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Fake resumes, jobs, lead to real guilty plea in H-1B fraud case

One of the defendants agreed to forfeit $20.9 million in proceeds from the scam.

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Android device updates: Nougat factory images are ready, LG V10 gets AT&T Wi-Fi calling

There's another OxygenOS update for the OnePlus 3, and you can finally check in on your AT&T account details with a fingerprint login.

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Google is nixing the Device Assist app for Nexus phones

It didn't offer much beyond a few tips and tricks, which you're just as likely to find from a quick Google search instead.

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Quantum encryption gets off the ground with China’s Micius satellite

Researchers are pushing ahead with the development of powerful quantum computing technology.

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Cloud player Rackspace goes private in $4.3B deal

A private equity firm has signed an agreement to buy major cloud player Rackspace for $4.3 billion.

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Mozilla launches free website security scanning service

Mozilla has built an online scanner that can check if websites have the best security settings in place.

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8 cool “habitable” planets

Goldilocks?Image by NASAWith the discovery of a possibly habitable Earth-sized orbiting around our own nearest star some four light-years in the distance, we thought we’d take a look at some of the other potential Goldilocks planets...

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Privacy Shield data transfer agreement now shelters 200 companies

There are now 200 companies standing behind Privacy Shield, the framework agreement allowing businesses to process the personal information of European Union citizens on servers in the U.S.

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NASA CIO allow HPE contract's authority to operate to expire

In the wake of continued security problems, NASA's CIO is sending a no-confidence signal to Hewlett Packard Enterprise, which received a $2.5 billion contract in 2011 to address problems with the agency's outdated and insecure...

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At HP, baby boomers allege age discrimination

Four former Hewlett Packard Enterprise employees, all of them over 50, allege in a lawsuit that the firm pushed older workers out so it could hire more younger employees.

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Microsoft reveals new features in C# 7.0

Version 7.0 offers tuples and pattern matching along with performance and coding improvements

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Why distributed networks and smart sensors won’t survive in self-driving cars

Today's disconnected, high-latency sensors and processors in vehicles will have to be replaced by centralized, high-power networks that can deliver integrated decision-making for effective collision avoidance.

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Dropbox prompts certain users to change their passwords

Dropbox is asking users who signed up before mid-2012 to change their passwords if they haven’t done so since then.

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U.S. convicts Russian hacker in credit card theft scheme

A U.S. federal court has convicted a Russian hacker of stealing and selling over 2 million credit card numbers.

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Apple may be too late to make a big social impact

If Apple is working on a social app, or even eyeing an outright foray into a social network, is it too little too late?

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Apple patches iOS security flaws found in spyware targeting activist

To spy on a human rights activist, government hired hackers may have gone as far to use three previously unknown vulnerabilities in Apple’s iOS.

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Google Maps beta adds enhancements to navigation mode and new coordinate scheme

The relatively new "Plus Codes" are another way to identify a location that doesn't require a geography course.

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Informatica CEO: 'Data security is an unsolved problem'

Companies today are awash in data, but current tools and processes are not enabling them to keep it secure. That's according to Informatica CEO Anil Chakravarthy, whose says his company is embarking on a major push to go further into...

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