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Why Microsoft needs to reveal Windows 9 sooner than later: The end of Windows 7

After October, there will be no way to buy a Windows 7 PC and nothing but Live Tiles on the horizon. Unless Microsoft, as widely anticipated, announces Windows 9.

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Android app ambush: Researchers successfully hack Gmail 9 times out of 10

It sounds like a pretty ominous security exploit, but it sure doesn't look easy to pull off.

on greenbot.com

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Google's driverless car prototype will get a steering wheel after all

California DMV says self-driving vehicles must allow humans to take control

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IBM turns to local rival for help as China gets tougher for foreign firms

Inspur has been trying to steal IBM's server business in China

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That's no perfume bottle, it's a camera designed for fashion-focused selfie addicts

The latest Cyber-shot has a swiveling lens and beauty effects

Mobile apps could be abused to make expensive phone calls

Mobile applications often don't warn users before a call is made, which a developer says could be abused

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Security spending gets boost from mobile, social and cloud, says Gartner

Worldwide spending will increase by almost 8 percent this year

Google's search app gets friendlier to bilingual Android users

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Queries can now be made in multiple languages without switching settings

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Intel highlights more of its wireless computing plans

Intel is developing a smart dock to wirelessly connect to monitors and peripherals, the company said.

PCWorld News

Microsoft jumps into NoSQL market with new Azure data store

Microsoft Azure DocumentDB offers NoSQL data storage as a service on Azure

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NIST taking input for mobile security guidelines

A new NIST publication aims to alert enterprises of potential security dangers within commercial apps

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Comcast hopes Wi-Fi streaming will win over college students

Xfinity on Campus, offered at select schools, will let college students watch live and on-demand TV from their laptops, smartphones, and tablets. And maybe it will make them think twice about cutting the cable cord once they graduate.

on techhive.com

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Latest Google Glass update makes contacts easier to deal with

With the new Glass OS version, users will be able to scroll through their full address books and add favorites more easily.

on techhive.com