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Cisco: Spammers shifting to targeted attacks

Cisco says the amount of money attackers earn from bulk spam has declined sharply...so they've shifted towards targeted, personalized attacks.
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South Korean school textbooks will be all digital by 2015

South Korea is taking the lead on technology and education, promising to spend $2 billion to convert its entire school system's curriculum and texts to a variety of digital formats by 2015.
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Microsoft to power Baidu’s English-language searches

Microsoft has signed a deal with Baidu to power the company's English-language searches - and, presumably, censor them per Chinese government requirements.
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New Wi-Fi enhancements could double electronic battery life

A Duke University researcher has developed a more efficient way for Wi-Fi access points to manage data which could potentially double your gadget's battery life.
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Microsoft forecloses on Hohm

Microsoft will be shutting down its free Hohm energy and utility monitoring and analysis service May 31, 2012.
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Nortel patent portfolio sells for $4.5 billion

A consortium including Apple, RIM, Sony, and Microsoft has won bankrupt Nortel's portfolio of about 6,000 patents and applications for $4.5 billion.
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Is Facebook launching an ‘awesome’ iPad feature next week?

Mark Zuckerberg let slip that a new "awesome" feature will be unveiled next week. Many are speculating that it could be the rumored iPad app.
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Change sucks: Why Google+ will flounder while Office 365 flourishes

Consumers don’t always want change, leaving Google an uphill battle to topple Facebook while Microsoft coasts by Google Apps with Office 365.
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Microsoft’s list of Android licenses growing fast

Android is from Google, right? So why are so many companies lining up to execute licenses with Microsoft over Android technology?
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Acer rolls out colorful Aspire One Happy 2 netbooks

Acer's new Aspire One Happy 2 netbooks feature four fun colors, Intel Atom N570 processors, 10.1-inch displays, and 8 hours of battery life.
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Thunderbolt cables contain microchips and firmware

Thunderbolt discovered to use active cables, meaning each connector point is equipped with specially designed microchips that improve performance on high data transfer rates.
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California tax law forces Amazon to withdraw associates program

A new law signed by Gov Jerry Brown is forcing Amazon to withdraw from the state to avoid paying sales tax.