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Sony updates Morpheus PS4 headset with bigger, faster screen

With the release set for 2016, the prototype has a 5.7-inch OLED display and supports 120 frames-per-second output

Judge says $415 million settlement in Silicon Valley hiring case is 'substantial'

Workers alleged 'no-poach' agreements between Apple, Google, Intel and Adobe drove down their wages

Drive-by attack relies on hacked GoDaddy accounts

The Angler exploit kit is using subdomains created by cybercriminals on real domain name accounts as part of its infrastructure

Uber buys deCarta to improve mapping and arrival estimates

Uber is acquiring deCarta to improve the mapping technology in its app

FREAK is another serious flaw in the web's encryption

US export restrictions on encryption technology from the 1990s have come back to haunt the modern Web

Box snaps up Subspace for heightened BYOD security

New containerized browser technology will tighten enterprise controls

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IKEA will let you charge your smartphone with your furniture

Hate charging cables? IKEA's got a nifty solution

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Microsoft targets cloud infrastructure with Windows Nano Server

In a leaked presentation about Windows Server 2016, the focus appears to be on building cloud infrastructure with a "zero footprint" install called Nano Server.

Snowden willing to face trial in US, if it's fair

The NSA leaker's lawyers are negotiating a return to the US to face charges

Twitter CFO floats idea of newspaper-like 'daily edition'

Finding new ways to curate tweets is high on Twitter's agenda

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Just what is a software developer?

As new tools help people build apps and services with less intervention required, it may be time to redefine the term "developer."

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Java update spotlights JavaScript, memory usage

Java Development Kit 8, Update 40 from Oracle addresses memory management, native packaging, JavaScript compatibility, and usability.

With Spotfire 7, Tibco aims to make analytics more accessible

New tools in Tibco's analytics and data-visualization platform offer guidance based on best practices to give non-experts a jump start.

Privacy advocates find Obama proposal lacking

The proposed consumer privacy bill of rights allows companies to limit consumer control, critics say.

Android users spammed with fake Amazon gift card offers

New malware spreading across Android devices via text messages promises free Amazon gift cards but delivers only spam to everyone on the device’s contact list.

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CIOs emerging as stars of the executive team

Every department, from marketing to sales to customer service to finance to human resources, is undergoing a digital facelift. Every company leader is woefully unprepared to handle technology without assist from the CIO.

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Geofencing could add security layer for mobile devices

Geofencing technology -- tracking the location of a mobile device -- could offer an extra layer of security for enterprises trying to manage both company-owned and employee-owned devices. However, the technology can also raise worries...

Aruba all-in-one box simplifies branch office communications

Aruba Networks today announced the availability of the 7000 series cloud services controller, an all-in-one box that aims to dramatically simplify branch office IT for far-flung businesses.

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