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Microsoft's Work & Play Bundle v3 swaps Xbox Music for Netflix, gift cards

You'll save $240 or so choosing the latest version of Microsoft's Work and Play bundle, which tries something a little different this time around.

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Unity lays groundwork for more VR games with latest upgrade

The company has added native support for the Oculus Rift, and more are on the way

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The Upload: Your tech news briefing for Tuesday, June 9

Apple day brings music streaming, iOS 9, El Capitan Mac OS... Facebook broadens reach of Place Tips... SEA hacks US Army site

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Iowa presidential election caucuses will go high tech

Microsoft-powered applications will improve reporting for the first presidential primary

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Diffbot organizing Web data for enterprise use

The company claims to have created a structured representation of much of the data on the Web

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Apple may reduce its cut of app store revenue for some developers

The company will reportedly collect less money from app makers in certain categories


Microsoft tries to guess relatives with 'Twins or Not'

The machine learning-powered service compares two photos and ranks the similarity of the people in them.

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The Upload: Your tech news briefing for Friday, June 5

Hackers steal data on 4 million government workers...Facebook slims down Android app...privacy-for-service seen as poor tradeoff

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Skype for gets updated design

The refresh improves the look of Microsoft's chat service on the web

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Microsoft stamps out Skype-crashing bug

New fix will let Windows, iOS, Android users regain access to app if they were previously locked out

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HP's Project Synergy promises Amazon-type provisioning for bare metal servers

The change to OneView management software should make it faster for businesses to deploy applications


Popular to-do app Wunderlist plans new features under Microsoft

For now, the service will keep running as normal.

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SourceForge stops bundling ads into software without permission after GIMP fiasco

The software sharing site backpedals after criticism over the handling of GIMP-Win