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Anti-theft software could be exploited, Kaspersky reports

Kaspersky Lab's research has revealed millions of computers running anti-theft software could be at risk of being hijacked by cyber attackers.

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Time machines: take charge of your life with these time trackers

If you frequently wonder where the time goes, look no further than these tools.

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Intel wants to be the 'operating system' for big data

The new Intel Data Platform features the latest version of its Hadoop distribution

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SAP user group says members will pull back on IT spending growth this year

Despite SAP's hype, HANA is not yet a major priority for German-speaking SAP User Group members

Adobe patches two critical vulnerabilities in Shockwave Player

The flaws could allow attackers to execute malicious code on computers remotely

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Windows XP isn't the only software getting the knife in 8 weeks

Microsoft will also end support for Office 2003 and Exchange 2003 as well.

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Oracle software on Microsoft Azure gets a general availability date

Pricing for use of Oracle's database and other products will also kick in upon March 12's GA launch

Microsoft working on Kindle-like Xbox reading app for Windows 8

Windows users may soon be reading books, magazines, and comics through an Xbox-branded reading app.

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CIOs still in control of most IT spending, Forrester says

While business units are slowly gaining more influence in IT purchasing, CIOs should embrace this, according to the analyst firm

US wins 'spampionship' but zombies everywhere help spew

The U.S. is officially the world's capital for spam-spewing zombified computers after taking top spot on the 2013 Dirty Dozen Spampionship league table.

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Bitcoin takes a dive as Mt. Gox, a major exchange, suspends withdrawals

The price of one bitcoin fell by more than $100 overnight.

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ERP system 'difficulties' force network equipment provider to delay quarterly filing

Aviat Networks says it couldn't complete the filing on time 'without unreasonable effort or expense'

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Oracle CEO Larry Ellison is 'disturbed' by kids who play video games all day

The billionaire head of the enterprise software giant revealed his concerns at the HCM World conference on Thursday