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Linux Foundation Aims to Prevent Next Heartbleed, Recruits Tech Giants

IBM, Intel, Cisco, Dell, Facebook, Microsoft and others join the Linux Foundation’s Core Infrastructure Initiative to prevent future crises like Heartbleed. The Linux Foundation has assembled many of the world’s leading IT vendors together in a new effort to fund core infrastructure projects and help prevent another Heartbleed from ever happening again. Participants in the Core Infrastructure Initiative, led by the Linux Foundation,…

10 Communication Apps to Help Reduce Your Wireless Bill

Wireless bills aren’t something the average person is happy to see in the mail. Companies like Verizon, ATT, Sprint and T-Mobile charge plenty for voice, data and text-messaging services that mobile phone users find indispensible these days. To the industry’s credit, over the past year, intense competition among the carriers has induced them to deliver more services without big price hikes. In many…

Facebook’s Stellar Financial Quarter Beats Wall Street

NEWS ANALYSIS: With 1 billion mobile monthly active users, mobile advertising now generates nearly 60 percent of Facebook’s total ad revenue. If you are among the many Facebook users who have noticed more ads in more places — and on more devices — than in the past, your observation would be spot on. There are indeed more ads, and they are as personalized…