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Containers, converged networks and hardware commoditization will greatly influence your future cloud and datacenter strategy.

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Our return to Camp Firewood is only a few months away, when Wet Hot American Summer: First Day of Camp premieres on Netflix. Everyone looks excited for the eight-episode prequel series. And they still totally look like teenagers. Yup.

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Last year at the MIT CIO Symposium, I had the opportunity to participate on a panel regarding the Board / CEO relationship with the CIO. The panel was moderated by the Wall Street Journal's Michael Hickins. Earlier in the year, Michael and I spoke about the challenges of security and innovation in a post-Snowden / Target era. In the panel I...

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One of the most important things to do before selling or giving away a used smartphone is to wipe the device clean. After all, the last thing anyone wants is for a complete stranger to have access to all of their personal data. Unfortunately for Android users, researchers from Cambridge University recently discovered that performing a data wipe on Android devices doesn’t clear the device as one would expect. DON’T MISS: Former Android diehard ‘never looking back’ after switch to iPhone 6 – find out why Even with full-disk encryption in play, researchers found that performing a factory reset on Android smartphones isn’t always what it’s cracked up to be. “ found the file storing decryption keys on devices was not

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According to reports, the two tech giants entered into acquisition talks sometime in early spring, but apparently failed to reach a deal.

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That was despite increasing its dragnet order count by more than two-fold.

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The egg-shaped, off-grid Ecocapsule can be moved nearly anywhere you want to live for a while -- and it looks like an awesome little home.

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FastCompany directs us to a fascinating and somewhat obscure Apple video which features company co-founders Steve Jobs and Steve Wozniak engaging in a bit of nostalgia as they discuss the early days of Apple and the impact that both the Apple I and the Apple II had on society and the state of computing. DON’T MISS: Former Android diehard ‘never looking back’ after switch to iPhone 6 – find out why The video begins with a little known tidbit about Apple’s early days in the mid-70s. Back in 1975, Jobs and Wozniak convinced Kramer Electronics to sell them computer parts with 30 day terms on the promise that they had an outstanding purchase order from the Byte Shop, one of the

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After its $25 phones fail to dent the dominance of Google and Apple, the Firefox backer will try to compete using technological superiority -- and maybe by adding key Android apps, too.

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The heart rate sensor on the back of the Apple Watch is very accurate, a recent report has shown, on par with some of the most accurate heart rate monitors that are currently available. Unfortunately, it looks like Apple may have inadvertently crippled the heart rate functionality with its most recent software update. DON’T MISS: Former Android diehard ‘never looking back’ after switch to iPhone 6 – find out why Soon after the Apple Watch received its Watch OS 1.0.1 update, some users noticed that their devices weren’t writing heart rate data to the Health app on the iPhone as often as they should, complaining about their experience on forums including MacRumors and Apple’s own support pages. The device records your heart rate during intense workouts,

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Event Report from AnaplanHub15. Fast growth has brought growing pains, but Anaplan is responding with its internal scalability improvements and enterprise architecture plans for model- and app-lifecycle management capabilities.

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Graduation is a time of great accomplishment. Help the graduate in your life celebrate this momentous occasion with a gift thats sure to make the grade. Whether you're looking for something for a friend, significant other or relative, I've rounded up the best buys for all the grads in your life. Make it PersonalPersonalized jewelry is always a...

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The car hailing company launches corporate offering as it fends off accusations of unfair competition

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Earlier this week we told you about two great deals for smartphone shoppers who were more interested in saving money than having the latest and greatest gear. For these consumers, the prospect of a modern phone for $250 off contract or even an older handset for just $20 may be too good to pass up. But there is another group of consumers that wasn’t addressed by these deals. These shoppers want the latest and greatest smartphones, but they don’t want to pay top dollar to get them. Well, gadget fans, look no further. DON’T MISS: Former Android diehard ‘never looking back’ after switch to iPhone 6 – find out why Those of you who are looking to score one of the latest new

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Here's your chance to get your hands on the 4-star-rated LG G4 phone, a 32GB micro SD card, an extra battery and a battery charging cradle.

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Video shows Catalin Alexandru Duru setting a Guinness World Record for longest hoverboard flight by traveling almost a thousand feet on his homemade hoverboard.

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In the Dolby Cinema presentation of Disney's "Tomorrowland," fiber-optic-fed laser light engines, 4K resolution, HDR contrast and Atmos sound combine to create a breathtaking cinema experience. Tomorrow's theater experience can't come home soon enough.

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(Reuters) - Microsoft Corp held "significant" talks with Salesforce.com Inc this spring and was willing to offer about $55 billion for the company, CNBC reported, citing people familiar with the situation.

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The U.S. Treasury Department on Friday authorized American businesses and individuals to facilitate personal communications over the Internet like social media, instant messaging and photo sharing in Crimea, annexed by Russia from Ukraine last year. The department's Office of Foreign Assets Control announced it had issued a general license allowing for the exportation of such services and software to people in Crimea. A department spokesperson, who asked not to be named, said, "The general license allows personal Internet-based communications – such as social networking, instant messaging, and emails – and certain software necessary to enable it, between the United States and U.S. persons and Crimea." Facebook, Twitter, WordPress and numerous other online platforms were covered by the action.

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We always try to keep up with assorted fan communities to get a sense of how they’re feeling about their favorite products. Reddit’s Android fan community is typically very smart and insightful, which is why we were interested to see what Android M features they’d most like to see Google unveil at its big Google I/O conference next week. Here are the six most popular responses as ranked by upvotes. DON’T MISS: Former Android diehard ‘never looking back’ after switch to iPhone 6 – find out why Multiwindow support: This is something that Apple is reportedly working on for iOS 9 and most specifically its 12-inch iPad Pro. Being able to have multiple app windows open at once and being able to

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The Apple Watch really is an impressive device that hits so many notes earlier smartwatch offerings were unable to manage. The design is sleek, the build is solid and premium, the display is gorgeous, and the interface is smooth and beautiful. It’s certainly not perfect — in fact, some things about the Apple Watch are positively infuriating — but there’s no question that Apple has done an impressive job when it comes to bridging the gap between fashion and wearables. One thing Apple likely hasn’t done, however, is create a device that will go a long way in helping single men attract members of the opposite sex. DON’T MISS: This $11 quick charger from Amazon will charge your phone 75% faster (deal is

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