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GOG.com and indie filmmakers dare Hollywood to ditch DRM

The videogame seller will offer independent documentaries, to download and stream, without the burden of DRM.

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Chrome update adds 64-bit support, crisp text for high-res displays

The new version of Google's browser is faster and more stable, and it looks a lot better on high-end laptops.l

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Time Warner Cable suffers from brief, nationwide Internet service outage

The outage affected more than 11 million residential customers

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Seagate's monstrous 8TB hard drive is the most spacious storage yet

Shipping this fall to enterprises everywhere: the largest capacity hard drive yet.

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New Dropbox Pro plan offers 1TB of storage, sharing controls for $10 per month

The new plan does away with previous options maxing out at 500GB.

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Gartner: After slump, server sales rise again in Europe, Middle East and Africa

Server shipments were up almost 1 percent, while revenue grew almost 4 percent in Q2

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The future of emoticons will embrace everyone

A mother-daughter team's iDiversicons shows how a new generation of emoji is bringing ethnic, gender, and lifestyle diversity to the popular communication graphics.

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Salesforce renames and revamps Communities service

Formerly called Salesforce Communities, it has been renamed Salesforce1 Community Cloud and enhanced in several ways

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Wikipedia wants Congressional staffers to contribute, but bias is a big concern

Should policy wonks write for Wikipedia? The libertarian Cato Institute thinks Congressional staffer expertise could help Wikipedia post more about legislation, but some worry about conflict of interest.