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Microsoft republishes pulled Windows update, but still recommends a registry hack

Microsoft gives the green light for users to download an update that it had asked users to uninstall a week ago. But it's not as simple as all that.

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Apple loses bid for sales ban in Samsung patent case

Apple failed to show that it suffered enough harm as a result of Samsung's infringement

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Security vulnerabilities on the decline but risk assessment is often flawed, says IBM

The number of vulnerabilities could reach a three-year low in 2014, but correctly assessing their risk can be hard, IBM researchers said

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Report: Apple wearable on track for September debut

Fitness and home controls could play a big role in Apple's latest gadget

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How private NAS beats the public cloud for small business

The private cloud is no longer about merely storing your data more safely than on public cloud services. NAS lets you set up virtualization services on hardware you own and manage, saving money and boosting your peace of mind.

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Microsoft's standalone Xbox One Kinect due in October with bonus game

As promised, Microsoft will deliver its standalone Kinect sensor for the Xbox One, tossing in a free game to sweeten the deal.

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Samsung starts production of 3D DDR4 DRAM modules

Samsung says the first applications for the new modules will be in enterprise servers.

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T-Mobile's 'Music Freedom' adds Songza, Rdio, promises Google Play Music soon

Even though it was the top choice in a subscriber poll, T-Mobile subscribers must still wait to get Google Play Music with the company's data-free streaming plan.

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Six tips to building a huge social network

Use these expert tips to grow your social following.

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BeeLink makes Android Wear usable across multiple devices

Connecting more than one phone or tablet to your Android Wear smartwatch no longer requires a factory reset

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Microsoft makes Visual Studio Online free for occasional contributors

The company made the move because enterprise software projects now involve more line of business participants

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Enthusiast developer keeps Windows XP alive with unofficial 'Service Pack 4'

Support for the 13-year-old operating system lives on without Microsoft's blessing.

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The HTC Desire 510 is the first 64-bit Android phone

The latest from HTC has an impressive chip trapped inside a mid-range smartphone.

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USB Condom promises to protect your dongle from infected ports

The cutely named device is designed to protect against juice-jacking.

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This more-powerful Raspberry Pi competitor is totally free

If you have a killer idea for a project, that is.