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Uber pleads with judge to move Waymo case into arbitration

Will arbitration work in Waymo's trade secret case?

Was Uber’s CEO really the second-best Wii Sports tennis player?

Short answer: "Yes, with an if..." Long answer: "No, with a but..."

IBM adds API tools to Bluemix serverless framework

Nearly every major cloud now offers a serverless computing option: AWS Lambda, Azure Functions, Google Cloud Functions, and IBM Bluemix OpenWhisk, to name a few.

APIs are a common use case for serverless, but few people want to build APIs on a syste...

Punching holes in nomx, the world’s “most secure” communications protocol

Extraordinary claims require extraordinary proof, and nomx implodes under scrutiny.

The Google Assistant SDK will let you run the Assistant on...

Build your own Google Home out of whatever you want.

13% off Seagate Backup Plus Slim 2TB Portable External Hard Drive...

The Backup Plus Slim Portable Drive is the simple, one-click way to protect and share your entire digital life.

At 12.1 millimeters thin and a generous 2TB of storage, it’s ready to take with you and go. All your photos, movies, and videos can be backed up using the downloadable Seagate Dashboard software, including the ones you’ve shared on Facebook, Flickr, and YouTube. Run a one-click backup or schedule an automatic backup plan to protect your files on your Backup Plus Slim Portable Drive at your convenience. High-speed USB 3.0 and 2.0 connectivity offers plug-and-play functionality without the need of an external power supply. Compatible with both PC and Mac systems.

The drive averages 4 out of 5 stars from over 11,600 people on Amazon (read reviews).

The typical list price has been reduced 13% to just $69.99 for the 2TB model.
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IDG Contributor Network: Download Ubuntu 17.10 daily builds

Download Ubuntu 17.10 daily builds The release schedule for Ubuntu 17.10 has been announced, and you can now download the daily build ISO images as well.

Daily builds can be useful to watch the progress of Ubuntu 17.10, but are not recommended for n...

VC Cash Infusion Helping Security Vendors Bolster Efforts

The security sector remains hot, and venture capitalists are looking to profit by investing in various areas of the market.

This slide show looks at seven security vendors that raised venture funding in April.

Next-generation Xeons to come in “Gold” and “Platinum” versions

New naming scheme appears to be even less clear than the old one.

Verizon Data Breach Investigations Report Reveals Ransomware Surge

While some numbers have shifted, Verizon researcher says that year-over-year, little has actually changed and the same types of attacks continue to be successful.

BlackBerry’s last internally designed phone comes out at the end of...

BlackBerry KeyOne runs Android and comes with a throwback hardware keyboard.

Net neutrality rules took away your Internet freedom, FCC chair claims

It's not clear exactly which "freedoms" ordinary consumers lost.