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Ask Watson or Siri: Artificial intelligence is as elusive as ever

At O'Reilly Strata + Hadoop World, the Salesforce.com expert on AI assessed the state of machine smarts

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Office 16: Public beta could start soon, with Android and touch versions to follow

The anticipated launch into new platforms may represent the biggest changes for Office, whose rumored new features so far seem pretty incremental.

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IBM's Rometty defends bumpy financial ride as company shifts strategy

In a call with investors, IBM CEO Ginni Rometty vigorously defended IBM's pursuit of emerging high-growth markets

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Apple's iCloud targeted in man-in-the-middle attack in China

Yahoo has also been facing a similar attack in China, according to security researchers concerned that the government was eavesdropping.

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Researcher creates proof-of-concept worm for network-attached storage devices

Infecting NAS devices with malware can be very valuable for attackers, a researcher said

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Flappy Bird clone found hidden in Android 5.0 Lollipop's settings

Frustrate yourself all over again with an Androidified version of the hit mobile game.

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Qualcomm pushes 4K video streaming with prototype TV dongle

The chip maker is keen on 4K video, but needs manufacturing partners to get on board

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Gmail's Android app may soon work with all your non-Google email accounts, too

Gmail for Android may soon be the only email app you'll need.

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Fitbit Surge leak reveals a fitness-focused 'superwatch'

Report claims $250 Fitbit Surge will have a bigger screen and GPS.

Planning the supercharged future of Ethernet: Four new speeds are in the works

Cloud providers, carriers and fast Wi-Fi users are all looking for fatter pipes

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One of the most convincing phishing attacks yet tricks you with Dropbox sharing

Dropbox was quick to remove the bogus login page, Symantec said

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Spotify's Family plan offers separate accounts for everyone in your house

Tired of sharing your Spotify account with everyone at home, but don't want to bother creating a second account? Pretty soon you won't have to thanks to Spotify Family.

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IBM earnings slump as company shifts to cloud, mobile and analytics

Areas such as cloud services and mobile aren't growing fast enough to make up for declines in other areas