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Lenovo's Superfish screwup highlights biggest problem in software

By not properly vetting the Superfish adware, Lenovo became the most recent unwitting example of broken links in the software supply chain.

By February 27, 2015

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Waiting for Mr. Right goes against evolutionary grain, says research

Technically Incorrect: A report by researchers at Michigan State University suggests we're hardwired to skip Mr. or Ms. Right in favor of Mr./Ms. Right Now.

By February 7, 2015

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Why is the FCC considering a new system for phone number portability? No good reason

Commentary: After years of delay, the FCC seems poised to switch vendors for the local telephone number portability database. That could be a big mistake.

By January 5, 2015

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China: Apple products not banned from government purchases

The country's Procurement Center, its Finance Ministry, and Apple itself say the iPhone maker never applied to be on the government's list of approved energy-saving products, according to Reuters.

By August 8, 2014

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The worst bosses aren't like Darth Vader anymore

Buried in a survey about work software is the revelation that the boss who makes workers life a misery is more like Mr. Burns from 'The Simpsons.'

By August 19, 2014

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Apple's China listing status not a ban, says new report

New reports call into question a Bloomberg story that claimed China has banned certain Apple products from government buying.

By August 7, 2014

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Apple devices banned as Chinese government purchases -- report

The iPad and MacBook are apparently no longer on a list of products approved for government use due to security concerns, Bloomberg reports.

By August 6, 2014

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China dumps Symantec, Kaspersky Lab from approved vendors

Chinese officials no longer approve the use of the two antivirus software vendors, according to reports.

By August 4, 2014

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Japan manufacturers said to gear up for Apple and iPhone 6

Machine tool and component makers in Japan are seeing brisk orders as components for the next-generation iPhone go into production. But Japanese suppliers are also looking beyond Apple.

By June 17, 2014

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Online petition to deport Justin Bieber fails

Despite garnering 100,000 signatures, the petition to ask the White House to remove the Canadian heartthrob from the US gets a very political reply.

By April 20, 2014