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Americas are just 2 weeks away from running out of IPv4 addresses

John Curran, CEO of the American Registry for Internet Numbers (ARIN), told attendees at the Campus Technology conference in Boston Wednesday that the IP address authority's pool of IPv4 addresses has dwindled to about 90,000 and will...

Trade groups tell Congress to keep its hands off IoT

They say self regulation on security and privacy is a better alternative than goverment intervention

Yahoo unveils app for texting with silent video

Livetext is another attempt by Yahoo to provide a messaging app that resonates with users

HTC to reveal Vive final design and controller details in October

The company plans to release its virtual reality headset by the end of the year, an executive says

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How should the U.S. respond to state-sponsored cyberattacks?

A new poll suggests the general public views the growing threats from nation-states as significant, but they may be off base in terms of their prescriptions for how to respond.

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IT hears the siren call of free Windows 10 upgrades

Even enterprise IT professionals are taken with Microsoft's free upgrade offer to Windows 10, according to a recently-released survey by Spiceworks.

Maliciously crafted MKV video files can be used to crash Android phones

Researchers discovered a vulnerability in Android's mediaserver component that can be exploited by malicious apps and websites

After Windows 8 debacle, OEMs wax rhapsodic over Windows 10

OEMs are hoping that advances features of Windows 10, such as Cortana, may encourage people to replace their older Windows 7 machines

Alibaba eyes cloud computing expansion with $1 billion investment

The Chinese company has plans to open a second data center in the U.S.

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How to download Windows 10 ISO files

Want to stash an ISO of Windows 10 on a thumb drive or your regular hard drive? Here's how to do that.

Windows 10: Pros and cons for enterprise - why your business should move to Windows 10

Windows 10 launches this week - but can Microsoft learn from the mistakes of Windows 8?

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Samsung banks on JavaScript, Node.js for IoT

IoT.js is a lightweight version of Node.js that can run on devices with resource constraints.

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How one tech company fights hiring bias with anonymous recruitment

Anonymous application forms, interviews, and skills assessments are helping a U.K.-based company to generate a larger, more qualified, and hopefully more diverse pool of applicants from which to choose.

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Strange Wordpress/WooCommerce bug affecting sites without SSL certificates

Beginning last Thursday we started seeing some of our Wordpress/WooCommerce sites behaving strangely for domains without SSL certificates.

The Upload: Your tech news briefing for Wednesday, July 29

Intel, Micron unveil a new class of memory...Facebook's mobile revenue tipped to rise again...New drones help drivers with tricky deliveries

Does the Chrome web store suck?

In today's open source roundup: Some users think that the Chrome web store sucks. Plus: Wine 1.7.48 offers better support for Windows games and apps. And KDE unleashes Plasma Mobile Linux OS for phones.

Russian hackers use Twitter to mask sneaky data theft

The Hammertoss malware reads encrypted data hidden in images to obtain new instructions

Ink-shooting game 'Splatoon' helps power Nintendo to profit

Amiibo figurines and a weak yen also helped Nintendo, which has yet to say who will succeed Satoru Iwata

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