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Aging hardware, software concerns stymie cash-strapped IT

This year will be another of doing more with less for a majority of IT professionals, as most expect their budgets to remain flat, but spending needs to rise. Two areas that will particularly hurt the budget are aging hardware and end-of-life software realities, a new study reveals.

News Scan: Sony makes major bid to lure cybersecurity experts; No rest for the weary CIO this holiday season; More

The top news stories for Dec. 23, 2014.

Welcome to the new combined FierceCIO and FierceCIO:TechWatch

We are happy to announce that beginning today, July 7, FierceCIO:TechWatch is merging with FierceCIO.

Microsoft apologizes for Office 365 outage, explains what happened

Microsoft has apologized for an outage experienced by its Exchange Online service that took place early last week, which it says was due to a "unique" set of circumstances that initially only affected a "small set of customers".

Google unveils Drive for Work with unlimited storage to counter OneDrive

At Google I/O on Wednesday, the company took the wraps off Google Drive for Work, a paid service targeted at business users and priced at $10 per user per month. The service offers unlimited storage, the ability to upload files of up to 5TB in size, and access to productivity apps such as Docs, Sheets, Slides, Hangouts and Sites.

Spotlight: PhoneRescue recovers lost files from your iOS device

You know how painful it can be if you've ever lost data from your smartphone. Enter PhoneRescue for the iOS, which is billed as a comprehensive utility to recover data from the iPhone, iPad and the iPod touch.

How a hacker destroyed a promising cloud service with a few clicks of the mouse

A code-hosting and software collaboration platform was put out of business by an attacker who deleted a significant portion of the company's online data and backups.

Parallels launches Plesk 12 in four distinct editions

Cloud service platform provider Parallels has launched Parallels Plesk 12, a major revision of its popular software package for commercial web hosting companies.

Microsoft warns of serious bug in its anti-malware engine

Microsoft has issued an update to fix a potentially serious denial of service bug in its anti-malware detection engine.

Elcomsoft releases new tool to access iCloud data without Apple ID

Elcomsoft has developed a way to access files stored within Apple's iCloud service without knowing a person's Apple ID. Developed by the well-known Russian company to help law enforcement analyze seized computers, the tool works by making use of special authentication tokens obtained from suspects' computers.