Save 98% off an IT Security & Ethical Hacking Certification Training via Neowin Deals

Today with Neowin Deals, you can save hundreds of dollars off an IT Security and Ethical Hacking Certification Training. Prepare for three coveted security certifications at a discount! Read more…

Patent troll VirnetX grabs another $625 million from Apple

Apple has been ordered to pay patent troll VirnetX a whopping $625 million after losing a legal battle over the technology used for FaceTime and iMessage. The Cupertino company says it is “surprised and disappointed by the verdict,” and calls for patent reform. VirnetX, which is based in Nevada, is labeled a patent troll because […]

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Let’s Encrypt enters Public Beta phase and picks up Facebook as its latest sponsor

The self-issuing certificate authority, Let’s Encrypt, has entered a Public Beta phase. In this phase, anyone can issue a certificate for their site. Facebook also became a gold sponsor of the CA. Read more…

Cyber Monday: Save hundreds of dollars on our pick of ELearning course bundles

Today is Cyber Monday, and while you may find a great bargain online today, Neowin Deals is in the mix too, saving you hundreds of dollars on any ELearning course bundle on offer from the store. Read more…

Dell has just bought EMC for $67 billion in latest acquisition

Dell announced it will acquire EMC for $67 billion in cash and stock, in an aim to diversify its markets. EMC is responsible for virtualization software VMware and enterprise cloud software Pivotal. Read more…

Liveblog: Tim Cooks talks biz at Box conference

SAN FRANCISCO — Will Tim Cook do anything to steal Google’s thunder? The Apple CEO is back at the Moscone Center, this time for BoxWorks 2105, the annual gathering of customers and developers for enterprise cloud storage company Box. It’s a rare speaking gig for Cook, who tends to limit his engagements to just a […]

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Google tackles refugee crisis, pledges dollar-for-dollar donation matching

Google, long known for their crisis relief efforts, has this time taken the initiative to assist the influx of displaced refugees from the Middle East by pledging dollar-for-dollar donation matching. Read more…

Verizon partners with other companies for ‘5G’ development in U.S.

Along with a few partnering companies, Verizon is working on the next generation of radio technology that will bring about the 5G standard to the U.S., with field testing slated for 2016. Read more…

Verizon to begin field testing its super speedy 5G network in 2016

Verizon has confirmed plans to begin testing the first super speedy 5G network in the U.S. next year. Its new service will have 50 times the throughput of existing 4G LTE networks, and Verizon is working with a number of partners, including Samsung, to accelerate its development. “By nearly all accounts, 5G technology should be introduced […]

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Microsoft, Google, Netflix and more join forces to build an open-source media format

Many major companies such as Microsoft, Google, Amazon, Intel and Netflix have united to form the Alliance for Open Media group, which aims to create an open-source next-generation video format. Read more…