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Oracle slashes Larry Ellison's stock options following shareholder discontent

An Oracle spokeswoman won't say whether the cut is related to shareholders' gripes about executive pay

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Meet Microsoft's Sharks Cove: A Raspberry Pi-style mini-PC running Windows 8.1

Microsoft has announced its own Raspberry Pi look-alike, but don't expect a cheap price for this Windows flavored tiny PC.

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Qualcomm planting seeds for 4K video, silicon brains in mobile devices

The Qualcomm Snapdragon 810 chip has graphics, computing and wireless features that could make it into lower-end chips.

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State Department computer crash slows visa, passport applications worldwide

The problems followed routine maintenance work so hacking is not suspected

Hot Deals Thursday: Lenovo Core i7 laptop for $769, $250 off an Ultrabook, FreedomPop 4G Hotspot, and more

LogicBuy's hot deals this week include significant savings on a Lenovo IdeaPad Z710 laptop with 1080p Full HD display and Core i7 processor, more than $100 off a Dell UltraSharp 24" monitor, and a $25 FreedomPop 4G Hotspot.

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Low-cost Android tablets to get 4K video with Allwinner 64-bit chip

Starting next year, tablets with Allwinner's new chip could sell for $250, analyst says

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Dead devices and shuttered services: Tech's no good, very bad week

A slew of devices and services were left for dead this week.

Dell accepting Bitcoin payments

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Refunds for returned products will be issued in real currency

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Dude, you're getting a Dell, with Bitcoin

Dell's the latest big-name seller to jump on the Bitcoin bandwagon.

Hot Deals Thursday: Pick up a Toshiba Satellite for only $600, Windows 8 Pro Upgrade at 65% off, and more

Today's hot deals from LogicBuy include one-day savings on a Toshiba Satellite laptop, $550 off a Lenovo gaming laptop, huge discounts on an internal hard drive, Samsung HDTV, Keurig Rivo, Adobe software, and more!

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CEO Whitman to chair HP's board

Whitman joined HP in 2011 and is leading its turnaround effort

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Rick-rolling 'Rickmote' shows no mercy when it finds someone using Chromecast

A Raspberry-Pi powered tool tricks Google Chromecast into playing Rick Astley

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Thin, light, wire free -- Intel's vision for your next PC

Intel's Broadwell chips will result in PC-replacement tablets thinner than the iPad

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HP chairman resigns due to ill health

It's another change at a company that's battling to get back on track

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New Raspberry Pi model B+ doubles up on USB ports, adds microSD and more

A new model of the Raspberry Pi is out, but it's not Raspberry Pi 2. Instead, it's the final revision to the old board packed with four USB ports.