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Tencent, Qihoo antimalware firms are accused of cheating, stripped of rankings in antivirus tests

Several independent testing firms claim the accused companies submitted programs specially tuned to ace the benchmarks.

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NASA: We 'know enough' to send humans to Mars

It may take cooperation with industry players and other space agencies, but NASA says it's on track with its Mars plan.

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Where will Microsoft find 1 billion devices for Windows 10?

To meet its goal of putting Windows 10 on a billion devices within three years, Microsoft would have to turn every personal computer now running Windows 7 onto the new OS, then find even more.

Companies are falling behind on securing their SAP environments

More than 95 percent of SAP systems are vulnerable, a SAP security firm said

Attackers exploit vulnerabilities in two WordPress plugins

The plugins, JetPack and Twenty Fifteen, have a cross-site scripting flaw

Instagram engineer delves into emoji madness

Company engineers did painstaking work to allow users to search by emoji

Intel increases its hiring among women, minorities

Intel's also investing $5 million in an education program in Oakland, California

AMD's Zen chips to square off against Intel's Skylake next year

AMD shares details of high-performance FX and mobile A-series chips due in 2016

With IoT projects come financial benefits, but also security risks

Companies need to remember to secure data in the cloud and devices that are outside of an office, panelists said

AMD slims PC chip lineup, hopes to return to profitability by year end

AMD is streamlining its product roadmap and business focus with the hope to return to profitability by year-end

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Google's Project Fi forces you to use or lose your Google Voice number

The first invites are rolling out for those who signed up, and they indicate you have to go all-in with Google Voice.

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The first self-driving 18-wheeler hits the highways

The Freightliner Inspiration Truck from Daimler Trucks is the first licensed autonomous commercial semi to operate on an open public U.S. highway.

Microsoft prepares Windows Server 2016 for the container age

The next technical preview of Windows Server 2016 will come with full support for Linux and Windows containers.

Civil liberties groups oppose bill ending NSA's bulk phone records program

The USA Freedom Act's changes to the phone records program are 'modest' at best, opponents say

ZTE's bezel-less phone tosses away black border for more touchscreen function

The Nubia Z9 has an edge-to-edge screen and will arrive in China later this month

SAP sets its sights on the IoT with new cloud services

Siemens will use the Hana-based technology to build its own IoT platform

Citrix's iPad mouse arrives next week

The X1 mouse lets iPad users control Windows applications housed in the data center

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Hands on: Office 2016 preview focuses on data-gathering and collaboration in the cloud

Office 2016 could still learn a few things from Google Docs, but its business-intelligence features show a lot of promise.

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