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Surprise! Microsoft issues Flash patches for Internet Explorer, Edge

After announcing last week that February's patches would be delayed until March, Microsoft alerts large customers that security patches are due today--but details remain sketchy

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Would killing Bitcoin end ransomware?

Bitcoin and ransomware seem to go hand-in-hand, but experts say that doing away with the cybercurrency would just force cybercriminals to find another anonymous way to extort money

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Renewed effort begins to save California university’s IT jobs

New legislation would bar offshore outsourcing at state universities

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7 sweet Python IDEs you might have missed

From a simple platform for beginners to an expert-level development workbench, there's an IDE for most every Pythonista

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Visual Studio’s cloud IDE gets smarter about builds

Microsoft Teams Services adds GitHub integration and easier pull requests

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Apple may cut the (charging) cord completely with the iPhone 8

As some industry experts wonder whether Apple will add wireless charging to its next iPhone, others believe it will go all in -- cutting the charging cord completely, just as it cut the analog audio port in the iPhone 7.

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5 Python libraries to lighten your machine learning load

These libraries help speed up your data pipelines, use AWS Lambda to shred through computation-heavy jobs, and work with TensorFlow models minus TensorFlow

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SAP license fees are due even for indirect users, court says

Ruling could have far-reaching consequences for businesses that have integrated their customer-facing systems with an SAP database

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Tips for negotiating with cyber extortionists

Whether you are opposed to it or not, enterprises need to have a plan for negotiating with people who take their data hostage

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Experts at RSA give their best cybersecurity advice

Users and businesses can protect themselves with these tips

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PC prices will continue to go up due to shortage of components

Higher chip prices and a shortage of memory and SSDs are among the culprits driving up PC prices

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Google Go 1.8 steps up compilation, garbage collection

Expect performance improvements for the compiler and shorter garbage collection for Go 1.8

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Oracle preps developers for Java 9 upgrade

Oracle has released a guide to help developers move from Java 8 to Java 9

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RSA 2017 hit parade: All the cool new security tools

RSA, the world’s largest security conference, went down this week in San Francisco, with attendees from around the world gathering to hear the latest strategies for fighting cyberattacks

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Surprise! There’s hope for meaningful H-1B reform

U.S. companies favor issuing more visas to foreign workers, but President Trump has vowed to put American workers first. Can a compromise be found in Congress?

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Security fixes delayed as Microsoft postpones Patch Tuesday

Known security vulnerabilities in SMB and Flash are left unpatched, indicating an unprecedented problem, but Microsoft isn't talking

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Microsoft quietly prolongs life of original Windows 10

Adds 40+ days to support lifespan of version 1507, the mid-2015 debut edition

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A.I. faces hype, skepticism at RSA cybersecurity show

RSA's CTO is warning customers to be careful when buying products marketed as machine-learning

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