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Arduino targets the Internet of Things with Primo board

Arduino, the Italian company that has powered the "maker" movement with a series of small computing boards that can be programmed and configured for different tasks, is introducing a board targeted at the Internet of Things.

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Salesforce 'Snap-ins' bring cross-channel service a step closer

You can't always bring customers to your best customer-service tools, but now you can bring those tools to them thanks to a new addition for Salesforce's Service Cloud.

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State Dept. IT staff told to keep quiet about Clinton’s server

Two IT staff members who raised concerns about Hillary Clinton’s use of a private email server were told not speak of it, according to the Inspector General's report released today.

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This sticker can wirelessly charge your smartphone or tablet

A French startup opened a crowdfunding campaign for a paper-thin sticker that adheres to the back of a smartphone or tablet, enabling wireless charging from a pad that handles multiple devices at the same time.

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Microsoft breaks own design rules in dupe-the-user Windows 10 upgrade tactic

Microsoft's interpretation of the "Close" button in a notification of an impending Windows 10 upgrade is contrary to its own design guidelines.

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Afraid of floods and hackers? Put your data in space

Satellite-based data centers with room for petabytes of data may start orbiting Earth as early as 2019. But when it comes to keeping secrets safe from the long arm of the law, the black void may not be far enough.

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Some U.S. government agencies are still using Windows 3.1 and 1970s computers

Some U.S. government agencies are using IT systems running Windows 3.1, the decades-old COBOL and Fortran programming languages, or computers from the 1970s.

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New court request raises further doubts about transatlantic data transfers

Thousands of companies were turned into lawbreakers at a stroke the last time the High Court of Ireland referred a question about data protection to the Court of Justice of the European Union. And it may be about to do it again.

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Faception can allegedly tell if you're a terrorist just by analyzing your face

Faception claims it can spot if you are a terrorist, pedophile, genius or some other personality – judging a book by its cover with an 80% accuracy, by just analyzing your face. An unnamed homeland security inked a contract with the...

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Top-level domain expansion is a security risk for business computers

The explosion of new generic top-level domains (gTLDs) in recent years can put enterprise computers at risk due to name conflicts between domain names used inside corporate networks and domains that can now be registered on the public...

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EU prepares to end geoblocking in online sales

Whether they're delivered in parcels or in data packets, goods and services should be available to all European Union citizens wherever they live.

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Dear Satya Nadella: Make sure the Microsoft Surface phone has these features

Microsoft is officially dropping out of the smartphone race...except for some strong hints that they will make a Surface phone.

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Icertis and PROS partner to fend off the SteelBrick threat

More shenanigans in the revenue and contract management space as vendors of every shade position for the changing seasons.

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Update: HPE to spin out its huge services business, merge it with CSC

Hewlett-Packard Enterprise is spinning off its enterprise services business and merging it with IT services corporation CSC, the company announced Tuesday.

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Microsoft kills off another chunk of its smartphone activities

Microsoft is laying off another 1,850 staff from its smartphone hardware business, but says it isn't leaving the market completely.

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Now Huawei sues Samsung on patents -- break out the popcorn

Huawei alleges Samsung has used its patented technology without licensing it. Huawei asks Courts in the USA and China to decide the rights and wrongs. But Samsung denies it, threatening retaliation...

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Apple hires mobile encryption pioneer amid encryption debate

Apple revealed that it rehired a mobile encryption pioneer as the company continues to face scrutiny from governments wanting more access to its products.

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Apixio scoops up cash to drive uptake of healthcare cognitive computing

Wow, that's a lot of buzzwords right there. So what does it all mean, and what is Apixio up to?

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