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Hackers like to target Java, the ubiquitous software that’s installed on billions of computers and mobile phones worldwide.

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Hackers like to target Java, the ubiquitous software that’s installed on billions of computers and mobile phones worldwide.

Hackers’ Exploits of Java Renews Debate About Pace of Security Fixes

Oracle issued an emergency fix today for vulnerabilities in its Java software about four months after Security Explorations, a security firm, warned the company about the bugs. The delay in providing a fix allowed more than 100,000 computers to get...

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More than 6 percent of households own more than 15 connected devices, according to the study.

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More than 6 percent of households own more than 15 connected devices, according to the study.

Average Household Has 5 Connected Devices, While Some Have 15-Plus

Good luck unplugging: The average U.S. household owns five devices connected to the Internet via Wi-Fi, wired or cellular networks, according to new research from consultant Chetan Sharma. The survey of more than 1,000 people also revealed this shocker: more...

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Apple said it sold 1.3 million Apple TV devices last quarter. The company sold 17 million iPads during the same period.

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Apple said it sold 1.3 million Apple TV devices last quarter. The company sold 17 million iPads during the same period.

As Apple, Google Chase TV Market, Big Audiences Are Not Tuning In

Apple, Google and Roku see an untapped market in set-top boxes that deliver online entertainment to the television, but after many years, some are wondering if they’ve tuned into the right channel. The overall market for these devices, which compete with...

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Vulnerabilities in automobiles' computer systems are drawing attention from hackers.

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Vulnerabilities in automobiles' computer systems are drawing attention from hackers.

Students Get an Education on How to Break Into Latest Automobiles

Inside a Maryland warehouse last week, Tiffany Rad was teaching a few dozen young people how to break into cars. It was nothing sinister — Rad is a security professional with a cool job: She hacks into cars full-time for...

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Russell Reynolds's analysis of 135 tech companies found that former Yahoo employees account for more current CEOs than any other company.

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Russell Reynolds's analysis of 135 tech companies found that former Yahoo employees account for more current CEOs than any other company.

Yahoo Beats Google, Microsoft in Alumni Becoming CEOs: Report

For a company that has struggled to keep a chief executive officer in place, Yahoo! has spawned more than its share of technology leaders from its ranks who have gone on to run other companies. More of today’s leading technology...

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Yipit said Groupon’s market share in North America shrank to 53 percent in the second quarter, down from 56 percent in the previous quarter.

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Groupon Loses Market Share in 2nd Quarter as Daily Deals Decline

At Groupon, daily deals are fading. That’s the message the company sent many investors this week when it reported a decline in gross billings, or the total value of goods and services bought on its site, between the first and...

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