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  • Critical vulnerability in Git clients puts developers at risk

    A critical vulnerability in client software used to interact with Git, a distributed revision control system for managing source code repositories, allows attackers to execute rogue commands on computers used by developers.

  • Hands-on with Sony's latest smartglasses

    If anyone could use a hit product right now, it's Sony. But its latest smartglasses won't win people over from Google Glass despite having a better display.

  • Think North Korea hacked Sony? Think about this

    North Korea or not? There's still a lot we don't know about the attack on Sony Pictures and those behind it.

  • Uber temporarily suspends service in Portland

    Uber is suspending its service in Portland, Oregon, for the next three months while city regulators there work to reframe local laws around taxis and car hailing apps.

  • The 'grinch' isn't a Linux vulnerability, Red Hat says

    The "grinch" Linux vulnerability that Alert Logic raised alarms about Tuesday is not a vulnerability at all, according to Red Hat.

  • Hybrid cloud adoption set for a big boost in 2015

    Spurred in large part by enterprise interest in the hybrid cloud, the overall cloud market is likely to see great growth in the coming year.

  • Driver's license app on a smartphone raises privacy issues

    A smartphone app that drivers in Iowa will be able to use as an official driver's license could lead to privacy abuses by law enforcement.

  • Worst security breaches of the year 2014: Sony tops the list

    As 2014 winds down, the breach of Sony Pictures Entertainment is clearly the biggest data breach of the year and among the most devastating to any corporation ever.

  • Messaging app Line buys Microsoft's MixRadio music-streaming app

    Line, the messaging app from Japan, has acquired MixRadio, the free music-streaming service Microsoft gained through its Nokia acquisition, the companies announced Thursday.

  • Vulnerability in embedded Web server exposes millions of routers to hacking

    A serious vulnerability in an embedded Web server used by many router models from different manufacturers allows remote attackers to take control of affected devices over the Internet.

  • Amazon Web Services updates console to simplify management

    As enterprises have increased the number of systems they run on Amazon Web Service's cloud, keeping track of it all has become more difficult. But the company is now trying to rectify that with the help of better tagging.

  • Uber driver in Boston area faces rape charges

    An Uber driver in the Boston area is facing rape and other charges for allegedly beating and sexually assaulting a passenger earlier this month.

  • Sony hit with second employee lawsuit over hack

    Sony Pictures has been hit by a second lawsuit alleging it didn't do enough to safeguard the personal information of employees that was lost in a major hack in late November.

  • Point-of-sale malware creators still in business with Spark, an Alina spinoff

    A malware program dubbed Spark that steals payment card data from compromised point-of-sale (POS) systems is likely a modification of an older Trojan called Alina, and highlights a continuing, lucrative business for cybercriminals.

  • Microsoft nixes EU browser ballot screen

    Microsoft has pulled the plug on the browser ballot screen it was forced to display in the aftermath of a threat by the European Union's antitrust agency five years ago.

  • U.S.-Cuba breakthrough is no slam dunk for Internet

    The Obama administration's historic move to restore ties between the U.S. and Cuba may eventually put more Cubans online, but the future of the Internet there is likely to depend more on domestic policies than on imported goods and services.

  • Developers get real numbers on JavaScript library usage

    Open source developers interested in gauging usage of JavaScript libraries across the Web now can find out via Libscore, an online service being launched this week.

  • Judge: No Steve Jobs for you

    A federal judge Wednesday ruled that a two-hour video deposition recorded by former Apple CEO Steve Jobs will not be released to the press and public.

  • Amazon promises one-hour delivery in Manhattan, more locations on the way

    With Prime Now, Amazon's customers will be able to have toys and books shipped to their door in one hour or less via a new mobile app. Perfect when you have forgotten that important birthday present.

  • U.S. on Sony breach: North Korea did it

    U.S. officials now believe North Korea is behind the attack that took down Sony Pictures Entertainment's computer network and posted contents on the Internet, but the government hasn't decided whether to formally accuse the country of carrying out the hack, according to The New York Times.

  • Economist survey foresees shift in IT service delivery

    63% of LOBs expected growth of third-party tech services, while increased spending on enterprise IT services is anticipated by 65% of CIOs

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