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Alibaba sets up second data center in the US in $1B cloud expansion

Continuing the expansion of its cloud computing business, Alibaba is setting up a second data center in Silicon Valley.

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New California law requires warrants for access to private communications

California Governor Jerry Brown has approved a digital privacy bill that protects people from government access to private electronic communications without a warrant.

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Many vulnerabilities in older Huawei 3G routers won't get patched

Huawei doesn't plan to patch more than a dozen models of 3G routers that have severe software vulnerabilities.

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New AWS tools give developers high-powered instances, better container support and more

Amazon Chief Technical Officer Werner Vogels told an audience at the company's Re:Invent conference in Las Vegas Wednesday that developing apps and services to leverage the cloud was the new normal. To that end, the company announced...

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Qualcomm enters server CPU market with 24-core ARM chip

Qualcomm has revealed its plans to enter the server CPU market with a custom processor based on a design from UK chip company ARM.

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Amazon aims to make AWS a better home for IoT devices

Amazon jumped into the managed IoT service market on Wednesday with the launch of a new platform.

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Dell's next 'AFTE' software robot will offer cognitive intelligence

Dell's next Automated Full-Time Equivalent software agent, now in the works, will incorporate cognitive intelligence such as self-healing, self-service and predictive analytics.

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AWS Mobile Hub streamlines app dev

Amazon introduces Mobile Hub for easier, faster app delivery and adds Python support to AWS Lambda.

Linux: Sarah Sharp defines what makes a good community

In today's open source roundup: Sarah Sharp shares her thoughts about what makes a good community. Plus: Norbert Preining examines Sarah Sharp's crusade. And Linux redditors share their thoughts about the Sarah Sharp controversy.

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HP, SanDisk partner to bring storage-class memory to market

Hewlett-Packard and SanDisk announced that they have partnered to develop resistive RAM memory (ReRAM) as a non-volatile memory replacement for DRAM that's 1,000 times faster than NAND flash.

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Microsoft gets an earful as Office for Mac 2016 users amp ire over crashes

Users of Microsoft's Office for Mac 2016 who upgraded to OS X 10.11, aka El Capitan, have become increasingly frustrated by repeated crashes of the Office apps.

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PSA: Verizon will tack on $20 monthly fee to unlimited data subscribers

The new fee is coming in November for those still clinging to their old plans.

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AWS security and compliance tools embrace enterprise clouds

Two new Amazon cloud products proactively deal with security issues before they become security and compliance problems.

How the cloud gives Major League Baseball a new world of stats

MLB’s StatCast app was developed in Amazon’s cloud and gives fans a new perspective on the game.

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IP was Middle School, Named Data Networking is College

Much of the Named Data Networking (NDN) project codebase is still at the Version zero-dot-something level. But things are nevertheless starting to get real for this architecture designed to blast past today’s host-based and...


Microsoft Surface Book, EU Safe Harbor, Twitter CEO - The Wrap

Microsoft's Surface Book turns heads, EU invalidates Safe Harbor and Jack Dorsey is Twitter's new CEO. Follow host Nick Barber on Twitter @nickjb.

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Microsoft links Power BI to Alteryx for deeper analytics

Microsoft has bolstered Power BI several times already since the business intelligence application became generally available in late July, but on Thursday, it announced a particularly interesting partnership with Alteryx, provider of...

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Amazon touts improved cloud security at re:Invent

Security is a hot topic at AWS re:Invent this year as AWS has launched new security products and big enterprise customers like Capital One and GE help convince customers that the cloud is secure.

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