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  • Double Agent attack can turn antivirus into malware

    An attack discovered by Cybellum called Double Agent can take over antivirus software on Windows machines and turn it into malware that encrypts files for ransom, exfiltrates data or formats the hard drives.

    23 March 17 01:06 Written by Tim Greene
  • Trello connects to HipChat, BitBucket, Jira and Confluence

    Trello is getting hooked into the entire Atlassian ecosystem with a series of integrations unveiled Wednesday. The new “power-ups” for the project management software connect it with BitBucket, Jira, HipChat and Confluence, to help customers get their work done more efficiently.

    23 March 17 00:00 Written by Blair Hanley Frank
  • Airbnb adopts new brand name Aibiying in China

    Airbnb will rebrand its short-term home rental service in China as “Aibiying” and triple the size of its workforce in the country as it tries to woo a large but complex market for foreign tech companies.

    22 March 17 18:17 Written by John Ribeiro
  • Five key takeaways from Salesforce World Tour 2017 Sydney

    Salesforce held its annual World Tour event in Sydney on March 21 at the International Convention Centre. It’s the first time the event has been back in Sydney for three years and it attracted more than 10,000 attendees keen to see what Salesforce had to offer.

    22 March 17 13:48 Written by Joel Norton, Kalido
  • Inventor of new lithium-ion battery responds to skepticism

    John Goodenough, 94, a professor at the University of Texas and co-inventor of the original lithium-ion battery, responded to skeptics who say his technology for a new, safer, lithium-ion battery appears on the surface to defy the laws of thermodynamics.

    22 March 17 08:09 Written by Lucas Mearian
  • NASA tests foldable, robotic scout for Mars

    The next NASA rover to head to another planet might take along a robotic scout that can fold up its wheels and tuck itself away or unfold and pop up like a piece of origami.

    22 March 17 06:52 Written by Sharon Gaudin
  • Oracle sets priorities for Java 9 bug fixes

    Only P1 or P2 bugs that are critical and can be fixed before the July 27 release date will be addressed; all others will be deferred for now

    22 March 17 06:16 Written by Paul Krill
  • Tesla becomes utility, battery storage supplier to Hawaii's Kauai

    Tesla is touting its new solar power and battery storage substation on the Island of Kauai. The facility will provide 52 megawatt hours of energy, saving 1.6 million gallons of diesel fuel a year that has been used to supply generator electricity.

    22 March 17 06:05 Written by Lucas Mearian
  • Juniper extends data center interconnect options

    Large data center interconnect users needing high-speed connectivity and bandwidth for access to massive cloud resources have a new option to handle these demands. Juniper today rolled out its Open Cloud Interconnect package.

    22 March 17 05:11 Written by Michael Cooney
  • Flaws in Moodle CMS put thousands of e-learning websites at risk

    Organizations that use the popular Moodle learning management system should deploy the latest patches as soon as possible because they fix vulnerabilities that could allow attackers to take over web servers.

    22 March 17 04:39 Written by Lucian Constantin
  • HPE unveils a new SimpliVity appliance

    Two months after acquiring SimpliVity for US$650 million, Hewlett Packard Enterprise is beginning to reshape the company's converged infrastructure offering in its own image.

    22 March 17 04:16 Written by Peter Sayer
  • Apple trims 18% from 9.7-in. iPad price

    Apple today cut the price of its least expensive 9.7-in. iPad by $70, dropped the "Air" nameplate and returned to simply "iPad" as the moniker.

    22 March 17 03:54 Written by Gregg Keizer
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