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South Korea nuclear operator runs drill after alleged hacker threat

Government launched probe but says leaked data does not threaten safety

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Robot Lends a Hand to Speed Up Mosaic Artwork Production

When Artaic saw a need for a faster, more efficient way to produce mosaic designs, the startup developed a technology solution that integrates a robot named Arty, CAD software and an ERP system to automate an age-old process.

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In the Digital Enterprise Everyone Needs to Think SEO

Since the dawn of the Web when Google first learned to crawl, search engine optimization has been a key to Internet success, but today it's more important that ever. The Home Depot’s SEO manager talks about how SEO now ‘stretches...

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The Techiest Ways NASA Flies With You Everyday

NASA technology is all over current airplanes.

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Pharma Company Prefers Vertical Industry Cloud

Biotech company Questcor Pharmaceuticals relies on a cloud service tailored to the specific needs of the life sciences industry--and its regulations.

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How to Attract Digital Natives to Buy at Retail Stores

Those 18- to-25-year-olds are a savvy bunch. They window shop at retail stores only to bargain-hunt online. They research products on their smartphones while walking the aisles. Retailers that want them to buy at brick-and-mortar...

IBM joins Tencent to target China's growing enterprise cloud market

The partnership will target small and medium businesses specializing in healthcare and smart cities

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GE Says Industrial Internet Is Here

GE will open up its Predix operating system for the industrial Internet in an effort to help companies of any size and in any industry create applications for the industrial Internet.

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Social Media Still Has Little Marketing Impact in Hollywood

Social media has a long way to go before it's a star in Hollywood. Film studio executives say that even when the most socially savvy stars tweet regularly to promote their latest project, it makes no difference overall.

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How Facebook Plans to Control Digital Advertising

Facebook has been relatively quiet about its plans for Atlas since it acquired the ad server from Microsoft last year. But now the social network is poised to unleash its trove of user data for greater control over digital advertising...

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Private Health Insurance Exchanges Poised for 'Hypergrowth'

Public health insurance exchanges removed nearly 10 million American adults from the ranks of the uninsured. However, the sites were plagued with problems -- and the second year of sign-ups may bring additional headaches. That leads...

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How Live Tweeting Is Changing Broadcast Media

Live tweeting by cast members and official accounts for TV shows is lifting the reach and engagement of their programs, according to Twitter. Read what happens when stars take to Twitter during the premiere of their show.

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Hybrid Cloud Is Hotel Hero

A hybrid cloud delivers IT efficiencies, and proprietary business intelligence tools, to help hundreds of hotel owners boost profitability.

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In Evolving Healthcare Business Model, Tech Plays Vital Role

The healthcare industry's shift toward value-based, coordinated care won't succeed if providers, payers and patients aren't connected to the information they need to make better health and wellness decisions. Entities that fail to do...

Oracle completes Micros acquisition, forms new global business unit

Oracle makes a big push into hospitality and retail with the addition of Micros

General Motors' Automated Driving Technology in Cars By 2016, Says CEO

General Motors (GM) will release connected cars as well as cars that can be driven hands-free by 2016, chief executive Mary Barra announced.

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11 Steps Attackers Took to Crack Target

Aorato, a specialist in Active Directory monitoring and protection, delivers a step-by-step report on how attackers used the stolen credentials of an HVAC vendor to steal the data of 70 million customers and 40 million credit cards...

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Nasdaq Mobile App Makes the Investor Road Show Smoother

On-the-go investor relations professionals get a more informative mobile app so they’re better prepared for meetings with investors.

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Amazon's Efforts to Test Drones for Package Delivery Gain Support

A group that represents the nascent commercial drone industry in the U.S., has thrown its weight behind a bid by Amazon to test drones for package delivery.

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