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Verizon to introduce SDN security feature later this month

Verizon will introduce a virtualized firewall service across its global network later this month, part of its move into software-defined networking.

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Indian woman allegedly raped by Uber driver withdraws suit

The incident, and others like it, have heightened concerns around the safety of Uber and its screening procedures for drivers.

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In setback for Uber, judge says drivers can pursue lawsuit as a group

A California judge has decided to allow Uber drivers in California to sue the company as a group on key legal matters relating to their employment.

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Mozilla updates its Thimble online code editor to help teach Web programming

With students headed back to school, Mozilla has updated one of its tools to get kids interested in making websites.

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VMware pitches network virtualization for better security

While the idea of network virtualization has been around a while, it has not been adopted in the enterprise as quickly as virtualization for servers. Now, VMware, one of the biggest proponents of virtualizing the entire data center,...

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Amazon Prime just got both better and worse

Good news and bad news for Amazon Prime members: Offline video streaming, but more limited 2-day delivery areas

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LinkedIn spruces up messaging ... and adds GIFs and emojis

Buttoned down LinkedIn is adding a touch of modern to its messaging client, streamlining its design while also adding support for digital media like stickers, emojis and GIFs.

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US IT salaries rose by more than 4 percent in 2014

U.S. IT salaries were up by 4.25 percent in 2014, the highest increase in years, according to an IEEE-USA survey.

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Cortana packs her bags, heads to Windows Insiders in India, Japan and elsewhere

Windows Insiders in Japan, Australia, Canada and India will be getting a visit from Microsoft's virtual assistant soon as part of Microsoft's continued beta testing of new features for Windows 10.

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Microsoft and VMware cozy up, forgoing past rivalry

Despite their years-long rivalry, Microsoft and VMware have teamed in a new partnership that's part of Microsoft's collaborative strategy shift.

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Instagram pushes deeper into messaging

It'll now be easier for the 300 million users of the popular Instagram photo-sharing app to share private messages.

The tech companies with the best employee satisfaction and work-life balance

All work and no play don't make for very happy employees. Some tech companies have better work-life environments than others.

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SAP brings Hadoop into the Hana fold with Vora, a new in-memory analytics tool

A new tool from SAP will allow companies to analyze distributed Hadoop data alongside corporate data using the ERP giant's Hana in-memory computing platform.

The Web's ten most dangerous neighborhoods

Wouldn't it be convenient if all the spam and malware sites were all grouped together under one top-level domain -- .evil, say -- so that they would be easy to avoid? According to a new study from Blue Coat, there are in fact ten...

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Shadow BYOD runs rampant in federal government

A new survey highlights the extent to which government employees insist on bringing their own devices to work, despite rules to the contrary.

Who's really in charge at Cisco?

Key innovators continue to report to Chambers, not new CEO Robbins.

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AngularJS creators chart developer-friendly upgrade path

AngularJS 2 will be a rewrite, but predictable upgrades are planned so that developers can choose which components to migrate.

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Windows 10 sets one-month OS adoption record

Windows 10 in August set a record for a one-month increase in user share for any operating system.

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Hey, Saturn, take a selfie! World's biggest digital camera will photograph the universe

The U.S. government has approved construction of a powerful digital camera that will help scientists better understand dark matter and study how galaxies formed.

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