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Farewell to the FCC as we know it

The Trump team’s plan for the FCC would strip it of authority to champion consumer rights and combat anticompetitive telecom activities

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Get to the bottom of Windows crashes with Reliability Monitor

Windows 10 tip: Largely unchanged since Windows 7, the Reliability Monitor excels at jogging your memory

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China Oceanwide, IDG Capital agree to acquire IDG

China Oceanwide Holdings Group and China-based IDG Capital have agreed to acquire tech journalism pioneer International Data Group, publisher of PCWorld, Computerworld, and hundreds of other tech publications worldwide.

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Developers invited to try out Rust Language Server alpha release

The server enables IDEs and other tools use Mozilla's Rust programming language

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Office 365 outstrips Salesforce, Box as top enterprise app

Okta's latest survey of its customer app usage data shows Microsoft Office 365 way out in the lead, and Slack gaining fast but facing a possible glass ceiling

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Microsoft yanks post urging Windows 7 users to get Windows 10 ‘for a secure and modern IT’

Controversial claims about Windows 7’s shortcomings irked many seasoned Windows experts

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Realm revives object database for mobile dev

The Realm Mobile Platform brings the object database's ease of use to mobile apps

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Trump turns to H-1B advocates for advice

Trump's 16-member team of CEO advisers includes many that offshore jobs and want the H-1B cap to increase

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Slack finally launches threaded replies

The popular work messaging app adds one of its most-requested features

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US alleges systemic employment discrimination at Oracle

The Labor Department says Oracle routinely pays white men more than women and minorities, and favors Asian candidates in product development and technical jobs

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Oracle to Java devs: Stop signing JAR files with MD5

Starting in April, if a JAR file is signed with MD5, Oracle will treat it as unsigned

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Want to run your own Amazon 'region'? Stratoscale shows you how

Q&A: The CEO of Stratoscale makes the case for his company’s datacenter OS replacing VMware and OpenStack, thus transforming your servers into an AWS region

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Facebook brings GPU-powered machine learning to Python

A port of the popular Torch library, PyTorch offers a comfortable coding option for Pythonistas

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Now's the time to patch Windows and Office

With no new Tuesday surprises, here's your opportunity to catch up on the latest updates for Microsoft

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Skills gap could hold back blockchain, AI, IoT advancements in 2017

CompTIA finds that IT is poised for great growth in 2017, but with big skills gaps for emerging tech, and security still tough to get right

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Signs point to Microsoft's imminent release of Windows 7 'Service Pack 3'

For the second month in a row, Win7 and 8.1 have no Preview of the Monthly Rollup. Here’s what that means and what it portends for Win7 'Service Pack 3'

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Oracle patches raft of vulnerabilities in business applications

The company's quarterly patch update includes a total of 270 security fixes for many products

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Microsoft buys Simplygon to simplify rendering VR and AR models

Simplygon simplifies 3D models to speed rendering on low-powered hardware

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