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MIT is dragging hard-wired network chips into the agile era

A research team has learned how to make packet-forwarding chips more programmable

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How to look for a job while you're still employed

Ready for a new job, but not quite ready to let go of your current one? Here's how to conduct a job search while still gainfully employed

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GopherJS compiler catches up to Google Go

GopherJS 1.7-1 extends browser app dev to version 1.7 of Google's Go language

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The other Office 365 is available for your school

For collaborative classroom use by teachers and students, Microsoft has a special edition of Office 365

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Review: Google Cloud SQL takes on Amazon Aurora

Google’s second-generation SQL database as a service achieves higher transaction rates than Aurora at moderate loads

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Linux at 25: How Linux changed the world

A devoted practitioner offers an eyewitness account of the rise of Linux and the open source movement, plus analysis of where Linux is taking us now

The Journey

A guide to accelerating innovation

At many enterprises, when IT walks into a meeting, people assume it’s because the projector is broken. But if companies want to accelerate innovation and provide value to customers through technology, IT must evolve from a back office...

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62% off MovieSherlock Pro Video Downloader for Mac - Deal Alert

If you’re a movie buff, MovieSherlock Pro Video Downloader for Mac is about to be your new best friend. The software lets you download videos from nearly any website, including both YouTube and Hulu.

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Ciena CEO: We're not just about service providers

In this installment of the IDG CEO Interview Series, Gary Smith talked with Chief Content Officer John Gallant about Ciena’s expanding enterprise business, including its data center connectivity strategy.

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Google readies next-gen RPC protocol to replace JSON

Google's gRPC aims to oust JSON for exchanging data between HTTP-connected services

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Visual Studio 15 preview adds TypeScript, C++ improvements

Microsoft's fourth preview of Visual Studio 15 also focuses on faster installation

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Android 7.0 Nougat reviews: Should you upgrade your device?

Also in today's open source roundup: The best new features in Android 7.0 Nougat, and the official Android 7.0 Nougat release announcement

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72% off Cambridge SoundWorks OontZ Angle 3 Wireless Bluetooth Speaker - Deal Alert

Also designed to be water resistant, this highly rated speaker's list price has been slashed 72%, down to just $27.99 on Amazon.

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Nginx web server upgrade focuses on web security, JavaScript configuration

Nginx Plus Release 10 adds a web app firewall, IP transparency, and support for the nginScript configuration and control language

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The hidden cause of slow Internet and how to fix it

The culprit is a TCP-related phenomenon known as 'bufferbloat'

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MIT researchers discover method to triple wireless speeds

Synchronized wave phases are used in MegaMIMO 2.0

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Microsoft upgrades Mac Office to 64-bit for all customers

Finally gets parity with the Windows edition on the bit front

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Side channel power, the new security front

Power analysis may be a way to secure devices on the internet of things

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