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Judge nixes HP's settlement of shareholder suit over Autonomy

HP's proposed settlement to shareholders could let the company of the hook for far too much, a judge ruled

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Google hitches cloud data analysis to Java SDK

The company is looking to extend its Google Cloud Dataflow platform to other languages and environments

Exploits for dangerous network time protocol vulnerabilities can compromise systems

Systems administrators are urged to install critical patches that address remote code execution flaws in NTP

Google Android One phones to sell in three more Asian countries

The Android One low-cost phone was first introduced in India

Tor warns of possible disruption of network through server seizures

Tor did not name the group that it expects may seize its specialized servers, which are called directory authorities

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Your PaaS has Docker ... so what?

Docker is becoming standard issue in PaaS offerings, but merely 'Docker-washing' a service is no longer enough

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Windows 7 hit by rash of bogus 'not genuine' reports, validation code 0x8004FE21

Windows 7 is suddenly telling users it isn't genuine -- and it has nothing to do with Windows being stolen

FBI concludes North Korea 'responsible' for Sony hack

Announcement follows two-week investigation into major cyberattack

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Python-to-C++ compiler promises speedier execution

Nuitka converts Python to C++, which can then be executed or packaged up as a stand-alone file for redistribution

BlackBerry reports falling revenue, but a smaller loss

The company is increasing its distribution capability, pinning hopes on sales of its new Passport and Classic smartphones

Microsoft files suit against alleged tech support scammers

Over one-third of U.S. citizens contacted by scammers fall for the scam, according to Microsoft

Critical vulnerability in Git clients puts developers at risk

Malicious Git code repositories can execute rogue commands on client machines interacting with them

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Microsoft extends open-sourcing spree with Project Orleans

Hot on the heels of open-sourcing .Net Core, Microsoft does the same with its Orleans cloud computing framework

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jQuery reigns as top JavaScript library

The new Libscore search engine, which crawls the Web tracking library usage, affirms jQuery's dominance among popular sites

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KB 3025380 moves Windows 10 testers onto new build branch

The patch will let you get the next Tech Preview build, in January, from a new branch called FBL_AWESOME

Amazon Web Services updates console to simplify management

The company hopes to streamline management with resource groups and Tag Editor tool

Microsoft kills EU browser choice screen

The screen contributed to restoring competition in the EU browser market, the European Commission said

LG readies WebOS TVs with better performance, 4K content

Users will be able to watch 4K movies and TV series from Netflix and Amazon

Human error the root cause of November Microsoft Azure outage

The problem was caused by an update that Microsoft personnel assumed to be sound, but wasn't

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