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Juniper's new access switches add to its cloud-focused lineup

Juniper Networks’ Unite architecture is living up to its name, bringing more enterprise network gear into its system for simplified management and scaling. The latest additions to the lineup are entry-level and midrange access...

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Google cleared of infringement in Oracle lawsuit over Java

A jury in San Francisco has cleared Google of copyright infringement in a case brought by Oracle over Google’s use of Java in Android.

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Up to a dozen banks are reportedly investigating potential SWIFT breaches

Up to 12 banks have reportedly launched investigations into potential security breaches on their networks after hackers stole $81 million from the Bangladesh central bank earlier this year.

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ACLU wants a piece of the Microsoft v. U.S. data gag order lawsuit

The ACLU wants a federal judge to let it join Microsoft in suing the U.S. government over the use of gag orders that prevent the technology firm from telling customers their data has been demanded

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Euro agencies on encryption backdoors: Create 'decryption without weakening'

The two major international security agencies in Europe agree that building backdoors into encryption platforms is not the best way to go because of the collateral damage it would do to privacy and the security of communications...

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Multiple U.S. trials underway for shared 3.5GHz wireless spectrum

Some of the companies in the alliance have already demonstrated what they call OpenG technology, which uses 3.5GHz shared spectrum to improve indoor wireless communications.

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Google goes after Microsoft, Tableau, and others with a new free analytics tool

Google is doubling down on its commitment to the business analytics market with the launch of a new free data visualization tool.

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'Black box' no more: This system can spot the bias in those algorithms

Between recent controversies over Facebook's Trending Topics feature and the U.S. legal system's "risk assessment" scores in dealing with criminal defendants, there's probably never been broader interest in the mysterious algorithms...

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Report: Google may publicly shame phone makers who deliver tardy Android updates

Google has collected plenty of data about who is naughty and nice, and it may be about to make some of it public.

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Microsoft eats another $1B as phone strategy shrinks to enterprise-only

Microsoft's decision to eat nearly $1 billion and lay off another 1,850 workers prompted analysts to call the company's consumer smartphone business dead.

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Senators want warrant protections for US email stored overseas

A new bill in Congress would require U.S. law enforcement agencies to obtain court-ordered warrants before demanding the emails of the country's residents when they are stored overseas.

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Celebrity hacker Guccifer's confession gives us all a lesson in security

A Romanian hacker known online as Guccifer pleaded guilty to hacking into 100 email and social media accounts belonging to American citizens, including former high-ranking government officials.

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The Moto Z will launch with swappable 'MotoMods'

It seems more companies are getting into the modular game, as Lenovo looks to make a splash with its newest Moto-branded flagship.

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Farewell, Nexus 9: HTC stops making Google's former flagship tablet

You can still get your hands on one through HTC's website, but they're the last of the final production run.

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State Department argues against ‘cyber arms’ treaty

Senior State Department official says cyber is fundamentally different than any sort of conventional military or diplomatic arena, urges ongoing and multilateral development of ‘norms’ in global Internet talks.

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DoppioJVM brings JVM apps to the browser

The project for running JVM code in a browser via JavaScript is still in beta

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Mingis on Tech: 4D printing -- really? And mystery gadget guy arrives

You've likely heard of 3D printing, but some in the industry are now talking up 4D. Executive News Editor Ken Mingis explores the topic with Senior Writer Lucas Mearian and both puzzle over the mystery gadget guy's mystery gadget.

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IoT security is getting its own crash tests

The thousands of endpoints in IoT systems may have to protect themselves against thousands of dangers. A decades-old IT lab wants to tell you if they’re up to the task.

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