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Inside Fenway Park's Wi-Fi upgrade

CIO.com chats with the IT leadership of the Boston Red Sox, who faced the unique challenge of deploying Wi-Fi without disturbing the original structure of the oldest ballpark in Major League Baseball. The new initiative is part of an...

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Microsoft bulks up Azure virtual machines

The new Microsoft Azure GS-series virtual machines are made for demanding database-driven workloads.

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Despite reports of hacking, baby monitors remain woefully insecure

A security analysis of nine baby monitors from different manufacturers revealed serious vulnerabilities and design flaws that could allow hackers to hijack their video feeds or take full control of the devices.

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Check Point’s SandBlast sandbox spells R.I.P for ROP attacks

Check Point software upgrade counters an technique attackers have used to evade traditional sandboxes.

Sony hopes new Xperia Z5 Premium will wow with 4K screen

Sony is hoping the Xperia Z5 Premium’s 4K screen and 23-megapixel camera are a winning combination.

Acer offers convertible Chromebook for $299

In today's open source roundup: The Acer Chromebook R11 offers tablet and laptop functionality for $299. Plus: Acer announces Predator 8 gaming tablet. And Google announces Android Wear for the iPhone.

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Xiaomi confident it can reach ambitious sales goal

China's Xiaomi remains confident it can sell at least 80 million phones this year, despite slowing market demand and encroaching rivals.

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How VMware aims to distinguish itself in the cloud

VMware is playing catch-up with Amazon and Microsoft -- and playing to its strengths in the hybrid cloud market.

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The Mate S is Huawei’s best-looking phone, but the price is steep

The Mate S from Huawei Technologies has a design that rivals any other Android-based smartphone, but the price is equally awe-inspiring.

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Employees put business data at risk by installing gambling apps on their phones

The average company has more than one gambling application installed on some of its employees' mobile devices, and in some cases as many as 35.

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Intel preps wireless power laptop tech for 2016

A wireless charging system that packs enough power to replenish a laptop battery should hit the market in 2016, helping realize the long-held dream of a cable-free desk, Intel said on Wednesday.

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Acer's Jade Primo smartphone puts a PC in your pocket

The promise of a PC in your pocket is what Acer wants to realize with the Jade Primo Windows 10 smartphone. But is it something people really want?

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Salesforce jumps into healthcare with a tailored cloud platform

Sales and marketing have long been Salesforce's proverbial bread and butter, but on Wednesday the CRM giant branched out in a new direction with a cloud platform tailored specifically for healthcare providers and patient data.

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Superclass: 15 of the world’s best living programmers

When developers discuss who the world’s top programmer is, these names tend to come up a lot.

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HP beefs up enterprise security suite with tools to root out malware, app vulnerabilites

Hewlett-Packard has added machine learning analysis capabilities to its Fortify application testing service, and introduced a new service for checking DNS requests for malware attacks.

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Intel's charging without wires is coming soon to PCs

A wireless charging system that packs enough power to replenish a laptop battery should hit the market in 2016, helping realize the long-held dream of a cable-free desk.

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How big data helps track wildlife

As part of the Computerworld 2015 Data+ Editors' Choice Awards, we chat with officials from the TEAM Network, part of Conservation International, about their big data technology that helps track wildlife in protected areas around the...

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New drone hopes to make aerial photography a Snap

Vanatage Robotics' new Snap camera drone combines stabilized 4K video with a variety of shooting modes and a focus on safety and portability -- attributes it hopes will enable the product to stand out in an increasingly crowded market....

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