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IT firms' cloud appetite strong as gear sales surge 25 percent

Servers are in high demand as cloud gear sales outpace those of other IT equipment

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Plex hacker demands Bitcoin ransom for return of data

The hacker is threatening to release the data if a ransom is not paid in bitcoins.

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Microsoft buries hatchet with Kyocera, ending litigation

A deal between the two companies puts an end to a lawsuit over Android patents

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Hands-on: Windows 10's latest preview build feels close to finished

With just a month left until Windows 10's public launch, Microsoft's next OS seems on track for completion.

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Nexia Home Intelligence adds support for multi-sensors

A single multi-sensor can detect motion, vibration, temperature, humidity and light.

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Supreme Court justices hold stock in tech vendors, other firms

Justices' financial disclosure forms aren't available online, Fix the Court says

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Microsoft's fast, furious week: Inside new Windows 10 and Office 2016 previews galore

Microsoft has released no less than five new Windows 10 and Office 2016 preview builds over the past week as July 29 draws nigh.

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How Instagram spots a trend

Instagram relies on simple automated analysis of hashtags to understand the hot topics among its users

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Microsoft releases third Windows 10 preview of the week in sign of OS stability

The new operating system is nearing its final release

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Pixel art and pigeons: Inside Devolver Digital's quirky, retro-infused PC game lineup

Devolver Digital's E3 2015 lineup lived up to the company's reputation for weird, lo-res excellence.

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Google's back-talking A.I. system gets its sass from people

A Google computer recently made headlines for appearing to become agitated and verbally lashing out at the human working with it.

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5 free Wi-Fi tools that help maximize your home network

Wi-Fi is wonderful, and even more so when you use these free tools.

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Qualcomm: A flood of cheap LTE smartphones is on the way

Products powered by the Snapdragon 210 processor have been slower to arrive than the chip maker expected