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Tesla's Future Plans: Trucks, Solar Batteries, Ride-Sharing
Nathan Eddy, Freelance Writer
News
Telsa CEO Elon Musk has unveiled his master plan. It calls for the company to expand into self-driving semi trucks, roof-mounted solar batteries, and ride-sharing initiatives.
By Nathan Eddy Freelance Writer, 7/21/2016
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Microsoft Prevails Over Government In Overseas Email Case
Nathan Eddy, Freelance Writer
News
The federal appeals court decision favors Microsoft's decision to refuse federal government access to email hosted on a server in Ireland, despite the issuance of a warrant. The case may push Congress to revamp laws in an era where data is stored in the cloud.
By Nathan Eddy Freelance Writer, 7/15/2016
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Juno Spacecraft Beams Back First Jupiter Image
Nathan Eddy, Freelance Writer
News
This is the moment space geeks have been waiting for since Juno entered Jupiter's orbit earlier this month. The NASA spacecraft has sent back the first image of the gas giant -- the solar system's largest planet -- with the best pictures yet to come.
By Nathan Eddy Freelance Writer, 7/13/2016
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Elon Musk Hits Back Over Tesla Autopilot Fatality Article
Nathan Eddy, Freelance Writer
News
Elon Musk, the famously brash CEO of Tesla Motors, is taking Fortune magazine to task for what he and the company considers a fundamentally incorrect article regarding a fatal crash.
By Nathan Eddy Freelance Writer, 7/7/2016
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NASA's Juno Spacecraft Enters Jupiter's Orbit
Nathan Eddy, Freelance Writer
News
The Juno spacecraft will help NASA study Jupiter, our solar system's largest planet, and hopefully provide clues as to how the gas giant formed.
By Nathan Eddy Freelance Writer, 7/5/2016
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Google Maps, Earth Apps Get Major Quality Upgrades
Nathan Eddy, Freelance Writer
News
The indispensable Google Maps and its highly addictive cousin, Google Earth, are getting major quality updates thanks to Landsat 8 satellite imagery.
By Nathan Eddy Freelance Writer, 6/28/2016
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Google Fiber Expands Gigabit Rollout With Webpass Buy
Nathan Eddy, Freelance Writer
News
Google Fiber is acquiring Webpass, a San Francisco-based, high-speed web startup. It's a new effort by Google to speed up the rollout of its gigabit fiber service across the US.
By Nathan Eddy Freelance Writer, 6/23/2016
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'Hack The Pentagon' Paid 117 Hackers Who Found Bugs In DoD Websites
Kelly Jackson Higgins, Executive Editor at Dark Reading
News
Defense Department's historic bug bounty pilot yields 138 valid reports of vulnerabilities, most of which were fixed within two days.
By Kelly Jackson Higgins Executive Editor at Dark Reading, 6/21/2016
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Microsoft Targets Legal Marijuana Industry With Azure Offering
Kelly Sheridan, Associate Editor, InformationWeek
News
Microsoft will partner with cannabis tech startup KIND Financial to develop software for tracking the legal growth and sale of marijuana.
By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, InformationWeek, 6/18/2016
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FBI: Business Phishing Attacks Net Cyber Thieves $3.1 Billion
Dawn Kawamoto, Freelance Writer and Editor
News
Phishing attacks against companies have soared dramatically over the past 18 months, and losses have climbed into the billions, according to an FBI advisory issued this week.
By Dawn Kawamoto Freelance Writer and Editor, 6/15/2016
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Net Neutrality Decision: What Matters, What Doesn't
Curtis Franklin Jr., Executive Editor, Technical Content
Commentary
The FCC has won its latest court battle over net neutrality rules this week, but that might not matter as much as you think. A bigger battle is looming that includes presidential politics and the US Supreme Court.
By Curtis Franklin Jr. Executive Editor, Technical Content, 6/15/2016
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9 Tech Giants Embracing The Open Source Revolution
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
News
It was only 15 years ago that Microsoft's then-CEO likened open source software licenses to "a cancer." But today, Redmond is joining other tech giants in donating intellectual property to the hive mind of open source. Here's why it matters.
By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 6/13/2016
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Microsoft, Intel Pledge Apache Spark Support: Big Data Roundup
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
News
Microsoft, Databricks, and Intel were among those lining up in support of Spark at this week's Spark Summit. We've got the full story in our Big Data Roundup for the week ending June 12, 2016.
By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 6/12/2016
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Tesla Denies Model S Suspension Problems
Nathan Eddy, Freelance Writer
News
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration is asking for information from Tesla concerning suspension problems with the Model S, and about nondisclosure agreements for customers. The company says it has nothing to hide.
By Nathan Eddy Freelance Writer, 6/10/2016
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Google's Larry Page Investing Millions In Flying Cars
Nathan Eddy, Freelance Writer
News
Once relegated to the realm of science fiction and fantasy, flying cars may be zipping across the horizon sooner than we thought. Behind some of their innovations is Google cofounder Larry Page and millions of his own money.
By Nathan Eddy Freelance Writer, 6/9/2016
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FedRAMP Is Too Complicated, Not Secure Enough: Survey
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
News
The FedRAMP standard for federal agency use of cloud services has too many complications in its operations and lacks the assurance of security, according to the results of a MeriTalk survey.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 5/26/2016
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ISS Milestone: 10 Images From 100,000 Orbits
Nathan Eddy, Freelance Writer
News
The International Space Station, which has been continuously occupied for more than 15 years, recently celebrated its 100,000th orbit around the Earth. Here's a look back at the history of the ISS in pictures to help mark this milestone.
By Nathan Eddy Freelance Writer, 5/25/2016
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Microsoft Unveils Plan To Combat 'Terrorist Content'
Dawn Kawamoto, Freelance Writer and Editor
News
Microsoft has unveiled a two-pronged approach to fighting back against terrorists' efforts to use the Internet and social media to communicate with one another and recruit new members.
By Dawn Kawamoto Freelance Writer and Editor, 5/23/2016
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US, China Hold Cyber Talks For First Time After September Deal
Dark Reading Staff,
News
Meeting was part of pledge between heads of both nations for joint action on growing cyberspace concerns.
By Dark Reading Staff , 5/13/2016
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FCC, FTC Probe Carriers' Mobile Security Patch Protocols
Nathan Eddy, Freelance Writer
News
The FCC and the FTC want to know how mobile carriers, such as Verizon Wireless, T-Mobile, and AT&T, are responding to mobile threats and protecting consumers with security patches.
By Nathan Eddy Freelance Writer, 5/10/2016
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