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Latest Windows 9 leak shows a unified notification center

Windows 9 will include a one-stop shop for system notifications if a leaked video is any indication.

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Want lithium-ion batteries to last? Slow charging may not be the answer

For the first time, scientists have examined how a battery operates on the particle level

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New malware spreads over Twitch chat, targets Steam accounts

New malware will attempt to sell items stored in your Steam account so an attacker can reap the proceeds and buy items for themselves.

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Does Apple have a breakout product in its smartwatch?

Wearables need an iPhone-style breakthrough, but it's not clear whether the Apple Watch is it

Businesses can't stop you from writing Yelp reviews under new California law

California makes it illegal for businesses to fine or otherwise discourage customers from leaving negative reviews on sites like Yelp.

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California regulators say Uber, Lyft and Sidecar's carpool services are illegal

Drivers can't carry multiple passengers while charging individual fares, the California Public Utilities Commission said.

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Leaked Windows 9 video shows new virtual desktops feature in action

Rejoice, PC power users: It looks like virtual desktops may finally be coming to Windows 9.

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RollerCoaster Tycoon World preview: The ride never ends

Atari's reboot of the classic RollerCoaster Tycoon fixes some of the sins of the series' past. Here's our preview impressions.

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Windows 9 leaks: How to get its best new features today

A Start Menu, the ability to run Metro apps in desktop windows, and more are coming to Windows 9, but you can get the best features today thanks to some helpful software.

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HP unit pleads guilty to bribing Russian officials

Prosecutor's office staff received travel, luxury cars, expensive jewelry, clothes and furniture in exchange for IT contract

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The hidden gems of IDF 2014

The halls of Intel Developer Forum 2014 revealed many treasures: smart kegs, unannounced tablets, high-resolution multimonitor gaming rigs. Here's the coolest stuff we found.

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Missing Pieces: Destiny meets Paul McCartney, the iPhone 6 matches next-gen consoles, and more games news

Plus the PS4 is STILL outselling the Xbox One, and Watch Dogs gets a Wii U release date for some arcane reason.

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Ericsson buys Fabrix Systems for $95M to help put TV on any screen

Fabrix sells software for cloud DVRs and video on demand

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