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Amazon strikes deal in China to offer more imported goods

Amazon.com is hoping to attract more consumers from China, with a new agreement that will let the U.S. e-commerce company bring millions of products from its international sites to the country as imported goods.

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Related Topix: Internet

Wed Aug 20, 2014

ComputerWorld

HP reports surprise growth as PC sales climb

HP's revenue climbed 1 percent to $27.6 billion for the quarter ended July 31, the company announced Wednesday.

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Related Topix: Microsoft, Startups, Microsoft Windows

KTVK Phoenix

UPS says 51 retail stores breached by malware

Some customers of The UPS Store may have had their credit and debit card information exposed by a computer virus found on systems at 51 stores in 24 states.

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Related Topix: UPS Store, Transportation, Trucking, United Parcel Service, Air Courier, Illinois, Computer Security

ContactMusic.com

AMC Say Yes To A Second Season of 'Halt And Catch Fire'

The show didn't come out strong, like a Game of Thrones of Boardwalk Empire, but has cultivated what AMC have called a 'core following', hence the renewal.

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Related Topix: Real Estate, American Mortgage Acceptance, Game of Thrones, Cyanide Studios, Video Games, Atlus Co., Firefly, Inventions, Guardians of the Galaxy

KMIZ

90% of hospitals and clinics lose their patients' data

Recent data shows 90 percent of health care organizations have exposed their patients' data -- or had it stolen -- in 2012 and 2013, according to privacy researchers at the Ponemon Institute.

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Related Topix: Social Security, Personal Finance, Criminal Defense Law, Law, Healthcare Law, Computer Security

Globe and Mail

Remember Heartbleed? Massive hospital hack linked to bug

To quote Codenomicon : The affected code is called OpenSSL and "is the most popular open source cryptographic library and TLS implementation used to encrypt traffic on the Internet."

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Related Topix: Codenomicon, Computer Security, Medicine, Community Health Care, Hospital Administration, Healthcare Industry

CIO

In his own words: Best quotes of Steve Ballmer

Steve Ballmer's decision to step down from Microsoft's board draws to a close a 34 year-long career that took him from business manager to CEO.

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Related Topix: Microsoft, Startups, Digital Rights Management, Media Players, Family, Kids, Google, WebMD

Silicon Alley Insider

How Wi-Fi Could Revolutionize The Way We Use The Web

His company, Mimosa, works with technology that could turn Wi-Fi from a way to save money on our smartphone data plans to an internet connectivity option on par with fiber and leagues above DSL.

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Related Topix: Wireless, Wi-Fi, Emerging Technology, Business Insider

Tue Aug 19, 2014

ITworld

VC investors hot for the cloud, mobile and robots

Venture capital fundraising has picked up steam in the U.S., with cloud computing , mobile technology and robotics getting solid backing.

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Related Topix: Venture Capital, Emerging Technology, Robots, Financial Services, Accounting, Deloitte and Touche

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What's Trending: August 19th

I bought my iPad Air a few months ago with the intention to stop using my computer, it was impossible because I loved having an actual keyboard.

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Related Topix: Ipad, Apple

The Modesto Bee

Drones, robots to help Laramie students learn math

The school got a state grant of nearly $69,000 to use robots, software and 3-D printers to teach science, technology, engineering and math, the Laramie Boomerang reported Tuesday .

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Related Topix: Robots, Laramie, WY, Mathematics, Science, Business News

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Tom Hanks Made the App Store's No. 1 iPad App

Tom Hanks: beloved actor, slam poet , space enthusiast , and ... iPad app developer.

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Related Topix: Ipad

Business Journal

Up to speed: Microsoft's Azure cloud service suffered hours-long outage

Microsoft's cloud-computing service Azure suffered a global outage yesterday, perhaps striking a blow to CEO Satya Nadella's aspirations to dominate the cloud services industry.

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Related Topix: Microsoft, Tellme, Tellme Networks, Startups, Groove Commerce, Sentillion, Cloud Computing

The Raw Story

Hospital group Community Health says data stolen in cyber attack from China

"APT 18" typically targets companies in the aerospace and defense, construction and engineering, technology, financial services and healthcare industry, said Charles Carmakal, managing director with FireEye Inc's Mandiant forensics unit, which led the investigation of the attack on Community Health in April and June.

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Related Topix: Computer Security

Bakery & Snacks

Chia kill step crucial, says Glanbia: Raw seed benefits don't mean anything if it's not safe

Anne Brown: "If you're not using a kill step in your process, you should not be using a raw grain.

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Related Topix: CPU, Flax, Supplement

Mon Aug 18, 2014

InfoWorld

Oracle gives Exadata some backward compatibility

Oracle has made it possible to run a much older but still widely used version of its database software on Exadata, in a move that could make heretofore reluctant buyers pull the trigger on a purchase of the data-processing appliance.

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Related Topix: Science, Computer Science, Cloud Computing

KTEX-FM Weslaco

Brad Paisley Leaks New Song From NASA Launch Pad

Brad Paisley is taking his mission to leak songs from his new album to a new level.

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Related Topix: Country, Brad Paisley, NASA, Space

CBS Local

A Closer Look: Do more with companion devices

Apple has ways of encouraging you to buy more of its products: It offers bonus features on devices like the iPhone and iPad that work only when paired with other Apple gadgets.

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Related Topix: Apple, Startups, ABC Family, iPod touch App, iPad App, iPhone and iPad App, iPhone App, Kindle, Facebook, Netflix, Ipad

Ottawa Business Journal

Study estimates 36% of Canadian businesses know they've been hit by cyber attack

More than one-third of Canada's IT professionals know - for sure - that they'd had a significant data breach over the previous 12 months that could put their clients or their organizations at risk, a cybersecurity study suggests.

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Related Topix: Computer Security

Click Orlando

Microsoft considers new name for Internet Explorer

In an "Ask Me Anything" chat on Reddit last week, engineers from Microsoft's Internet Explorer team fielded questions about the world's most infamous Web browser.

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Related Topix: Microsoft, Tellme, Startups, Reddit, Microsoft Windows

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