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Latest Windows 10 preview cripples 64-bit Chrome | Cisco: Flash exploits are soaring

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10 great free Apple Watch apps
The Apple Watch can do much, much more than just tell you the time. Read More

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Next Generation Endpoint Protection
What if you could immediately detect adversary activity and confidently protect your organization from advanced malware and targeted attacks? To combat sophisticated attacks, you need sophisticated protection. CrowdStrike Falcon Platform is the answer. View now

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Five Key Elements of Complete IT Compliance
In the past, the needs of the business have often overruled the requirements of compliance, but in light of recent security breaches and compliance failures, this attitude is no longer an option. Organizations must modernize their approach to compliance and close the SecOps gap with a strategy designed for today's complex, dynamic IT environments. Learn More

Latest Windows 10 preview cripples 64-bit Chrome
Microsoft's latest Insider build of Windows 10 has crippled the 64-bit version of Google's Chrome browser. Read More

Cisco: Flash exploits are soaring
Cisco is reporting that successful exploits of Flash vulnerabilities are soaring, partly because they are rapidly being incorporated in kits that take advantage of the flaws as well as because enterprises aren’t patching fast enough, which leaves them open to attack.For the first five months of 2015, the Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures project has reported 62 Adobe Flash Player vulnerabilities that resulted in code execution on user machines, Cisco says in its 2015 Midyear Security Report.To read this article in full or to leave a comment, please click here Read More

Google releases final developer tools for Marshmallow, the next version of Android
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WHITE PAPER: Silver Peak Systems Inc

5 Reasons why Enterprises are Moving to Broadband Their WAN
The WAN has always been about connecting users to applications and moving data, but the playing field has now changed with datacenters migrating to the cloud along with missioncritical applications. Ultimately the way that enterprises and their users do business has changed - and so must their approach to connectivity. Learn more >>

IDG Contributor Network: In-ear computer improves noise-canceling technology
Ear augmentation company Doppler Labs' upcoming earbuds will let you control live, everyday sound. Settings will include 'screaming baby' mode, among others. Read More

A spider made Wil Wheaton brick his phone
Yes, you read that correctly, a spider made Wil Wheaton – actor, writer and social-media man about town -- brick his phone, he says. It was a spider and a security camera, actually. Read More

In defense of Uber
Ever since I've been writing the TechWatch blog, I've been pretty hard on Uber. I've taken the company to task for mis-classifying its drivers as contractors, for "stealing" value from the actual service providers, and for mis-using user data. And I haven't even touched on alleged attacks on the press or what's generally considered Uber's most contentious issue: Refusing to play by the same safety and public-interest rules and regulations that affect the competitors it's trying to disrupt.To read this article in full or to leave a comment, please click here Read More

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Identity is the Center of the Omnichannel
This paper covers the benefits of adding an identity layer to bridge the gaps of simplified access, multiple entry points and authentication – and dramatically improve customer experience. Learn More

12 cool gadgets to soothe those back-to-school blues
These 12 back-to-school gizmos, including high-end laptops and ultra-portables, as well as techy bags and accessories for audiophiles, will make you, or your student, actually want to head back to classes … maybe. Read More

AT&T's new wireless plans: More data, sometimes more dough
Subscribers with 10GB of data can get an extra 5GB at no charge, but other price tiers aren't as generous. Read More

11 cool back-to-school tech tools
Equip yourself for a successful year with these campus tech tools, including an innovative note-taking pen, a laptop-friendly backpack and a clever space-saving power strip. Read More

IDG Contributor Network: New image recognition app brings context to smartphone photos
Deep learning will create a 'visual internet' where everyday objects will be recognized by smartphones, says an app developer. Read More

Mozilla offers app to create Web pages on smartphones
It's for Android devices and available currently in four languages: Bengali, Brazilian Portuguese, English and Indonesian Read More


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1. A spider made Wil Wheaton brick his phone

2. Microsoft pushes emergency update for Internet Explorer vulnerability

3. Google releases stylish $199 Wi-Fi router meant to be shown off

4. 10 more security startups to watch

5. Windows 10 still contacts Microsoft even when told to stop

6. Hackers release full data dump from Ashley Madison, extramarital dating site

7. 19 free cloud storage options

8. Hey Samsung! 2007 called, and it wants its BlackBerry-style keyboard back!

9. Google's new OnHub home Wi-Fi router: What is it and who might need it?

10. Proposed solutions for fixing Reserve Windows 10 problems

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