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This more-powerful Raspberry Pi competitor is totally free

If you have a killer idea for a project, that is.

GOG.com and indie filmmakers dare Hollywood to ditch DRM

The videogame seller will offer independent documentaries, to download and stream, without the burden of DRM.

on techhive.com

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Chrome update adds 64-bit support, crisp text for high-res displays

The new version of Google's browser is faster and more stable, and it looks a lot better on high-end laptops.l

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Time Warner Cable suffers from brief, nationwide Internet service outage

The outage affected more than 11 million residential customers

How private NAS beats the public cloud for small business

The private cloud is no longer about merely storing your data more safely than on public cloud services. NAS lets you set up virtualization services on hardware you own and manage, saving money and boosting your peace of mind.

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Seagate's monstrous 8TB hard drive is the most spacious storage yet

Shipping this fall to enterprises everywhere: the largest capacity hard drive yet.

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The cloud storage price wars continue with Dropbox's new plan

The new plan does away with previous options maxing out at 500GB.

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Gartner: After slump, server sales rise again in Europe, Middle East and Africa

Server shipments were up almost 1 percent, while revenue grew almost 4 percent in Q2

Six tips to building a huge social network

Use these expert tips to grow your social following.

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The future of emoticons will embrace everyone

A mother-daughter team's iDiversicons shows how a new generation of emoji is bringing ethnic, gender, and lifestyle diversity to the popular communication graphics.

PCWorld News

Salesforce renames and revamps Communities service

Formerly called Salesforce Communities, it has been renamed Salesforce1 Community Cloud and enhanced in several ways

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Wikipedia wants Congressional staffers to contribute, but bias is a big concern

Should policy wonks write for Wikipedia? The libertarian Cato Institute thinks Congressional staffer expertise could help Wikipedia post more about legislation, but some worry about conflict of interest.

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Kyocera Brigadier review: An ugly, indestructible mid-range phone

With a Sapphire Shield display and Qi-Wireless charging, the Brigadier is a smartphone that delivers some surprises for its price point.

on greenbot.com

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10 Firefox add-ons for boosting productivity

Stay on task and streamline your workflow with these browser tools.