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Thursday July 20, 2017. 09:52 PM
Microsoft is ramping up its focus on machine reading as part of the company's growing artificial-intelligence push. Here are a few of the fronts where the company is concentrating.
Devil's Ivy is likely to remain unpatched for a long time: "code reuse is vulnerability reuse".
Apple has used an update to iOS 10 to fix a potentially dangerous Wi-Fi bug affecting most of its hardware.
Updated: An entire generation of PCs, most only three or four years old, are now unable to receive new feature updates to Windows 10. But Microsoft has created an exception for those devices, allowing them to continue receiving security updates for five additional years.
Microsoft confirmed today that PCs using Intel's Clover Trail CPUs will be blocked from Windows 10 upgrades. But in a major change of the "Windows as a Service" policy, those devices will continue to get security updates.
Wednesday July 19, 2017. 03:52 PM
Thought your email, social media, and bank accounts were safe with two-factor authentication? Think again — your phone account will likely be the biggest point of security failure in your life today.
A recent report by a popular Chinese mobile security app firm shows that over 40 percent of smartphone knockoffs in China imitate Samsung phones.
Millions of three- and four-year-old PCs are being blocked from installing the latest Windows 10 feature update. Is your PC at risk? Here are two ways to check for potential problems.
Beer coasters with integrated NFC electronics from Thinfilm have shown promising results for breweries' marketeers.
Tuesday July 18, 2017. 11:57 PM
The deal will make Crown Castle one of the largest owners of metro fiber in the US.
The company's critical "strategic imperatives" investments brought in $8.8 billion in revenue for Q2, representing 7 percent year-over-year growth.
Android has problems, and Google knows that and has plans to replace it with something better. But the Android name won't be going anywhere.
Microsoft's mixed-reality headset is dodging the excitement of gaming and focusing on less glamorous but potentially more worthwhile projects.
The tiny drone has been floating in space to give us a glimpse into life on the ISS.
Monday July 17, 2017. 09:07 PM
A panel of the 9th US Circuit Court of Appeals rejected a challenge from CloudFlare and CREDO Mobile.
Microsoft has heard that few Skype users like the new version it released in June.
Whether or not former users of the affairs website will take up the offer, however, is up for debate.
It is hoped the new designs will help patients with neurological conditions.
The IBM Z, a next-generation mainframe, can handle 12 billion encrypted transactions a day. IBM used the system to build blockchain cloud centers.
A middle-power nation thinking it can tell US-based multinationals which parts of mathematics they can and cannot use -- we deserve to be sent to time out.
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