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VMware patches critical virtual machine escape flaws

VMware has released critical security patches for vulnerabilities demonstrated during the recent Pwn2Own hacking contest that could be exploited to escape from the isolation of virtual machines.

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Before suing Uber, Waymo initiated action against former engineer

Uber is asking a federal court to use arbitration to settle most of the claims in a lawsuit brought by rival self-driving car developer Waymo.

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Trump extends Obama executive order on cyberattacks

President Donald Trump is extending by one year special powers introduced by former President Barack Obama that allow the government to issue sanctions against people and organizations engaged in significant cyberattacks and...

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Congress to US citizens: Want online privacy? Pay up!

A congressional vote to repeal U.S. restrictions on broadband providers doesn’t mean that online privacy isn’t dead. U.S. consumers will just have to pay for it.

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China Oceanwide completes its purchase of IDG

The sale of tech publishing pioneer International Data Group to China Oceanwide Holdings Group and China-based IDG Capital has closed, the companies said Wednesday.

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5 things Samsung's Bixby A.I. service will do

Could artificial intelligence make devices easier to use? According to Samsung, it sure can, and that's what the company is out to prove with its Bixby A.I. service.

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Google Calendar finally comes to the iPad

Google’s Calendar app is making a long-awaited move to a new device: Apple’s iPad.

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Copying Snapchat shows Facebook’s lack of innovation

Photo masks and disappearing messages are fine as far as they go, but Facebook needs to continue to fuel fresh features if it means to grow.

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Oracle recommends axing the Java object finalizer

But due to Java’s release schedule, the Object.finalize feature will likely stick around for a while

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Trump again uses iPhone to tweet, backtracking from 2016 pledge

President Donald Trump now uses an iPhone to broadcast his famous early-morning tweets, even though last year he urged supporters to boycott Apple.

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Sleek new Galaxy S8 phones feature facial recognition, Bixby intelligent agent

Samsung launched sleek new Galaxy S8 and S8+ smartphones with features including facial recognition, an intelligent agent called Bixby and Samsung Pass for secure e-commerce mobile payments.

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Samsung has a lot to prove with the new Galaxy S8

The Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8+ look like they could help consumers overlook past issues.

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Trojan source code leak poised to spur new online banking attacks

The source code for a new banking Trojan has been published online, offering an easy way for unskilled cybercriminals to launch potent malware attacks against users.

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Microsoft's Surface Book and Surface Studio will ship in more markets

The Surface Studio, Surface Book and Surface Dial will now available in many more Asian and European countries.

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Apple listens to developers, eradicates ‘free’ imitation at App Store

Services are critical to Apple's future, and that is why the company is so focused on making the App Store a better place for developers.

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Privacy advocates plan to fight Congress' repeal of ISP privacy rules

Privacy advocates haven't given up the fight after Congress voted to allow ISPs to sell customers' browsing histories and other personal information without their permission.

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Samsung announces DeX dock for new Galaxy S8 and S8+ smartphones

Smartphone docks haven’t done well historically, but analysts say this one might catch on.

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What's in Samsung's Galaxy S8 and S8+ smartphones?

Samsung's new Galaxy S8 and S8+ smartphones look beautiful, and are loaded with new features that could make an upgrade worthwhile.

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