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Lenovo aims at toppling rivals in the server market

Lenovo's IBM x86 server business purchase has given the Chinese vendor a foothold in the market

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Employees know better, but still behave badly

Four out of five employees admitted to engaging in some risky behaviors while at work, even though they were aware of cyber-security dangers, according to a new global survey.

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IRS cut its cybersecurity staff by 11% over four years

As headcount is falling, cybersecurity spending at the agency is increasing.

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IBM unveils industry-specific predictive analytics services

IBM has introduced 20 new predictive analytics solutions across 12 industries, all tailored for specific use cases within those industries based on data IBM says it has collected from 50,000 client engagements.

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Home security demystified: How to build a smart DIY system

In this guide, we’ll discuss the options for DIY home security systems that offer similar -- and in some cases, better -- functionality to traditional systems, at substantially less cost.

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Oculus Rift's $1,500 total cost: Digging into the truth behind the insane number

Oculus VR's CEO recently revealed that the VR headset and a PC powerful enough to run it will cost $1,500 total—but the true price of the Rift is much less scary. We break it down.

Avago is buying Broadcom for $37 Billion to create a networking chip giant

The combined company will develop chipsets for wired and wireless networks

Salesforce doubles down on big data with new analytics tool

Through a variety of partnerships, Wave for Big Data aims to open new data sources to Salesforce's Analytics Cloud.

Server sales bolstered by cloud expansions

Both revenue and unit shipments showed strong growth during the first three months of the year

The Upload: Your tech news briefing for Thursday, May 28

Lenovo smartphone lets users interact with projected images...Google tipped to overhaul payments scheme...FCC will clamp down on spam texts

German gov't proposes telecom data retention law

Critics say this revamped version is probably still illegal

Sony keeps optical discs alive with storage startup acquisition

Sony has acquired Optical Archive in a bid to get businesses to put 'cold storage' data on optical discs

Legal trouble in wearables business: Jawbone sues Fitbit

Fitbit has been sued by Jawbone for allegedly misappropriating trade secrets

Lenovo shows smartphone that lets users interact with projected content

Both products are concept devices

Apache Cordova fixes flaw that could cause apps to crash

It could also cause unwanted dialog boxes to appear

Wi-Fi access point scans can betray a person's location

A new study warns that Wi-Fi data collected by applications could be used for tracking

Lenovo's new Windows 10 tablet to arrive in August

It will also starting selling its own media streaming device called the Lenovo Cast

After medical marijuana, Sidecar eyes alcohol and pharmaceuticals

The ride-sharing startup has big ambitions in a hotly competitive field

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New data alchemy: top tech leaders transform data into cash

Savvy CIOs in a variety of industries are generating additional revenue and value for their organizations by creating new data-driven products and services, a feat of IT alchemy wherein focus leads to financial reward.

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