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Microsoft reissues withdrawn Exchange 2010 update

Microsoft has reissued an update to Exchange Server 2010 previously issued this week and then withdrawn. The update is the Exchange Server 2010 SP3 Update Rollup 8 (KB2986475), one of several Exchange Server update packages released Tuesday. There were also update packs for Exchange Server 2007 and 2013, as well as language packs for Exchange Server 2013 Unified Messaging. No… Read more →

Must-have Linux desktop apps (Six Clicks)

Summary: Who says you need a Mac or a Windows PC? With the right applications, a Linux desktop is every bit as good as either of the two mainstream desktop operating systems. By Steven J. Vaughan-Nichols for Linux and Open Source | December 12, 2014 — 19:13 GMT (11:13 PST) Follow @sjvn Source Article from Linux desktop apps (Six… Read more →

The best tech companies to work for in Brazil – part two

Summary: We list the top Brazil-based technology employers sector professionals should know By Angelica Mari for Brazil Tech | December 12, 2014 — 17:32 GMT (09:32 PST) Follow @angelicamari Source Article from best tech companies to work for in Brazil – part two blogs for ZDNetLatest blogs for ZDNet

Paris Court Gives Uber a Bit of Good News

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Hortonworks, New Relic kick off IPOs

For companies hoping to be part of the next generation of enterprise tech vendors, this week on Wall Street was certainly one to watch. With two initial public offerings on Friday — from open-source Hadoop purveyor Hortonworks and software analytics company New Relic — tech IPOs appeared viable again following months of speculation about a possible bubble pop. Bolstered by… Read more →

Brazil tops banking malware list

Cybercriminals have placed Brazil as the number one nation in a online banking trojan ranking as attempts to steal cash online saw a massive increase during the World Cup. New research by Kaspersky Lab covering the period from November 2013 to October 2014 lists Brazil as the country with the largest number of users attacked by banking malware, followed by… Read more →

Is Twitter starting to lose its glitter?

Instagram reported on Wednesday that it has surpassed 300 million users on its platform, up from 200 million in March 2014. We share 70 million images and videos on the platform every day. Facebook has 1.35 billion users, its Messenger product has 500 million and its WhatsApp product has 600 million. Facebook now owns three of the most popular social… Read more →

Double-check your autoplay settings for Facebook before you get that huge bill

Back in September, an article on the website caught the fact that the default Facebook setting to autoplay video could possibly cost consumers money, as the videos would use data that the consumer was paying for, possibly driving some users over their data caps — resulting in extra charges on their bills. At the time, Facebook stated that their… Read more →

BlueData EPIC – making Big Data implementations easy

Several folks from BlueData, Kumar Sreekanti Co-founder and CEO, and Anant Chintamaneni Vice President, Product, stopped by to introduce me both to the company and its BlueData EPIC platform. The company believes that there are several things getting in the way of mid-market businesses adopting Big Data and analytics and it is doing its best to address them. The key… Read more →

Google slams Russia engineering office doors shut

Google Google is reportedly closing the doors of its engineering office in Russia after a string of changes in legislation now force tech firms to keep the data of Russian citizens in the country. The Mountain View, Calif.-based firm has not given an official reason for the closure, but as reported by the Financial Times, it is likely that data… Read more →

Xiaomi bows to Indian court, halts smartphone sales

Xiaomi has confirmed the existence of a court order stemming from India’s Delhi High Court, and has agreed to stop selling mobile devices in the country. The Chinese handset maker, well-known for its popular budget devices, received the court order following complaints from Swedish telecommunications firm Ericsson concerning intellectual property use. Ericsson alleges that Xiaomi has infringed upon eight ‘standard… Read more →

Qualcomm invests $40 million in Chinese mobile firms

Qualcomm is investing a further $40 million into Chinese companies working on mobile and wireless technologies. Announced on Friday, the funds will be plowed into four Chinese companies and the China Walden Venture Investments LP fund, which works predominately with semiconductor firms. The recipients of investment are 7Invensun, an eye-tracking solution provider; Chukong Technologies, a mobile entertainment platform provider; inPlug,… Read more →