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Slack hacked, compromising users' profile data

After suffering a hack last month, the company has added two-factor authentication

Congress moves quickly on cyberthreat information sharing

A House committee approves a second bill, despite concerns about consumer privacy

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Google Cloud Launcher deploys VM-based apps in a snap

Google offers a new service for launching packaged apps in VMs to Cloud Platform, by way of a partnership with Bitnami

BlackBerry shocks with Q4 profit but CEO Chen can't stop sales slide

BlackBerry's revenue dropped by 32 percent year-on-year

UN to appoint watchdog to focus on privacy in digital age

Council says the same rights that people have offline must also be protected online -- including the right to privacy

Microsoft wants to make PowerPoint more Web-friendly, buys LiveLoop

The software giant continues to buy companies to strengthen its Office apps and services

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Amazon Cloud Drive's unlimited storage plans undercut rivals

Amazon Cloud Drive takes the 'bang for your buck' throne, though its services are lacking

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Facebook: We don't hate the Web

But for the time being Facebook is sticking to native development for mobile apps and open-sourcing its React Native technology

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4 barriers blocking enterprise adoption of Android

The fact remains: iPhones and iPads are a better fit for business use than even the best Android devices

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Washington is coming for your personal data

Little-noticed change to judicial rules gives the FBI greater powers to conduct remote searches, and the 'zombie bill' CISA is on the fast track to a Senate vote

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Quality is line one: 8 characteristics of good software code

When developers dish on what makes some source code particularly “good,” these qualities tend to get mentioned frequently.

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4 keys to success for LibreOffice as a service

Trying to prevail where three proprietary companies failed, the LibreOffice project has announced an online version. Here's what it needs to succeed

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CISA will mean more surveillance, not fewer cyber attacks

The proposed Cybersecurity Information Sharing Act would make us less secure

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Salesforce venture plants new stake in the cloud via SaaS ERP

FinancialForce's next big move may be to find a way to offer SaaS ERP services to the high-end customers that have historically been hard sells

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Exploring Windows Management Instrumentation in C#

Take advantage of WMI to retrieve the hardware details of your computer system

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Review: Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge lead the Android pack

The new flagship Samsung Android smartphones are surprisingly elegant and thoughtfully designed, with better security capabilities

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Reform H-1B now -- then raise the cap

Skyrocketing salaries and long searches for qualified applicants mean there really is a tech labor shortage, at least in some areas

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The future of Microsoft Surface: What to expect from Surface 3 and Surface Pro 4

Cool new features on the horizon include power-sipping chips and the Hello authentication technology

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