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Walmart's $25 Vudu Spark streaming stick is now available to the masses

Walmart's $25 streaming stick undercuts the competition's prices by a good margin.

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California DMV changes course, reverses registration policy change for rideshare drivers

California ditches a newly instated policy that required rideshare drivers to register their cars as commercial vehicles.

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DirectX 12 just sneaked into Windows 10, but you can't use it yet

It's official: DirectX 12 is here, though it's not very handy in its current form.

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Conference calls a waste of time? In 1915, this one made history

The first transcontinental phone call took place 100 years ago between New York and San Francisco

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Protecting your business: A guide to liability, security, and responsibility for freelancers

As a freelancer, properly securing sensitive data can make or break your business and your future.

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Blitzkrieg 3 hands-on preview: An asynchronous war of your own making

"We shall fight on the beaches, we shall fight on the landing grounds, we shall fight on the asynchronous multiplayer maps!"

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North Carolina could be next in Google Fiber roll-out

Reported launch would be first in a big expansion planned for this year

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NIST pledges transparency in NSA dealings over crypto standards

The agency says it will disclose all contributions from the National Security Agency

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Here's the Windows 10 preview user forum on Microsoft's site

Microsoft wants to hear what you have to say about Windows 10, and this is where you can do it.

Collaboration part 3: The future of collaboration

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Windows 10: The 10 coolest features you should check out first

From Cortana to the fancy new Start menu, you won't want to miss these Windows 10 features.

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Box rides high on Wall Street’s warm welcome

The company's shares on Friday traded as much as 77 percent above the set IPO price.

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Microsoft Cortana on the PC: She's not fully alert in Build 9926 of Windows 10

We go hands on with Cortana in Build 9926 of Windows 10, and find the digital assistant is disappointing compared to what's installed in Windows Phone.

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China tightens Internet control by blocking VPN services

Clampdown causes problems for users attempting to connect to Gmail and other sites

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How to install the Windows 10 Preview: Everything you need to know

Try the Windows 10 beta safely: Here are the hardware requirements, and how-to's for preparing virtual machines and partitioned hard drives.