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Why Cisco, Intel, and Qualcomm are funding IoT startups

Cisco, Intel, and Qualcomm play a significant role in the growth of the Internet of Things startup world.

Python bumps off Java as top learning language

Eight out of the top 10 universities now use Python to introduce programming, a researcher has found

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This is what the new hybrid cloud looks like

Hybrid cloud management is really about managing the old and the new IT worlds.

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Russian Windows leaker denies link to ex-Microsoft worker who stole trade secrets

But Wzor acknowledges that the case prompted move to go underground and break off communication with sources

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Deadline looms for $100K Bell Labs Prize

If you want a shot at the $100K Bell Labs Prize, you'd better hurry up and put some polish on that great idea: The deadline is July 15.

Microsoft's IE steps back from the brink of irrelevance

Beats the odds, and reverses some of the massive declines of 2005-2011

IBM rethinking decades-old computer design with $3 billion investment

IBM is also looking ahead at a world in which computer chips don't have silicon

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How WebRTC Is Making Enterprise Inroads

The open source standard for browser-based real-time communication, known as WebRTC, is beginning to take root in call centers and other environments where users need quick access to voice, text and video communication capabilities....

Hero hacks: 14 Raspberry Pi projects primed for IT

VoIP PBXes, NTP servers, Web-controlled power strips -- hack together one of these handy, cheap solutions for the server closet and beyond

Worst data breaches of 2014…So far

For the first half of this year that is

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Blackshades RAT analysis finds key to popularity

An analysis of the notorious Blackshades remote administration tool, which was at the center of a global criminal network, found the toolkit rich in features bound to attract nontechnical criminals.

Google, Dropbox band together to fight patent trolls

A new group seeks to provide its members insulation against attacks by patent trolls

Apple’s most important iPhone upgrades over the years

Seven years after its initial launch, the iPhone has come a long way in terms of its feature set.

Microsoft says new hybrid storage options can cut costs up to 60%

Microsoft Azure StorSimple storage options mix on premises with cloud resources.

Why a little worry can be a good thing

We're not endorsing full-on freakouts about every exciting new technology. But sometimes a little pushback can be a good thing.

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What vacation? Expect to work while you're away

The situation's getting worse for some, but many CIOs are aware and are doing what they can to mitigate it.

Murderers, fakers throw bizarre twists in high-tech lawsuits

Two filings in two weeks bring unexpected moments to Silicon Valley high-tech trials

Thieves steal 40,000 gadgets from Samsung factory in Brazil

A multi-million-dollar robbery sees truckloads of phones, tablets and laptops stolen.

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