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News Scan: Goldman's top-secret messaging platform; NASA's breakneck cloud migration; More

The top news stories for August 28, 2014.

Surface Pro 3 heat issue not a problem, says Microsoft

Microsoft has denied that the Surface Pro 3 has a heat problem, though it promised a software fix to address incorrect thermal warning seen by some.

Seagate ships world's first 8TB hard drive, sans helium

Seagate has announced the world's first 8TB hard disk drive, which will not use helium--a method used by Western Digital.

Prospective CIOs: How to get to the top, and stay there

In a post at InformationWeek, Jonathan Feldman lists three key steps to take in order to make sure you become a successful CIO or IT leader.

US banks, Norwegian energy firms latest cyberattack victims

The pace of large-scale cyberattacks has increased to almost daily now, with the latest being word of cyberattacks against several U.S. financial institutions, and approximately 300 energy firms in Norway.

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Check out the hottest mobile IT news for Aug. 29, including the prices DT is considering on T-Mobile, the effectiveness of mobile ads, the grand unification of OneDrive, what mobile device is going to replace the BlackBerry as number three in the U.K. and the forthcoming growth in the mobile sensor industry.

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Apple will equip the iPhone 6, expected to be announced on Sept. 9, with a near field communications (NFC) chip to enable mobile payments, reports  Wired, citing sources familiar with the device.