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Samsung plans to refurbish, resell some Note 7 phones that didn't explode

Samsung will be refurbishing some recalled Note 7s for re-use, as well as removing components and extracting metals from the ill-fated phone

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Apple releases MacOS Sierra 10.12.4: What’s new in the update

Hopefully you’ll sleep better at night, thanks to the new Night Shift feature

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Skype for Business admins get tool to diagnose call problems

New features also help call centers implementing Microsoft's communications service

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Open source project uses Docker for serverless computing

Function as a Service uses Docker and Swarm to create a simple system for running functions in the container, language, and runtime of your choice

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Microsoft's Docs.com is sharing dangerously sensitive personal files, information

Docs.com shares documents with the world by default, but that hasn't stopped people from uploading their bank statements

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C++ toolkit helps shorten the path to AI apps

The Neurala Developers Program uses C++ for building smart apps and doesn't require developers to already know AI

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Critical flaw alert! Stop using JSON encryption

Developers shouldn't use JSON Web Tokens or JSON Web Encryption in their applications at all, lest their private keys get stolen

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Apple: Macs and iPhones are safe from newly revealed CIA exploits

The Mac and iPhone exploits described in new documents attributed to the U.S. Central Intelligence Agency were patched years ago, according to Apple.

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Microsoft delays tools for third-party Cortana integrations

Microsoft has delayed the release of its tools for connecting other services to the Cortana virtual assistant, a decision that could cause it to lose ground in a crowded industry.

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Google Play faces cat and mouse game with sneaky Android malware

What’s the best way to avoid Android malware? Downloading all your apps from the Google Play store -- where software is vetted – is perhaps the best advice. But that doesn’t mean Google Play is perfect.

9 ways developers can help rebuild trust on the Internet

Google to Symantec: We don't trust you anymore

Admins need to consider whether they still want to use Symantec after its repeated mistakes with issuing TLS certificates

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Bitcoin rise fuels social media scams

The price of a single bitcoin passed that of an ounce of gold for the first time this month

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Uber finally agrees to reveal diversity data

Announcement follows a meeting between Uber CEO Travis Kalanick and civil rights leader Jesse Jackson

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Malware finds unwitting ally in GitHub

Winnti's abuse of GitHub repository leaves the site in the tricky position of deciding which projects can stay and which ones to shut down

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Angular 4 reduces footprint, adds features

The latest version of the JavaScript framework reduces the size of generated code by more than half and moves to TypeScript 2.1

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SAS, Canonical turn silly over open source

One vendor incites fear of open source software, the other continues to oversell it. Neither is correct

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H-1B reform promises hang by a thread

The deadline for visa applications looms, but the Trump Administration has done nothing to fulfill campaign promises to end the ‘cheap labor program’

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Fable F#-to-JavaScript tool integrates with Microsoft .Net Core SDK

Fable uses the Babel compiler to make JavaScript a back end for Microsoft's F# functional programming language

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