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Microsoft, Volvo team up to sell cars using Hololens

Microsoft and Volvo announced this week that they are working together to let consumers take new cars for a spin using the HoloLens augmented reality headgear.

Path of Exile: Ascendancy

Path of Exile's free new Ascendancy expansion looks roguelike-like

The popular free-to-play action-RPG gets a new Labyrinth, refreshed daily and filled with a million ways to murder.

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Five to Try: Horizon Chase is a rad retro racer, and Dragon Anywhere delivers pro-level dictation

Load up with the latest Android apps and games before Thanksgiving rolls around.


French Senate extends state of emergency

Cloud services targeted as French Senate enlarges police search powers

Three more months of extraordinary police powers, and the extension of warrantless searches to include cloud storage services accessible from computers in France: Those were among the changes voted unanimously by French senators Friday in response to the shootings and suicide bombings in and around Paris on Nov. 13.

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Microsoft Visual Studio tweaks shower Linux with more love

Microsoft said it loves Linux now, and new tweaks to Visual Studio will appeal to open-source loving developers.

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VMware CIO: 'I've worked for a lot of evil people in my career'

When you're the CIO of a company that sells to CIOs, you've got to figure there's a good chance you're going to be asked to do more than just keep the servers running.


Rhapsody music streaming gets a car mode to keep you from veering into traffic

Rhapsody's auto mode provides big buttons and quick playlists to help keep eyes on the road.

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Google Fit update adds more workout tools, improved Android Wear integration

Instead of hiring a personal trainer to yell at you, Google Fit can push you along to perform more squats, sit-ups, and other acts of fitness.

Dlink Komfy switch

D-Link’s Komfy Switch is more than your basic light switch

No common light switch, the Komfy includes a HD 1080p security camera and sensors to detect changes in temperature, humidity, and air quality.


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Origin's EON17-SLX laptop packs desktop-class parts that can kick your PC's butt

Origin drops "VR ready" GTX 980 laptop with a desktop CPU in it