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Sudo or Sudo Not, There Is No (4th) Try

If you’ve been using Linux for any length of time, at some point in some tutorial or troubleshooting guide you’ve more than likely encountered Linux’s magic word: “sudo”. A casual observer probably can tell you…

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Trump Wants Tech Leaders to Help Save $1 Trillion

President Donald Trump aims to save taxpayers US$1 trillion over the next 10 years with a little help from America’s high-tech industry. “Our goal is to lead a sweeping transformation of the federal government’s technology…


Microsoft Buys Hexadite to Toughen Windows Security

Microsoft on Thursday said it has agreed to buy a Hexadite, which incorporates artificial intelligence in its automated responses to cyberthreats. Microsoft was in talks to buy the firm for US$100 million, according to earlier…



Surviving the Security ‘Skills Desert’

If you’ve ever spent time in a desert, it may seem inconceivable to you that creatures actually can live there. The fact that animals not only survive, but also thrive in those conditions seems counterintuitive….


Crate.io Packs New Features, Services Into DB Upgrade

Crate.io on Tuesday announced an upgrade to its open source CrateDB, and introduced a commercial version. The database now is available as a managed service as well. CrateDB 2.0 features clustering enhancements and SQL improvements….