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Microsoft's expected Surface Pro with LTE: Possible specs, pricing leak

A U.K. retailer may have outed the possible specs and pricing of Microsoft's expected Surface Pro LTE devices.

Google's HTC deal: Can Google learn from its Motorola miscues?

Google wants more hardware manufacturing heft, but it's unclear whether HTC will be the magic potion the search giant is looking for.

Google and Motorola debut Android One Moto X4 for Project Fi

Google's Project Fi Wi-Fi carrier service gets its first Android One handset courtesy of Motorola.

Veritas can reach APAC customers via GDPR

With less than year before the EU data privacy law kicks in, data management vendors such as Veritas can expand their Asia-Pacific customer base with tools and services to help firms ensure compliance.

Unisys: Micro-segmentation and AI in the security wake of Equifax

The chief trust officer of Unisys explains what business leaders and technologists need to know about next-generation network security practices. Read carefully to protect your organization.

Pixelbook leak: Google's new high-end Chromebook expected October 4

Google's top-of-the-line Chromebook Pixel is coming back with a new name and better specifications.

US Air Force plots IT overhaul, aims for cloud

Dell EMC, Microsoft, and General Dynamics have landed a $1 billion five-year, cloud-hosted enterprise services contract from the USAF.

Kaspersky Lab secures contract with Brazilian Armed Forces

The Russian firm won a tender to supply cybersecurity tools to the three military organizations in the Latin American country.

Pre-Discovery: 14 unofficial Star Trek series and films

Fan films: the final frontier. These are the fan-made voyages of the Starship Enterprise . In honor of the upcoming Star Trek: Discovery series, we present you with a selection of unofficial Star Trek series and films.

Star Trek: On a mission of discovery, futurism and bold social commentary

The combination of positive, visionary futurism with relevant social commentary distinguishes Star Trek from every other science fiction television program that has followed it.

Facing complaints, Microsoft adopts a kinder, gentler Windows 10 upgrade pace

As Windows 10 enters its third year, Microsoft has slowed its pace for delivering feature updates. That's a big change from its first two years, and Windows users are seeing the payoff.

Why I love the Files app in iOS 11: iPads can finally replace notebooks

You can have your augmented reality and a more human sounding Siri. The killer app in iOS 11 is its Files app - the iOS equivalent to the macOS Finder.

HTC suspends trading, Google acquisition rumors blaze to life

The suspension of activity on the stock exchange is being keenly watched in anticipation of a takeover.

IT admin sentenced after blackmailing business, redirecting website to porn

The admin demanded $10,000 from a company after sabotaging their website.

Best Google Chrome extensions to enhance your security and productivity

If you are a Google Chrome user and you're not making use of extensions, then you are really missing out. Here is a selection of extensions aimed specifically at boosting your productivity and privacy.

NAS Wars 2017: We test the Synology DiskStation DS1817+ RAID

Welcome to the sixth of seven NAS stress tests, where we brutalize NAS devices to failure and then attempt to see if they can be recovered. This week, we dig into the Synology DiskStation DS1817+, a device that sets the bar for future desktop RAID and NAS boxes.

IBM open sources WebSphere Liberty code

The new Open Liberty project represents the latest effort from IBM to support Java developers.

iOS 11 upgrade tips: Here's how to get your iPhone or iPad ready

Here's what you need to do to make sure that your upgrade goes smoothly and you don't lose any data.

Veritas must reassure APAC customers about private equity ownership

Split from Symantec and now owned by a private equity firm, Veritas faces questions about whether it will sustain innovation for products that may not prove profitable in future.

CCTV cameras enslaved to infiltrate air-gap networks

Surveillance camera lighting systems can create a web of light for leaking and extracting data from networks.

Girl with 3D-printed robotic hand to throw first pitch at World Series game

Mom couldn't find a company to create a robotic hand for her daughter, so she came up with a novel solution

BlackBerry teams with Fleet Complete to push Radar IoT platform

BlackBerry Radar is designed to track trailer assets in the trucking industry.

AI processors go mobile

Deep learning is already having a big impact in the data center. Now it is moving to the edge as chipmakers add neural engines to mobile processors. But Qualcomm, Intel and others are taking very different approaches.

Oracle unveils 'universal credits,' license mobility for easy cloud consumption

On the heels of announcing its fully autonomous databases, Oracle rolls out more ways it's trying to cut into with Amazon's cloud dominance.

