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ARM fades from Windows PCs and tablets, but grows in Chromebooks

New Chromebook laptops are giving ARM a new lease on life, as Windows RT devices get phased out


Over 100,000 devices can be used to amplify DDoS attacks via multicast DNS

Some implementations of the multicast DNS protocol are configured to accept queries from the Internet, which is a risky behavior

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Anonymous proxies now used in a fifth of DDOS attacks

The number of distributed denial of service attacks using anonymous proxies has increased dramatically over the past year, according to a new research report, as attackers use these proxies to create an instant pseudo-botnet.

Oracle bolsters Marketing Cloud to show CMOs the big picture

New features aim to offer a more holistic view of customers, even as they switch devices and channels

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Microsoft upgrades JavaScript, Visual Studio development tools

WinJS JavaScript toolbox focuses on 'universal experiences' for Windows 10, while Visual Studio will get Enterprise, Professional, and Community editions.

Obama authorizes sanctions against hackers

The sanctions will help the US go after overseas attackers when foreign governments can't step in

Palo Alto service to flag particularly evil security attacks

Palo Alto Networks is introducing a service that tips customers off when it discovers unique or particularly dangerous attacks against their networks, giving them a heads up that perhaps they are the targets of particularly...

AWS targets interrupted sessions with virtual desktops upgrade

The company has made many small WorkSpaces improvements for admins and users

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What is data-driven marketing?

Once considered a mysterious black art, marketing is now a quantifiable, data-based function. But how do businesses use data analytics to drive marketing decisions?

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Hadoop powers big data digital marketing platform

Splice Machine and RedPoint Global join forces to provide customers with an omni-channel marketing platform powered by Hadoop.

As Uber cries foul in Europe, EC advises it to first follow the law

Uber says it has filed complaints against Germany, France and Spain

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Over 100 years, NASA's top 5 tech advances

One hundred years ago this month, Congress established the National Advisory Committee for Aeronautics, launching the nation into a time of advancing aeronautics and eventually space exploration.

Computerworld April Fools Day Prank Round-up 2015

April Fools' Day prank round-up (2015)

April Fools' Day means three things: Pranks, pranks and more pranks. Here are some of the best from around the Web this year.

Firefox 37 released

In today's open source roundup: Firefox 37 is out. Plus: Debian 8 Jesse release date announced, and mass confusion ensues when Reddit reverses the Android and Apple subreddits.

Google cracks down on ad-injecting Chrome extensions

But the rogue advertising problem extends way beyond browser add-ons

The Upload: Your tech news briefing for Wednesday, April 1

Amazon wants you to push its buttons...HP sues former execs for $5 billion...Belgians say Facebook is flouting laws

SmartThings delays its next-gen smart home products

The company needs more time to sort out performance and stability issues

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France’s laws are now on GitHub

A new repository traces the entire change history of France’s civil codes going back to the times of Napoleon.

Acer to bring Chrome OS to an all-in-one PC, as vendors experiment

The Chrome OS still hasn't found much demand in the desktop space

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