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Sony cancels ‘The Interview’ release after threats following cyberattack

Sony Pictures on Wednesday canceled the Dec. 25 release of its controversial comedy, “The Interview,” after theater chains decided not to play the film following terrorist threats after a cyber attack.

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Microsoft ships KB 3025930 to fix IE 11 modal dialog screw-ups in KB 3008923

December 2014 may turn out to be the worst month in Windows patching history — and that’s saying something. KB 3025930 has just hit the Automatic Update chute

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IBM pushes hard into the enterprise cloud

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IBM pushes hard into the enterprise cloud

Forensic software gets around iCloud security features

A Russian software company has updated its forensic software to work-around the security features Apple recently added to iCloud and increased what information can be extracted from the cloud storage service.

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Human error root cause of November Microsoft Azure outage

Human error was the culprit for a November outage of the Microsoft Azure cloud storage service. The company is hoping that recent updates that automate formerly manual processes will help prevent similar outages in the future.

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Human error root cause of November Microsoft Azure outage

Uber envisions a safer ride in 2015

Uber, in 2015, is resolving to make its car hailing service safer, partly by enhancing its driver screening through the use of biometrics and voice verification.

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Uber envisions a safer ride in 2015

Obama pushes for net neutrality, opposes data localization in trade pact

President Barack Obama’s administration is pushing two potentially controversial Internet policies in a secretive trade pact, with trade negotiators calling for other countries to adopt net neutrality provisions while rejecting policies requiring local storage of data in a secretive 50-country trade pact now being negotiated.

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The party’s over for Microsoft CEO Nadella

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The party’s over for Microsoft CEO Nadella

Microsoft and IBM keep the pressure on Amazon’s cloud

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Microsoft and IBM keep the pressure on Amazon’s cloud

Cloud provider pits 6TB hard drives in real-world face off

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Cloud provider pits 6TB hard drives in real-world face off