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As Microsoft focuses on mobile, Windows 10 will be key

Windows 10 -- and the fate of Microsoft's smartphones -- will be front and center at the company's Tuesday event.

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Chinese hackers put iOS in the crosshairs with novel attack angles

For nearly a year, Chinese hackers have used a novel one-two punch to compromise iOS devices.

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Google patches second round of Stagefright flaws in Android

Google has issued patches for two new Stagefright-related software vulnerabilities, one of which affects Android versions going back to 2008 and puts millions of users at risk.

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Microsoft improves sharing in OneNote Class Notebooks as school year plows on

Microsoft is trying to make its note-taking program the best option for teachers in a competitive education technology market.

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IBM zeroes in on unstructured data with Cleversafe buy

IBM will acquire object-based storage vendor Cleversafe in a move to bolster its cloud business unit with more flexibility and simplified management options in the hybrid cloud, it announced on Monday.

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IT budgets to jump 2%, still not enough, says Gartner

The 'talent crisis' is just about universal, the consulting firm's new survey says.

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Black Friday 2015: Not too early to plot your tech buys

Work up your gift list, bookmark your favorite shopping sites and if you're really hardcore, get your tent ready. Black Friday 2015 will be here before you know it and bargains on everything from the new iPhone 6S and 6S Plus to the...

Big Data

Banks' use of big data to be scrutinized by EU regulators

Focusing on the "opportunities and challenges" associated with big data, a new investigation aims to determine whether new regulatory or supervisory measures are needed.

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Android Marshmallow factory images are live for Nexus devices

If you don't want to wait for an over-the-air update, go grab the software right now for the Nexus 5, 6, 7, 9, and Player.

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Microsoft serves up Taco for cross-platform mobile dev

The tools leverage the Apache Cordova device APIs for developing Android, iOS, and Windows apps.

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SolarCity claims it has created the world's most powerful solar panel

Solar City said it has created a photovoltaic panel capable of 22% efficiency, 7 percentage points higher than average solar panels.

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Windows 10: Adapt or die

Windows 10's faster update and upgrade tempo requires enterprises to discard habits acquired over decades, a painful change that can be managed.

World Without Linux video gets chilly reception on Reddit

In today's open source roundup: The Linux Foundation's first "World Without Linux" video bombs with Linux redditors. Plus: DistroWatch reviews Android-x86 4.4-r3. And the Solus operating system has been delayed.

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HP goes after Cisco, Arista with open source OS

Allies with Broadcom, Intel and VMware on OpenSwitch NOS.

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SanDisk builds tougher flash for IoT devices

SanDisk introduced a line of heavy-duty, long-lasting flash storage cards for connected industrial equipment in the Internet of Things.

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Agreement reached on TPP trade deal, may affect some digital rights

Twelve countries representing nearly 40 percent of the global economy have reached basic agreement on an expansive new trade deal called the Trans Pacific Partnership.

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Dorsey gets Twitter CEO post, Bain appointed COO

Twitter has made co-founder Jack Dorsey its new CEO, ending months of speculation and handing him the tough task of turning around the company's sluggish user growth.

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Nissan's new concept car is a digital canvas

Nissan's latest concept car will pass the digital cool test but it won't do much to stop distracted driving: the entire dashboard is one huge display on which drivers and passengers can post anything.

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