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Abandoned subdomains pose security risk for businesses

Attackers could hijack subdomains pointed by companies at external services they no longer use, researchers say

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More Beats than Spotify: Microsoft to kill free Xbox Music streaming

Subscribers will be able to rock on past December 1, but Microsoft's pressing Stop on non-paying listeners. We explain why--and where you can turn to for free tunes from here.

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Why Ubuntu 14.10 Utopic Unicorn's humble changes are the calm before the storm

The latest Ubuntu release is here, and it's not especially exciting -- but that's because massive changes are brewing on the horizon.

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Sony Xperia Z3v review: Verizon gets the exclusive on this Xperia Z2 do-over

It's got powerful internals, a 20-megapixel camera, and a version of Android that isn't annoying to look at—hopefully a stint at Verizon will help it reach more users.

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Five Free Mobile Apps Every IT Professional Needs

Embracing the shift to apps can help your IT team stay up to date with any issue.

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Papers, Please creator's new game invokes Mac Plus era

Return of the Obra Dinn transports you to 1808. You're an insurance adjustor for the East India Company. And it's all done in 1-bit graphics.

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Apple ending SSL 3.0 push notifications in wake of severe POODLE vulnerability

Apple is one of many companies moving to shut down SSL 3.0 for good.

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Civilization: Beyond Earth review: Absolutely stellar

The space-themed Beyond Earth is polished, deep, and addictive—what more could you want from a Civilization game?

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Six factors for finding a new web hosting provider

Looking for a web host? These key factors will help you narrow down your search.

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Wi-Fi predicts how long the security line will be at Austin airport

Using signals from passengers' devices, the system collects data that can help travelers plan ahead

Twitter weaves Fabric, but will developers be drawn in?

Twitter wants to help developers build apps -- with more tie-ins to Twitter -- through Fabric

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HP gives Moonshot server its first Xeon chip

The ProLiant m710 is designed for application delivery and video transcoding

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What you need to know about new zero day that hits most supported Windows versions

Microsoft issued a security advisory for the vulnerability, which resembles a flaw exploited in the Sandworm cyber espionage attacks.

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Australian ISP stands up to filmmakers hunting pirates

Innocent people might be bombarded with letters demanding high settlement fees, one ISP said