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Why security professionals need to get more creative with penetration testing (and how to do it)

1 hour 30 min ago
Security professionals have long been running penetration tests against their firewalls and other security systems to find weaknesses that need to be addressed.
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Meet the Most Profitable PC Company You've Never Heard Of

1 hour 42 min ago
Dell's Original Equipment Manufacturer division makes custom PCs for companies in a variety of industries. It also makes money. With sales of plain ol' out-of-the-box machines on the decline, this might point to the future of the PC.
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With Google Glass, the doctor can see you now

2 hours 28 min ago
Emergency room physicians at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center are four months into a pilot program where they are using Google's computerized eyeglasses to help treat patients.
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Twitter to promote app downloads in its mobile timelines

3 hours 23 min ago
Twitter's new mobile advertising suite lets companies pitch their mobile apps in promoted tweets or place ads inside other apps.
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U.S. commercial drone industry struggles to take off

5 hours 11 min ago
The U.S. commercial drone industry is still struggling to get off the ground more than two years after President Obama signed into law a bill that permits the civilian use of unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV) over the country's airspace.
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IE6: Retired but not dead yet

5 hours 43 min ago
Microsoft may have retired Internet Explorer 6 last week, but it's still keeping track of the ancient browser's user share on a death watch-like website that's been running for more than three years.
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Can you hear me now? NASA to test laser communication system

5 hours 56 min ago
The SpaceX cargo spacecraft will be carrying equipment needed for astronauts on the International Space Station to test optical laser communications to its scheduled launch today.
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Can we talk? Internet of Things vendors face a communications 'mess'

5 hours 59 min ago
Vendors will tell you that the Internet of Things (IoT) has arrived. We're here to tell you that it hasn't.
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Investors try to revive Mt. Gox at last minute

6 hours 6 min ago
The clock may be running out on Mt. Gox, but a consortium of investors still wants to relaunch the failed Bitcoin exchange.
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Alibaba set to offer mobile phone services

6 hours 28 min ago
Alibaba's Tmall and Taobao sites already sell everything from clothes and furniture to car tires and medicines. But soon they'll also be offering 3G data and voice call plans as well, the Chinese e-commerce giant said Thursday.
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Michaels breach exposes nearly 3M payment cards

8 hours 24 min ago
About 2.6 million payment cards at Michaels Stores and another 400,000 at subsidiary Aaron Brothers may have been affected in a card skimming attack that compromised its point-of-sale systems, the retailer said Thursday.
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Google suit against Rockstar stays in California

9 hours 38 min ago
A Google complaint against Apple-backed patent consortium Rockstar will stay in a California court rather than be moved to Texas where Rockstar already has patent lawsuits against Google's Android partners, the California court ordered Thursday.
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Google's Project Loon tests move to LTE band in Nevada

Thu, 04/17/2014 - 20:05
Google has expanded its Project Loon tests to the Nevada desert and, for the first time, into licensed radio spectrum.
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AMD reports $20M Q1 loss

Thu, 04/17/2014 - 19:58
Advanced Micro Devices' bottom line changed from black to red on Thursday when the company posted a loss after two straight quarters of profits.
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Music labels go after Pandora for using pre-'72 recordings

Thu, 04/17/2014 - 19:52
Five music labels have filed a lawsuit against streaming music service Pandora Music, saying the company is violating state law by refusing to pay labels and artists for its use of recordings made before 1972.
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Google says little about enterprise Apps, business cloud services in Q1 report

Thu, 04/17/2014 - 19:18
Google did little during its first-quarter earnings report to shush critics who say its Enterprise unit is a second-class citizen in its kingdom.
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H-1B loophole may help California utility offshore IT jobs

Thu, 04/17/2014 - 17:41
Southern California Edison is outsourcing part of its IT operations, and the jobs may be going overseas.
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This Netcraft tool flags sites affected by Heartbleed

Thu, 04/17/2014 - 16:33
Worried about how the Heartbleed vulnerability may affect your personal accounts? A new tool may be of help.
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Windows' new normal shows software-as-a-service ambitions

Thu, 04/17/2014 - 16:15
Microsoft's new updating "normal" for Windows -- a faster-paced tempo that demands customers apply releases within weeks -- is a first step in moving the OS to a services-style model. But companies may be leery of the change.
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CIOs and Procurement Pros Partner on Cloud Services

Thu, 04/17/2014 - 16:03
Cloud services can help CIOs free themselves from worrying about managing data centers, scaling capacity, configuring servers, applying security patches and other routine maintenance so they can focus on providing insight to improve the business.
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