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Don't get fooled into clicking phony Windows 10 upgrade emails

Fraudulent emails encouraging you to upgrade to Windows 10 will drop ransomware, not Microsoft's new OS, onto your PC.

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Mt. Gox CEO Karpeles arrested by Japanese police

The CEO of the failed Bitcoin exchange is suspected of illegally altering financial data.

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How to change Windows 10's default web browser to Chrome, Firefox, or Opera

Windows 10 pulls a nasty trick when you upgrade: It sets your default web browser to Edge, even if you opted for Chrome or Firefox in Windows 7 or 8. Here's how to change it back.

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Into the Stars preview: Call it Space Oregon Trail, call it FTL, call it Ishmael

"It's like playing FTL, except you fly the ship," said some producer, probably.

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Microsoft bests Google in patent case appeal

Federal appeals court upholds patent licensing decision that set low licensing rate for Wi-Fi and video-related patents

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Yahoo picks up fashion commerce site Polyvore

Polyvore's site lets users search for clothing items and create themed collections

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Facebook says Flash security woes could hurt its business

Security vulnerabilities in Flash could affect the use of Facebook games, the company said in a filing.

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IBM fattens patent portfolio in cloud tech

IBM's long-term cloud strategy involves a large patent portfolio to keep competitors at bay

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ISP argues net neutrality rules violate its right to block content

Broadband provider Alamo tells court it has a free-speech right to exercise editorial discretion over the Web.

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Five to Try: Angry Birds 2 finally arrives, and send self-destructing messages with Kaboom

Don't get lost in the Play Store: here are the new Android apps and games you need to check out this week.

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