IBM Launches Private Cloud to Ease Public Cloud Transition


IBM has announced IBM Cloud Private, a software platform that allows enterprise customers to run applications and store critical data in an on-premises, private cloud environment. The new service employs a Kubernetes-based container architecture that supports both Docker containers and Cloud Foundry. IBM also introduced new container-optimized versions of core enterprise software. Companies in heavily regulated industries like finance and healthcare have embraced private clouds as they plan their transitions to public cloud environments.

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Unofficial World of Warcraft ‘Felmyst’ Server Revisits The Burning Crusade

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There’s a new private server launching for World of Warcraft, but this one isn’t focused on the classic game. Instead, it will attempt to emulate the first expansion released for WoW, The Burning Crusade.

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Instagram no longer requires square photos in private messages

Private chats on Instagram are getting even more streamlined — photos can now be sent without editing, no crop required. The change also comes with in-chat link previews as Instagram continues to refine Direct.

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Here's how to protect your phone from hackers

Kelly Rohrbach is the latest celebrity caught up in a hacking scandal, her private photos reportedly released on the heels of her upcoming film, “Baywatch.”

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Federal Agencies Mirror Commercial Websites for Encryption


Private and public sector organizations share a common goal in hosting Internet websites: making sure that connections with customers and citizens are secure. However, complete security is not yet universal in either sector. Google and Mozilla are among many entities promoting Internet security via the adoption of Hyper Text Transfer Protocol Secure technology, or HTTPS, versus the basic and less secure HTTP technology that underpins Internet service. Within the public sector, the federal CIO and the GSA are promoting HTTPS as well.

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Tech Q&A: Filing your taxes online, finding great shipping deals

Tech expert Kim Komando answers questions on how to keep your information private online, switch cell phone carriers, and more.

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Silicon Valley high school makes $24 million from Snap IPO

It’s an only in Silicon Valley kind of story: A well-to-do private Catholic high school makes a $15,000 investment five years ago in the company developing the Snapchat app, holds onto it for years and ends up with a windfall of $24 million.

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Snap Seizes the Moment


Snap Inc. last week filed for a $3 billion initial public offering. The company’s private market valuation is $17.8 billion, but investors reportedly have valued it at between $20 billion and $25 billion. “Twenty-five billion dollars is just nuts, but that’s the market we’re in,” remarked Rob Enderle, principal analyst at the Enderle Group. “This could provide an opportunity for the big gambler investors, but better to watch for the high and then short the stock,” he suggested, because Snap’s prospectus “suggests profit will never arrive.”

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Amazon Prime Air Zips Through British Countryside


Amazon on Wednesday announced that it had completed its first drone delivery in the UK. During the private customer trial period, packages of up to 5 pounds will be delivered within half an hour. The first live delivery took place a week ago, when a highly automated drone delivered a bag of popcorn and an Amazon Fire TV to a customer near Cambridge. It took 13 minutes from the time the customer clicked the order for it to arrive. So far, only two customers are participating in the trial.

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Apple's ResearchKit incorporates more genetics through new 23andMe module

Article Image Private genetics firm 23andMe has released a new software module, allowing its genetics results to be incorporated into ResearchKit apps, Apple announced on Monday.

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Privacy Advocates Blast Plan to Expand NSA Data Sharing


The Obama administration plans to increase the amount of private communications the National Security Agency can share with other government agencies without first adding privacy protections, according to a report published last week. The plan would ease restrictions on the amount of intercepted email and telephone intelligence the NSA gathers, including bulk collection of satellite communications, phone data between foreigners, and messages from overseas that U.S. allies provide.

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Google releasing new email security features that remind you not to send unencrypted personal info

In case you’re sending private information over email that you would rather not end up in the wrong hands, Google’s new set of security features might be of assistance.

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Apple's Tim Cook meets with EU antitrust chief ahead of decision on Irish taxes

Article Image Earlier on Thursday Apple CEO Tim Cook attended a private meeting in Brussels with Margrethe Vestager, the head of the European Commission’s antitrust efforts, presumably in an attempt to diminish the chances of owing billions in back taxes because of the company’s Irish tax deals.

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