannel engagement with features that include chat, email, voice and social media interactions.

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Apple Watch and Android Wear: Same destination, different paths

The more we learn about the Apple Watch, the less it seems like a complete departure from the existing wearable market.

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Convert your car into a 2-ton video game console: What could go wrong?

Allow me to introduce the Baen Cube, which while merely a Kickstarter gleam at the moment, promises to ultimately “enhance your driving experience, letting you play games with your car.” That's with not in.

SDN up 200% among service providers

Standards, management and complexity concerns persist despite boost in use, study finds

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Microsoft cold-shoulders Server 2003 and XP users hit with Microsoft Update error 0x80248015

Microsoft has yet to provide a solution for customers who can't connect to Microsoft Update to install last week's out-of-band patch KB 3011780

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Jolla’s open-source tablet might actually stay the course

The Jolla Tablet, an open-source device that promises privacy, ease of use and comparable hardware to late-model Android tablets and iPads, has demolished its funding goals on IndieGoGo in just the first few days of its campaign.

Regin is groundbreaking malware on par with Stuxnet, Symantec says

Regin, a complex and stealthy piece of espionage malware steals passwords, logs keystrokes and can read, write, move and copy files among other malicious activity, and has stunned the Symantec researchers that discovered it.

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Google delays demise of old-style Chrome plug-ins

Google on Monday gave traditional Google plug-ins a stay of execution and instead outlined a three-step plan to finalize their demise in 10 months.

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Sony Pictures hackers reportedly had help from insiders

Hackers under the banner of GOP (Guardians of Peace) claim to have worked with insiders from Sony Pictures to breach the company and then dump over 200MB of the company’s “secrets.”

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Monster snow: How Buffalo-area businesses kept things going in the storm

Seven feet of snow and then the threat of flooding has not taken down Buffalo tech companies' networks or spirits.

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Internet of Things helps asthma patients breathe easily

Medical device company Aerocrine, which specializes in devices that help physicians diagnose and monitor asthma, is using new IoT-focused services from Microsoft Azure Cloud Services to reduce device downtime and help its sales and...

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At least 150,000 Hikvision DVRs vulnerable to remote wipe of surveillance footage

Rapid7 discovered that a minimum of 150,000 Hikvision DVRs are vulnerable to attackers taking total control of the devices and remotely deleting surveillance footage.

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