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Disaster averted: The Comcast-TWC merger is dead

The dreaded mega merger is kaput, but the central problem remains: We need more ISP competition

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Amazon throws down the gauntlet with detailed AWS earnings

By breaking out details about sales and expenses of its cloud business, Amazon is daring other cloud kingpins to do the same

With ransomware on the rise, cryptographers take it personally

The security industry is not doing enough and it's going to get worse, cryptographers said

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Comcast's $45 billion Time Warner Cable acquisition is officially dead

Too many regulators had too many problems with making the largest cable provider even larger

Microsoft results get a lift from Office 365 and Azure

Cloud services performed well, but Windows and Office software suffered

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Microsoft acknowledges -- but doesn't fix -- KB 3038314 installer fail with error 80092004

However there's still no admission that MS15-032 blocks the installation of search providers

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OpenOffice development is looking grim as developers flock to LibreOffice

Development on the free productivity suite is down to just 16 people, and the support system for new contributors is sorely lacking

Amazon says its cloud is 'a $5 billion business'

AWS generated $1.57 billion for Amazon in the first three months of 2015, nearly 7 percent of Amazon's total revenue

Red Hat broadens programming language support

RHEL can now support multiple versions of a single programming language, such as Python

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Enterprises still miss the real point of open source

Enterprises continue to fumble open source, largely because they misunderstand its value

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Second time's the charm? The welcome return of Aaron's Law

Congress can finally right its wrongs with the Aaron Swartz tragedy with the passing of this much needed cyber crime bill

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Tech time bombs: The components just waiting to wear out

Your computer's next point of failure might be further up the stack than you think

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Copyright act could make it illegal to repair your own car

Software is becoming integrated into everything we buy, but DCMA throws basic principles of ownership into question

Agility is king for cloud value, but ROI is harder to measure

The old capex-versus-opex approach is finally gone, but the cloud's new value focus on agility is much harder to calculate

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The hidden potential of Google's Project Fi mobile service

Will Google deliver a solid, modern approach to telephony for a mobile, multipoint, commingled world?

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The Keystroke Cops: A look at the role local data can play in criminal justice reform

A rich look at developments bringing open data to local governments

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What's new and important in Windows 10 build 10061

Here's the best source for all the details, and the big picture

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No Linux, no Docker, no cloud OS? Think again

OSv, a from-scratch OS for running applications at scale and with high performance, blazes a trail to the cloud that doesn't use Linux or Docker-style containers

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