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Dyn, a managed DNS service, hit with attack, popular sites see performance issues

3 hours 21 min ago
Dyn, which offers DNS management services and other traffic tools to improve web site uptime, was hit by a distributed denial of service attack.
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​The Dirty Cow Linux bug: A silly name for a serious problem

Fri, 2016-10-21 23:53
With attacks in the wild reported, you need to fix this Linux bug as soon as possible.
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SAP's Q3 solid, company ups outlook and touts cloud subscriptions

Fri, 2016-10-21 23:23
SAP said new cloud bookings were up 24 percent in the quarter with cloud subscriptions and support up 28 percent. Software licenses and support were up 5 percent from a year ago.
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Say cheese: Kodak's new Ektra Android smartphone is pointed right at camera fans

Fri, 2016-10-21 22:54
Kodak hopes you'll be posing plenty for its new Ektra smartphone.
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ZTE's self-adhesive phone: Here's what you get when you crowdsource design

Fri, 2016-10-21 20:55
How do you make a smartphone standout in a crowded market? Turn over design to the crowd, of course.
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GCHQ tech leader's plan to secure an entire country

Fri, 2016-10-21 17:26
The UK's cyber defenders plan to make the country's government networks vastly more secure by strong, national enforcement of network protocols.
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Microsoft sees big opportunity in the Australian sporting industry

Fri, 2016-10-21 16:00
While Australia has a large sports fan base, its sporting industry lags behind the US and Europe when it comes to exploiting technology, according to Jesus Castro, Microsoft Sports business development architect.
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4DS takes ReRAM down to 40nm and raises AU$4m

Fri, 2016-10-21 14:16
Silicon Valley-based but Australian-listed memory company 4DS has announced that it has developed 40 nanometre resistive random access memory.
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ACMA to auction off 700MHz spectrum in April

Fri, 2016-10-21 13:54
The Australian government will level a AU$10,000 entry fee on any telcos wanting to take part in the 700MHz spectrum auction in April.
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Chorus brings UFB fibre connection wait time down to 12 days

Fri, 2016-10-21 12:54
New Zealand fibre customers are now waiting four days less than they were three months ago to be connected to the UFB, Chorus has said.
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Dell MD: ​Diverse, inclusive workplaces deliver stronger business results

Fri, 2016-10-21 12:20
Dell kicked off its first inclusion initiative in 2005 and 11 years on, the company's ANZ managing director says it's crucial for young women to keep the diversity dialogue open.
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When disaster strikes: Use the cloud - it's not 2009

Fri, 2016-10-21 12:00
One thing that hasn't changed since 2009 is that the number one cause of a data failure in a business is still human error.
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Optus providing satellites for Early Warning Network

Fri, 2016-10-21 11:42
The developer of the Early Warning Network has signed a deal to provide remote communications across Australia using Optus' satellites and the SatSleeve+.
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Dell EMC: APAC modernised IT infrastructure shift driven by cost saving

Fri, 2016-10-21 11:07
As Dell Technologies positions itself to be the one-stop shop for the entire IT stack, the Asia Pacific and Japan region is jumping on board to modernise IT, with cost saving the driving factor.
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Microsoft continues its transition from the Windows company to a cloud company

Fri, 2016-10-21 10:26
Microsoft is marching toward its $20 billion commercial cloud goal, reaching a $13 billion annual run rate in its latest quarter.
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Slack surpasses 4 million daily active users

Fri, 2016-10-21 09:54
The workplace collaboration platform is still enjoying strong growth, though a number of competitors are coming for it.
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AMD beats Q3 expectations

Fri, 2016-10-21 07:33
The company's revenues were up 23 percent year-over-year, primarily because of its record semi-custom SoC and higher GPU and mobile APU sales.
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PayPal Q3 tops estimates, Venmo growth strong

Fri, 2016-10-21 07:21
Venmo processed $4.9 billion of PayPal's total payment volume, up 131 percent year-over-year.
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Microsoft Q1 solid amid cloud, Azure traction

Fri, 2016-10-21 07:15
Microsoft said Azure compute usage doubled and the company's enterprise products fared well in the first quarter.
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GoDaddy intros email encryption, archiving tools for Office 365 users

Fri, 2016-10-21 06:52
GoDaddy said the new add-on services will help SMBs transmit, store and protect business and customer data while also abiding by compliance standards.
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