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Microsoft updates cloud-based SQL Server to simplify management

The updates are aimed at companies that choose to run SQL Server on a virtual machine on Azure

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Ghost Linux vulnerability can be exploited through WordPress, other PHP apps

Some Web applications written in PHP call a vulnerable glibc function, potentially opening the door to attacks

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Scientists say AI fears unfounded, could hinder tech advances

Artificial intelligence research -- for at least the foreseeable future -- is going to help humans, not harm them

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Mayors of Boston, Seattle, KC, others: No more muni broadband restrictions, please

Next Century Cities group of mayors from 38 U.S. cities ask FCC to clear way for public utility Internet services

FCC redefines advanced broadband as 25Mbps, Republicans blow a gasket

The agency's higher speed definition allows it to take new actions to encourage deployment

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Unicorn epidemic portends wild ride for startups

The Unicorn Club -- companies valued at more than $1 billion -- is filling up, but no one knows whether it's a good or a bad sign for tech

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YouTube dumps Flash for HTML5

The online video service's switch to HTML5 could spell doom for Adobe Flash and Microsoft Silverlight

EMC plans layoffs in wake of weakened outlook

The company didn't say how many employees will be let go

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LibreOffice 4.4 tidies up, inside and out

The open source productivity suite sheds bugs and streamlines its UI in its latest update

Boosted by iPhone 6 sales, Apple ties with Samsung for top smartphone rank

Samsung is losing market share to both Apple and Chinese vendors

Intel wants to banish cables, connectors with new Broadwell chips

Intel's new Core chips with vPro will support technologies for wireless storage and displays

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Microsoft previews OneDrive for Business for the Mac

Also releases a two-in-one iOS app for accessing both personal and business files

Microsoft continues cross-platform tear, releases Outlook for iOS, Android

Renames acquisition Acompli Email as Outlook, shoves them out the door to replace Outlook Web App for Office 365 user

New Chrome extension spots unencrypted tracking

TrackerSSL is aimed at alerting websites of insecure tracking via Twitter

Oracle Service Cloud gets more social

Access to an online customer's browsing history gives a fuller view of their online experience

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Microsoft kicks off C# 7 language planning

The design team working on C# are examining data management, performance, and reliability for the next update

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Can Microsoft make R easy?

Microsoft and R are poised to enter a mutually beneficial relationship: Microsoft needs R's data science chops, while R needs Microsoft’s ease of use

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Hadoop gets serious about data governance

Hortonworks launches a comprehensive three-point plan to shore up data governance in Hadoop

Flying high, Apple readies Watch to ship in April

The only bleak spot in Apple's earnings was iPad sales, which are being 'cannibalized' by other products, Tim Cook said

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