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Amazon takes aim at Microsoft's Active Directory with new service

The AWS Directory Service costs from $36.50 per month

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Bizarre jaw-controlled iPhone player lets you bite into your music

Bite twice quickly to play tunes through Rhythmi-Kamu earphones

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Microsoft discloses severe Office zero-day flaw, publishes quick fix

Attacks are under way using PowerPoint file, the company said

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Transparency's needed to avoid smart device privacy rules, says former US official

Connected devices raise new concerns about personal data.

Ford wants to keep drivers alert on the long road to autonomous cars

Automation will gradually ease driving, but drivers will have to stay alert.

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New European Commission, approved by Parliament, will focus on the digital domain

The European Parliament has put an end to uncertainty over who will direct the EU's policy on data protection and telecom regulations

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ARM vs. Intel: Why chipmakers want your Chromebook’s brains

As Chromebooks gain credibility among consumers, corporations and schools, Intel has every reason to elbow into what used to be ARM's turf exclusively.

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Microsoft sued as lawsuits over employee no-poach deal mount

Microsoft, Ask.com and Oracle have been sued so far in the latest round

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China attacks lead Apple to alert users on iCloud threats

China has allegedly staged the attack, according to an anti-censorship group.

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Symantec sees rise in high-traffic DDoS attacks

The most common targets are gaming, software and media companies

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Yahoo squeezes out some growth

The company's mobile revenue was material enough to report for the first time, the company said

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Kii offers an on-ramp to the Internet of things

The Kii IoT platform is designed to work with any chipset or operating system

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Software developer shortage transcends international boundaries

To solve the talent crunch, more technology education is needed at the grade school level