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2 hrs ago | CBS Atlanta

Personal data alert: Smartphone thefts in US doubled in 2013

A report published showed that 3.1 million smartphones were stolen in the US last year, that's a big jump from the 1.6 million figure in 2012.

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Related Topix: US Federal Bureau of Investigation, US News, Science / Technology, Computer Security

6 hrs ago | Lifehack.org

Graphic Designer Explores The Human Experience Using Computer Error Messages

Victoria Siemer a.k.a Witchoria , a Brooklyn based graphic designer is currently creating a series of photographs names "Human Error".

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7 hrs ago | ComputerWorld

IE6: Retired but not dead yet

Microsoft may have retired Internet Explorer 6 last week, but it's still keeping track of the ancient browser's user share on a death watch-like website that's been running for more than three years.

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Related Topix: Microsoft, Startups, Science / Technology, Redmond, WA, Web Design, Arts, Computers

11 hrs ago | Customer Interaction Solutions

Banks Don't Have Latest Microsoft System

Most banks have not changed their operating systems to the new Microsoft widows 7 and 8, exposing themselves to computer-generated attacks, the Microsoft Uganda manager has said.

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Related Topix: Microsoft, Startups, Science, Computer Science, Science / Technology

Thu Apr 17, 2014

CNet News

Ubuntu Linux Has What It Takes to Challenge Windows on the Desktop

A new Long Term Support release of Ubuntu Linux, code-named "Trusty Tahr," arrives just as Microsoft ends support on Windows XP.

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Related Topix: Ubuntu, Open Source Software, Science / Technology, Linux, Microsoft, Startups

MSDN Blogs

The story behind Windows XP's Bliss wallpaper

03-Oct-2008: Syndicated to the Dynamics Communities . 10-Oct-2008: First Post by Scott Stephenson.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Startups, Social Software, Microsoft

Business Wire

Accenture and Avanade Complete Digital Workplace Implementation at Standard Life

The initiative is part of Standard Life's Digital Workplace strategic program, which is designed to streamline its IT services across all its businesses in Europe, North America and Asia, providing its employees globally with a consolidated, enhanced and digitally-enabled working environment so they can better support the company's growth agenda, ... (more)

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Related Topix: Startups, Alliance Tech, Tier Technologies, Consulting, Accenture, Duck Creek Technologies, Software, Science / Technology, CIO News

Computer Weekly

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In this week's Computer Weekly, the NSA/GCHQ snooping scandal has added to concerns about security of virtual private networks - we find out how IT chiefs should respond to the threat.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Microsoft, Startups

TechNet Blogs

Blog Post: Windows XP vs Windows 8.1 - Demonstrating Tasks

Useful tools, tips & resource for IT professionals including daily news, downloads, how-to info and practical advice from the Microsoft UK TechNet team, partners and MVP's April 8th 2014 has been and gone, a notable day in the history of Microsoft and indeed the IT industry.

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The Code Project

FTP from Windows CE 5.0 Devices

In the industry many hand-held devices with bar code scanners are still in use. With Windows CE 5.0 it is possible to program applications for these devices, who's technology was 10 years ago mainstream.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology

Wed Apr 16, 2014

ComputerWorld

Windows XP's retirement turns into major security project for Chinese firm

Microsoft may have retired Windows XP, but one of China's leading security vendors is trying to keep the OS threat-free, and rolling out protection software to hundreds of millions of users in the nation.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Microsoft, Startups

SFGate

The most viewed picture ever is from Sonoma

Workers unfurl a huge Windows XP banner in 2001. The image most closely associated with the operating system was taken in Sonoma County You've likely seen it.

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Related Topix: Sonoma, CA, Science / Technology, Sonoma County, CA, Microsoft, Startups

PhysOrg Weblog

Continued reliance on Windows XP in physician practices may threaten data security

Physicians who use Windows XP in their practices may be affected by Microsoft's recent discontinuation of support for the program, according to an article published April 8 in Medical Economics .

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The Inquirer

Ubuntu 14.04 LTS desktop arrives this week as Windows XP alternative

FOLLOWING Canonical's unveiling of Ubuntu 14.04 Long Term Support edition of Linux for servers, the company has announced its release of the desktop edition.

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Related Topix: Ubuntu, Open Source Software, Science / Technology, Linux

DesignLines

Gartner: Windows XP End Boosted Q1 2014 PC Sales

The long-running decline of the desktop and notebook PC market, as consumers tend to buy and use lighter, more mobile, tablet computers and smartphones, continued in the first quarter of 2014, according to market research company Gartner Inc .

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Related Topix: Laptops/Notebooks, Consulting, Gartner, Science / Technology, Computers

Sacramento Bee Newspaper

Claudia Buck: Computer users must be extra alert

To upgrade to a newer, safer operating system, call the Microsoft customer support line at 696-7786..

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Related Topix: Computers, Microsoft, Startups, Science / Technology, PC

Tue Apr 15, 2014

CIO

Update Lets Microsoft Zune Play With Windows Vista

Microsoft released its Zune video and music player and accompanying Zune Marketplace online store in November, but out of the gate the device was not Vista compatible.

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Related Topix: Microsoft, Startups, Science / Technology

Post-gazette.com

Ced Kurtz's Techman: Don't delay in finding out Heartbleed's impact on your cyberlife

The Heartbleed vulnerability has gotten a lot of press recently, and for good reason.

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Related Topix: Microsoft, Startups, Science / Technology, WebMD

KMIR 6

Intel reports lower 1Q net income, higher revenue

Intel's earnings fell in the first three months of the year amid a continued slump in the worldwide PC market, but revenue grew slightly because of solid demand for tablet processors and its data center services.

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Related Topix: CPU, Science / Technology, Computers

CBS Atlanta

FBI's facial recognition database holds records on millions of Americans

Following a Freedom of Information Act lawsuit filed by the Electronic Frontier Foundation , the FBI has just released new documents that show the Bureau is making steady progress on its facial recognition database.

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Related Topix: US News, US Federal Bureau of Investigation, Emerging Technology, Search Engines, Computer Security, Science / Technology

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