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Spotlight: Keybase builds ultra strong encryption into file-sharing service

Keybase has introduced a new file-sharing feature that appears to offer some of the strongest encryption protection yet available for such a service.

Google to clamp down on fake download buttons

Google has started blocking websites that resort to trickery to get users to click on content they would not normally view.

Spotlight: Users can connect Canonical's Ubuntu tablet to a monitor to run it like a PC

Canonical unveiled a new tablet that runs the Ubuntu Operating System. Users can connect the tablet, called the Aquaris M10 Ubuntu Edition, to a Bluetooth mouse and keyboard as well as a monitor to use the tablet like a regular PC, Canonical said. 

Dodgy Type-C USB cable kills expensive Chromebook Pixel

Google engineer Benson Leung blows the whistle this week on a Type-C USB cable that killed his Chromebook Pixel.

New Dell XPS 13 Developer Edition Linux laptop 'closer' to shipping

Dell has started offering a discount on the XPS 13 Developer Edition laptops, in preparation to release the newer version, with Ubuntu Linux and Intel Skylake processors, according to Computerworld.

ITC judge finds Arista in violation of 3 Cisco patents

The International Trade Commission has finally made the first of its rulings in the patent dispute between Cisco Systems and Arista Networks. And things don't look good for Arista, which was found to be in violation of three of Cisco's patents.

Dell disaggregates OS from switch with launch of OS10

One by one, networking vendors are disaggregating their operating system software from their switching and routing hardware. Dell joined the disaggregation trend a couple of weeks ago, and according to a TechRepublic article, the reason really comes down to being competitive and providing enterprise customers with future software-defined use cases.

Savvius OmniPeek 9.1 aims to accelerate time to resolution for network problems

The latest version of Savvius' OmniPeek was designed to make it easier for network administrators and engineers to get more intuitive data visualizations and work toward a faster time to resolution for network issues.

Midokura adds NFV support and boosts visibility into OpenStack IaaS with MEM 5.0

The latest release of Midokura's cloud-based network virtualization software adds support for network functions virtualization, as well as additional operational insight and increased application availability features.

Spotlight: Strapped data centers force merging of networks

As the number of mobile and Internet of Things devices connecting to individual networks and across the Internet continues to grow at an accelerated pace, there's another trend happening within the overall networking services industry.