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Microsoft's Graph wants to turn user data into business intelligence it can sell

Microsoft Graph aggregates everything that you give it permission to and provides that context to apps, including those written by Microsoft as well as third parties.

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Microsoft ups its DevOps game with a raft of new tools

It would be tough for Microsoft to top the seismic waves it created at last year's Connect developer conference when it announced the open-sourcing of its .Net application framework, but this year the software giant has plenty up its sleeve.

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This new tool helps software developers make money from their Windows 10 apps

Microsoft has partnered with mobile ad network Vungle to provide Windows developers a way to monetize apps that they share through the Windows Store.

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Adobe patches flaws in ColdFusion, LiveCycle Data Services and Premiere Clip

Adobe fixed important vulnerabilities in its ColdFusion application server, LiveCycle Data Services framework and Premiere Clip iOS app.

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AMD strikes back with free Star Wars Battlefront copies for Radeon Fury buyers

AMD isn't going to let Nvidia be the sole graphics card company offering free games this holiday season. AMD and EA are teaming up to offer free copies of Star Wars Battlefront.

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Losing steam? PC partners avoid Steam Machines as testing shows poor performance vs. Windows

Steam Machines launched with great fanfare last week, but Valve's living room gaming PC lineup was lacking some supporters—and gaming performance.

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In wake of Paris attacks, legislation aims to extend NSA program

A U.S. senator plans to introduce legislation that would delay the end of the bulk collection of phone metadata by the National Security Agency to Jan. 31, 2017, in the wake of renewed security concerns after the terror attacks last Friday in Paris.

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Drones could get a standardized rating system

Drone safety experts are considering a rating system for drones that would show what a particular craft could do and where it would be appropriate to fly it.

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Google+ redesign focuses on Reddit-like communities with shared interests

Google isn't done with its attempts at running a social network. On Tuesday, the company gave Google+ a redesign focused on people getting together around shared interests.

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Android Influencer: Joaquim Verges on making the official Twitter app better for Android

Twitter's newest Android engineer discusses his adventurous journey as an Android developer.

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5 ways to use Google Keep to manage tasks

Unlock the power of Google's note taking tool with contextual reminders, voice commands, and more.

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Qualcomm faces antitrust probe in South Korea

Qualcomm confirmed Tuesday it is under antitrust investigation in South Korea in connection with its licensing practices.


SentinelOne adds feature to restore files hit by ransomware

SentinelOne has added a feature to its endpoint detection products that can restore files encrypted by cybercriminals, a common type of attack known as ransomware.

The best high-tech music gadgets for the holidays

Technology is making it easier than ever to create and enjoy music. Here's some of our favorite hi-tech gear designed for artists, music lovers, and anyone in between.

7 wireless charging solutions

The world of wireless charging is about to get a lot more electric.'s Al Sacco presents several wireless charging options that make great, affordable holiday gifts for the techie on your list.

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How Cisco is trying to keep NSA spies out of its gear

Cisco is working to build the confidence of prospective customers in its products, two years after the NSA spying disclosures seeded doubt, particularly in China.

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Citrix spinning off GoTo collaboration business, laying off 1,000 people

Citrix Systems has decided to spin off its GoTo collaboration products business into a new company, to focus on its core business in the secure delivery of apps and data.