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Facebook is watching the Adobe Systems data breach situation carefully and flagging its own users who may be affected. The social networking giant is warning its users who used the same email and password combos for its site and various Adobe products to change their password and answer more security questions, according to KrebsOnSecurity.  Adobe disclosed the breach last month and notified users to change their passwords. 

Amazon CTO Werner Vogels and CEO Jeff Bezos chat on stage at AWS: Reinvent
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What to expect: Keynotes by Amazon Web Services bigwigs (minus Jeff Bezos); Netflix, NASA; a scrum of partner announcements; and lots of counter programming from cloud rivals. Read more »

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There’s long been talk about if and when Microsoft would put its cash-cow Office applications on non-Windows devices. Citing unnamed sources, Bloomberg reported on Friday that Stephen Elop, a front-runner to be the next Microsoft CEO, is open to that move. Sales of non Windows devices — particularly Android and iOS phones and tablets — are booming compared to sales of Windows PCs. Should the next Microsoft CEO break up the Windows-and-Office tandem, it would be a truly massive change.

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The short list of potential candidates to succeed Steve Ballmer as Microsoft CEO has narrowed to a favored few contenders. According to Reuters they are: Ford CEO Alan Mulally; former Nokia CEO Stephen Elop, (who is now back in-house); and insiders Tony Bates and Satya Nadella. None of those names is  surprising but there you have it. The fifth candidate remains a mystery.

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