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How to craft a security awareness program that works

Organizations struggle with making security awareness training programs that work. One expert says that's because we treat security awareness training as an event rather than a continuous program of education that adapts to the risks...

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Apple expected to double base storage on iPhone 7 to 32GB

Apple is planning to finally catch up with other smartphone makers by upping the base storage on its next iPhone to 32GB, according to an IHS analyst.

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Sony's Xperia X series is coming to the U.S. this summer

The Xperia X is up for pre-order now, with there are three other models coming soon that vary in size and performance options.

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How Russia's oldest bank found itself on the leading edge of in-memory computing

It's not your average company that can trace its origins back to a nineteenth-century Russian tsar, but then, Sberbank is no average financial institution.

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Microsoft's investing arm is back on the market, but will entrepreneurs bite?

After laying dormant for quite some time, Microsoft has announced that it is getting back into directly investing in startups. Microsoft Ventures has been overhauled, though it’s not clear exactly why Microsoft has decided to get back...

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Intel beefs up integrated graphics in Skylake server chips

If you are not happy with the quality of streaming video, it's perhaps because a server doesn't have a good graphics processor.

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Google Maps gains better discovery features in Android app update

You can finally activate 'OK Google' from the Maps screen and get more notifications about new places to check out.

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No, Microsoft hasn't backtracked from zealous Windows 10 upgrade tactics

Contrary to scattered reports, Microsoft has not backpedaled from its aggressive efforts to boost Windows 10 adoption.

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HPE wants Oracle to pay $3 billion for breach of Itanium contract

Hewlett-Packard Enterprise is asking a jury to award the company US$3billion from Oracle after the database giant stopped supporting HPE's Itanium-based servers, even though it allegedly signed a contract to do so.

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Makani's energy kite is a smarter wind turbine

Kites aren’t just for kids anymore. Just ask Makani Power, which is developing a smart energy kite that can generate up to 50% more electricity than a conventional wind turbine.

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Bloodiest tech industry layoffs of 2016 so far

Here’s a rundown of some of the more notable layoffs, workforce reductions, resizings or whatever computer and networking companies want to call them so far in 2016

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Facebook, Google, Microsoft and Twitter crack down on online hate speech in EU

Facebook, Google, Microsoft and Twitter have agreed to hide illegal online hate speech from European Union users of their platforms within 24 hours of being officially notified.

65 million Tumblr account records are up for sale on the underground market

A hacker is selling 65 million email addresses and hashed passwords stolen from Tumblr in 2013.

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Overclockers have pushed Intel's new Broadwell chip to 5.7GHz

Intel's new 10-core Broadwell-E gaming chip is only a few hours old, but already overclockers have pushed a 3GHz version of the chip to 5.7GHz and they say they're only just getting started.

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F# functional programming comes to JavaScript

Fable compiles F# to JavaScript, but lets developers pick their own Web development tools

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Apple is said to be extending iPhone refreshes to once every three years

Apple is looking to make evolutionary rather than revolutionary changes to its iPhone this year as it extends the major refresh cycle to once every three years, according to a report in Tuesday's Nikkei newspaper.

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Intel beefs up VR ammo with Extreme Edition Core i7 chips

Intel considers virtual reality a key growth vector as it reshapes to survive in a post-PC world, and new Core i7 Extreme Edition chips will play a big role in that transition.

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Qualcomm wants to make kids' wearables a thing

Qualcomm introduced a new chipset on Tuesday that aims to expand the market for kids' wearables.

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