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Cloud growth buoys Microsoft while revenue shrinks

Microsoft's cloud successes buoyed the company through its last quarter, which was otherwise a mixed financial bag.

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10 enthralling TED Talks sure to mesmerize tech enthusiasts

These inspiring, sometimes frightening presentations detail how technologies from bionics to big data to machine learning will change our world for good or ill -- and sooner than you might think.

Pivotal shakeup brings a new CEO to the helm

Enterprise software and services vendor Pivotal Software on Tuesday announced that company CEO Paul Maritz is stepping down and will be replaced by Rob Mee, a cofounder of Pivotal Labs who has most recently served as executive vice president of products and R&D for the firm.

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Rain could make your solar panels dirtier, not cleaner

Researchers are trying to figure out factors that affect the life of solar panels.

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Software upgrade could be cause of US airline disruption

The Federal Aviation Administration has zeroed in on a recent upgrade at a radar facility

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China's Tianjin is latest disaster zone to attract drones

Drone users face hazards in disaster zones but the machines can help with humanitarian relief

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HTC to cut work force by 15 percent, amid struggling smartphone sales

HTC is forming new business groups to focus on virtual reality and connected lifestyle products

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Go on, bend, punch and step on this transistor

Built with carbon nanotubes, these electronics can be run over, hammered and laundered without harm

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Rogue drones found flying close to aircraft on the upswing

138 pilots reported seeing drones at altitudes of up to 10,000 feet during June

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Lenovo's Motorola business to produce phones at quicker pace, less cost

Lenovo announced it would cut 3,200 jobs in its businesses

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Struggling Lenovo to cut 3,200 jobs, streamline handset business

Lenovo reported weak second quarter earnings

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Cisco's new CEO hints at deals in software and security

The company will be 'very acquisitive,' Chuck Robbins says

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Microsoft's Surface Hub collaboration tool delayed until 2016

While it was supposed to ship next month, Microsoft now says the mega-display and conferencing tool will be held back until January.

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Alibaba's cloud and mobile businesses soar, but total revenue disappoints

The company's revenue missed Wall Street's expectations

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FIS seeks to boost financial software portfolio with $9.1B Sungard acquisition

SunGard, owned for the past decade by a group of private equity firms, had been planning to launch an IPO