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OpenSSL tells users to prepare for a high severity flaw

Patches will be released on July 9 for OpenSSL 1.0.1 and 1.0.2

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Nvidia attempts to ease the path to deep learning

Nvidia's newly updated Digits software now has a graphical user interface and can build models using up to 4 GPUs at a time

FBI chief warns that terrorists hide behind encrypted communications

James Comey said that these communications may not be intercepted despite court orders

Privacy group files FTC complaint to push Google to extend right to be forgotten to US

Consumer Watchdog says Google engages in unfair business practices by not offering US residents the service

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Judge dimisses second conviction of ex-Goldman Sachs coder

Sergey Aleynikov improperly copied code but did not violate the law he was charged with.

Samsung profit squeezed by Galaxy S6 shortage

The company couldn't meet demand for the S6's distinctive curved screen

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The 10 Mac games you need to play from June 2015

Her Story, LEGO Jurassic World, and You Must Build a Boat were some of June's best Mac games.

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Microsoft is just days away from wrapping up Windows 10

Microsoft is poised to wrap up work on Windows 10 this week in preparation for distributing the operating system to device makers.

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Samsung releases world's first 2TB consumer SSDs

Samsung has begun shipping 2TB 850 PRO and 850 EVO SSDs, which the company claims are the first to break the "multi-terabyte" SSD barrier.

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Hacking Team hack reveals why you shouldn't jailbreak your iPhone

A massive breach in the private data of a firm that sells software to governments to spy on communications shows that jailbroken iPhones are vulnerable.

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Reddit CEO Ellen Pao tries to calm furor with huge 'mea culpa'

After controversial firing, Pao admits 'we screwed up'.

Instagram bumps up photo resolution to 1080 pixels

Photos had been limited to 640 pixels since the company's launch in 2010

Cisco leading another IoT standards group

Company named director and founding member of the Wireless IoT Forum.

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iPhone 7 rumor rollup: Apple revving up production, you can take it to the iBank

This week, the latest in Apple’s quest to rule all it surveys and pave the road to conquest with oblong, rectangular handheld computers.

Sad day for developers: SCOTUS denies Google's appeal on APIs

Supreme Court's decision is bad news for developers targeting the U.S. market, who will now have to avoid any API not explicitly licensed as open.

Microsoft's new Tossup app tries to simplify getting friends together

The app is designed to make it easy to poll your friends

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Humans again to blame for latest accidents involving Google autonomous cars

The driverless cars were involved in two crashes during June, neither of which resulted in injuries

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Microsoft offers researchers $500K to work on HoloLens

A new program will set up five qualified teams with a grant and a pair of HoloLens development kits

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The Guardian Project brings ultra-secure Tor browser to Android

The Guardian Project's alpha release is now available for anyone to test out.

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