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Chinese Hackers Target Canadian Government Computers
Tuesday, July 29th, 2014THN News  
NEWS (The Hosting News) – On Tuesday the Canadian government confirmed reports that Chinese hackers had targeted the National Research Council’s networks for the last month, CTV News reports. “Recently, the government of Canada, through the work of the Communications Security...

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Microsoft’s Chinese Offices Under Investigation
Monday, July 28th, 2014THN News  
NEWS (The Hosting News) – Microsoft is under investigation, as Chinese government officials visited four Microsoft offices in China on Monday. According to The New York Times, authorities from the State Administration for Industry and Commerce visited the company’s offices in...

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IBM and California Department of Technology Partner To Create Public Cloud, CalCloud
Friday, July 25th, 2014THN News  
NEWS (The Hosting News) – IBM and the California Department of Technology announced today plans to create a private statewide cloud service that will store all citizens’ data in one central location. Under the $400 million, five year contract, the service,...

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Apple Denies Use of Hidden iOS Backdoors
Thursday, July 24th, 2014THN News  
NEWS (The Hosting News) – Apple has released a statement concerning the allegations of a forensics expert who claims there is a “backdoor” installed on every iOS device that allows the company to collect users data. “As we have said before,...

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Hackers Attack Over 30 Banks By Using Smartphone Apps To Steal Passwords
Wednesday, July 23rd, 2014THN News  
NEWS (The Hosting News) – Cybercriminals have attacked more than 30 banks in six countries by tricking customers into downloading malicious software through a smartphone app. According to MarketWatch, the campaign, dubbed “Emmental” from researchers at Trend Micro, allows malicious software...

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Microsoft Imposes Stricter Rules On Its Vendors
Tuesday, July 22nd, 2014THN News  
NEWS (The Hosting News) – After announcing plans to kick off its biggest round of job cuts, Microsoft is now imposing stricter rules on its contract workers. The new restrictions were outlined in a memo sent to vendors on Friday, stating...

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Snowden Asks Hackers To Develop Anti-Surveillance Technology To Help Future Whistleblowers
Monday, July 21st, 2014THN News  
NEWS (The Hosting News) – During the Hackers On Planet Earth (HOPE) conference on Saturday, Edward Snowden said he intends to devote much of his time to finding ways to help people communicate anonymously with encrypted messages. “You in this room,...

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Apple Announces New Board Member, Susan Wagner
Friday, July 18th, 2014THN News  
NEWS (The Hosting News) – On Thursday Apple announced that its longest serving board member of 17 years, Bill Campbell, would be retiring. “Over the past 17 years, it’s been exciting to watch history unfold as Apple emerged as the premier...

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Microsoft To Cut 18,000 Jobs Over The Next Year
Thursday, July 17th, 2014THN News  
NEWS (The Hosting News) – Microsoft announced today that changes are about to happen, starting with thousands of job cuts. In an email sent out by CEO Satya Nadella, he stated that a total of 18,000 employees would be getting laid...

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Novartis and Google To Develop Smart Contact Lens
Wednesday, July 16th, 2014THN News  
NEWS (The Hosting News) – Google has partnered with pharmaceutical maker Novartis to develop a smart contact lens capable of reading glucose levels and correcting eye’s ability to focus. According to a report from the LA Times, the lens measure glucose...

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