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Security vendors push intrusion-detection, professional services

Established vendors and startups last week announced products and services for network intrusion-detection and outsourced security management.


Yahoo on defensive at shareholder meeting

Yahoo was criticized by some shareholders on Friday for the way it handled Microsoft's attempted acquisition, b...

Report: Microsoft online chief leaves for Juniper Networks

The man behind Microsoft's troubled bid to acquire Yahoo is leaving to run Juniper Networks, according to a rep...

140 Characters Twitter conference highlights

Intriguing nuggets from the conference that bills itself as "The State of Now."

Developer finds major coding errors in Facebook, MySpace

Social-networking sites MySpace and Facebook have apparently fixed coding errors that could have allowed an attacker access to all of their users' data and photos.

Video: Check out the uBot-5 robot

Two University of Massachusetts graduate students are building a robot they hope can one day be used as a companion for elderly and handicapped people.

Cisco 'doubles down' on collaboration with 61 new products

Cisco Systems massively expanded its collaboration technologies portfolio on Monday with the announcement of 61 products, including a corporate-grade hosted e-mail system called Cisco WebEx Mail, a social networking application, and a...

Robocallers are now targeting businesses. Is there any way to keep them out?

Businesses don’t have the luxury of ignoring calls from unknown sources. But there are measures they can take to limit the risk.

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You are the product, but with an Apple twist

Apple's services seem to be attracting five new subscribers every single second of the day.

How remote work disrupted global supply chains

Many experts thought COVID-19-related lockdowns would reduce demand for hard goods. The opposite happened.

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Upgrading cell towers could save enough energy to power entire cities

Artificial intelligence can create massive efficiencies in the management of telecom cell sites, and with hardware and software upgrades, the power consumed by the sites could be cut by 40%.

Considering a website redesign? Why not do it in public?

The rebirth of ADA.gov offers a real-time glimpse into how language and modern interface constructs can transform a visitor’s experience

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FCC head wants to boost ‘broadband’ standard to 100Mbps nationwide

FCC Chairwoman Jessica Rosenworcel asked her colleagues to consider increasing the minimum broadband standard of 25Mbps to at least 100Mbps — and possibly 1Gbps. The change could help people working from remote locations.

A distributed network of wireless connections spans a cityscape.

There’s just one thing businesses can do about the ‘splinternet’ — adapt

It’s time to let go of the belief that a single global internet was ever going to be possible and embrace the real world of many separate internets.

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Cloudflare outage brings hundreds of sites, services temporarily offline

The Tuesday outage took just under two hours to fix, and follows similar disruption last week that caused network performance issues across India, Indonesia and Eastern Europe.

6 things they don't tell you about digital nomad living

The digital nomad literature — blogs, websites, social accounts — often paints a picture of the digital nomad lifestyle that's totally misleading. It's not all laptops and sunsets.

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WWDC: Apple, Cloudflare, Fastly plot the end of CAPTCHA

Apple is working with Cloudflare and Fastly to replace annoying CAPTCHA sessions with seamless authorization to protect privacy.

The rise of text and phone scams and why you should worry

Phone and text scams are out of control, and the problem is only getting worse. Here are some steps on how to protect yourself.

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VPN providers flee Indian market ahead of new data rules

The Indian government directive mandates VPN providers store information about their customers for up to five years.

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