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Malicious Ebola-Themed Emails Are On the Rise

6 days agoTechnology : Bits

Criminals are attempting to install malicious programs on computers using false Ebola advisories as bait.

Apple’s Tim Cook Talks of Retail Expansion in China

6 days agoTechnology : Bits

For Apple, greater China has been one of its fastest growing markets for iPhone sales, so the company wants to more than double its presence there.

Facebook’s Rooms App Is a Flashback to Internet Bulletin Boards

6 days agoTechnology : Bits

The mobile-only app is separate from Facebook's social network and allows users to create discussion rooms in which anyone can participate using a pseudonym.

Daily Report: Apple’s Device Integration May Seduce You for Keeps

6 days agoTechnology : Bits

Apple has succeeded in ensuring that its phones, tablets and computers work seamlessly together. You might never leave.

Mark Zuckerberg, Speaking Mandarin, Tries to Win Over China for Facebook

6 days agoTechnology : Bits

At a forum at Tsinghua University in Beijing, Facebook's chief executive discussed his thoughts on the company's future in the country and why he is studying Chinese.

Twitter Offers Tool, Digits, to Sign In to Apps With Just a Phone Number

6 days agoTechnology : Bits

The social network unveiled a tool that software developers can use to let people more easily log on to smartphone apps.

Google Wants Inbox to Be Your Email System for the Next Decade

6 days agoTechnology : Bits

Google has created a new app for people to manage their overflowing inboxes.

The Nature of the IBM ‘Crisis’

6 days agoTechnology : Bits

The challenge for IBM today is very different from the crisis it faced in the 1990s. It is financially strong and more nimble, but there are echoes of the past.

Daily Report: Yahoo Growing Again, but Strategy Remains Hazy

6 days agoTechnology : Bits

Strong third-quarter results at Yahoo ended a long pattern of declines.

Coming of Age in Cloud Computing

6 days agoTechnology : Bits

Cloud computing, particularly in the big rental businesses of Microsoft and Amazon, has been criticized as undependable and tough to manage. A number of recent announcements suggest that some companies are trying to address the issu...

F.T.C. Names Ashkan Soltani as Chief Technologist

6 days agoTechnology : Bits

The appointee, Ashkan Soltani, has worked as an investigative reporter for The Washington Post, co-writing some of the articles in that paper’s Pulitzer Prize-winning series stemming from the Edward Snowden revelations.

Staples Is Latest Retailer Hit by Hackers

6 days agoTechnology : Bits

The company said it was working with law enforcement agencies to determine the extent of the problem. It is one of many retailers and restaurant chains to be hit by hackers over the last year.

Longtime Microsoft Executive Opens Cloud Database Start-Up

6 days agoTechnology : Bits

At Microsoft, Bob Muglia helped build the company's server and tools business into a $17 billion-a-year juggernaut. Now he's running a cloud database start-up that has raised $26 million in funding.

Daily Report: Amazon’s Losses Increase, as Investments Grow

6 days agoTechnology : Bits

The online retailer was also cautious in its outlook for the fourth quarter, saying it might lose money then.

Amazon Web Services to Open German Center

6 days agoTechnology : Bits

Amazon says it is opening the center to answer customer demand, but part of that demand is compliance with German laws around privacy. It's evidence that even tech companies have to learn to live with the rules.

Survey Exposes Prevalence of Online Harassment

6 days agoTechnology : Bits

A new study reveals that 40 percent of adult Internet users have personally experienced some form of online intimidation, and three-quarters have witnessed someone else being harassed online.

Google Executive Chairman: Amazon Is a Lovely Place to Shop and Search

2 weeks agoTechnology : Bits

As the European Commission continues to negotiate an antitrust case regarding Google, the company's chairman, Eric Schmidt, used a speech to talk about how strong Google's competitors are.

IBM and SAP: A Cloud Pact That Solves Problems and Holds Promise

2 weeks agoTechnology : Bits

The deal suggests that the demand for cloud-delivered software from mainstream corporate customers is accelerating.

The August Smart Lock Shows Why You Should Stick With Dumb Keys

2 weeks agoTechnology : Bits

The August smart lock allows you to open your front door with a smartphone. Who needs that?

Daily Report: Russian Hackers Exploit Flaw in Microsoft Windows to Spy on Governments

2 weeks agoTechnology : Bits

Russian hackers used a bug in Microsoft Windows to spy on several Western governments, NATO and the Ukrainian government, according to a computer security firm.

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