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With the Internet allowing students to "shop" for the best lectures, the role of the college professor should shift to facilitating the progress of individual students, Bill Gates tells a Microsoft education summit.
Telligent has acquired Zimbra from VMware in order to give its enterprise social networking suite an enterprise email and calendaring component.
Oracle is introducing a new generation of its Exalytics appliance for high-speed data analysis that comes with a slightly higher price tag but major increases in memory and storage capacity.
The attackers did not exploit any vulnerabilities, but they opened up accounts and used the services as their infrastructure
Microsoft's sweeping company reorganization may have some insiders feeling jittery about the future, but it's doubtful that the vendor's Dynamics business applications division or its customers need to worry.
Google Voice users bummed by the lack of call features in Hangouts have cause to rejoice.
Citrix has added native video and audio chat to its Podio enterprise social suite to complement the other communication and collaboration features in the product.
Recurring lock-screen problem demonstrates the need for additional layers of security on mobile devices, says analyst
Chinese Internet giant Tencent is rolling out a global marketing campaign for its WeChat messaging app in a bid to expand the product's reach across 15 different markets, and boost its popularity among users outside China.
Google's Reader is now officially dead, but the company wants to make users' transition to other content aggregators as painless as possible, partly by keeping their data available for the next couple weeks.
ZRTPCPP, an open-source library that's used by several applications offering end-to-end encrypted phone calls, contained three vulnerabilities that could have enabled arbitrary code execution and denial-of-service attacks, according to researchers from security firm Azimuth Security.
Researchers at Security Labs of Kindsight have developed a proof-of-concept program that can launch a spy program inside any Android app and monitor the user's actions through the phone.
Since it's clear that security breaches happen even when sites are careful, users might be wise to guard their data themselves.
Hortonworks has released a preview distribution of the next generation of Apache Hadoop, one that promises to broaden the scope of the kinds of analysis that can be carried out on the data processing platform.