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Adobe isn't killing Flash, just changing the name of the tool that makes it

Adobe is changing the name of Flash Professional to Animate CC to remind you that it supports modern formats too.

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Zuckerberg to give away 99% of his fortune, or about $45 billion, to new charity

The Zuckerberg Chan Initiative will focus on personalized learning, curing disease, connecting people and building strong communities.


HP exits low-cost tablet market in product shakeup

HP is scrapping its low-end tablet lineup to focus on detachables, hybrids and business tablets.

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Free game alert: BioWare's Jade Empire is the latest Origin On the House freebie

It's not nearly as popular as Knights of the Old Republic, Mass Effect, or Dragon Age. But for free? Great deal.

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Cortana now gets business data from Microsoft's Power BI service

Microsoft is bringing its Cortana virtual assistant deeper into the business world by combining its capabilities with those of Power BI, the company's business intelligence and analytics software.

Google's killing Chrome support for 32-bit Linux, Ubuntu 12.04, and Debian 7

Google's killing Chrome support for 32-bit Linux machines, but don't worry: You have options.

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Lenovo's new ThinkPads include a 2-in-1 Yoga designed for digital ink masters

Lenovo has three new workstations coming in 2016 including a new Yoga aimed at sketchy types.

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Microsoft launches a contest: Give us your great HoloLens app idea, and we'll build it

Microsoft wowed tech enthusiasts with its HoloLens augmented reality headset, and now it's looking for software to run the hardware. The winner of the contest, which runs through early January, will be able to interact with Microsoft developers as they turn the idea into an app.

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AMD's beta drivers help with Just Cause 3 PC performance issues, says Square Enix

Nvidia users, look for the new driver update released this morning and then cross your fingers until they go numb.

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Fitness-focused Moto 360 Sport will be ready for your workouts in January

Motorola's newest smartwatch adds GPS, sweat-resistant construction, and several fitness tracking add-ons.

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New Google mobile search feature lets you save and sort images from the web

Similar to Pinterest, you can tap your way to photo-collection bliss when looking up images in any mobile browser.

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Chrome for Android's data saver mode to slice out images on slow connections

The new feature, which promises 70 percent data savings, is rolling out first to India and Indonesia for testing.


DirecTV promises live 4K channels in early 2016

First came 4K streaming, now comes traditional TV, as DirecTV vows UltraHD channels in early 2016.

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Windows 10 usage overtakes Windows XP (by one count)

It took four months, but Windows 10 is now more widely-used than Windows XP by one metric.

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AMD pushes Crimson driver fan speed hotfix after reports of overheating Radeon cards

AMD's new Software Radeon Crimson recently exited beta, and with it came drivers that caused some systems to lock fan performance to 20 percent regardless of the workload.