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LinkedIn's Trending Storylines aims to broaden users' news horizons

LinkedIn wants to be its users’ professional news feed, and the company just launched a new feature aimed at providing them with a broad set of perspectives on relevant business news.

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Password-stealing flaws in LastPass Chrome and Firefox extensions

Critical vulnerabilities in the Chrome extension and Firefox add-on for LastPass could be exploited to steal passwords and remotely execute code.

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Why you should not get excited over Windows Server on ARM

There is a long string of failures behind these efforts.

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How much data can a fiber carry? Facebook and Nokia are pushing it

Facebook and Nokia have found a way to push a lot more data through a submarine cable across the Atlantic, which could help the social network keep up with the growth of video and virtual reality.

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Mingis on Tech: A dive into Windows 10 Creators Edition and the future of OSes

Coming soon to a PC near you: Windows 10 Creators Edition. But what comes after that in the years ahead for PCs, and Macs, and mobile devices? Are we headed for a voice-activated future?

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Rust, React, JavaScript and Python top Stack Overflow survey

The programming community's survey also finds that many developers are newcomers to the field

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L.A. and NYC still rank behind smaller cities in wireless performance

The two biggest cities in the U.S. continue to rank well below many smaller U.S. cities in overall wireless performance, according to RootMetrics.

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Inventor of new lithium-ion battery responds to skepticism

John Goodenough, 94, a professor at the University of Texas and co-inventor of the original lithium-ion battery, responded to skeptics who say his technology for a new, safer, lithium-ion battery appears on the surface to defy the...

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3D web content could get a lift from DirectX, Apple's Metal and Vulkan

One of the big problems in gaming is incompatibility. A game written for Windows and DirectX won't work on Macs or Android devices. Vulkan games work on Android, but not on Apple devices, which has its own Metal API.

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NASA tests foldable, robotic scout for Mars

The next NASA rover to head to another planet might take along a robotic scout that can fold up its wheels and tuck itself away or unfold and pop up like a piece of origami.

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Microsoft completes Windows 10 customized for China's government

Microsoft has finished a version of Windows 10 for China's government and state-owned businesses, and is ready to begin selling the software.

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Oracle prioritizes Java 9 bug fixes

Only P1 or P2 bugs that are critical and can be fixed before the July 27 release date will be addressed; all others will be deferred for now

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Tesla becomes utility, battery storage supplier to Hawaii's Kauai

Tesla is touting its new solar power and battery storage substation on the Island of Kauai. The facility will provide 52 megawatt hours of energy, saving 1.6 million gallons of diesel fuel a year that has been used to supply generator...

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MillerCoors seeks $100M in damages from IT contractor

MillerCoors is suing IT services firm HCL in federal court over what began as an approximately $53 million software deployment.

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UK follows U.S. ban of electronic devices in cabins on some flights

The U.K. is joining the U.S. in its ban restricting passengers from bringing some electronic devices onto flights from the Middle East.

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Juniper extends its data center interconnect options

Large data center interconnect users needing high-speed connectivity and bandwidth for access to massive cloud resources have a new option to handle these demands. Juniper today rolled out its Open Cloud Interconnect package.

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Flaws in Moodle CMS put thousands of e-learning websites at risk

Organizations that use the popular Moodle learning management system should deploy the latest patches as soon as possible because they fix vulnerabilities that could allow attackers to take over web servers.

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HPE unveils a new SimpliVity appliance

Two months after acquiring SimpliVity for $650 million, Hewlett Packard Enterprise is beginning to reshape the company's converged infrastructure offering in its own image.

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Apple trims 18% from 9.7-in. iPad price

Apple today cut the price of its least expensive 9.7-in. iPad by $70, dropped the "Air" nameplate and returned to simply "iPad" as the moniker.

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'Artificial intelligence' has become meaningless marketing jargon

Watch out, Android users: A new empty buzzword is in town, and it goes by the initials A.I.

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