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Surprising Tips from a Super-Hacker
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Surprising Tips from a Super-Hacker

Virtually everyone in technology knows about Kevin Mitnick, who in the 1970s, '80s and '90s was a notorious fugitive hacker on the run from the FBI.

The Dark Side of the Coming Chatbot Revolution
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The Dark Side of the Coming Chatbot Revolution

Artificial intelligence is coming to a messaging app near you.

Five Reasons Why China Is Attacking ­.s. Tech
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Five Reasons Why China Is Attacking ­.s. Tech

China's blistering attacks on U.S. tech firms is more than quid pro quo over cyberspying charges. It's a signal of China's growing confidence in its own technology...

Moore's Law Isn't Making Chips Cheaper Anymore
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Moore's Law Isn't Making Chips Cheaper Anymore

At a wine bar in San Francisco on Wednesday, Broadcom Chairman and CTO Henry Samueli delivered some sobering news: Moore's Law isn't making chips cheaper anymore...

Q&a: What's Needed to Get a Big Data Job?
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Q&a: What's Needed to Get a Big Data Job?

Big data will change training in all corporate units, says Michael Rappa, who created the first U.S. post graduate program in data analytics.

Intel Strives to Develop Tiny Chips to Run Wearable Computers
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Intel Strives to Develop Tiny Chips to Run Wearable Computers

Intel researchers are developing tiny microprocessors that would power wearable computers. 

Kurzweil: Brains Will Extend to the Cloud
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Kurzweil: Brains Will Extend to the Cloud

Inventor and futurist Ray Kurzweil says human brains will one day extend into the cloud, and it will be possible to selectively erase pieces of memory while keeping...

The Grill: David D. Clark
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The Grill: David D. Clark

In an interview, Massachusetts Institute of Technology research scientist David D. Clark says the Internet's biggest benefit is its intermediation of people getting...

Will Microsoft's 'minority Report' ­i Leap-Frog Apple?
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Will Microsoft's 'minority Report' ­i Leap-Frog Apple?

Although Apple has pioneered the mainstream multitouch user interface (UI), Microsoft could provide the next major UI breakthrough by combining voice, touch, and...

A High-Tech Pioneer Reflects on the Digital Revolution
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A High-Tech Pioneer Reflects on the Digital Revolution

In an interview, Frederico Faggin, who led the design and development of the first microprocessor in 1970, says he sees a future in which quantum and cognitive...

A High-Tech Pioneer Reflects on the Digital Revolution
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A High-Tech Pioneer Reflects on the Digital Revolution

In an interview, Frederico Faggin, who led the design and development of the first microprocessor in 1970, says he sees a future in which quantum and cognitive...

Q&a: Exascale Now a Global Race For Tech
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Q&a: Exascale Now a Global Race For Tech

Peter Beckman, director of the Exascale Technology and Computing Institute at the U.S. Department of Energy's Argonne National Laboratory, recently spoke with Computerworld...

Q&a: Exascale Now a Global Race For Tech
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Q&a: Exascale Now a Global Race For Tech

Peter Beckman, director of the Exascale Technology and Computing Institute at the U.S. Department of Energy's Argonne National Laboratory, recently spoke with Computerworld...

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Q&a: Exascale Now a Global Race For Tech

The international competition to build an exascale supercomputer is gaining steam, especially in China and Europe, according to Peter Beckman, a top computer...

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Q&a: Exascale Now a Global Race For Tech

The international competition to build an exascale supercomputer is gaining steam, especially in China and Europe, according to Peter Beckman, a top computer...

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The A-Z of Programming Languages: Shakespeare

In an interview, Swedish programmers Jon Aslund and Karl Wiberg say they created the Shakespeare Programming Language in one night while they were studying at the...

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Sony Hack Highlights Importance of Breach Analysis

Sony's apparent difficulty in figuring out the extent of the damage from the recent intrusion into its PlayStation Network, while frustrating for those affected...

Misleading Government Stats on It Employment
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Misleading Government Stats on It Employment

David Foote, CEO of IT workforce analyst firm Foote Partners, says that U.S. government statistics on IT employment are misleading because they do not track 16...

How Google Plans to Clone You
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How Google Plans to Clone You

Google is working on a virtual version of you. Will you call it 'Mini-Me?'

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Protecting the Data You Don't Even Know You Have

Let's assume for a moment that Google's collection of Wi-Fi "payload" data really was unintentional. And that Google never used the data, didn't even know it...
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