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Microsoft won't provide full release notes for most Windows 10 updates

Only major patches will get full-fledged release notes, according to Microsoft.

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The FitNatic Nourish, and other cautionary crowd-funding tales

Revelations of the sketchy track record of two members of the FitNatic team prompted us to look back at successful crowd-funding campaigns that failed to deliver.

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Former Google engineer revs up a new Linux filesystem

An ex-Googler is writing a file system, Bcachefs, to match the speed of traditional Linux file systems with the advanced scalability and reliability of newer file systems.

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This week in PC games: GOG digs up 13 Dungeons & Dragons relics

Plus: twelve minutes of XCOM 2, six minutes of Mad Max, and one more week of summer. This is gaming news for the week of August 17-21.

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Google now displaying tweets in desktop search

A partnership between Google and Twitter that began displaying tweets in Google search results on mobile devices has been expanded to the desktop.

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Intuit puts venerable Quicken up on the block

Intuit plans to sell its Quicken unit, the group that creates the personal finance software that made the company famous.

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Uber learns lessons in Nairobi

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Gamefly’s game-streaming service arrives on Samsung smart TVs

Now if only GameFly could do something about its very limited streaming library.

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Leaked Uber investor presentation shows 2015 bookings totaling almost $11 billion

The money Uber is taking in from booked rides will increase threefold this year to around $10.8 billion, according to an investor presentation that Reuters obtained.

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Report: Samsung prepping behemoth tablet with 18.4-inch display

This is firmly in the rumor category, but we wouldn't be surprised to see Samsung see how big of a tablet buyers would be willing to get.

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Firefox makes extension porting easier as security crackdown looms

New tools should help developers bring their extensions over from Chrome or Opera, but existing extensions may have trouble surviving the shift.

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Zambia starts the hunt for international operator to invest in Zamtel

Three years after Zambia repossessed incumbent operator Zamtel from Libya’s LapGreen Networks, the Zambian government has started hunting for an international operator to invest in the company.