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Samsung Knox devices approved for government use by NSA

The certification may help Samsung establish itself as a serious player in secured devices.

IBM and Microsoft pledge to make their clouds compatible

IBM will support Microsoft technologies, and vice versa, in each other's respective cloud.


Some Bank of America customers double-charged with Apple Pay

Roughly 1,000 transactions made with Apple Pay were logged twice in customer accounts, said Bank of America.

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Twitter tears into mobile developer services with Fabric

Twitter is moving into mobile app services with Fabric, a new tool for developers that ties their most popular services together into one extension.

Google rethinks webmail with Inbox, raising questions about Gmail's future

Google is taking another crack at email overload, but this time around it's resorting to drastic measures, developing a new product apparently built from scratch without relying on Gmail.

Windows 10 to get two-factor authentication built-in

The new OS will feature enhancements in areas like identity protection, data security and malware resistance.

Massive malvertising campaign on Yahoo, AOL and other sites delivers ransomware

The malicious ads exploited vulnerabilities to install the CryptoWall ransomware on computers, researchers from Proofpoint said.

Lufthansa leaves the computing to IBM

The German airline is selling its IT services business to IBM in an outsourcing deal that could save it €70 million annually.

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Google's new Inbox email client might make email a whole lot easier to use

Inbox is not just Gmail, it turns your email into a task manager, reference tool, and more

SAP offering customers 'simpler' way to buy its Hana in-memory platform

It's one thing to announce and another to deliver, one Hana expert says.

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World’s first 3D full-body scanning booth to create custom you figurines

3D hardware maker Artec announced the U.S. debut of the Shapify Booth, which can scan a person's body in 12 seconds to create 3D printed replica figurines

NFC chip implants: First Apple, now this guy

It's hard to steal Apple's thunder on anything these days, but a self-professed "body modification" enthusiast might have done just that: He's had an NFC chip implanted in his hand.

Jive integrates enterprise social suite with Google Docs

The company already had 'connectors' for Gmail and Google Drive.

ARM speeds data flow in the cloud with new, zippy interconnects

The faster CoreLink interconnects will help servers react faster to the glut of data from mobile and IoT.

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New Windows 10 Technical Preview build includes notifications, battery saver, data monitor

Build 9860 of Windows 10 adds new notifications capabilities via the Action Center, as well as the ability to sign up for more frequent build updates.

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Google adds 5 new 'Glass at Work' partners

The latest group of official Glass at Work partners includes companies that make "Glassware" for industrial, manufacturing, sports and healthcare organizations.

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Snapchat, Whisper promise privacy but fail (miserably) to deliver

Privacy and anonymity in the era of social media are promises left unfulfilled. Are users to blame?

PCI compliance under scrutiny following big data breaches

Should PCI standards do more than set a baseline for security -- and should they be given teeth for when companies don’t comply?

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Yosemite's 4 most annoying quirks. Fixed!

Yosemite isn't all Handoff rainbows and Continuity cupcakes. If parts of it are making you grumpy, here's how to set them (and the universe) right again.

Amazon takes aim at Microsoft's Active Directory with new service

The AWS Directory Service costs from $36.50 per month

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