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Is Intel adding an extra step to the tick/tock model?

Intel has used a model it called "tick/tock" for about a decade now and that model has gone off without a hitch, but new challenges would indicate that model is changing. It used to be that Intel would introduce a new...

Amazon releases open source cryptographic module

The s2n module could serve as a leaner replacement for the OpenSSL TLS module


EU sets June 2017 as date to end mobile roaming charges

A compromise on roaming regulations agreed on Monday night still needs approval from member states and the European Parliament

Cisco plans to buy security-as-a-service provider OpenDNS

OpenDNS provides Web filtering and malware protection services to 65 million users

Has Google become Microsoft?

In today's open source roundup: Google and Microsoft share some similarities. Plus: How to upgrade from Debian 7 to Debian 8. And Dropbox versus Google Drive.

Fon keeps adding Wi-Fi hotspots, but struggles to crack the US

Deals in Australia, Spain, Italy and Japan are fueling growth

Google asks for, and gets, extra time to respond to European antitrust charges

Google now has until mid-August to respond, likely delaying a settlement until after the long summer vacation

Huawei's Honor brand strives to become global

Huawei announced two new products for its Honor brand

Workday spans finance and HR with real-time planning tool

The new offering taps Workday's in-memory architecture

AllSeen cuts the ribbon on a bridge to other IoT worlds

The AllJoyn Device System Bridge can make outside products look and act like AllJoyn members

The Upload: Your tech news briefing for Tuesday, June 30

Security flaw pushes OPM web app offline... Oracle can charge Google for Java in Android... Microsoft mapping tech finds its way to Uber

Gartner lowers its IT spending forecast, but says activity remains high

The strong dollar and the move to cloud-based services are affecting buying choices

Toshiba readies scorpion-like robot for Fukushima nuclear plant

The robot probe can raise its tail camera to help operators navigate the highly radioactive reactor

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Bruised by past mistakes, tech firms brace for 'leap second'

Adding a 61st second has caused problems in the past, and some want to do away with it

OPM hit by class-action suit over breach of federal employee data

The employees charge the Office of Personnel Management and a contractor with negligence

Which songs stumped Shakira? Shazam will now show you

An updated version of the app will show artists' searches to users

FTC settles with developers of sneaky cryptocurrency mining app

The Prized app secretly mined virtual currencies on mobile phones

US personnel agency takes system offline after hack

The agency has suffered two major hacks in recent months

Microsoft hands some of the reins for its display ad business to AOL

The deal comes alongside an expanded partnership with AppExchange for programmatic ad sales

Microsoft adds midrange Surface Pro 3 with i7 chip, 128GB storage

The new model is built for people who want more speed and don't mind less storage

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