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Microsoft Indonesia president: Windows 9 will be free to Windows 8 owners

Microsoft looks to go out of its way to make Windows 8 a distant memory.

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Report: Softbank in talks to buy Dreamworks Animation

Japanese telecom carrier said to want animated movie producer

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Uber defiant in face of new legal challenge

District attorneys for Los Angeles and San Francisco allege that Uber—and other ridesharing companies—have taken part in unlawful business practices. Uber doesn't think so.

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Bogus bug apps offer no relief in Japan's dengue outbreak

Mosquito-repelling smartphone apps don't live up to their claims, experts say

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MIT is developing underwater robots that hunt for drugs

The prototype can use ultrasound to find hiding places in ships

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Here's a to-do list for Comcast's first 'customer experience' exec

As Comcast tries to convince legislators to approve its merger with Time-Warner cable, it appoints a senior executive to overhaul its customer experience.

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Top EU official tells Uber and Germany: Start talking!

Neelie Kroes takes to Twitter after the latest German court ban on Uber services

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What the WinHEC? Microsoft revives Windows engineering event

However, WinHEC won't be a large, annual show, but rather smaller events held more frequently in different parts of the world, Microsoft said.

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HTC's exclusive club to get secret software access

Members of HTC's 'Elevate' community can get the latest and greatest before everybody else.

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Yahoo will ring in the new year by killing its website directory

Other services like Yahoo Education and Qwiki will also close, Yahoo said. But it's the Web directory that first launched Yahoo onto the Web.