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  • Android for Work gains mobile-carrier support

    The enterprise-oriented version of Google's mobile OS, Android for Work, has gained support from a roster of business partners that includes the top four U.S. mobile carriers.

  • Windows 10's launch was a bit bumpy, but people seem to like it

    Windows 10 has been available for a day, and people seem fairly happy with the new operating system so far.

  • Google rejects French request to expand right to be forgotten

    Google won't comply with an order from France's privacy watchdog group to apply the right to be forgotten to all its search results around the world.

  • Focus turns to mobile Windows 10 and Lumia flagships

    Now that Windows 10 is out, focus is turning to Windows 10 Mobile running on Windows Phones, with flagship Lumia models expected in the fall.

  • IBM aims Watson's cognitive computer power at CVS customers

    IBM's Watson will be working for drugstore chain CVS in a partnership that has the supercomputer pointing its cognitive computing power at customers with chronic illnesses such as diabetes, hypertension and obesity offering care providers insights into their patients' behaviors.

  • Critical BIND denial-of-service flaw could disrupt large portions of the Internet

    Attackers could exploit a new vulnerability in BIND, the most popular Domain Name System (DNS) server software, to disrupt the Internet for many users.

  • Opponents focus on defeating CISA cyberthreat info sharing bill

    Opponents of a U.S. Senate bill intended to encourage businesses to share information about cyberthreats may have stalled a vote on the legislation.

  • Is the smartphone market saturated?

    Smartphone sales increased substantially in the second quarter of 2015, but the rate of growth continued to slow, fueling concerns that the market has started to become saturated, according to a study released today by Juniper Research.

  • Using Watson, IBM and CVS aim to predict when your health is about to decline

    Pharmacists at some 7,800 CVS drugstores across the U.S. will soon be able to tap IBM's Watson cognitive computing system in the hopes of predicting customers' health problems before they arise.

  • Endpoint security firm SentinelOne challenges traditional anti-virus software

    Next-generation endpoint protection vendor SentinelOne has received the same certification that many traditional antivirus platforms seek, meaning it can be considered suitable for meeting certain requirements of industry and governmental regulations.

  • DataTorrent tackles complexity of Hadoop data ingestion

    While the buzz around big data analysis is at a peak, there is less discussion about how to get the necessary data into the systems in the first place, which can involve the cumbersome task of setting up and maintaining a number of data processing pipelines.

  • Java 9 plays catch-up, adds REPL for faster feedback

    Java developers are slated to get REPL (Read-Eval-Print-Loop) capability via jshell with next year's planned Java 9 release.

  • Open-source startup hopes to change the way businesses visualize data

    A Boulder, Colorado-based startup announced today that it has raised $3.6 million in seed funding to build the commercial version of the SlamData open-source project, helping businesses visualize semi-structured NoSQL data.

  • This new 3D XPoint memory could last forever

    Intel and Micron this week unveiled a new type of memory they plan to mass produce that is purportedly 1,000 times faster than NAND flash and has 1,000 times the endurance.

  • Windows 10 picks up good vibrations, user excitations

    Windows 10 is buzz-worthy, Adobe said Wednesday as it cited data from its social media metrics platform that showed positive vibes about the new OS.

  • The Upload: Your tech news briefing for Thursday, July 30

    Obama wants to boost U.S. supercomputing power...OPM, Anthem hackers also hit United Airlines...Oracle preps 'Sonoma' chip for low-priced Sparc servers...and more tech news.

  • Armed with Watson smarts, Pepper aspires to be a robot salesman

    Japanese robot Pepper is getting an intelligence upgrade via IBM's Watson, but that doesn't make interacting with the real world any less challenging.

  • Video gaming sparks excitement in China

    These are exciting times to be a gamer in China, according to 19-year-old Dai Qi, a soon-to-be college student.

  • Newcomer Cyanogen looks to disrupt Android and iOS

    Several versions of the Android OS for smartphones have appeared on the global stage in recent years. One version, Cyanogen OS, has gathered publicity as well as prominent investors --including Twitter, Qualcomm and Foxconn -- that could give it some staying power.

  • OPM, Anthem hackers reportedly also breached United Airlines

    The cyberespionage group that stole the personal records of millions of Americans from U.S. health insurer Anthem and the U.S. Office of Personnel Management (OPM) has also reportedly breached United Airlines.

  • Key to omnichannel CX is customisation

    In order to achieve success with omnichannel customer experience strategy, companies need to utilise user personas, while maintaining excellence across all channels, according to customer transformation service expert, Brad Starr.

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