Mozilla warns of leaky developer network database

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By Jeremy Kirk, TechWorld | August 4th, 2014 Email addresses of 76,000 were exposed along with 4,000 encrypted and salted passwords. Mozilla’s website for developers leaked email addresses and encrypted passwords of registered users for…

Panasonic to help Tesla build battery ‘Gigafactory’

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By Lucas Mearian, Computerworld | August 1st, 2014 Panasonic has penned a deal with Tesla Motors to help build the electric-car startup’s “Gigafactory,” which it hopes will produce half a million electric-vehicle batteries per year.…

Facebook outage hits users

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By Sharon Gaudin, Computerworld | August 01st, 2014 Social network reports having an issue affecting all of its platforms at noon ET. Facebook is reporting “increased errors” on all of its platforms as users in…

HP gives OpenVMS new life

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By Patrick Thibodeau, Computerworld | July 31st, 2014 A new roadmap for OpenVMS emerges from an HP agreement. Hewlett-Packard has changed its direction on OpenVMS. Instead of pushing its users off the system, it has…

PHP gets a formal specification, at last

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By Joab Jackson, IDG News Service | July 31st, 2014 Despite becoming one of the most widely used programming languages on the Web, PHP didn’t have a formal specification — until now. The developers who…

How to Get Started With GitHub

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By Matthew Heusser, CIO | July 31st, 2014 GitHub has been called the ‘social network for programmers.’ Here’s how to get started on the popular site for sharing and hosting code. If you’ve ever wanted…

64-bit Google Chrome browser moves into beta

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By Mark Hachman, PC World | July 31st, 2014 A 64-bit version of Chrome inches closer to release status as Google releases it in beta form. Google’s 64-bit Chrome browser took the last step before…

Android grabs record 85 percent smartphone share

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By Tim Hornyak, IDG News Service | July 30th, 2014 Large-screen iPhones could pose a threat to Google’s dominance, said Strategy Analytics. Google’s dominance of the smartphone market has reached new heights, with its Android…