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HP patches severe code execution bug in enterprise printers

The vulnerability could be exploited to perform remote code execution.

EU agrees to end geoblocking to boost single digital market

Member states believe the move will encourage European business but there is small print to consider.

The best Black Friday deals on Apple iPads, MacBooks, Mac desktops

Sales don't happen frequently with Apple products, so here's one of your best opportunities to score a discount on the company's tablets and computers.

Amazon gives AWS customers access to its internal machine learning experts

The new ML Solutions Lab helps AWS customers learn how to leverage machine learning, through boot camps, workshops and other programming.

Latest Windows 10 'Redstone 4' PC test build adds more feature refinements

Microsoft is continuing to deliver lots of fixes and a few minor feature updates to testers of its next Windows 10 feature release with Insider Build 17046.

Best gifts: Tech treats for Thanksgiving

Do you want something special to spoil yourself over the holidays? Check out one of these gadgets.

2017 Holiday gift guide: Smart speakers

From Amazon to Google, a virtual assistant is ready for your home or office this holiday season. Apple will join the mix in early 2018.

Brazil rolls out digital driving licenses

Initiative aims to reduce fraud; rollout across all states expected for early 2018.

Windows 10 tip: Take full control over how your PC shuts down

The most common shutdown options are available on the Start menu. For additional options, such as restarting and configuring firmware options, use the Shutdown command.

Uber says unauthorised transactions in Singapore not linked to global breach

Uber has dismissed suggestions that a spate of unauthorised transactions reported by customers in Singapore is related to its global data breach, which does not involve financial information.

Check out our Thanksgiving tech support survival guide

Get some much-needed down time over Thanksgiving by preparing in advance for the inevitable tech support requests.

How blockchain can transform the manufacturing industry

Syncron explains why blockchain could do everything from track E.coli to boost supply chains and customer loyalty.

How blockchain can transform the manufacturing industry

Syncron explains why blockchain could do everything from track E.Coli to boost supply chains and customer loyalty.

MyRepublic secures $51M investment from private equity firm

Singapore-based Makara Innovation Fund has invested S$70 million in the broadband service provider, which says the money will go towards expanding its footprint in Asia and product development.

7 game-changing robotics trends we saw in 2017

From sex robots to assisted surgery, 2017 was a pivotal year for robots

HP teases lower cost 3D printing systems for color, metal in 2018

HP has built out an ecosystem and channel for its 3D printing business and is now seeing repeat orders. Next up: A lower cost 3D printing system for mechanical color and metal parts.

Fry's Black Friday deals include $98 Samsung Chromebook, $244 iPad, $788 MacBook Air

You'll need to sign up for the regional electronics retail chain's email list to get access to many specials, but the savings could be worth the trouble.

Apple reportedly acquires AR startup Vrvana

The Montreal-based startup produced the Totem AR/VR headset, which never shipped.

Uber concealed hack of 57 million accounts for more than a year

The company's former chief security officer kept the hack a secret.

HP grows both PC and printing revenue in Q4

The company's fourth quarter results were in line with market estimates, with broad-based, double-digit growth in all three regions.

HPE chief executive Meg Whitman will step down early next year

The announcement was made following the report of HPE's fourth quarter earnings.

Salesforce delivers strong Q3, ups revenue outlook

The fourth quarter non-GAAP earnings outlook is a bit light relative to expectations. Salesforce also projects fiscal 2019 revenue.

Trump's FCC announces plans to kill net neutrality

The people want net neutrality, but FCC chairman, Ajit Pai, announced his plan to take it away from them. With this, you can expect to see your internet bills go up.

PayPal rolls out an invoicing extension for Messenger

The feature lets sellers on Facebook create and send invoices to customers directly within a conversation on Messenger.

No, digital picture frames are not dead -- in fact, this one is insanely cool

We look at a surprisingly excellent cloud-enabled picture frame, and as a bonus, a robotic vacuum cleaner.

Capital One's Critical Stack launches beta for Kubernetes, container orchestration

The move highlights how every company is becoming a technology firm. Critical Stack is used internally at Capital One to manage microservices and continaers.

