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Chrome OS 42 goes official, brings Google Now to Chromebooks

The revised launcher and additional Material Design elements highlight the latest Chrome OS release.

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Disney's fabric-based 3D printer puts out squishable objects you'll want to hug

This research projects combines 3D-printing and laser-cutting techniques to form soft, flexible objects.

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How to make Linux's desktop look good on high-resolution displays

You've paid good money for a high-resolution display. Here's how to enjoy it with Linux's GNOME desktop.

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Shape-shifting robot reveals secrets of Fukushima reactor

Robots reveal high radioactivity but little debris in their important mission.

How IT pros manage a 24-hour workday

IT can be a stressful job even for seasoned professionals. But with the right tools and a healthy outlook, you'll get along just fine.

Google's Project Loon close to launching thousands of balloons

Google says its Project Loon is close to being able to produce and launch thousands of balloons to provide Internet access from the sky.

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Comcast to bring two-gigabit Internet service to Bay Area, boost existing tiers

Silicon Valley residents won't have to wait for Google Fiber: The cable giant says it will roll out the service in May.

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Keep Windows 10 preview up to date -- or face a dead PC

Testers running Windows 10's preview must keep the OS relatively up to date or face a bricked PC that soon won't boot.

Three ways to keep your IT staff productive during downtime

Help your valuable employees contribute more to the company with these three tips.

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Apple's 12-inch MacBook can use third-party USB Type-C cables

Owners of new MacBook will have other options in addition to Apple's cables.

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First Apple Watch health IT apps bring important messages to the wrist

The apps will handle tasks suited for a small screen, like reviewing text messages.

Robots provide glimpse inside Fukushima reactors

A pair of shape-shifting robots have ventured into the pressure vessel of reactor 1 at the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant in Japan - one of three reactors that suffered meltdowns after the devastating March 2011 tsunami.

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How much should we allow Google, Facebook and others to tell us what to think?

Questions raised about the algorithms used by search engines and social media to highlight products, news, and interests deserve our urgent attention, scholars said.

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Five to Try: Hearthstone's card combat hits phones, and Google's scribble-based keyboard

Need new Android apps and games? Here are the week's top picks.

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Google mobile search results to highlight site names, breadcrumbs over URLs

The adjustment is designed to make navigation a little easier when using a phone or tablet screen.

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Verizon LG G3, Sony Xperia devices lead this week's Android update roundup

A couple of Galaxy Note 4 models are also getting some update goodness, part of a busy week for downloads.

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