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Does your Lenovo computer have Superfish VisualDiscovery adware (a.k.a. spyware) installed? It’s possible if you purchased a Lenovo PC any time in September of 2014 and thereafter. This Superfish software intercepts the Lenovo user’s traffic so that the user sees ads displayed that reflect their browsing habits. The problem with ...

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As the scandal over NSA spying has unfolded, like a drip coffee pot, one revelation after another has come out revealing the extent to which the NSA possesses the power to pry into our private lives. In the latest NSA hack to emerge, we’ve discovered that the agency – ...

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As the amount of data created continues to exponentially expand, companies and other organizations are becomingly increasingly interested in how to make sense of the data they generate. As a result, big data startups have become increasingly popular investments for VCs. A particularly interesting area within big data is ...

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While my previous blog posts have concentrated primarily on the US tech sector and the American startup scene, some recent news out of Russia – yes, Russia! – actually caught my eye. And no, I’m not talking about Vladimir Putin’s latest machinations in Ukraine or Russian cybercriminals; rather, it ...

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If you’re like most PC users, you’ve grown up using Microsoft Windows and Office and it would probably be tough to think about using a different OS. Maybe I’m projecting, but at least that’s how I feel. Luckily, there are now some amazing deal on Windows tablets available for the ...

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