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Thu, 11 Feb 2016 09:35:03 GMT
Cisco says market volatility rattles enterprise tech spending Customers "paused a bit" in January and IT spending plans slowed, says Cisco CEO. Apparently, stock market volatility hits confidence in capital spending plans.










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Thu, 11 Feb 2016 06:02:00 GMT
LG reveals G5 name, Quick Cover case, and likely metal phone construction What comes first; the case or the phone? LG posted an official press release announcing the name of its next device, along with images of its new Quick Cover.










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Thu, 11 Feb 2016 04:03:00 GMT
Why personal networks are tomorrow's internet of things Ten, fifteen years from now, hybrid clouds with vastly improved wireless connectivity will be the sum total of your personal computing experience.










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Thu, 11 Feb 2016 00:47:00 GMT
When it comes to Windows 10 privacy, don't trust amateur analysts Another day, another sensational report from Forbes. Oh my goodness, is Windows 10 really "phoning home" thousands of times a day? Nope. in fact, anyone who has even a basic understanding of how networks work should cringe at this shoddy report.










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Wed, 10 Feb 2016 22:56:49 GMT
Microsoft cuts 'dozens' more employees with its mobile unit: Report Microsoft is continuing to cut employees connected with its mobile-phone business with a new round of cuts hitting employees in Finland, according to a new report.










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Wed, 10 Feb 2016 22:28:04 GMT
Oculus VR announces Oculus Ready PCs and Rift bundles from Alienware, Asus, Dell PCs certified by Oculus will start at $949, while pre-orders will begin next week for bundled desktops priced from $1,499 that include the virtual reality headset, an Xbox One controller, games, and more.










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Wed, 10 Feb 2016 21:56:07 GMT
Hortonworks ends Q4 with subscription revenue up 146 percent The Palo Alto-based corporation reported a net loss of $50.2 million, or $1.11 per share.










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Wed, 10 Feb 2016 21:46:18 GMT
Acer to preload Microsoft apps, services on its Android mobile devices Microsoft says it has signed deals with 74 hardware makers, including Acer, to preload Microsoft productivity apps and services on their Android tablets and phones.










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Wed, 10 Feb 2016 21:40:00 GMT
Twitter Q4 dinged as monthly active users shrinks for the first time The company's international users remained stable, but lost around 1 million users from the US from the third-quarter.










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Wed, 10 Feb 2016 21:15:00 GMT
Cisco tops Q2 targets with $11.8 billion in revenue The networking giant managed to beat analyst estimates after offering a mild outlook last quarter.










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Wed, 10 Feb 2016 19:56:00 GMT
Nuance taps HERE maps to bolster connected car platform The partnership will combine HERE's mapping knowhow and point-of-interest data with Nuance's artificial intelligence and voice recognition technology.










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Wed, 10 Feb 2016 18:39:00 GMT
‚ÄčThe best desktop office suite, LibreOffice, gets better The new LibreOffice release has improved its looks and added even more interoperable features.










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Wed, 10 Feb 2016 18:39:00 GMT
Tesla Model 3 will start at $35,000, to be unveiled in March The company confirms the Tesla Model 3 will start at $35,000 before incentives, and there's some math in play that could make it cheaper for residents in some states.










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Wed, 10 Feb 2016 18:19:22 GMT
Microsoft debuts new Windows 10 Insider Release Preview Ring for PCs, mobile Microsoft is adding a new test ring for Windows 10 for PCs and mobile devices, plus rolling out Build 10586.107 for Windows 10 Mobile Fast Ring testers.










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Wed, 10 Feb 2016 16:00:05 GMT
Should robots be friends or tools? Open-API platforms point strongly in one direction An Israeli startup is modeling its Linux-based, Raspberry Pi-powered robot on the smartphone developer ecosystem.










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Wed, 10 Feb 2016 15:38:00 GMT
Where does Apple go after the iPhone? If Apple expects to remain the tech powerhouse that it is, it has to be thinking and planning about what comes after the iPhone. But, how exactly do you follow the iPhone? Is VR/AR the answer?










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Wed, 10 Feb 2016 15:28:41 GMT
IRS thwarts 'automated attack' against tax e-filing systems The US tax office said no personal data was compromised or disclosed.










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Wed, 10 Feb 2016 14:52:00 GMT
Twitter tweaks the timeline in a bid to keep more users engaged The new timeline will show recommended tweets at the top of users' feeds, with the traditional, reverse-chronological tweet order appearing just underneath.










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Wed, 10 Feb 2016 14:51:00 GMT
Feds give Google's autonomous vehicles a win: Now about those liability issues Remember that IT circle of pain and fingerpointing when complex technology projects go awry? Just imagine what'll happen when your friendly AI driver is in a crash. Who takes the liability hit?










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Wed, 10 Feb 2016 13:36:00 GMT
New bipartisan bill would prevent states from weakening encryption The bill, just three short pages in length, will prevent local legislatures from passing laws that ban encryption on a state level.










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