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'Ghost' vulnerability poses high risk to Linux distributions

Flaw in the GNU C Library can be exploited remotely for full control and should be patched as soon as possible, according to Qualys

New SAP Hana tool aims to put big data insights within closer reach

Featuring Hadoop support, the rapid-deployment service targets enterprise users with streaming and unstructured data

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Google Fiber expanding to Atlanta, Charlotte, Nashville and Raleigh-Durham

The company is still exploring five other areas for future optic cable rollouts

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New Aurelia framework wants in on JavaScript riches

In its debut, the Aurelia modular framework enables customization and accommodates the latest ECMAScript technologies

Enterprises can now use Dell's Kace appliance to manage Chromebooks

The Kace K1000 enterprise asset management software can also keep tabs on many other types of devices

FTC calls on IoT vendors to protect privacy

The agency recommends a set of best practices, but critics fear the FTC will enforce them as regulations

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Microsoft expands Power BI's data analysis reach

New connectivity features and pricing expand Power BI's appeal beyond Office users -- and complicate its relationship with Salesforce

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Enterprises: Get ready to pay to go slow on Windows 10

Details remain murky, but Microsoft's biggest customers will have to pay for a traditional update cadence, say analysts

Developers begin work on LibreOffice for Android

A first beta version of the Libre Office productivity suite for Android devices is planned for March

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In Microsoft's mobile-first, cloud-first strategy, Windows takes a supporting role

The operating system that built Microsoft will serve as a conduit for the cloud services that now earn far more for the company

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Dropbox buys Pixelapse to add version control for visual designers

GitHub-like version control startup Pixelapse adds another arrow to Dropbox's competitive quiver.

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Apple readies another crack at ending Yosemite's Wi-Fi ills

Quickening tempo of 10.10.2 beta releases hints at impending final release

Microsoft results buoyed by cloud products, but profit drops

The company's commercial cloud revenue more than doubled, but consumer software sales took a hit in Asia/Pacific

Facebook, Instagram temporarily down in many countries, hack denied

Users in various locations worldwide reported an outage in service in HipChat and Tinder as well

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IT jobs outlook: High demand, higher salaries

Technology professionals are not only enjoying better job prospects, they're netting -- slightly -- bigger paychecks for their work

Get ready for the 24-hour laptop: Battery life hits new highs

Panasonic's new Toughbook 31 offers 18 hours of battery life

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CoreOS Rocket hits second stage, still aimed at Docker

With the release of Rocket 0.2.0, CoreOS hints that its developers are trying to learn from Docker's legacy

All signs point to the demise of Microsoft's Surface tablet

Microsoft is within a whisker of calling it quits on its failed experiment with the Surface tablet

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