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Man mocks alligators, jumps in water and is killed in Texas

<b>(CNN) —</b> A man who apparently mocked alligators, then jumped in the water -- despite warning signs -- is dead after being attacked in Texas.<p>Orange County Police were called to Burkart's Marina near the Louisiana state line early Friday morning after reports that Tommie Woodward, 28, and an …

Make Games On Your iPhone With Playr

Aside from the money-making behemoths like Candy Crush Saga, one of the most interesting trends in mobile gaming is the rise of flash-in-the-pan viral hits like Flappy Bird and Timberman. These games takes seconds to learn, days to master, are free or cost a few bucks each, and are basically …

Big push this month for more widespread cybersecurity effort

In an 11-story office building in the Washington suburbs, hundreds of U.S. cybersecurity analysts work around the clock to foil hackers. Possible breaches of government networks show up as red flashes on screens that line the walls.<p>Something big is coming, some of the analysts say.<p>They're speaking …

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Telerik Makes Framework for JavaScript Available via Open Source

With strong roots in the Microsoft ecosystem, Telerik has always been part of the commercial software landscape. But starting today Telerik, a …

Can the SEC fix target-date funds?

Target-date mutual funds, TDFs for short, are perhaps the most widely held but least understood packaged-for-retirement investment in the world.<p>The …

Smart Watches To Have Starring Role In Future Of Smart Home Control

Good news, smart watch owner. If you thought that shiny new gadget was mainly just for monitoring health stats or getting alerts about incoming messages, think again.<p>That’s because soon you may be turning your lights on or off or arming your security system directly from your wrist.<p>Last year smart …

Tresorit Launches Its End-to-End Encrypted File-Sharing Service

Tresorit today officially launched its end-to-end encrypted cloud storage service after emerging from its stealth beta. The startup employs multiple layers of security that make its data extremely difficult to compromise.<p>One key advantage to Tresorit is that it doesn’t have a master key to your …

Future big data analysts will know everything you did today

Debates are raging about whether big data still holds the promise that was expected or whether it was just a big bust. The failure of the much-hyped Google Flu Trends to accurately predict peak flu levels since August 2011 has heightened the concerns.<p>In my mind, there is no doubt that data …

One in three Android apps on non-Google stores are malicious, study finds

Almost a third of Android apps on third-party app stores contain some form of malicious software, according to research from cybersecurity firm Opswat.<p>Knock-off versions of popular apps such as Twitter and Angry Birds dominate the list of suspicious downloads, while one-shot joke apps such as …

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The online-dating business is still a small industry — tiny, by most standards. But the news this week that Zoosk, one of the bigger companies in the space, plans to go public might be yet another sign that this is an industry set to soar.<p>An IBISWorld report from September 2013, the most recent …