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Java 9’s AOT compiler: Use at your own risk

Oracle's coming experimental technology could make some apps start faster, but it could slow other ones

AWS vs. Azure vs. Google: Cloud storage compared

The world of cloud storage has many facets to consider. Here's a comparison of block, object, and file storage across the big three providers

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EdgeX Foundry is the solution the IoT world desperately needs

The newest Linux Foundation project is aimed at creating a common framework for IoT companies to improve interoperability and healthy growth of IoT ecosystem

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Annual Verizon security report says sloppiness causes most data breaches

Phishing, malware, ransomware, hacking, cyberespionage: The latest Verizon Data Breach Investigations Report shows the best prevention is basic security hygiene

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Windows 7 update lockout claims older Intel, AMD processors

Older Pentium E5400 and AMD RX480-graphics computers are being misidentified and the PCs are getting blocked, exactly like the Carrizo DDR4

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IBM adds API tools to Bluemix serverless framework

Bluemix OpenWhisk now uses API Connect to manage lifecycles for the APIs that drive serverless apps

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BlackBerry KeyOne to launch in US and Canada in late May

The KeyOne is an Android smartphone with the famous BlackBerry hardware keyboard

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Samsung will launch new flagship smartphone months after Galaxy S8

Company warns of tougher competition ahead of Apple’s annual iPhone launch, fueling speculation it is planning an alternative to the recalled Galaxy Note 7

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How HP reclaimed the title of world's top PC maker from Lenovo

HP cut unprofitable products, trimmed its offerings, sharpened its PC designs, and is again the world's top PC maker

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Kotlin improves code compilation, now requires JDK 8

Jetbrains' statically typed JVM language also offers several bug fixes and other small changes

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Google becomes first foreign internet company to launch service in Cuba

The powering on of Google caching servers follows a deal signed last year

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German court upholds WhatsApp-Facebook data transfer ban

But the court overturned the privacy regulator's order that the companies delete data they had already transferred

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FCC chairman plans to 'reverse the mistake' of net neutrality

The FCC will begin a process to repeal the agency's 2015 regulations in May

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SQL-powered MapD 3.0 woos enterprise developers

MapD 3.0 appeals to enterprises with native scale-out, high availability, and ODBC connectivity, but hybrid cloud deployments will have to wait

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Security-as-a-service model gains traction

A new report finds mid-tier companies are increasingly turning to security-as-a-service offerings to manage their network security needs

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McAfee: Wave of Shamoon cyberattacks coordinated by a single group

The campaigns are bigger and more sophisticated, and they're causing far more damage as the attackers learn new techniques and collaborate with other groups

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Microsoft cuts off 40 percent of Windows phones with Creators Update shift

The move seems like another nail in Windows Phone's coffin. The only alternative for users is to run the beta OS

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FAQ: The real impact of Trump’s H-1B executive order

There may not be a will in Congress to enact much real H-1B-related change anytime soon

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