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Cerf thinks encryption back doors would be 'super risky'

The FBI's request for encryption workarounds would create new security problems

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CoreOS gains on Docker, with support from Google, Red Hat, VMware

Google, Red Hat, VMware, and Apcera adopt App Container as an alternate to Docker in Kubernetes

Five ways Edge trumps Internet Explorer

Microsoft's new Edge promises faster browsing, annotations and better compliance with Web standards

Cisco taps veteran Robbins to replace Chambers as CEO

17-year Cisco veteran Chuck Robbins stepping up from VP of worldwide field operations to replace John Chambers as CEO

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Microsoft fleshes out 'Windows as a service' strategy

Lower licensing revenue from consumers will be offset by increases in search, games and apps, company's CFO says

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Mozilla: It's HTTPS or bust for Firefox

Mozilla's plan to compel the use of encryption by default in Firefox faces backlash from Web developers

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Visual Studio code editor comes to Mac, Linux

Microsoft adds Visual Studio Code to its expanding collection of cross-platform tools

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Microsoft admits stealthy re-release of patch KB 3038314

We’re now hearing that the notorious, flawed IE rollup was re-released without notification on April 22

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Adatao enhances Hadoop with natural-language queries and machine learning

By leveraging machine learning, the Data Intelligence Platform hopes to make querying Hadoop as easy as typing questions

Mozilla may offer new browser features only on secure websites

Non-secure HTTP sites will not get access to new browser features, Mozilla says

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Can a startup democratize big data apps?

Startup Adatao claims it will do for data intelligence what the iPhone did for the mobile Internet

Microsoft jumps into application monitoring

Application Insights can be used to instrument applications to better understand how well they perform

Microsoft sets up machine learning demo site that guesses your age

The website's purpose is to convince developers that machine learning algorithms are easy to use

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Build 2015: Windows 10, holographic robots, and hot news from Microsoft's big event

Office is getting smarter, and so is your phone. Read about all of Microsoft's ambitious plans from Build 2015

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Microsoft open-sources JavaScript tools

ManifoldJS turns Web experiences into native mobile apps, while Vorlon.JS offers remote JavaScript debugging

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MIT paints grim picture for future of U.S. tech research

New report warns that the United States is falling behind in vital areas, including robotics, battery technologies, and quantum computing

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Microsoft's Azure moves indicate its big data ambitions

Azure SQL Database and Data Lake allow big data work to be done locally or remotely -- and break down barriers between the two

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Highlights from Interop 2015

Hot topics included cloud computing, software-defined networking, wireless networks and security

Rand Paul's bill would overturn Net neutrality rules

Senator Rand Paul joins House Republicans in introducing a resolution of disapproval

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