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Sencha's new framework helps enterprises build Web apps for all devices

Ext JS 6 makes way for universal Web apps for desktops, tablets and smartphones

Hacktivist group possibly compromised hundreds of websites

A group called Team GhostShell has published data from hundreds of website databases it claims to have hacked


Salesforce sweetens the deal for growing SMBs with new Desk.com edition

Business Plus release focuses on enabling scalability.

YouTube for Android now supports 60 FPS video

In today's open source roundup: Android users can now view 60 FPS video on YouTube. Plus: Why Ubuntu is moving to Snappy for packages. And Linux Mint 17.2 released.

African e-tailers deploy antifraud systems to gain trust, boost online payments

There is still reluctance among users in the region to pay online in advance of goods received

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More than 28 billion gigabytes of storage shipped last quarter

Worldwide enterprise storage shipments were up more than 41% year-over-year in the first quarter of 2015 with 28.3 exabytes of capacity shipping, mainly for company servers.

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5 reasons Spotify is better than Apple Music

Apple Music may be getting all the hype, but Spotify is still the better music-streaming service. Here are five reasons Spotify beats Apple Music

One third of enterprise iOS devices vulnerable to app, data hijacking attacks

Researchers from FireEye found five flaws that can be exploited by rogue apps installed through the iOS enterprise provisioning system.

Austrian court dismisses class action suit against Facebook

The court said it has no jurisdiction over the case; the complainant plans to appeal

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A California backlash rises over foreign IT worker replacements

California lawmakers are moving to attack the use of foreign labor to replace U.S. workers.

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Report: Every company is compromised, but most infections not yet at critical stage

In a recent analysis of a quarter million endpoint devices in 40 enterprises, every single corporate network showed evidence of a targeted intrusion but most of the activity was not yet at the most-dangerous data exfiltration stage

Skype for Business preview adds support for massive meetings, cloud-based phone administration

Businesses can begin testing the new features now, with a full release expected later this year.

The Upload: Your tech news briefing for Wednesday, July 1

Court says NSA can keep collecting phone records... Vandals cut cables again... Leap second largely trouble-free

Latest Windows 10 SDK preview helps developers build cooler photo apps

New APIs let developers build apps that can take HDR photos and integrate with Windows 10's face recognition feature

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Engineering a better way to hire programmers

New data suggest that, when it comes to evaluating software development skills, seeing is better than believing.

China tightens grip over the Internet with new security law

U.S. trade groups are worried that China's security policies could stifle business in the country

Leap second causes Internet hiccup, particularly in Brazil

More than 2,000 networks crashed, but most recovered quickly, according to Dyn

Sony launches crowdfunding site, e-paper remote control

First Flight is a platform designed to take in-house ideas from the planning stage to initial sales

Xiaomi break outs of Asia, introduces phones to Brazil

Xiaomi is tapping Foxconn to build its phones in a local factory to reduce costs

VMware settles claim of overcharging US government

VMware and Carahsoft will pay $75.5 million, the Department of Justice said

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