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Facebook at Work launching Oct. 10

It's both a mobile app and a desktop service; the launch event will happen in London.

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ISC updates critical DoS bug in BIND DNS software

The denial-of-service flaw in BIND can be triggered by specially crafted DNS packages and is capable of knocking critical servers offline

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Android malware that can infiltrate corporate networks is spreading

An Android Trojan is spreading across app stores, including Google Play, and has the capability of stealing sensitive files from corporate networks.

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By 2020, your Wi-Fi-connected car will pay for parking, gas

The number of Internet-connected cars will increase from 6.9 million per year in 2015 to 61 million per year in 2020, for a cumulative total of 220 million vehicles, according to a new Gartner report.

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Replacement Note7s pose no safety concerns, Samsung says

Replacement Galaxy Note7 smartphones are safe, Samsung said in attempting to reassure customers this week after reports that consumers in South Korea, China and the U.S. said the replacement devices were running too hot.

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Android device updates: T-Mobile versions of the Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge get Samsung Cloud access

Monthly security patches arrive for the AT&T versions, while two OnePlus phones also get some key updates.

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Firefox blocks websites with vulnerable encryption keys

The popular Firefox browser will block access to HTTPS servers that use weak Diffie-Hellman keys.

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Why automation doubles IT outsourcing cost savings

New research analyzes automation’s impact on the IT outsourcing market, revealing double-digit productivity improvements and specific cost reductions between 14 percent and 28 percent.

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Ransomware spreads through weak remote desktop credentials

Stolen or weak remote desktop credentials are routinely used to infect point-of-sale systems with malware, but recently they've also become a common distribution method for crypto-ransomware.

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Java 9 proposal could speed some apps, but slow others

A Java Development Kit proposal from Oracle would bring ahead-of-time compilation to the platform with minimal impact on peak performance or user workflow

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Chip-card rollout a year later: Slow and, mostly, sure

It will be another two years, at least, before chip cards become ubiquitous among U.S. retailers.

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Four state AGs sue to block US decision to cede key internet role

A judge in Texas has fixed for Friday the hearing in a suit filed by four state attorneys general against a decision by the U.S. government to transfer some key internet technical functions to a multistakeholder body.

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In pictures: How businesses are turning tech into robot toil

The RoboBusiness conference in San Jose, California is all about creating business advantages through the use of robotic helpers. Here's a look at some of the bots that are doing just that.

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Salesforce tries to block Microsoft's LinkedIn acquisition

Microsoft made a splash earlier this year when it announced the largest acquisition in its history, signing an agreement to buy LinkedIn for $26.2 billion. But now, Salesforce is trying to convince the European Union to block the...

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Paris motor show turns on to electric cars

The soft whirring of electric cars was barely audible amid the pounding music and the babble of voices at the Paris motor show on Thursday, but we'll be hearing a whole lot more of it in the years to come.

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Ga-ga for goggles: Augmented & virtual reality bring the masses to Harvard

Hundreds descended upon Harvard Innovation Lab to try out the latest augmented and virtual reality gear, listen to Magic Leap's founder, and learn about this next visually-compelling phase of computing

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Google rebrands Apps for Work as G Suite, adds intelligent features

Google rebranded and enhanced its productivity suite Thursday with new intelligent capabilities that help it better compete with Microsoft Office 365.

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Bounty for iOS jailbreak exploit jumps to $1.5 million

The value for zero-day exploits targeting Apple's iOS software is jumping. On Thursday, a company called Zerodium began offering as much as $1.5 million for them.

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