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Yes, Windows 10 subscriptions are coming, at least for enterprise

Microsoft confirms it will offer Windows 10 as a monthly subscription for enterprises, again raising questions of how the model might be applied to consumers, and how Microsoft plans to monetize Windows over the coming years.

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RoboBoat contest puts autonomous boats to the test

You've heard of self-driving cars and drones, but autonomous boats? This fast-developing industry has its eyes set on coastal surveillance, port security and other types of maritime operations, and some of the best in the industry were put against each other last week at the 2016 Roboboat contest.

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Technology's graveyard: The gadgets, software, and services killed in 2016

Dell, Google and Microsoft are among those that have killed off products or services in 2016.

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China loads up on chip technology with new ARM license

China already has the world's fastest computer with its homegrown chip, but the country hasn't stopped loading up on technology to make more of its own chips.

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Pokémon Go for iOS will stop requiring full Google account access

Pokémon Masters, beware: The iPhone app gains access to your Google account, but you can revoke the access now, and a better fix is coming.

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Project Fi is bumping up international data speeds thanks to new partnership

To help sell the new offer, Google is taking $150 off the Nexus 6P if you sign up for the company's wireless network.

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Microsoft delays its Azure Stack software until mid-2017

Azure Stack, Microsoft's private cloud operating system, will be launching first through a set of integrated hardware and software systems from Hewlett-Packard Enterprise, Dell and Lenovo.

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U.S. probes Tesla on autopilot system failures after fatal crash

The U.S. government has asked Tesla Motors for detailed information about key safety systems on its cars after a May 7 crash in which a driver was killed while traveling in autonomous mode.

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Oculus ships all Rift preorders, but made-for-VR Touch controllers are still a ways off

Good news! If you buy an Oculus Rift VR headset, you'll receive it in just a few days now.

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Amazon's Prime Day off to another rocky start

It could be another #primedayfail for Amazon. The online retailer has reported some customers are having problems adding items to their shopping carts and missing out on deals that have been heavily advertised on TV.

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Surprise! Facebook is using Office 365 now

Facebook's staff of 13,000 employees are now Microsoft Office 365 users, the social networking giant announced Tuesday.

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VR problems plaguing Nvidia's GeForce GTX 1080, GTX 1070 will be fixed this week

Nvidia had a few driver missteps recently that caused VR problems with the GeForce GTX 1080's boost clock and the DisplayPort option on GTX 10-series cards.

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Skype for Business will live translate meetings into 40 languages

Microsoft is bringing the dream of the Star Trek universal translator to businesses later this year with the launch of a new beta feature that offers live captioning of Skype for Business meeting broadcasts in 40 languages.

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Stealthy cyberespionage malware targets energy companies

Security researchers have discovered a new malware threat that goes to great lengths to remain undetected while targeting energy companies.

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Oil and water: Here's Ubuntu Linux's Unity desktop running natively on Windows 10

The Windows 10 Anniversary Update: where Linux and Windows change from oil and water to peanut butter and jelly.