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NEWS ANALYSIS: Facebook’s war room in Menlo Park, Calif., is intended to allow the company’s security and media experts to manage attacks on elections in the U.S. and elsewhere.

VIDEO: Dr. Alissa Johnson, CISO at Xerox provides insight into how she looks at security and why commercial enterprises face the same threats as the U.S. Government.

While Amazon Web Services (AWS) has some intelligent secure defaults, those configurations can shift over time, which is where security startup DisruptOps is looking to make a difference.

Oracle releases its final critical patch update for 2018, bringing the total number of issues patched in the year to 1,128.

New privacy rules allow U.S. customers to download all information Apple has on them, plus it adopts new transparency practices, essentially mirroring practices in the EU.

McAfee is expanding its Mvision security platform with new cloud as well as Endpoint Detection and Response capabilities.

DAILY VIDEO: Google+ is updated for enterprise users as the consumer version shuts down, and IBM opens up a series of security, AI and cloud initiatives.

ShieldX uses containers to deploy a microservices platform that can determine intent to automatically configure and inject security policy.

The laptop, built for mobile enterprise field workers in non-office environmental conditions, will be available starting in November.

A significant number of abandoned mobility projects is frustrating digital teams, with many concluding that their managers do not "appreciate" or "understand" how tough mobile is.

With prices expected to range from $287 to $345, the Honor 8X handset is slated to come to the U.S. later in 2018.

The company also brings back a new consumer Surface All Access purchasing plan after dropping an earlier plan in August.

NEWS ANALYSIS: Today’s big threat, an elaborate Chinese plot to insert malware into a chip onto the motherboards of some servers, is only part of the story.

DAILY VIDEO: A judge says Apple infringed on Qualcomm IP but won't ban iPhones, and the web's founder launches Inrupt to improve internet privacy.

NEWS ANALYSIS: The latest Facebook data breach leaves business users in an uncomfortable position of how and whether to use the social network.

The findings by the ITC judge are a split decision for Qualcomm, but the full commission can still review the conclusions in the ruling.

NEWS ANALYSIS: Facebook’s war room in Menlo Park, Calif., is intended to allow the company’s security and media experts to manage attacks on elections in the U.S. and elsewhere.

At the Linux Foundation's inaugural Open FinTech Forum in New York City last week, attendees got a chance to discuss the latest state of open-source adoption and the extent that open-source strategies are changing financial service businesses.

Jamf was tasked with managing the devices for all Shopify employees–no small feat when everyone was used to having free reign over their own devices.

The global open source code repository also released new security tools with the GitHub Security Advisory API, new ways to learn across teams with GitHub Learning Lab for organizations, and other items. Oh yes, it also released the annual "State of the Octoverse" report.

Platform enhancements announced at Zoom's recent Zoomtopia 2018 conference include a new cloud phone system and application marketplace, among others.

eWEEK DATA POINTS: The cloud is used by some of the most security minded organizations in the world. So why can’t we use it to streamline and strengthen the voting process? What would we need in a cloud-based voting system in order to trust it with something so important?

Given its rapid growth, Pandora, a jewelry collectibles company, was finding it challenging to cohesively manage data from numerous departments, data sources and multiple ERP systems. It needed new data management.

eWEEK DATA POINTS: HCI offers a compelling solution for complex IT environments, and enterprises that were early adopters of the technology have taken its potential to the bank.

Amazon paid $1 billion for the security company. Our data analysis questions the claims that purchase was based on.

Your family and friends will be able to interact with a digital “you” that doles out advice—even when you’re gone.

But can any company afford to manufacture one-off medical care?

A new wave of chatbots are replacing physicians and providing frontline medical advice—but are they as good as the real thing?

We’ve been using it to type for 144 years. Here’s why it works, and what it would take for us to give it up.

Even the best AI programs still make stupid mistakes. So DARPA is launching a competition to remedy the field’s most glaring flaw.

A popular anti-aging strategy keeps mice from getting senile.

Wireless startup WiTricity wants cars to power up without human help and feed utilities energy during peak demand.