HPE extends Nimble's InfoSight engine across its storage portfolio

InfoSight, complete with a new AI recommendation engine, is set to ship on HPE's high-end 3Par storage line starting in January.

iPhone X assembly carried out by students working illegal overtime

Apple confirms that high school students interning at Foxconn worked illegal overtime on the iPhone X production line.

MapR 6.0 converges control of data at rest and in motion on the same pane of glass

The latest version of MapR's converged platform adds more granular control and real-time data ingest that the company claims will facilitate DataOps.

Cisco, Interpol team up to share cybercriminal threat data

The tech giant and law enforcement agency will share intelligence on the latest cyberthreats.

Qualcomm: Mesh networking is the future of smart homes

Qualcomm's Rahul Patel believes mesh networking is critical to the future of home Wi-Fi -- as long as ISPs learn to see its value.

Singapore airport to trial $5M digital air traffic tower

Civil Aviation Authority of Singapore awards S$7 million contract to UK-based NATS to test a digital tower designed to improve air traffic management and operational safety.

The Washington Post's Platform as a Service Venture

Every company has to be a a tech company these days and the Washington Post is one example as it sells tech services to other newspapers — but should it?

Samsung releases Tizen 3.0 update for Gear S3 smartwatch

A major update is now rolling out for last year's Gear S3 smartwatch, bringing the latest version of Tizen to this flagship watch.

DOJ antitrust lawsuit seeks to block AT&T, Time Warner merger

DOJ officials say the proposed deal would harm competition, increase prices for consumers, and reduce innovation; AT&T CEO Randall Stephenson says the DOJ's argument "defies logic and is unprecedented"

Intuit Q1 strong with 2.55 million QuickBooks Online subscribers

Intuit's first quarter went well as the company continues to add self-employed subscribers to its QuickBooks Online franchise.

Get a Dell M115HD mobile projector for $329

That's a significant savings on this travel-friendly projector, which is barely bigger than the palm of your hand.

McKinsey on digital marketing: Personalization is not what you think

A top advisory consultant to large organizations shares his thoughts on critical issues that every CMO must consider. Watch the video for practical and important advice from an expert.

​Red Hat partners with AWS with OpenShift Container Platform 3.7

Red Hat wants to be your AWS hybrid cloud and container company as well your Linux provider.

Uber inks deal with Volvo for fleet of self-driving cars

Volvo says it aims to be the "supplier of choice" for autonomous vehicles.

Dell EMC chosen the best IT workplace in Brazil

Great Place to Work Institute picked the company as the best large-sized IT employer in the country.

DJI Mavic Pro: First impressions from a drone novice

Look out, folks! We've set David Gewirtz loose with robotic aircraft. Welcome to the beginning of our new Drone and Robotics Discovery Series. As long as he doesn't try building a T-1000, we're probably safe.

New AMD EPYC-powered HPE VM server is breaking world records

The new enterprise-class server offers up to a 50 percent reduction in cost per VM than traditional servers.

Apple slips closer to becoming 'just another tech company'

Announcing products only to later delay their launch is something that other tech companies did. Now it's becoming something Apple does.

Robotics company gets $25 million to bring Amazon-like automation to small retailers

It has become imperative for retailers of all sizes to automate fulfillment. That's created a huge opportunity for robotics companies.

Is Germany right to tell parents to destroy kids' smartwatches over snooping fears?

After banning smart dolls, Germany now says no to smartwatches that allow parents to listen in on classrooms.

Four methods hackers use to steal data from air-gapped computers

Air-gapped computers are seen as high-value targets, so considerable research has gone into taking data from them -- without a network connection. Here's what you need to know.

Marvell buys Cavium for $6 billion as semiconductor players aim to consolidate

Marvell said the purchase of Cavium will diversify revenue and bolster its ability to address the data center and cloud markets.

Companies on the verge: Introducing the Emergence Maturity Index

What does it take to become a mature company that can compete full bore in a marketplace? Paul Greenberg's newly hatched EMI will highlight the companies worth watching.

Linus Torvalds: 'I don't trust security people to do sane things'

The prominent Linux engineer has suggested models used to approach kernel security are entirely wrong.