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FBI’s Facial Recognition System Said To Contain 52 Million Images By 2015
Friday, April 18th, 2014THN News  
NEWS (The Hosting News) – The FBI’s facial recognition system is said to contain over 52 million images by 2015, a database that many say poses a threat to individuals privacy. According to the Washington Times, the Electronic Frontier Foundation reported...

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4 Blogging Applications that Are NOT WordPress
Friday, April 18th, 2014Tavis J. Hampton  
NEWS WordPress has become so dominant on the blog hosting scene that it is almost unheard of to even consider something else. After all it is free, open source and works well on both small blogs and large news sites. Nevertheless,...

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Canadians Arrest First Heartbleed Hacker
Thursday, April 17th, 2014THN News  
NEWS (The Hosting News) – The Royal Canadian Mounted Police arrested a 19-year old male on Tuesday for allegedly hacking into Canada’s tax agency, making this the first arrest in connection with the Heartbleed bug, CNN reports. Stephen Solis-Reyes was arrested...

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Google Updates Terms of Service To Clarify Email Scanning
Wednesday, April 16th, 2014THN News  
NEWS (The Hosting News) – On Tuesday Google revised its terms of service, clarifying that the company does in fact scan users private emails, a practice that has the company facing much scrutiny from privacy groups. The changes state that Google...

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Mozilla Names Chris Beard Interim CEO
Tuesday, April 15th, 2014THN News  
NEWS (The Hosting News) – Mozilla has named former Chief Marketing Officer, Chris Beard, interim chief executive officer, announced the company on Monday. In a blog post from the company, Executive Chairwoman Mitchell Baker said this appointment comes “in the midst...

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IRS Misses Windows XP Deadline
Monday, April 14th, 2014THN News  
NEWS (The Hosting News) – Although Microsoft announced the end of support for Windows XP in 2008, many organizations failed to switch over their computers by the April 8th deadline, including the U.S. Internal Revenue Service, leaving the company having to...

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Staples To Offer In-Store 3D Printing Services
Friday, April 11th, 2014THN News  
NEWS (The Hosting News) – Office supply retailer, Staples, has partnered with 3D systems to offer 3D printing services to two of its stores in Los Angeles and New York City, announced the company via press release. Customers can now have...

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IBM To Acquire Silverpop
Thursday, April 10th, 2014THN News  
NEWS (The Hosting News) – IBM announced earlier today that it has acquired digital marketing software company Silverpop as a way to “help marketers deliver personalized customer engagements.” According to a press release from IBM, this acquisition will provide users and...

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Heartbleed Bug Poses Serious Threat To Internet Servers
Wednesday, April 9th, 2014THN News  
NEWS (The Hosting News) – A security flaw has been discovered in an encryption tool used across most of the Internet, leaving many of the world’s biggest websites vulnerable to attacks and data theft. Researchers with Google and security firm Codenomicon...

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Red Hat Customers Can Now Access Google Compute Engine Through The Cloud Access Program
Tuesday, April 8th, 2014THN News  
NEWS (The Hosting News) – Red Hat has announced a collaboration with Google that will enable Red Hat customers to have access to Google’s Compute Engine. Google is now the second cloud provider to have support from Red Hat under its...

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