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Should you install Linux on a Mac?

In today's open source roundup: Is it worth it to install Linux on a Mac? Plus: Why Google+ failed. And the death of Google+ is coming.


The Upload: Your tech news briefing for Tuesday, August 4

Google's started a car company...Samsung puts $85 million into cancer-victim fund...Apple explores offering phone service

Acer's new Windows 10 laptops arrive with Chromebook-like prices

The 11-inch model will launch in August in North America

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How Secure Scrum can help you build better software

A new methodology shows promise in helping Scrum teams to identify and account for security issues during software development

Microsoft updates program to encourage diversity in partner law firms

A new system of bonuses will encourage more inclusion in the upper echelons of big law firms that work with the tech titan

DHS warns about privacy implications of cybersecurity bill

The bill under consideration of the Senate has been criticized by privacy groups

Apple computers vulnerable to 'Thunderstrike 2' firmware worm

The improved attack highlights ongoing concerns over the security of a computer's low-level code

Apple falls to third in China smartphone rankings, while Xiaomi vaults ahead

Xiaomi led the market, while Huawei came in second

Cleaning up botnets takes years, if ever, to complete

The cleanup effort around Conficker shows how hard it is to eradicate a botnet

Yahoo tackles large 'malvertising' campaign in its ad network

Ads with malicious code may have appeared across Yahoo's sites

OneDrive finally lets you sync shared folders

Microsoft's cloud storage service now lets users automatically sync items in folders shared with others

Condé Nast parent company jumps into big data market with 1010data purchase

Advance has bought the big data services provider for $500 million, and plans to inject capital into it so it can expand its operations

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Harvard CISO shares 5 pearls of IT security wisdom

Harvard University Chief Information Security Officer shares best practices, discusses BYOD and Internet of Things.

Counterterrorism expert says it's time to give companies offensive cybercapabilities

The U.S. government should arm private businesses with cyberwarrants, allowing them to hack back

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Beware this Windows 10 upgrade scam

A new email scam uses Windows 10's arrival to install ransomware on your computer

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Newest RIG exploit kit driven by malicious advertising

Earlier this year, a disgruntled reseller leaked the source code for version 2.0 of the RIG exploit kit. Since then, the RIG's author has released a new version, which was recently discovered by researchers from Trustwave. The latest...

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Microsoft: Automate Edge through WebDriver

Find out how to use Webdriver to automate Microsoft's Edge browser.

IBM applies some engineering rigor to the Internet of Things

The company says the practice of product line engineering will help IoT manufacturers maintain their portfolios

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Government CIOs fret over application reliability in the cloud

Government officials cite security and user experience as top concerns in delivering apps in a cloud setting and pushing out online citizen services.

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