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State Department computer crash slows visa, passport applications worldwide

The problems followed routine maintenance work so hacking is not suspected

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US Social Security Administration spent nearly $300M on IT project 'boondoggle,' lawmakers say

The SSA may have also tried to temporarily keep a damaging report on the project secret, a House committee alleges

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Salesforce.com launches Sales Reach for real-time selling and marketing

Salespeople can track prospects closer than ever before

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IBM aims to disrupt supercomputing market with cloud enticements

IBM's SoftLayer cloud will offer supercomputer-friendly InfiniBand as an interconnect option

Work From Anywhere Like a Pro

Here are the four things you need to focus on to turn anywhere you go into a productive work environment.

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Mt. Gox trustee leaves door open to revival of Bitcoin exchange

Investors meet the bankruptcy trustee, but get few answers

Cloud sales to businesses lift Microsoft's revenue

Microsoft reported fourth-quarter revenue that beat analyst estimates, but profit fell short of expectations.

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Microsoft brings two open source tools to Azure

Packer and OpenNebula are the latest open source technologies to find a home on the Microsoft Azure cloud service

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Cloud message resonating with Microsoft partners

World Partner Conference attendees were more receptive to Microsoft's pleas to change their business models for cloud computing

What to Consider Before Moving Your Business to the Cloud

There are many benefits to utilizing cloud servers and cloud storage, but make sure you also consider the caveats and pitfalls to determine if it’s right for you.

Dell accepting Bitcoin payments

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Refunds for returned products will be issued in real currency

Edward Snowden: Dropbox is 'hostile to privacy'

Dropbox may be popular, but Snowden is no fan of the file sync service.

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Google reports a Q2 sales jump despite mixed ad results

While paid clicks rose, the cost per click dropped in the second quarter.

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New York's proposed Bitcoin rules include consumer protections

The state would require virtual currency traders to monitor transactions for money laundering.

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Tata revenue, profit boosted by strong outsourcing market

The Indian outsourcer saw growth across key industries and markets it addresses

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SAP raises annual cloud revenue forecast after the business soars in Q2

The company's overall revenue was up 2 percent in Q2 as software revenue dropped