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Add sizzle to your PowerPoint presentation with shapes and special effects

Toss out those text-heavy slides and revive your deck with customized graphics.

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Facebook’s vision for Oculus Rift realized: YouVisit takes VR beyond gaming

An educational start-up is using Oculus’ virtual reality headset to show students what life at college is like.

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Google has to face US privacy suit over new user data policy

Only one part of the lawsuit was allowed to continue by a federal court in California

Will the TrewGrip keyboard strike the right key for mobile users?

TrewGrip takes a traditional QWERTY keyboards, splits it in two, and flips it around so you can touch type on your mobile device. We put a prototype of this mobile keyboard through its paces.

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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Apple hit with class action lawsuit for alleged labor rule violations

The employees complained they were not provided timely meal breaks, rest breaks and final paychecks

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Seafaring robot shrugs off monster Typhoon Rammasun

The Wave Glider robot has survived its fiercest storm to date

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Zero-day flaws in Tails aren't for sale, vulnerability broker says

Exodus Intelligence will provide a report to Tails by the end of the week, a company executive said

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How Nokia both helped and hindered Microsoft's earnings

The Nokia Devices and Services business helped boost Microsoft's revenue, but hurt profits

Six tips to building a huge social network

Use these expert tips to grow your social following.

Cloud sales to businesses lift Microsoft's revenue

Microsoft reported fourth-quarter revenue that beat analyst estimates, but profit fell short of expectations.

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As hardware kills Microsoft profits, CEO Nadella seeks comfort in software

Heavily discounted Nokia phones and Surface RT write-downs hit the company's hardware side hard, but its software business remains a stabilizing force.

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More mobile gadgets than people? Seven countries now qualify

Wireless has passed 100 percent penetration in the US and six other countries, according to the OECD

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Pinterest peaks, Facebook falters in customer satisfaction survey of social sites

Though Facebook is the lowest-ranked social networking site in the American Consumer Satisfaction Index ratings, its score still improved over last year.

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Microsoft's quarterly revenue lifted by cloud sales to businesses, though overall profits slipped

Profits were down 7 percent year on year, including an $0.08 loss from Microsoft's new Nokia business.

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Investigation of missing IRS email holds lessons for your business

The IRS claims it lost or destroyed email messages pertinent to an ongoing investigation--but if proper procedures were followed, that shouldn’t be possible.

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Apple reports a huge profit but sales disappoint

iPhones and iPad sales were both slower than expected