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Video: Watch 'Continuum,' Windows 10's elegant UI swapping for 2-in-1 devices

Windows 10 can dynamically shift its interface to function with keyboards, then touchscreens, and back again. Here's a video of the Continuum feature in action.

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Windows 10: 12 things you need to know

Microsoft's OS is due next year and will run on all devices

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Malware program targets Hong Kong protesters using Apple devices

The program is related to an Android one that seeks to spy on activists, Lacoon Mobile Security said

Google triples bug bounty reward range to $15,000 (and sometimes more)

The company says it will even break that ceiling for outstanding reports.

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The ultimate support staff: How to hire, train, and retain the right people

When it comes to helping customers, there is no substitute for a high quality support staff. Here is how to put together the ideal support team.

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How to change settings for emergency alerts on your Android phone

Android gives you lots of flexibility for controlling the emergency alerts you receive, though the settings are tucked away.

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Path takes laziness to a new level with business messaging

Now a messaging app will call businesses for you and then message you their answers. We've reached peak messaging.

Microsoft blends the old and new with Windows 10

Microsoft unveiled a major update to its operating system, called Windows 10. The company did a lot to make Windows 10 feel familiar to people who are used to running older, Win32 style apps. We got a first look at some of the new features.

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Four tips to understand your customers and set yourself apart from the competition

Use these techniques to refine your customer support strategy and learn more about your customer base.

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Here's what's in Asus' $2,699 Zenbook NX500 laptop

The Zenbook NX500 will ship in October, and be the first laptop with a 4K quantum dots screen.

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How to get Windows 10's best new features today

A Start Menu, the ability to run Metro apps in desktop windows, and more are coming to Windows 10, but you can get the best features today thanks to some helpful software.

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Hands-on with Microsoft's new Windows 10: UI changes that look great at first blush

At this point, Microsoft's next OS is literally a work in progress. But some of the changes in UI are available to view, and they're both lovely and productive.

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How Windows 10 plans to win back PC power users: Bribery and compromise

Windows 10 bends to PC users, rather than bludgeoning them with a stick called Metro.

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Eric Holder says 'worrisome' tech companies are eyeing encryption

US attorney general's remarks follow similar concerns from the FBI. But will Silicon Valley care?

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Attention enthusiasts: Windows 10 Technical Preview landing Wednesday

It'll be delivered via a new "Windows Insider" program that will let testers discuss issues with Microsoft engineers.

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Apple Watch leans on the iPhone for app management and heavy lifting

A hands-on report reveals a few new details on Apple's first smartwatch