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Android Studio 2.0 beta speeds up app restarts

Google updates Instant Run, Android Emulator, and Android Debug Bridge in the latest revision of its IDE

US government wants to sharply increase spending on cybersecurity

President Barack Obama is proposing a sharp increase in the fiscal 2017 budget on cybersecurity spending, which is aimed at improving dated government software and promoting better Internet security for consumers.

Facebook faces restrictions in France on data transfer to US, tracking of users

The French data protection authority has ordered Facebook to stop some transfers of personal data of its users to the U.S. and to change the way it handles the data of users and non-users visiting its website.

Cisco boosts, broadens Catalyst switches

New Sup6T has arrived, as well as a low-end supervisor for the 4500-E and a "Mini" for small sites

Flaws in Trane thermostats underscore IoT security risks, Cisco says

Cisco warned on Monday of serious flaws it found in an Internet-connected thermostat control, which it said are typical among products of vendors who aren't well-versed in network security.

Microsoft's Azure Stack beta gets new services and DevOps tools

People testing out the public beta of Microsoft's Azure Stack private cloud system have some new platform services and DevOps tools to play with less than two weeks after it initially launched.

By Blair Hanley Frank | 09 February, 2016 11:35

Tags: Microsoft

9 technologies that could cut demand for lawyers, lower legal fees

Attorneys at the recent LegalTech conference heard about new technologies that automate some of what they do and could reduce the need for large large law firms.

Prysm combines displays with SaaS to extend the reach of enterprise collaboration

The increasingly busy enterprise collaboration space got a new entry Monday with Prysm's new platform designed to support dispersed, multidevice workplaces.

Kingston buys encrypted flash drive maker IronKey

Kingston has purchased Imation's IronKey subsidiary, a maker of encrypted USB drives.

Users await possible Twitter feed change

Twitter may be getting ready to launch an algorithm that will reorder the way users see tweets on their feeds.

Microsoft previews enterprise-grade setting sync in Windows 10

Microsoft has announced that a public preview of the enterprise-specific synchronization of settings, apps and passwords between devices running Windows 10 is now available.

By Gregg Keizer | 09 February, 2016 07:23

Tags: Windows 10

Forget Trump and Clinton: IBM's Watson is running for president

If company CEOs can be replaced by computers, why not the president of the United States?

By Katherine Noyes | 09 February, 2016 06:59

Tags: IBM

5G might be your next home broadband service

An AT&T regulatory filing last week shed light on a lesser-known aspect of the emerging 5G wireless standard that could be a boon to some consumers: Home broadband.

Cybercriminals adopt spies' techniques to pull off online bank heists

Researchers from security vendor Kaspersky Lab have identified three cybercrime groups that compromise and steal money from financial institutions using sophisticated techniques and custom malware.

Watch hundreds of robots and drones in an amazing choreographed dance

Hours-long entertainment shows are a staple of the new year in many East Asian countries, but none is greater than Chinese Central Television's lunar new year gala.

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