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No need to panic: European Commission upbeat about Safe Harbor ruling

European Commissioners took time out from discussing the plight of refugees to examine the Court of Justice's rejection of the Safe Harbor data protection agreement and were upbeat about the consequences.


Surface Pro 4: What you need to know

Microsoft's Surface Pro 4 has a new keyboard and is 30 percent faster than Surface Pro 3.

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Worries mount over upcoming LTE-U deployments hurting Wi-Fi

Despite the assurances of its inventors, there’s an ominous lack of proof that LTE-U technology won’t muck up current Wi-Fi deployments, experts say.

Average business spends $15 million battling cybercrime

The average U.S. company of 1,000 employees or more spends $15 million a year battling cybercrime, up 20 percent compared to last year.

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Meet Snickerdoodle, an affordable, powerfully maker-focused Raspberry Pi rival

Krtkl's Snickerdoodle wants to become the Raspberry Pi for robots, thanks to the field-programmable gate array that lets it tackle more complex projects, like robots or drones.

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Researchers steal secret RSA encryption keys in Amazon’s cloud

Researchers in Massachusetts have discovered a way to steal cryptography keys stored in AWS’s cloud, raising questions about the security of multi-tenant cloud environments.

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Machines will learn just like a child, says IBM CEO

Technology is shifting to intelligent machines with a capability to reason, said IBM Chairman and CEO Virginia Rometty at Gartner's Symposium ITxpo. These machines won't replace humans, but will augment them. It is a technology that...

Memory is dirt cheap at a time when it should be expensive

Years ago – decades, really – a friend told me "memory equals performance." I've yet to see that maxim proven wrong. So if you want to upgrade your PCs or Macs with more memory, now would be a great time to do it. Normally memory...


Microsoft Surface Book: What you need to know

The Surface Book is Microsoft's first convertible computer and will start shipping October 26, 2015 and start at $1,499.

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Atlassian takes JIRA beyond the development world

Atlassian's JIRA project-tracking tool has long been a popular choice among developers creating new software, but on Tuesday the company revealed a broader strategy by releasing three new editions tailored for different audiences.

Linux: Is Sarah Sharp a Social Justice Warrior?

In today's open source roundup: Sarah Sharp's resignation from Linux kernel development sparks charges that she is a Social Justice Warrior. Plus: A review of Android 6.0 Marshmellow. And will Google let Android apps run on Windows 10...


Hottest products at AWS re:Invent 2015

Amazon's re:Invent conference is this week's place to show off the latest and greatest tools for the cloud.


A useful web development standard from an unlikely source - The US government

Ironic, I know. The same people that brought us the multi-million dollar cluster that was is turning a new leaf.

Court of Justice of the European Union

Doom or delight? Court ruling on Safe Harbor brings uncertainty to privacy dealings

The Safe Harbor agreement protected businesses exporting personal data from the EU to the US -- but a court ruling has declared it invalid, opening a legal void.

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EU-US Safe Harbor agreement is invalid, court rules

The Safe Harbor data protection agreement is invalid, the Court of Justice of the European Union has ruled in a case brought by a European Facebook user

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Panasonic shows world's first Ultra HD Blu-ray player

Panasonic will soon begin selling in Japan a Blu-ray Disc player compatible with 4K UltraHD discs, the first such player in the world.

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Sharp's Robohon is both a cute robot and a smartphone

From the country that brought you pretty much every crazy robot you've ever seen, Sharp on Tuesday showed off a prototype robot that doubles as a smartphone -- or is that a smartphone in the form of a robot? It's not entirely clear,...

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16Lab shrinks wearable computing ring, will sell dev kit soon

Japanese wearable gadget maker 16Lab has reduced the size and increased the functionality of its Bluetooth gesture controller ring and plans to put it and a development kit on sale soon.

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