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    NEW YORK –– Fans of The Walking Dead are about to get even more guts and gore. DISH's cord-cutting service, Sling TV, is adding two new channels to its core package plus a "Hollywood Extra" package, as it tries to give cable companies a run for their money.

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    IBM  is giving Watson, its artificial intelligence computing system, a big boost with the acquisition of a company that will allow more developers to access Watson's technology. The technology giant announced Wednesday it's acquiring Denver-based AlchemyAPI for an undisclosed amount, bringing in the contributions of 40,000 developers who have worked with AlchemyAPI.

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    International Business Machines Corp (IBM) said on Wednesday it had acquired AlchemyAPI, a fast-growing startup selling software that collects and analyzes unstructured text and data in ways big enterprises, website publishers and advertisers find useful.

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    It's all about focus, and fighting Amazon (AMZN), Barnes & Noble's (BKS)  recent decision to spin off its college books group is being sold to investors as a means of unlocking value by creating a separately traded stock for a fast-growing business. Last month, Amazon (AMZN) signed deals with three universities to create co-branded Web sites to sell textbooks, college paraphernalia and other items.

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    Authorities have found the body of an executive of Alcatel-Lucent Shanghai Bell who went missing in mid-January, the China joint venture of telecom equipment maker Alcatel-Lucent SA said on Wednesday. Jia Lining, the company's human resources director, went missing on Jan. 14.

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    - The elite WGC-Match Play Championship will be staged in Austin, Texas, from 2016 to 2019 as part of a four-year deal with its new title sponsor, the International Federation of PGA Tours announced on Tuesday.

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    Matthew D. Green, a Johns Hopkins cryptographer who helped uncover the encryption flaw, said any requirement to weaken security adds complexity that hackers can exploit.“ You’ re going to add gasoline onto a fire,” said Green.“ When we say this is going to make things weaker, we’ re saying this for a reason.” Christopher Soghoian, principal technologist for the ACLU, said“...

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    Matthew D. Green, a Johns Hopkins cryptographer who helped uncover the encryption flaw, said any requirement to weaken security adds complexity that hackers can exploit.“ You’ re going to add gasoline onto a fire,” said Green.“ When we say this is going to make things weaker, we’ re saying this for a reason.” Christopher Soghoian, principal technologist for the ACLU, said“...

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    Matthew D. Green, a Johns Hopkins cryptographer who helped uncover the encryption flaw, said any requirement to weaken security adds complexity that can undermine security in a world in which sites are under relentless attack by hackers.“ You’ re going to add gasoline onto a fire,” said Green.“ When we say this is going to make things weaker, we’ re saying this for a reason.”...

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    Technology companies are scrambling to fix a major security flaw that for more than a decade left users of Apple and Google (GOOG) devices vulnerable to hacking when they visited hundreds of thousands of supposedly secure Web sites, including Whitehouse.gov, NSA.gov and FBI.gov. Matthew D. Green, a Johns Hopkins cryptographer who helped uncover the encryption flaw,...

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    Technology companies are scrambling to fix a major security flaw that for more than a decade left users of Apple and Google (GOOG) devices vulnerable to hacking when they visited millions of supposedly secure Web sites, including Whitehouse.gov, NSA.gov and FBI.gov. Matthew D. Green, a Johns Hopkins cryptographer who helped investigate the encryption flaw, said any...

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    Matthew D. Green, a Johns Hopkins cryptographer who helped uncover the encryption flaw, said any requirement to weaken security adds complexity that hackers can exploit.“ You’ re going to add gasoline onto a fire,” said Green.“ When we say this is going to make things weaker, we’ re saying this for a reason.” Christopher Soghoian, principal technologist for the ACLU, said“...

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    Matthew D. Green, a Johns Hopkins cryptographer who helped uncover the encryption flaw, said any requirement to weaken security adds complexity that hackers can exploit.“ You’ re going to add gasoline onto a fire,” said Green.“ When we say this is going to make things weaker, we’ re saying this for a reason.” Christopher Soghoian, principal technologist for the ACLU, said“...

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    Technology companies are scrambling to fix a major security flaw that for more than a decade left users of Apple and Google (GOOG) devices vulnerable to hacking when they visited hundreds of thousands of supposedly secure Web sites, including Whitehouse.gov, NSA.gov and FBI.gov. Matthew D. Green, a Johns Hopkins cryptographer who helped uncover the encryption flaw,...

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    The Italian government approved a plan on Tuesday to bring its high-speed broadband network into line with European Union targets, but it held back from forcing operators to replace their copper-wire networks with fiber-optic cable.