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Hostage used to communicate demands via Facebook in Sydney terror attack

A hostage in the terrorist attack in Sydney, Australia has been forced to post the demands of the terrorist on their Facebook account. A post to Facebook from bank worker Marcia Mikhael includes a range of demands from the ISIL related terrorist and … Continue reading ?

Uber unfairly attacked over surge pricing during Sydney terror attack

Uber has unfairly come under attack after surge pricing came into place in Sydney during a terror attack in the city Monday. The attack, currently an ongoing siege at the time of writing, involved one or more gunman and an … Continue reading ?

Will Windows 10 convince millions to upgrade old PCs?

Intel Corp. guesstimates there are 600 million PCs in service that are at least four years old. It considers those machines — including many Windows XP boxes — ripe for upgrading when Microsoft Windows 10 is released early next year. … Continue reading ?

Facebook dumps Bing for search

Microsoft Corp.’s longstanding relationship with Facebook Inc. appears to be slowly winding down as the social networking giant today quietly dropped use of Bing for search. The move, first reported by Reuters, comes following the rollout of new search functionality on Facebook … Continue reading ?

Simplicity in the Data Center is about more than hiding complexity | #HPDiscover

Product announcements at HP Discover Barcelona are the fruits of Hewlett-Packard Inc.’s investments in research and development in both storage and converged systems. David Scott, SVP & GM, HP Storage, said in his live interview with theCUBE co-hosts John Furrier and … Continue reading ?

Hortonworks rockets past $1 billion valuation on first day of trading

Hortonworks Inc. raised the price of its initial public offering to $16 per share on Thursday from the original target range of $12 to $14 set earlier this month, but Wall Street still liked what it saw, kicking up Hortonworks (NASDAQ: … Continue reading ?

New study finds 150,000 account credentials are leaking each month

The number and degree of hacker attacks on accounts and personal information continues to grow steadily. Researchers from the security firm Symantec Corp. have uncovered evidence of “highly advanced malware Regin” in the wild, which they believed in existence for … Continue reading ?

Facebook Trending Topic rolls out to Android devices, and other news

Facebook, Inc. made a few big announcements this week. Users will be happy to hear that the social giant plans to cut down promotional messages that appear on Timelines, as well as implement an improved Facebook Search. Even more exciting … Continue reading ?

Intel caters to IoT developers with new platform, hardware and software

This week’s Smart DevOps roundup features Intel’s new Internet of Things (IoT) platform, funding for a new IoT developer device, and a new marketplace for IoT apps.  . The Intel IoT Platform   Earlier this week Intel Corp. announced the … Continue reading ?

HP focuses software-defined data center strategy on user choice | #HPdiscover

The software-defined data center is usually thought of in terms of its components, but Hewlett-Packard Co. is focusing on the big picture, according to the head of worldwide marketing for its key converged infrastructure business. Paul Miller returned to SiliconANGLE’s … Continue reading ?

Facebook search a Google+ killer? Plus: Turing biopic and Evernote’s boutique

Google’s new internal search is a “thinly-veiled” attack on Google, according to Given Google’s tardiness in doing something dramatic to improve search, I’m in favor of any attack on the search giant. Especially one that, Time speculates could spell the … Continue reading ?

Xbox One finally overtakes PS4 in U.S. sales: Clever marketing or better pricing?

As we expected, Microsoft’s Xbox One outsold Sony Corp.’s PlayStation 4 in the month of November according to the NPD Group, the first time this has happened since the two consoles went on the market in 2013. Although the PS4 … Continue reading ?

Valve halts Steam Holiday Auction due to exploit that dupes virtual currency

What started as a fun holiday event quickly devolved into a desperate cash-grab when Steam users discovered an exploit that allowed them to cheat the system. The intent behind the Steam Holiday Auction was to allow Steam users to trade virtual … Continue reading ?

Report: Baidu to buy $600m stake in Uber to assist in China expansion

Chinese web services company Baidu Inc. is reported to be investing $600 million in Uber Inc. to assist the ridesharing service’s expansion in China. Uber will receive cash and non-cash assets as part of the deal, a person familiar with … Continue reading ?

Zuckerberg covers Dislike button, privacy, and more in second Facebook Q&A

Facebook Inc. CEO Mark Zuckerberg talks about the possibility of a “Dislike” button, as well as answering other questions about privacy and more in his second ever “Q&A With Mark” community town hall meeting.   Will Facebook ever add a … Continue reading ?

UK researchers reveal plans for an “Internet of sheep”

Smart cities might be all the rage here in the USA, but in England the Internet of Things is spreading its tentacles outside of its urban centers, deep into the countryside. Computer scientists at Lancaster University have just launched an … Continue reading ?

Latest iPhone 7 rumors: sapphire glass is back, 3D user interface, concept images and more

It’s barely been a month since our last roundup of iPhone 7 rumors, yet so much has happened since that there are a whole slew of new rumors to report on. Apple Inc.’s supplier, Foxconn Technology Group, may be supplying it … Continue reading ?

CenturyLink snaps up Cognilytics to beef up its cloud services

Telecommunications giant CenturyLink Inc. has swooped to make its second major acquisition of the week, buying up Big Data analytics provider Cognilytics. It comes just days after CenturyLink snapped up DataGardens, which offers a disaster-recovery-as-a-service product. CenturyLink has made no … Continue reading ?

Cheers: Picky Pint wants to make sure you never order a bad beer

New app Picky Pint wants to cater to those who appreciate a good beer by making sure that you never unintentionally order a bad one again. The app analyzes a photo taken of a beer list then provides information to users … Continue reading ?

LINE to add streaming music in deal with Sony, Avex

Instant messaging giant LINE Corp. is expanding into streaming music with a new deal announced with Sony Music Entertainment Inc., and Japanese record label Avex Digital Inc. Joint venture company LINE MUSIC Corporation will offer streaming music to LINE’s 560 million … Continue reading ?

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