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  • Nvidia pumps more horsepower into flagship graphics chips

    Nvidia is bringing brighter images and sharper special effects to its new flagship GeForce GTX 980 and 970 graphics processing units.

  • CloudFlare can provide its caching service without your SSL keys

    CloudFlare said it has engineered a novel way to handle sensitive encryption keys that allows organizations such as financial institutions to still use its caching service to fend off cyberattacks.

  • iPhone 6 fans brave Dengue mosquitoes in Tokyo

    Sales of Apple's latest smartphone began in Japan with a humanoid robot welcoming eager fans to a shop in Tokyo close to ground zero for a Dengue fever outbreak.

  • Larry Ellison's best zingers: a look back

    Few CEOs have been as consistently entertaining as Larry Ellison. Love him or hate him, you can depend on him to liven up a speech with a put-down, a faux pas or a zinger for a competitor. Reporters joke that his public relations staff must take a lot of Xanax before he takes the stage. You never know what he's going to say next.

  • Mysterious entity acquires TwitPic, saving it from death

    TwitPic, the image-hosting company that two weeks ago said it would shut down after a trademark dispute with Twitter, has apparently been acquired, keeping its service alive.

  • Alibaba's IPO could be 'open sesame' for global expansion

    Alibaba, an e-commerce giant in China, wants to make new friends in the U.S. Especially friends with money.

  • SAP buying Concur for $8.3 billion to boost cloud portfolio

    SAP is buying business-travel and expense software vendor Concur for about US$8.3 billion, in a bid to continue growing out its portfolio of cloud-based applications.

  • Home Depot breach put 56 million payment cards at risk, company says

    The breach of Home Depot's payment systems may have compromised 56 million payment cards as a result of malware that has since been eliminated, the company said Thursday.

  • Larry Ellison steps down as Oracle CEO, Catz, Hurd named co-CEOs

    It's the end of an era at Oracle, as CEO Larry Ellison has been appointed executive chairman and CTO of the vendor, with co-presidents Safra Catz and Mark Hurd named co-CEOs.

  • Qualcomm shows its Snapdragon 810 in action

    Qualcomm has given a peek at the graphics capabilities of its new Snapdragon 810 chipset, which it confirmed will start shipping in tablets and other devices early next year.

  • Oracle CEO Larry Ellison steps down as CEO, Catz, Hurd named co-CEOs

    It's the end of an era at Oracle, as CEO Larry Ellison has been appointed executive chairman and CTO of the vendor, with co-presidents Safra Catz and Mark Hurd named co-CEOs.

  • The Navy flew its new drone across the US Wednesday night

    The U.S. Navy's new surveillance drone completed its first cross-country flight across the United States Wednesday night.

  • As health care digitizes, consumer technologies will have greatest impact, says panel

    The health care industry has long been a laggard in adopting technology, but that will soon change as the challenge of aligning doctors, insurance companies and patients is figured out.

  • Google wants to enrich offline browsing

    Someday soon, users may be able to interact with their favorite websites even when these sites aren't accessible, thanks to a new browser standard called Service Workers being developed by Google.

  • Facebook turns its feed into a popularity contest

    Facebook users will soon start to see more posts higher in their feeds tied to popular events or topics of conversation, with less relevant posts getting pushed farther down.

  • Pink slips rain down on Microsoft

    As had been rumoured earlier this week, Microsoft lopped off a second set of jobs Thursday, cutting 2,100 positions, as part of a restructuring plan announced two months ago to eliminate 18,000 positions, or about 14 percent of the company's workforce.

  • Auditor: Healthcare.gov still lacks some basic security controls

    Healthcare.gov lacks several basic cybersecurity controls -- including strong passwords and consistent security patching -- nearly a year after the troubled launch of the insurance-shopping website, a government auditor said.

  • Microsoft plots Dynamics CRM update with an eye on marketing, global expansion

    Microsoft is poised to release a major update to its Dynamics CRM and marketing applications in a bid to gain market share against rivals such as Salesforce.com.

  • China says US hacking accusations are 'totally groundless'

    The Chinese government says accusations that it was involved in cyberattacks against U.S. transportation contractors are "totally groundless and untenable."

  • Right-to-be-forgotten 'dashboard' to help EU's data protection authorities

    An electronic case-handling dashboard and a network of specialists will be created to help EU data protection authorities deal with complaints filed by people whose requests to delete search results based on a recent "right-to-be-forgotten" ruling is denied.