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Project Ara steps closer to reality as Google doles out Module Development Kits

Maybe someday you will be able to swap out parts of your phone.

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HP EliteBook Folio 1040 G1 review: Thin, light laptop makes business a pleasure

Though it lacks a touchscreen, HP's premier business notebook is otherwise a strong contender.

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Fire TV review: Amazon's set-top box is cooking with gas

Amazon's first media streaming product packs plenty of power and a handy voice search feature. Oh, and it plays games too.

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You look marvelous: How Word’s Style Sets give your documents a makeover

Your work could be great, but it won’t stand out with the default formatting in Word. Style Sets apply a sophisticated look throughout a document, so your ideas can shine.

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Stung by file-encrypting malware, researchers fight back

Ransomware programs such as CryptoDefense, CryptorBit and HowDecrypt have left users enraged -- and often helpless

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Google shows more love for robots with Savioke investment

The California startup aims at producing service robots for hospitals and other environments

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Twitter, at least, dodged the horrors of Heartbleed

Users have to be careful protecting their data because the vulnerability existed for years on many sites

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Star software designer Greg Christie reportedly leaving Apple

Christie's team will now report to Apple designer Jony Ive, The Wall Street Journal said

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Even the death of Windows XP failed to jolt the PC market in Q1

PC upgrades due to the expiration of Windows XP peaked in 2012 and 2013, and are starting to taper in 2014, IDC said

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VMware extends Horizon beyond virtual desktop infrastructure

VMware has bundled its VDI software with other VMware desktop virtualization products

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No more in-app chat: Facebook moving messages to Messenger

Users will have to install Facebook’s separate Messenger app to keep the conversation going.

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HP to pay $108 million for overseas bribery and corruption

Employees in Russia, Poland and Mexico were accused of bribing local officials

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Is open source to blame for the Heartbleed bug?

Security experts weigh in on the vulnerability of OpenSSL and whether the open source process needs more scrutiny.

PCWorld News

Motorola Mobility names Osterloh COO as Lenovo acquisition looms

Osterloh will fill a leadership void left by the departure of former CEO Dennis Woodside in February

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Dropbox looks beyond the cloud with email, photo apps, better business features

Between Dropbox for Business, the new Carousel photo app, and Mailbox's platform expansion, one thing is clear: Dropbox wants to be more than a cloud locker.