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Intel and Micron are going to kill the hard disk drive

Intel, Micron breakthrough will yield much greater SSD capacity.


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How to install Ubuntu on a Chromebook

In today's open source roundup: Use Crouton to run Ubuntu on your Chromebook. Plus: The Register reviews Linux Mint 17.1, and part two of how to run Linux on Android devices.

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Losing steam: Don’t drop everything to learn Ruby on Rails

Knowledge of the popular web application framework still pays well, but demand for the skill seems to be on the decline

Slack now letting employers tap workers' private chats

The company hopes to attract more businesses with the optional feature.

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A $550 trade-in is unlikely to lure iPhone users to Passport, but BlackBerry's trying anyway

Assuming there are any iPhone users just waiting for a reason to switch, this deal's actually not the best way to trade.

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Microsoft Band customers get scrooged even before holidays start

Three days after saying stock of its new Band smart wristband would be replenished throughout the coming holidays, Microsoft changed course.

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A review of PC-BSD 10.1

In today's open source roundup: LinuxBSDos.com reviews PC-BSD 10.1. Plus: The dangers of the Less command for Linux users, and can a Redditor get an entry level sys admin job with no degree?

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Samsung is powering down its ChatOn messaging app, report says

It’s shutting it off in some regions, part of a strategy to tighten the company’s software and hardware focus amid disappointing sales numbers.

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Microsoft study finds everybody wants DevOps but culture is a challenge

Resolving cultural barriers between developers and operations is the biggest obstacle.

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Want a 100TB disk drive? You'll have to wait 'til 2025

The International Disk Drive Equipment and Materials Association has released a roadmap showing the industry could be producing 100TB hard drives by 2025.

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How to navigate big data in healthcare

Kaiser Permanente CMIO John Mattison cautions healthcare organizations to take a hard look at the way they approach data to ensure that health information is an asset, not a liability. He also cites the need for a new role: a health...

60 things European legislators don't want Canada to learn about air passengers

The European Parliament has put on hold an agreement to continue sending passenger data to Canadian law enforcers

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Big IT vendors mostly mum on commercial drone plans

Word that the Federal Aviation Administration might take a very hard line on commercial drone use has those with designs on such activity nervous. But as for big enterprise IT vendors, it's really hard to tell what they think because...

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Hands-on with HP's Stream 11, the $200 Windows laptop that wants to kill Chromebooks

HP and Microsoft have created a Windows laptop that's as small and cheap as a Chromebook. Is that an accomplishment? Mark Hachman dives in to find out.

Samsung 'eye mouse' helps the paralyzed operate computers

Samsung has no plans to sell Eyecan+, saying instead that it will open-source the technology and design

New IBM service shines a light on mobile device and app performance

The company is also unveiling cloud-based virtual desktops for mobile devices.

Office 365's spam filter gets smarter at sorting bulk mailings

The Exchange Online Protection email security engine rates these promotional messages on a scale of 1 to 9

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Jolla’s open-source tablet might actually stay the course

Finnish firm’s Linux-based tablet looks like a tenable alternative to Apple iPads and Android devices.

Regin malware linked to attacks on Belgacom, well-known cryptographer

Regin's targets have led to suspicions that the U.S. and U.K. may have created it.

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