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Microsoft makes Visual Studio Online free for occasional contributors

The company made the move because enterprise software projects now involve more line of business participants

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Enthusiast developer keeps Windows XP alive with unofficial 'Service Pack 4'

Support for the 13-year-old operating system lives on without Microsoft's blessing.

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The HTC Desire 510 is the first 64-bit Android phone

The latest from HTC has an impressive chip trapped inside a mid-range smartphone.

on greenbot.com

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USB Condom promises to protect your dongle from infected ports

The cutely named device is designed to protect against juice-jacking.

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This more-powerful Raspberry Pi competitor is totally free

If you have a killer idea for a project, that is.

GOG.com and indie filmmakers dare Hollywood to ditch DRM

The videogame seller will offer independent documentaries, to download and stream, without the burden of DRM.

on techhive.com

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Chrome update adds 64-bit support, crisp text for high-res displays

The new version of Google's browser is faster and more stable, and it looks a lot better on high-end laptops.l

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Time Warner Cable suffers from brief, nationwide Internet service outage

The outage affected more than 11 million residential customers

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Seagate's monstrous 8TB hard drive is the most spacious storage yet

Shipping this fall to enterprises everywhere: the largest capacity hard drive yet.

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New Dropbox Pro plan offers 1TB of storage, sharing controls for $10 per month

The new plan does away with previous options maxing out at 500GB.

PCWorld News

Gartner: After slump, server sales rise again in Europe, Middle East and Africa

Server shipments were up almost 1 percent, while revenue grew almost 4 percent in Q2

PCWorld News

Salesforce renames and revamps Communities service

Formerly called Salesforce Communities, it has been renamed Salesforce1 Community Cloud and enhanced in several ways