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Start10 will make Windows 10's Start menu even more like Windows 7

Not satisfied with the new Start menu in Windows 10? Stardock still sees a role for replacements.

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The Upload: Your tech news briefing for Wednesday, February 25

Hewlett-Packard lowers outlook ... Visa tech may prep Europe for Apple Pay ... Gemalto says encryption keys are safe ... and more tech news

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Fully sandboxed, cross-distro Linux apps are almost here

More than a mere dream, the GNOME-affiliated Sandboxed Applications project is making sandboxed, distro-agnostic software a reality.

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The Upload: Your tech news briefing for Friday, February 20

Spy agencies may have your phone's encryption keys ... Re-engineering 4G for IoT... Hackers are still lurking in U.S. State Dept. network

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Facebook garners big gains from tighter management of open source

Facebook is now contributing more to external open source projects and keeping closer tabs on its own open source efforts

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The Upload: Your tech news briefing for Wednesday, February 18

Facebook wants us all to create VR content ... Lenovo tests ARM server waters with prototype ... Big data vendors find common ground

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The Upload: Your tech news briefing for Thursday, February 12

Governments tighten grip on net ... Facebook supersizes open networking switch ... Apple gets bonded labor out of supply chain ... and more

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Sorting text in Word: 3 tips and some secret tricks

Whether in text or a table, learn how to repair those bizarre sorting results that just don’t make sense.

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Apple promises developers better stability, performance for Swift

The company has been on a bug-killing mission with the latest version of the language.

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To avert another Heartbleed, group narrows list of projects in need of support

The Core Infrastructure Initiative will have a list ready within a few months

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ClusterHQ: Bringing the power of containers to enterprise data

This young company just took in a fresh $12 million in new funding.

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The Upload: Your tech news briefing for Wednesday, January 28

France aims at net companies with draft law ... Internet of Things threatens privacy ... Apple Watch to ship in April... and more

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New SAP Hana tool aims to put Big Data insights within closer reach

Featuring Hadoop support, the rapid-deployment service targets enterprise users with streaming and unstructured data