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Easy-to-exploit rooting flaw puts Linux computers at risk

The maintainers of Linux distributions are rushing to patch a privilege escalation vulnerability that's already being exploited in the wild and poses a serious risk to Linux based servers, desktops and other devices.

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Gartner's top 10 near-term predictions for tech

Among Gartner's 10 predictions for the near term are a fast move to augmented reality, the decline of mobile apps, and a major shift away from web browsing to voice interaction.

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Cloud services lift IT outsourcing market higher than expected

The global IT and business services industry had its strongest third quarter to date, bolstered by the record-high value in the as-a-service segment of the market.

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Windows GDI flaw leads to PowerShell attacks

APT group FruityArmor exploited Windows GDI memory handling to break out of browser sandboxes and launch PowerShell in targeted attacks

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MIT ports Tesseract OCR to JavaScript

Port from developers at MIT supports dozens of languages and makes it easier and cheaper to build image-processing applications

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Intel asserts its trademark rights against John McAfee

Intel does not object to John McAfee using his personal name in connection with his business, but it objects to the use by the entrepreneur and security expert of the McAfee trade name and trademark in a way that could confuse or...

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Privacy groups target kids advertising disguised as YouTube content

Marketing companies are targeting children worldwide on YouTube with advertising disguised as other content, an "unfair and deceptive" business practice, three privacy groups said in a complaint to the U.S. Federal Trade Commission.

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Ex-NSA contractor hoarded two decades' worth of secrets

The former National Security Agency contractor suspected of stealing U.S. hacking tools allegedly was found hoarding two decades' worth of classified materials.

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Cloud growth continues to be the name of the game for Microsoft

Microsoft's ongoing move to the cloud paid off once again over the past quarter, as strong growth from Azure and Office 365 offset declines in the PC market.

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Apple sues Amazon supplier over fake iPhone chargers

In a federal lawsuit, Apple asserted that nearly all the iPhones, chargers and cables it surreptitiously purchased from online retailer Amazon were fakes.

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Apple lays out plans for Swift 4.0

The upcoming version of the language, due next year, emphasizes source and standard library stability

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Samsung releases super-high-capacity 8GB DRAM

Samsung today announced a new 8GB DRAM package with 10-nanometer-class process circuitry that has twice the capacity and twice the speed of DDR4 DRAM used in PCs.


Mars lander goes silent, but scientists remain hopeful

All seemed well as the European Space Agency's robotic explorer Schiaparelli closed in on its Mars landing Wednesday. Then it went silent.

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Apple to host event next week, probably to strut new Macs

Apple yesterday issued invitations to an Oct. 27 presentation at its California headquarters, where it's expected to unveil new Macs.

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Google Keep adds app shortcuts, pinned messages in update

Keep continues to grow into a more comprehensive service for keeping track of all those random thoughts and ideas.

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TravelBank uses machine learning to save businesses money on travel

A new startup called TravelBank is aiming to help reduce business travel spending by providing a predictive budget for a trip and helping employees file expenses.

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The Android 7.1 developer preview is now available

You won't get the Google Assistant, but you'll be able to try out app shortcuts and that round icon design.


Indian banks replace millions of debit cards after possible breach

Indian banks blocked or asked customers to change their PINs on 3.2 million debit cards after concerns about a security breach.

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