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AMD's Opteron A1100 ARM server chip
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Verizon will cut off unlimited data users who use too much unlimited data

Verizon is forcing heavy data users to get off its unlimited plan or get off the carrier's network entirely

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Microsoft yanks buggy speed-up patch KB 3161608, replaces it with KB 3172605 and 3172614

Microsoft and Intel are in a standoff when it comes to Bluetooth bugs in the Windows Update speed-up fix, leaving users in the lurch

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Issa bill would kill a big H-1B loophole

Proposal would raise the minimum wage for H-1B-dependent firms from $60K to $100K, but it faces criticism

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Firefox sets kill-Flash schedule

Mozilla will begin blocking certain Flash use in Firefox in August and will expand the anti-Flash restrictions to all content in 2017

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Intel experiments with 3D Xpoint as it ships out SSDs to testers

The company is still looking for a good fit for its groundbreaking 3D Xpoint memory and storage technology

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Edward Snowden has developed an iPhone case meant to kill surveillance

The concept device is designed to protect journalists from governments spying on their locations

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Google Dart gets its own version of the Angular 2 framework

Critics respond that separate Angular 2 versions -- one for Dart and one for TypeScript/JavaScript -- might actually discourage Dart adoption

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Trump: At odds with both tech industry and GOP platform

Technology provisions in the GOP platform extend an olive branch to an industry stung by Trump's antagonism

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HPE's Itanium server refresh should come in mid-2017

Hewlett Packard Enterprise plans to refresh its Itanium server range around the middle of next year, employing Intel's long-promised "Kittson" successor to the current Itanium 9500 series ("Poulson") chips.

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Stack Overflow crowdsources common developer how-tos

The new user-curated reference system for examples to developer questions might help undo Stack Overflow's reputation for being unfriendly to newcomers

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Still searching for a killer app in Windows 10 Anniversary Update

Or have we reached the point where killer apps just don’t matter?

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Cisco patches critical exposure in management software

Vulnerability in Cisco Unified Computing System (UCS) Performance Manager software could let an authenticated, remote attacker execute commands

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Google's DeepMind AI can slash data center power use 40%

Google now plans to direct DeepMind’s machine learning algorithm at other data center challenges

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Petition urges Apple not to release technology for jamming phone cameras

Apple recently got a patent for infrared technology that petitioners fear could be used to censor political dissidents, activists, and citizens who are recording police brutality

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Intel ships Kaby Lake chips, pointing to PC availability in a few months

Laptops and tablets with Intel's new 7th Generation Core chips should become available by the holiday season

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Hackers are targeting the Rio Olympics, so watch out for these cyberthreats

Cyberthreats will escalate over the coming weeks and could creep into your inbox or websites you visit. Cyberterrorists and hacktivists could also try to disrupt the event

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Google launches new cloud service for understanding human language

The tech behind Parsey McParseface is now available to help developers create apps, like intelligent assistants and chat bots, that understand human language

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Microsoft reveals big plans for .Net Core

The open source runtime will get new APIs, language upgrades, and ARM processor backing

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