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  • Google looks to PC with Project Ara smartphone

    It has emerged that Google is drawing inspiration from PC systems to build the next-generation of smartphones. The company outlined its ambitious plans at the Project Ara modular phone developers' conference held last week.

Slimmer iPad tablet could be on the way

Expect a slimmer iPad tablet to come soon, according to leaks published by a Dutch-language website. The information was leaked from China, and presumably from a component supplier, says The Register.

Hackers seen exploiting Heartbleed to steal session tokens

Barely two weeks after the revelation of a critical vulnerability in the widely-used OpenSSL library, and active exploits by hackers have already been observed being conducted against businesses.

Businesses get 3-month reprieve from Windows 8.1 Update

The Windows 8.1 Update migration deadline for businesses has been extended by three months. As reported previously, businesses running on Windows 8.1 had until May 13 this year to upgrade to the just...

Microsoft dramatically lowers price for Windows XP custom support

It has emerged that Microsoft has reduced the fees that large enterprises have to pay for custom support, just weeks before the official retirement of the venerable Windows XP operating system.

Spotlight: Compact desktop USB charger juices 5 devices simultaneously

The Anker 40W 5-Port Family-Sized Desktop Charger is a compact charger for USB-powered devices. The size of a deck of playing cards, it incorporates "PowerIQ" technology that the company says is able to identify each connected device to provide the fastest charge time.

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