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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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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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Cut the cord and leave cable TV behind

Don't be afraid to get rid of your cable. Streaming and download services will ensure that you don't miss any of your favorite shows or movies.

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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

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Scott McNealy sees gold in the hills of social data

Now head of Wayin, the former Sun CEO aims to wrest enterprise value from all the chatter

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CyanogenMod team shows off Gello, a customizable browser based on Chromium

The newest Android browser project has a lot of security settings, making it ideal for the privacy conscious.

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Windows 10 upgrades: What to expect on July 29

If you're not a Windows Insider, you may have to wait past launch day as Microsoft rolls out the upgrade in waves.

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Secure your fortress with the Internet of Things

Here's how bringing the Internet of Things into your home can help you keep danger at bay.

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Prince shakes up streaming by pulling music from Spotify, Rdio, and Deezer

The Purple One's Apple Music absence now makes sense.

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Sony's new whole-home speakers combine Google Cast and Apple AirPlay

Can't decide on the best way to send audio from your phone to your sound system? Now you don't have to.

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Attackers abuse legacy routing protocol to amplify DDoS attacks

DDoS attacks can be amplified through SOHO routers that still use the Routing Information Protocol version 1, researchers warn.

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After Uber ruling, pressure mounts to reclassify contractors as employees

New suits claim the contract workers are in effect employees