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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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EFF condemns Windows 10 data collection

Advocacy group tells Microsoft to 'come clean' over telemetry, and offer 'meaningful opt-outs'

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Arista plans its own take on all-seeing network software

Its system for streaming state information from devices will soon get easier to deploy

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IBM's blazing Power9 chip is coming, and here's what you need to know

Big Blue offers details about its upcoming Power chip at the Hot Chips conference

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Another day, another 4,600 lines of Linux kernel code

The vast majority of contributions come from paid developers

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Data notebook for Python, R gets reworked for the web

JupyterLab creates powerful and fluid live data notebooks powered by Python, R, and other superstars of big data programming

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High technology: How IT is fueling the budding cannabis industry

From APIs to dispensary robots, new innovations are popping up like weeds

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Why Google plans to stop supporting your Chromebook after five years

Google's End of Life Policy sets a schedule for retiring older Chromebooks, but the details are murky

Fujitsu's Post K supercomputer with have PrimeHPC FX10 servers

ARM has a new weapon in race to build world's fastest computers

ARM's new supercomputer chip design with vector extensions will be in Japan's Post-K computer, which will be deployed in 2020

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Go and Rust updates developers will love

The two languages improve speed and performance, with the added goal of delivering better developer experiences

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Poorly configured DNSSEC servers at root of DDoS attacks

Admins need to ensure that their DNSSEC domains are properly set up -- which can be easier said than done

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New Lever language builds on Python's convenience, aims for PyPy speeds

Open source language aims to be as easy to use as Python, but with easier concurrency, user-customizeable syntax, and PyPy-level speeds

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Win10 Anniversary Update woes: One step forward, two steps back

With the leaked release of a Self-Healing tool, Microsoft shows it’s trying. But big problems still persist

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Twitter suspends 360,000 accounts for terrorist ties

The social network has suspended 235,000 in last six months alone, with rate of daily suspensions up 80%

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The NSA's hoard of cyber weapons makes some experts nervous

An alleged hack has raised questions about the agency's practices

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