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Mon, 19 Aug 2019 14:26:00 +0000
Oracle notches appeals court win vs. Rimini Street, keeps $28.5 million in attorneys' fees The neverending Oracle vs. Rimini Street court battle may be nearing the finish line after the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals maintained an injunction and affirmed an attorneys fee award to Oracle.

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Mon, 19 Aug 2019 14:26:00 +0000
Best back-to-school tech for under $100 Get ready for the new school year with a tech upgrade that won't break the bank!

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Mon, 19 Aug 2019 13:42:34 +0000
Microsoft acquires jClarity for optimizing Java workloads on Azure Microsoft has acquired the London-based company that is going head-to-head with Oracle's Java/JDK binaries and which is a key contributor to the AdoptOpenJDK project.

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Mon, 19 Aug 2019 12:27:19 +0000
10 Linux distros: From different to dangerous One of the great benefits of Linux is the ability to roll your own. Throughout the years, individuals, organizations, and even nation states have done just that. In this gallery, we're going to showcase some of those distros. Be careful, though. You may not want to load these, or if you do, put them in isolated VMs. We're not kidding when we say they could be dangerous.

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Mon, 19 Aug 2019 11:29:40 +0000
Malicious Android photography, gaming apps downloaded 8 million times from Google Play Users of 85 apps were spammed with relentless fullscreen advertising.

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Mon, 19 Aug 2019 11:08:00 +0000
As US, China fight trade war, Greece opens up to Huawei's 5G ambitions Despite some countries' reservations about Huawei, Greece is busy running 5G projects with the Chinese giant.

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Mon, 19 Aug 2019 10:36:17 +0000
IRS begins tax clampdown on unreported cryptocurrency profits If you’ve been trading but not declaring, the tax service might be on your case.

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Mon, 19 Aug 2019 09:18:54 +0000
UK hacker-for-hire jailed for role in SIM-swapping attacks, data theft The teenager touted his services in exchange for cryptocurrency.

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Mon, 19 Aug 2019 05:24:00 +0000
Shell to roll out electric vehicle charging service at stations across Singapore Called Shell Recharge, the electric-vehicle charging service currently is available at a single Shell station in the country at S$0.55 per kWh with another nine stations to be suited up by October.

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Sun, 18 Aug 2019 22:54:00 +0000
Degrading Tor network performance only costs a few thousand dollars per month Attackers can flood Tor's bridges with just $17k/month, Tor's load balancers for only $2.8k/month, academics say.

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Sun, 18 Aug 2019 19:31:24 +0000
Hy-Vee issues warning to customers after discovering point-of-sale breach Company doesn't know what locations were impacted, but it's warning customers early so they can keep an eye out for suspicious transactions.

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Sun, 18 Aug 2019 18:05:06 +0000
Singapore to feel impact of China-US trade dispute if prolonged Tensions between the two economic powerhouses will lead to fragmented technology markets and, if prolonged, drag down Singapore's economy, says its prime minister Lee Hsien Loong, who urges both countries to find ways to establish mutual trust.

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Sun, 18 Aug 2019 14:04:00 +0000
Over 20 Texas local governments hit in 'coordinated ransomware attack' Infection blamed on a strain of ransomware known only as the ".JSE ransomware."

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Sun, 18 Aug 2019 12:00:00 +0000
Windows or Chromebook? A Best Buy salesman told me it isn't even close After Google hires Bill Nye to explain that people are just scared to leave their decrepit Windows laptops for Chromebooks, I thought I'd get another opinion. It was harsh.

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Sun, 18 Aug 2019 06:13:52 +0000
China top internet firms pump 45% more into R&D Led by Alibaba, China's top 100 internet companies invested 153.87 billion yuan (US$21.85 billion) in research and development last year, up 45% year-on-year and accounting for 10% of their overall revenue.

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Sat, 17 Aug 2019 14:16:00 +0000
Microsoft makes Notepad a separate Store app starting with new Windows 10 20H1 test build Microsoft is continuing to make incremental improvements to Windows 10 20H1, due out next year, with test build 18963.

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Sat, 17 Aug 2019 12:00:00 +0000
Cloud security is too important to leave to cloud providers 11 cloud vulnerabilities that keep customers up at night.

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Sat, 17 Aug 2019 06:49:44 +0000
Google wants to reduce lifespan for HTTPS certificates to one year A Google proposal would cut lifespan of SSL certificates from 825 days to 397 days.

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Fri, 16 Aug 2019 21:04:00 +0000
Pocketalk translator hands-on: 74 languages at the touch of a button The Pocketalk translator will give you the confidence you need when travelling and you do not speak the local language.

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Fri, 16 Aug 2019 20:51:00 +0000
Quickly learn a new language with AI-powered Lingvist I become addicted to learning a new language with the Lingvist language software within a day of using it.

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