Adobe tops Q3 targets on 26 percent revenue growth

Once again, the Photoshop maker broke a corporate record for quarterly revenue.

Google to announce $49 Google Home Mini in October: Report

Google is planning to release a miniature version of its Google Home smart speaker with Google Assistant. It's said to cost $49, and it'll be announced on Oct. 4.

Twitter suspends 299,000 accounts linked to terrorism in past six month

The company said 75 percent of the infringing accounts were suspended before their first tweet.

Udacity announces 'flying car' nanodegree, new partnership with Lyft

The online education company is also expanding its self-driving car programming, with an Intro to Self-Driving Cars program without any application restrictions.

Equifax lesson: It's time for tougher rules, regulations, fines to combat breaches

Can oversight and stiff punishments spur enterprises to prioritize cybersecurity and secure their data?

Microsoft adds its gaming chief to its Senior Leadership Team

Microsoft's Phil Spencer, now an executive vice president, is becoming part of the company's inner circle of advisers, in a move signaling the growing importance of gaming to the company.

New to iOS 11? Change these privacy and security settings right now

Before you do anything on your iPhone or iPad, you should lock it down. This is how you do it.

T-Mobile, Sprint merger talks reportedly back on

CNBC reports that the companies are in active talks about a stock-for-stock merger that would leave Deutsche Telekom as the majority owner of both carriers.

Hitachi launches Vantara, aims to target IoT, data center, cloud, analytics

The entity, called Hitachi Vantara, unifies a series of enterprise units including: Hitachi Data Systems; Hitachi Insight Group; and Pentaho.

Google Chrome: Make your browser faster and more stable

Google Chrome is the most popular browser, and with good reason. But even Chrome can sometimes do with a spring-clean to keep it running optimally. Here are five tricks to help you speed up your browser.

New alliance advocates the blockchain to improve IoT security, trust

The Trusted IoT Alliance hopes to "set the standard" for IoT blockchain protocols worldwide.

Amazon revamps Fire HD 10 tablet, improves specs; adds Alexa-powered hands free mode starting at $149

Amazon updates its Fire HD 10 tablet, but make no mistake: The move is all about putting Alexa everywhere.

iPhone 8 review roundup

While everyone is still talking about the iPhone X that's set to launch next month, right now it's the time for the iPhone 8 to shine.

Five secret tricks only serious Gmail ninjas need to know

With great power comes great responsibility. If you click into this article, be sure to pay attention to the warnings.

Kohl's to offer Amazon returns as two retailers cozy up on omnichannel

Kohl's and Amazon outlined the latest installment of a budding omnichannel partnership.

Fitbit Flyer hands-on: A sweatproof wireless headset designed for the Fitbit Ionic

Along with Fitbit's new smartwatch, it is launching an attractive complementary Bluetooth headset to help people enjoy music while exercising with the new Ionic watch.

TigerGraph, a graph database born to roar

Imagine your database of choice blown out of the water by a startup emerging from stealth. TigerGraph may have done just that for graph databases.

Scientists complete eight month isolation experiment to simulate life on Mars

Considering how 2017 is playing out, I'd go straight back in.

Salesforce Einstein turns one with a bevy of new features

Salesforce also announced the launch of a $50 venture million fund that will invest in startups focused on artificial intelligence.

Hackers reveal leading enterprise security blind spots

Mobile devices and facial recognition software have made the list this year.

Finding IoT's untapped potential in the rental market

The startup IOTAS is equipping multi-family housing units with IOT technology designed for tech-savvy young people who don't yet own a home.

Pirate Bay uses your PC to mine cryptocurrency in quest to become ad-free

Could CPU usage replace adverts in the future?

Crash Override, book review: Gamergate and the battle against online hate

Game developer Zoƫ Quinn recounts her experience of 'Gamergate', which prompted the creation of the Crash Override Network to provide support and advice for victims of online hate.

Japanese robot firm makes an aggressive move in China

China will need more than half-a-million industrial robots by 2025. The race is on to see who will supply them.

Veritas wants more revenue out of APAC

With slow growth in Europe, the software vendor is looking to Asia, which now accounts for just below 20 percent of its total revenue, says CEO Bill Coleman, who acknowledges the need to offer more localisation to better serve customers in the region.

Twilio launches Twilio Studio to boost engagement apps

The idea behind Twilio Studio is to enable business execs and developers iterate on tools such as messaging bots, voice system workflows and notifications.