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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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Microsoft open-sources JavaScript tools

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

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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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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

Rand Paul's bill would overturn Net neutrality rules

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

Google: Cloud on verge of major transformation

Pace of innovation in the cloud is speeding, and Google senior VP says you will not even recognize today’s cloud in five years

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Microsoft re-releases seven optional patches, including KB 3046480

The surprise release doesn't include a fix for last week's KB 3022345, which failed to install with error 800F0922

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Dell brings advanced visualization to analytics platform

Partnership with data visualization specialist Datawatch gives Dell's Statistica analytics platform new capabilities for business analysts

Microsoft to offer three new ways to store big data on Azure

Azure to feature a data warehouse, a 'data lake,' and the ability to pool multiple databases

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How Microsoft plans to coax you into using more apps in Windows 10

Microsoft woos app developers with the promise of new promotional opportunities.

Amazon buys ClusterK, a firm that helps users buy cloud capacity cheap

ClusterK helps companies use AWS spot instances for mission-critical applications

Lawmakers criticize FBI's request for encryption back doors

It's impossible to ensure that only good guys will be able to access them, lawmakers say

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Microsoft woos Android, iOS devs with porting toolkit

At Build, Microsoft unveils plan that lets developers reuse Java, C++, and Objective-C code for Windows

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Microsoft wants to turn Android apps, iOS apps, and websites into Windows apps

If the strategy is successful, it could be the end of Microsoft’s app gap problem

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