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Hackers are now attacking Cisco ASA VPN bug

Cisco researchers are now aware of attempted attacks leveraging a vulnerability in its Adaptive Security Appliance.

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5 companies using blockchain to drive their supply chain

Businesses are using the ledger technology behind Bitcoin to track their supply more efficiently.

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Comparing office suites: What features are vital to your workflow?

In the past, Microsoft Office was considered the king of office suites. Now, multi-platform compatibility, cloud access, and differing feature sets could make alternatives more appealing.

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IBM continues tape progress despite cloud and flash advances

Everyone talks about flash, web applications, and cloud storage, but it's tape, COBOL, and mainframes that still run much of the corporate world. IBM gave TechRepublic insight into the state of t..

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DOD “Red Flag” exercise ushers in GPS jamming season across West

This is the official 2018 season kickoff for Sitrep, a (mostly) regular Ars video series. We'll be presenting quick updates every few weeks on the latest tech-focused developments in defense and ..

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Lenovo X1 Carbon laptop has a screw loose, poses a fire hazard

Enlarge / Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon 5th Generation. (credit: Lenovo)
Lenovo has issued a recall of 5th generation ThinkPad X1 Carbon laptops built prior to November 1 (if you own one, you can check y..

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The 2018 Ars Technica Valentine’s Day gift guide

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We, the unfeeling and tech-obsessed robots of Ars Technica, are not ones for romance. We’re usually more concerned with the inner workings of operating systems, gaming c..

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Grubhub drivers are contractors—not employees—judge rules

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In what is believed to be the first gig economy case to be fully decided on the merits, Grubhub has beaten back a labor lawsuit filed by one of its for..

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Cryptocurrency boom, a problem for gamers, is a bonanza for GPU makers

Enlarge / Six graphics cards sit in a mining rig built by Philadelphia miner Matthew Freilich. (credit: Matthew Freilich)
The cryptocurrency boom has created a persistent shortage of high-end graphic..

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Watch McLaren’s stumble into the 2017 F1 season in new Amazon show

Enlarge / McLaren testing in Barcelona in the run up to the 2017 F1 season. The test did not go well… (credit: Sam Bloxham/LAT Images)
Amazon Prime has returned to things four-wheeled with its late..