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Android becomes Windows' equal as a target for hackers

Windows, with its greater levels of adoption, has long been the preferred target of hackers; for the mobile world, that dubious title clearly now goes to Android, security researchers say.

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RIM CEO Thorsten Heins introduces the BlackBerry Z10 and the Q10.

BlackBerry's 5 bad calls that doom the company

BlackBerry has announced that it is has essentially put itself up for sale. So where did it all go wrong for Canadian firm which was once a leader in the mobile industry?

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Facebook's Graph Search puts Apache Giraph on the map

Move over Hadoop, there is another highly scalable data-processing powerhouse in town: Apache Giraph. Facebook is using the technology to bring a new style of search to its billion users.

IBM, universities partner on 'big-data' skills training

IBM is hoping to help create the next generation of "big-data" specialists through a series of partnerships with universities around the world, as well as influence the curriculum.

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PRISM could ruin businesses that rely on the cloud

Foreign customers are in panic over U.S. spying, and that's bad for business

Analytics company, Brinqa, puts a price on risk

An analytics company is trying a novel approach to evaluating risk: by putting a price on it.

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Numbers are in. Touch features aren't selling Windows 8 hardware

Buyers reject touchscreen laptops, spooked by higher prices and concerns about the value of Windows 8's touch-based user interface.

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Robots fill new roles at work

Thanks to better sensors and other tech advances, robots are being used for new applications, including quality control.

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Microsoft finally discloses Office 365 uptime data

Microsoft releases availability data for each of the past four quarters for users of Office 365.

Facebook feed change makes businesses work harder for eyeballs

Resurfacing of "engaging" posts may penalize brand content

Manage mobility with Windows To Go

Windows 8 Enterprise's secret weapon makes it easy to support BYOD environments and more

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Facebook hashtags 'not driving additional engagement'

Did you know: Facebook has hashtags?

Samsung SMART Camera gets smarter with Evernote integration

New update lets you sync photos directly from your digicam.

Facebook embedded posts good for business

Facebook announced a new program this week that lets websites post public Facebook posts to their sites. And that could be a boon for businesses, says industry analysts.

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Senators want permanent ban on Internet access taxes

A current moratorium on Internet access taxes would be extended under new legislation introduced Thursday in the U.S. Senate.