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Microsoft Patch Tuesday tackles three critical vulnerabilities, including 'Sandworm'

The Sandworm vulnerability gets a fix with this month's round of corrective fixes for Microsoft software. Internet Explorer gets a fix, too.

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The Weather Channel forecasts heavy NoSQL ahead

The Weather Channel has found that MongoDB is speedy and hastens the process of developing new apps

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Anonabox promises a portable, streamlined way to use Tor to hide your online tracks

The $51 (via pre-order on Kickstarter) Anonabox isn't the only Tor box in town, but if it's as easy to use as its company claims, it could help more people take advantage of Tor's encryption and anonymizing features.

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Oracle database certifications aren't 'permanent' anymore

But the policy change only immediately reflects certifications for long-in-the-tooth versions of the database

Humble Bundle, Mozilla team up to make full PC games playable in your web browser

Using asm.js and WebGL, Humble and Mozilla have made eight full-fledged games available to play right in your browser.

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SAP looks to long-time ally IBM for help expanding in the cloud

The move will give SAP access to a total of 60 data centers around the world

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Sonos Boost promises to eliminate network dead spots on a Sonos network

The streaming audio company continues to stay one step ahead of the competition.

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Scientists harness smartphones as cosmic ray detectors

University of California researchers aim to build world's largest detector

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Small Teams, Big Deployments

These companies fearlessly found solutions to major data problems, all the while keeping their staff size lean and efficient.

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Why SnapSaved’s hack proves Snapchat itself isn’t secure

It’s too easy for third-party services to tap into Snapchat’s API and save your “disappearing” data.