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IBM hopes new chip can turn the tables on Intel

1 hour 13 min ago
An IBM project to widen the use of its Power server chips inched forward Wednesday with Big Blue trying to challenge Intel for a bigger role in the hyperscale data centers run by the likes of Google and Facebook.
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IPhone sales drive strong Apple earnings in Q2

3 hours 27 min ago
Apple's iPad shipments declined, but iPhone sales were strong as the company reported a hike in profit and revenue during the second quarter of 2014.
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Privacy jitters derail controversial K-12 big data initiative

3 hours 40 min ago
Unrelenting privacy concerns finally derailed a controversial big data initiative that promised to deliver more individualized instruction to public school students in the U.S.
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Facebook Q1 sales leap as mobile ad business grows

3 hours 45 min ago
Facebook reported a nice 72 percent boost in sales for the first quarter, as the company continues to make strides expanding its advertising business on mobile devices.
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Fewer college students use tablets; may be a sign device doesn't boost productivity

4 hours 8 min ago
How much real work can one get done on a tablet? Or are tablets mostly designed for entertainment? The questions arise as a recent survey of college students showed a small decline in tablet ownership.
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'Silicon Valley' Nails the Bay Area's Tech Culture

4 hours 32 min ago's Tom Kaneshige had resisted watching HBO's new comedy about life in the Silicon Valley. After all, he's lived it since the '90s. But a funny thing happened during his week of binge viewing.
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Raspberry Pi alternatives arrive and fill a need for speed

4 hours 42 min ago
Raspberry Pi isn't planning a hardware upgrade of its popular $25 computer anytime soon, but faster options are emerging for users attracted to such board-like devices.
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It's now possible to wirelessly charge 40 smartphones from 16 feet away

4 hours 51 min ago
Korean researchers have shown it's possible to wirelessly transmit power over a distance of 16 feet and charge up to 40 smartphones.
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University goes with an Oracle rival after ERP lawsuit settlement

4 hours 55 min ago
Roughly a year after settling an ugly, protracted legal battle with Oracle, Montclair State University is planning to implement a rival vendor's ERP (enterprise-resource-planning) system.
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Russian Android SMS Trojan hits U.S.

5 hours 16 min ago
An Android Trojan app that sends SMS messages to premium-rate numbers has expanded globally over the past year, racking up bills for users in over 60 countries including the U.S., malware researchers from Kaspersky Lab said.
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Nadella departs from predecessor's practice, will do earnings call Thursday

5 hours 18 min ago
Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella will participate in Thursday's quarterly earnings call, a departure from the company's past practice, when former chief executive Steve Ballmer rarely joined calls with Wall Street analysts.
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Go time traveling with Google Maps

5 hours 23 min ago
Google added past images of places noted in Street View for the desktop version of Google Maps. The goal is to give users the ability to see how places have changed over time.
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FCC shifts $9B to broadband subsidy fund

7 hours 1 min ago
The U.S. Federal Communications Commission voted Wednesday to shift US$9 billion over five years from traditional telephone subsidies to broadband subsidies, in an effort to bring high-speed Internet services to 5 million U.S. residents who don't have access.
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Microsoft's Bing goes ad-free for all U.S. schools

7 hours 53 min ago
Microsoft yesterday opened its ad-free Bing search engine option to all U.S. K-12 schools, both public and private, after running a pilot program since August.
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Android mobile ad traffic beats iOS for first time

9 hours 13 min ago
Android smartphones and tablets now get the most mobile ad traffic worldwide, but iPhones and iPads still get 52% of the revenue.
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7 Ways to Advance Your Project Management Career

10 hours 3 min ago
Project management experts and executive IT recruiters provide tips to project managers on what they can do to give their careers a boost.
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Samsung's Galaxy Tab 4 lineup goes on sale May 1 starting at $199.99

10 hours 11 min ago
Three versions of the new Galaxy Tab 4 tablet line will go on sale in the U.S. on May 1, with the new 7-in. Wi-Fi model priced at $199.99.
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Samsung's Galaxy Tab 4 line-up goes on sale May 1 starting at $199.99

10 hours 11 min ago
Three versions of the new Galaxy Tab 4 tablet line will go on sale in the U.S. on May 1, with the new 7-in. Wi-Fi model priced at $199.99.
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Heartbleed bled out and now, an arrest

10 hours 34 min ago
The RCMP have managed to track down and arrest the first ne'er do well in London, Ontario. The RCMP have not indicated how they managed to puzzle out who attacked the Canada Revenue Agency. I am curious myself but, not for the same reasons. I'm curious what led a 19 year old from Southern Ontario to think that activity was acceptable.
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Healthcare IT Security Brings Challenges, Opportunities, but No Big Surprises

10 hours 35 min ago
Recent pan-industry data breach reports from Symantec and Verizon Business largely confirm what healthcare already knows about the root cause of its data breaches. But how can organizations step up to improve security?
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