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UpCloud bets on storage performance, US datacenter to dent market

The cloud market still has room for smaller providers, according to the Finnish cloud company's CEO.

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IT modernization project makes the grade at North Carolina colleges

Fourteen community colleges (and counting) have replaced slow, aged infrastructure with power- and space-saving alternatives.

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The ups and downs of Microsoft Band

Microsoft's Band, launched on Oct. 30, sold out within two weeks and has been hard to come by since then. That's left would-be buyers scratching their heads wondering what Microsoft is thinking?

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Analytics app uncovers untapped sales opportunities

Wolters Kluwer Corporate Legal Services deployed a mobile sales analytics application to identify new sources of revenue.


Reports: EU taking first step towards breaking up Google

A proposed motion in the European Parliament could put pressure on EU authorities

Black Friday: Newegg axes prices on laptops, desktops, tablets and more

Dell, Asus, Lenovo, HP and Seagate computer products among those in Newegg Black Friday 2014 bargain bin.

Why is Microsoft updating Windows PCs for a security bug on the server?

The Kerberos vulnerability is only in Windows Server, but Windows PCs are getting extra security fixes.

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Microsoft turns to robotic security guards to watch for trouble

A robotic security force from robotics company Knightscope helps patrol Microsoft's Silicon Valley campus.

Webcam snooper now looking for a job

Insecam's creator, possibly based in Moldova, is looking for remote programming work.

Traces of Regin malware may date back to 2006

Regin was known about for some time by the security industry, according to Symantec

Intel and Micron are going to kill the hard disk drive

Intel, Micron breakthrough will yield much greater SSD capacity.

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Amazon Fire TV Stick versus Chromecast: Which is Best for You?

I've got my hands on the Amazon Fire TV Stick and put it through its paces against the Chromecast. Which is best for you? I've got specs and hands-on details.

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Barbie becomes a Debian developer and creates systemd

In today's open source roundup: Barbie enters the systemd fray. Plus: A Linux desktop based on Google's Material Design, and what's in Linux Mint 17.1?

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Flurry of hydrogen fuel cell cars challenge all-electric vehicles

Top car makers this week used the stage at the L.A. Auto Show to showcase announcements around their upcoming release of zero-emission, hydrogen fuel cell vehicles.

Apple delivers another Yosemite beta as WiFi issues persist

It's not clear what this second beta of the OS is designed to fix.

Critical XSS flaws patched in WordPress and popular plug-in

The vulnerabilities could allow attackers to create administrator accounts and take control of websites.

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Aereo files for bankruptcy after Supreme Court's killing blow

The Internet TV revolution will not be televised by Aereo.

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Why it sometimes makes sense to go slow with mobile development

At Westinghouse, developers work slowly and steadily to avoid bugs in mobile apps used for testing the nuclear power plants that the company builds for electricity providers around the world.

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Grocers, retailers gobble up Apple Pay in time for holidays

U.S. consumers have eschewed in-store mobile payments for years, but Apple Pay is making headway in that area just a month after the service launched Oct. 20.

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