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Stir's new Kinetic Desk M1 is a smarter desk for a lower (but still high) price

With a bigger touchscreen, fresh interface, and the smarts to know when you want to sit and when you want to stand, this desk is an investment in your home office and your health.

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Windows 10 preview download is available now

Microsoft has published Build 9926, the version of Windows 10 the company showed off at its event this week.

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Republicans call on FCC to release net neutrality proposal before voting

Three top Republican lawmakers say they want the FCC process to be more transparent

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Microsoft to acquire R language powerhouse Revolution Analytics

Microsoft will plant the R statistical language in its Azure machine learning services

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Building an Apple-powered smart home? Here's how non-HomeKit devices could work

Your Apple-powered smart home of the future needn't be limited to the HomeKit ecosystem, but venturing outside will bring some restrictions.

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Moto G is scoring Lollipop to lead off this week's Android device updates roundup

The HTC One M8 is also getting some update love, though no Lollipop sightings yet.

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Amazon nixes its Wallet app just six months after beta launch

Once the Fire phone went down in flames, there was little need for Amazon to jump into the mobile payment game.

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Winklevoss twins plan regulated Bitcoin exchange

Gemini will be a New York market with cash deposits backed by a chartered bank.

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Microsoft reneges on Windows 10 upgrades for all current Lumia phones

Contrary to an earlier statement, Microsoft now says some Lumia Windows Phone 8 devices will be left behind.

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Report: Apple agrees to Chinese security audits of its products

The purpose is to counter Chinese concerns about outside government surveillance.

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Verizon won't follow T-Mobile and AT&T with rollover data

Verizon leads, it doesn't follow, says the company's CFO. So you can just forget about Verizon following the lead of its rivals with great deals that benefit its customers.

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Your typing style could help secure your accounts

An intelligent keyboard can both charge itself and record unique typing patterns, which could be used for biometric authentication

Microsoft runs out of Surface 2 tablets online: Is Windows RT dead?

With Surface 2 not getting an upgrade to Windows 10, it could be a sign that the tablet is ready to be discontinued