Facebook Reports Record Profit Led by Soaring Mobile Ad Sales

July 26, 2017 9:23 PM | ()
Social network skates past Wall Street projections in its quarterly report, despite concerns that its ad load, or the number of advertisements it can show users without clogging up their news feeds, is nearing a ceiling.
Edge Blocks Flash

Retiring Adobe Flash Will Make the Web More Secure—Eventually

July 26, 2017 6:00 PM | ()
NEWS ANALYSIS: Adobe’s decision to end support for Flash after 2020 will bring some complications for businesses that haven’t already upgraded to more modern media players, but it will also make everybody more secure.
Equation Spyware

Google Blocks Spyware Family From Android App Store

July 26, 2017 5:21 PM | ()
Google security researchers say the Lipizzan spyware family was designed to steal wide range of data from infected Android devices.

Foxconn to Invest $10 Billion in New Wisconsin Manufacturing Plant

July 26, 2017 4:57 PM | ()
Foxconn, which makes Apple's iPhone and other products in China, won't make connected devices, at least at first. It will make flat-screen displays.

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After 12 Years of Waiting, Birst Obtains Data Management Patents

July 26, 2017 3:24 PM | ()
Entering its third month as a new acquisition of Infor, the company said the patents will further enable smarter and more efficient preparation, discovery and visualization of data.
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Cloud Shutdown Would Cost Service Providers Billions, Report Finds VIDEO

July 26, 2017 3:01 PM | ()
DAILY VIDEO: Global cloud shutdown could result in $53B in Losses, report finds; EU fine cuts Into Google parent Alphabet's second quarter profits; Windows 10 makes business gains two years after Release; and there's more.

AnchorFree Launches Free VPN SDK to Protect Net Neutrality

July 26, 2017 1:56 PM | ()
First-of-its-kind software development kit protects apps so internet service providers can’t throttle traffic, no matter what the FCC rules.
Microsoft Team Server

Microsoft Team Foundation Server 2017 Update 2 Tracks Delivery Plans

July 26, 2017 1:45 PM | ()
Updates include a timeline view that aids in the development team management, an enhanced Team build definition editor and new Git features.

Defending Against Drone Incursions Isn't Easy, Black Hat Session Reveals

July 26, 2017 1:00 PM | ()
At a briefing at the Black Hat Conference, researchers from security firm Bishop Fox detail findings on what tools are available to defend against drones.
Azure Containers

Microsoft Introduces Rapid Cloud Container Deployment Service

July 26, 2017 12:21 PM | ()
The company's new Azure Container Instances service allows customers to quickly deploy containers with a minimum of infrastructure management.

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