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Five ways to keep your student’s digital life safe

As students return to school, technology goes with them.

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Five ways to keep your student’s digital life safe

Lenovo targets small businesses with three new budget-priced desktop PCs

Lenovo today took the wraps off three diminutive desktop PCs aimed at small businesses with tight budgets. Details are thin so far, but two elements look promising: First, all three systems have management features that small business will appreciate (and that aren’t typically found in consumer machines at any price)

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Start-up offers up endpoint detection and response for behavior-based malware detection

Start-up SentinelOne is offering security software for behavior-based malware detection intended to augment, not replace, the type of full anti-virus endpoint protection suites that typically also have signature-based defense, a firewall and other features.

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Start-up offers up endpoint detection and response for behavior-based malware detection

Apple preps final non-security Mavericks update

Apple is working its way toward releasing OS X Mountain Lion 10.9.5, very likely the last non-security update for the 10-month old operating system.

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Apple preps final non-security Mavericks update

As Ebola death toll rises, scientists work on nanotech cure

Scientists at Northeastern University are using nanotechnology to find an effective treatment for the Ebola virus, which has killed more than 1,200 people, and sickened even more.

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As Ebola death toll rises, scientists work on nanotech cure

Review: VMware VSAN turns storage inside-out

VMware's Virtual SAN 1.0 combines easy setup and management with high availability and high performance — and freedom from traditional storage systems

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Review: VMware VSAN turns storage inside-out

Twitter to remove images of deceased upon request

Twitter said late Tuesday it will remove images and videos of deceased people upon the request of family members, but it put conditions on the policy.

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China paving the way for big Xbox One sales

China has approved the sale of 5 million Xbox One units, opening the way for Microsoft to make a big splash in the country’s emerging console sector.

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China paving the way for big Xbox One sales

YouTube music might be a win for other Google services

A tricked-out version of YouTube offering exclusive content might prove lucrative bait for Google to lure some of its users deeper into its digital video and music services.

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YouTube music might be a win for other Google services

Workers at U.S. nuclear regulator fooled by phishers

Nuclear Regulatory Commission employees were tricked into disclosing passwords and downloading malware in three phishing attacks that occurred over a three-year period.

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Workers at U.S. nuclear regulator fooled by phishers