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  • 3D printed skin holds promise for burn victims and others

    A 3D printer that can use a patient's own cells to print skin grafts, including hair follicles and sweat glands, has won a scientific design competition.

  • Oracle rolls out analytics Cloud services

    Add Big Data and analytics to the businesses Oracle wants to dominate in the Cloud.

  • Oracle expanding depth of its cloud development platform

    Oracle is giving its entry into the platform-as-a-service market (PaaS) an injection of new services in hopes of differentiating it from the likes of Windows Azure and Salesforce.com's Salesforce1.

  • 'Critical point' for Windows starts on Tuesday

    When Microsoft unveils its next edition of Windows on Tuesday in the US, it will face its greatest challenge ever in operating systems, an analyst has argued.

  • An immature security program is an exciting challenge

    I've embarked on a new adventure, in the form of a new job. Starting with this installment of my journal, I'll be telling you all about it.

  • Tibco goes to private equity firm for $US4.3 billion

    Just weeks after Tibco said it was looking at its long-term business options, the business intelligence software and middleware vendor has disclosed that it will be acquired by private equity firm Vista Equity Partners.

  • Malvertising campaign delivers digitally signed CryptoWall ransomware

    The cybercriminals behind the CryptoWall ransomware threat have stepped up their game and are digitally signing new samples before using them in attacks in an attempt to bypass antivirus detection.

  • Cisco pumping $US1 billion more into Intercloud

    Cisco on Monday said it is expanding on its Intercloud multi-Cloud service provider initiative with another $1 billion investment, designed to lead to more products, datacentres and partners.

  • Facebook's new ad sales plan raises hackles in Germany

    As Facebook began rolling out a global advertising network on Monday that will capitalize on all it knows from tracking users across the web, German consumer organizations immediately raised their voices in protest.

  • CloudFlare aims to simplify SSL encryption with free service

    More and more websites are looking to enable SSL encryption to protect their visitors from eavesdroppers and hackers. Now web infrastructure company CloudFlare will make it a bit easier by adding that feature to the free version of its hosting service.

  • IT skills that are in demand, and those that will be

    IT professionals seeking certifications in the coming months may get their best return with cloud and security-related certifications. Agile-related training won't hurt, either.

  • Improved patch tackles new Shellshock attack vectors

    System administrators who spent last week making sure their computers are patched against Shellshock, a critical vulnerability in the Bash Unix command-line interpreter, will have to install a new patch that addresses additional attack vectors.

  • Exclusive: Inside the NSA's private cloud

    The National Security Agency (NSA) had a problem familiar to any enterprise IT manager executive: it was running out of space for hundreds of disparate relational databases that contain everything from back-office information to intelligence on foreign interests. And it needed to consolidate those databases to make it easier for NSA analysts to do their job.

  • Bossies 2014: The Best of Open Source Software Awards

    If you hadn't noticed, we're in the midst of an incredible boom in enterprise technology development -- and open source is leading it. You're unlikely to find better proof of that dynamism than this year's Best of Open Source Software Awards, affectionately known as the Bossies.

  • HP's Moonshot server now packs 64-bit ARM chips

    It's been a long road getting there but Hewlett-Packard has become the first major vendor to add a 64-bit ARM server to its price list.

  • China cracking down on iPhone 6 smuggling

    Chinese custom agents literally have their hands full with Apple's iPhone 6, as they seize hundreds of units from smugglers attempting to bring them into the country.

  • Software stack from Eclipse could unleash Java developer army on IoT

    There's no single standard to link all devices in the "Internet of things" and there may never be one, but the Eclipse Foundation wants to at least make it easier for developers to code for the standards that are out there.

  • Apple tax probe details to be published by European Commission on Tuesday

    Apple's alleged favorable tax treatment by the Irish government will come under renewed scrutiny Tuesday, when the European Commission publishes its reasons for opening an in-depth investigation into the company's tax affairs.

  • Asset managers crave location data

    Each of the concrete and steel wharfs at the Port of Rotterdam, Europe's busiest shipping hub, hosts the loading and unloading of billions of dollars in goods over its useful life. Managing and maintaining these waterfront structures so that the world's largest cargo containers can dock at them means the difference between collecting revenue and watching ships sail elsewhere.

  • Lenovo set to complete acquisition of IBM x86 server business

    Nine months after it was first announced, Lenovo's acquisition of IBM's x86 server business is headed towards closing.