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Xen patches new virtual-machine escape vulnerability

The flaw affects virtualization systems that use QEMU to emulate CD-ROM drives

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Windows 10 patch KB 3074683 fixes Explorer crash caused by KB 3074681

Microsoft actually provides documentation on the new patch, but it's befuddling for several reasons

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Windows 10 roll-out will break Internet traffic records

Microsoft will break Internet traffic records this week as it begins to distribute Windows 10.

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IDC cuts forecast for mobile management software sales

Sales of mobile management software are expected to slow, but will still top $2.9 billion in 2019

Samsung event in August portends new smartphone launch

The company is expected to launch a larger version of the Galaxy S6 edge curved smartphone at the event on Aug. 13 in New York

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CoreOS CEO: Security is fundamental

In an interview, CEO Alex Polvi claims his company invented the cloud-native OS category and discusses how CoreOS's update strategy differs from the likes of Red Hat

Google to decouple Google+ from some of its sites

It's starting with YouTube, where users won't need a Google+ account to upload videos or post comments

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On the road to Windows 10: Nvidia driver tests KB 3073930 patch blocker

Some are pushing a handy troubleshooter to block the forced Win10 update with Nvidia 353.54 driver -- but it doesn’t work the way you think

Most Android phones can be hacked with a simple MMS message or multimedia file

Vulnerabilities in the Android multimedia framework allow attackers to remotely compromise devices with ease, a researcher said

IBM launches its data warehouse service into the cloud

The DashDB data warehouse relies on in-memory technology to speed up analysis

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Windows 10 patch KB 3074681 crashes Explorer

On Saturday Microsoft released yet another undocumented patch that's causing problems on some PCs, but a fix is said to be on the way

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The worst thing about tech bubbles isn't what you may think

Sure, stock prices can dive, but the longer-term problem is what the bubble does to computer science college enrollments

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Mozilla to launch new Firefox feature testing program

The opt-in deal lets Release channel users tell developers whether a new feature is worthy

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On the road to Windows 10: Rollout plans and rumors

Windows 10 will roll out in three distinct phases, but there are still many unanswered questions about timing. Here’s what to watch for as July 29 draws near

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Java devs abhor Oracle’s plan to kill private APIs

Oracle's plan to eliminate access to sun.Misc.unsafe would have drastic consequences, opponents fear

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Cloud Foundry Foundation CEO: We’re growing strong

CEO Sam Ramji says Pivotal will turn over the trademark soon

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Terminator robots still cutting edge

Yaskawa's Motoman robots are still on the cutting edge, 31 years after it terminated the original Terminator.

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Firmware update for Surface 3, Surface Pro 3 triggers error 0x80246013

There are also reports that the undocumented update to Windows 10 build 10240 causes an error with the Surface Pro 2

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Windows 10 gets two more patches overnight: KB 3074679 and KB 3074686

Windows 10 testers receive two more patches, one of which plugs the security holes in MS15-078 and SA 2755801

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