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Microsoft plays creativity card in Windows pitch to consumers

Microsoft unveiled new hardware and named its first 2017 Windows 10 update as part of a new pitch to establish itself and the Windows ecosystem as centers for creativity.

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1-800-Flowers wants to transform its business with A.I.

Executives at expect a new wave in artificial intelligence technology will help to change their business so much it’ll be like running a brand new business.

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Report: Android Wear 2.0 will require you to install watch apps seperately

Google is trying to make the watch less dependent on the phone, but it could mean an extra step when you grab a new app.

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These are the 3 big reveals from Microsoft's Surface event

Microsoft unleashed a ton of Windows and Surface news on the world from New York on Wednesday, revealing new Windows features and brand new hardware. Here’s the run-down on the biggest news from the company’s two-hour-long...

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AI and robots aren't gunning for your job, White House economist says

Artificial intelligence and robots aren't coming for your job anytime soon, the U.S. White House's chief economic advisor says.

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DDoS attacks from webcams, routers hit Singapore's StarHub

Following Friday's massive internet disruption in the U.S., a Singapore-based broadband provider reports it also faced two distributed denial-of-service attacks, forcing users offline.

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Emergency Flash Player patch fixes zero-day critical flaw

Adobe Systems released an emergency patch for Flash Player in order to fix a critical vulnerability that attackers are already taking advantage of.

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Mac sales slide 14% as slump enters fourth straight quarter

Apple sold 4.9 million Macs in the September quarter, a 14% year-over-year drop that extended the sales slump to four consecutive quarters.

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Pixel demand is higher than expected, with some pre-orders being pushed back to November

You may have a better chance buying the phone directly from Verizon if you're willing to live with a locked bootloader.

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Attackers are now abusing exposed LDAP servers to amplify DDoS attacks

Attackers are abusing yet another widely used protocol in order to amplify distributed denial-of-service attacks: the Lightweight Directory Access Protocol (LDAP), which is used for directory services on corporate networks.

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ACLU takes social giants to task over Geofeedia privacy gaffe

The value of a social network largely depends on the quality of data it collects from users. However, it's easy for sensitive data, such as location information, to be abused, and consumers need to hold social companies accountable...

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Staples develops an office competitor to Amazon Echo and Google Home

While the Amazon Echo and Google Home brought the digital assistant to the home, Staples wants to do the same for the office.

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PurpleJS unites Java, JavaScript development

The framework lets developers write apps in JavaScript that run on the JVM using Java as the runtime

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Google Fiber puts expansion plans on hold to review strategy

In a dramatic change in strategy, Google Fiber has paused plans to roll out fiber optic cables across a number of U.S. cities, as the company reevaluates its strategy to presumably use mainly wireless to provide high-speed Internet...

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Was the Dyn DDoS attack actually a script kiddie v. PSN?

The massive DDoS attack that disrupted the internet address-lookup service Dyn last week was perhaps pulled off by a script kiddie targeting PlayStation Network and using Mirai malware to assemble a massive IoT botnet, according to...

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Harvard's 3D-printed heart on a chip could lead to personalized medicine breakthroughs

Harvard has successfully 3D-printed the organ-on-a-chip with integrated sensors that may someday be used to match the properties of a specific disease or even an individual patient’s cells.

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DDoS attack shows dangers of IoT 'running rampant'

The DDoS attack launched Friday against Dyn should serve as a "wake-up call about security issues across IoT," said one cybersecurity expert.

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Apple sales, profits fall again but a brighter outlook ahead

Apple recorded its third consecutive quarter of lower revenue as it fought lower demand for the iPhone and tough competition from lower-priced competitors.

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