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Microsoft takes Iowa from corn to .com

Microsoft is building some 1.16 million square feet of new data center space in Iowa.

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Microsoft takes Iowa from corn to .com

Google invites Glass wearers to brave LA’s beaches

Users of Google Glass will get to meet and compare their techie headgear this weekend at a spot where appearance is everything.

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Google invites Glass wearers to brave LA’s beaches

Major security flaws threaten satellite communications

An analysis of satellite communication gear from more than a half-dozen major manufacturers has uncovered critical vulnerabilities that could be exploited to disrupt military operations and ship and aircraft communications.

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Major security flaws threaten satellite communications

Telerik frees HTML5 collection of components

Borrowing a page from the recently revised Microsoft playbook, development tools maker Telerik has released as open source the bulk of its Kendo software library of components for building Web and mobile applications

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Telerik frees HTML5 collection of components

Space X rocket en route to ISS with space laser cargo

A Space X Falcon rocket lifted off Friday afternoon for the International Space Station (ISS) from the Cape Canaveral Air Station in Florida.

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Space X rocket en route to ISS with space laser cargo

AMD steers clear of low-cost tablet market

Advanced Micro Devices doesn’t want its chips in low-priced tablets, and is eager to avoid a battle with Intel or ARM, whose chips have driven tablet prices down to under US$100.

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AMD steers clear of low-cost tablet market

Experts: Avoid big mistakes with Oracle’s Exadata

Although Exadata is Oracle’s most popular and mature “engineered system,” some customers implementing the database machine are making mistakes that prevent them from getting the most performance out of the expensive product, according to a veteran of many Exadata projects.

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Steve Jobs’ character becomes issue in Silicon Valley no-hiring case

Tech workers suing over an alleged no-poaching agreement among Silicon Valley firms are fighting an attempt by defendants to ban evidence that might portray Steve Jobs as a bad guy.

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Steve Jobs’ character becomes issue in Silicon Valley no-hiring case

FCC vote on incentive auction plan could further open broadband competition

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FCC vote on incentive auction plan could further open broadband competition

Google tech to bring 3D mapping smarts to NASA’s space station robots

NASA and Google are working together to send new 3D technology aloft to map the International Space Station.

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Google tech to bring 3D mapping smarts to NASA’s space station robots