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GitHub recovering from massive DDoS attacks

The attacks were aimed at two GitHub-hosted projects fighting Chinese censorship

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Relive the N64 glory days and play this browser-based Super Mario 64 re-creation

Roystan Ross's revival of Super Mario 64's first level makes for a nostalgia-packed time-waster.

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Chrome OS beta has a new Launcher—and it looks suspiciously like Google Now

Chrome OS Beta Channel users should get the new-look launcher in the next few days.

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Windows 10 Preview coming to more phones: Is yours on the list?

Microsoft expects the next preview build of Windows 10 to support 36 Nokia Lumia smartphones.

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.

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GNOME 3.16 is here with reimagined notifications and visual upgrades galore

The popular GNOME Linux desktop environment just received an ultra-slick makeover.

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5 secret Chrome app launcher tips and tricks that speed up everyday tasks

Use the app launcher's impressive capabilities to organize apps, search online, use voice commands, and more.

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FCC will vote next month on plan to share valuable 3.5GHz spectrum

Carriers and consumers would get access to a fat frequency band used mostly by government today

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Intel could strengthen its server product stack with Altera

Intel is in talks to acquire Altera, according to a report in The Wall Street Journal

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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Kleiner Perkins cleared of sex discrimination against Ellen Pao

The jury found against her on almost all counts, though one remains.

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Facebook reveals the logic behind its forced Messenger split

It made Messenger a separate app and then turned it into a platform all its own

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French self-driving car goes for a spin around Paris monument

Valeo and Safran expect self-driving cars on the roads by 2020, but on the way they must navigate stop lights, pedestrians ... and cannons.

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Google to bring imaging, sensor technology to the operating room

Google is providing sensor and software technology, not its robotics work

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Why Meerkat and Periscope are the next big challenge for marketers

Efforts by companies including Starbucks and Spotify suggest potentially rich rewards, but it's early days