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Steven Spielberg hits start button on Ready Player One

Steven Spielberg is ready to get his game on. Deadline reportsthat one of the world’s most beloved directors has officially signed on to direct an adaptation of Ernest Cline’s Ready ...

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Create apps for your quadcopter with 3D Robotics' free 'DroneKit' software

3D Robotics develops the open source software that powers a lot of home brew UAVs. Today it's introducing a new tool to the public: DroneKit, software that allows anyone to create apps for, ...

6 hours ago from Engadget

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Microsoft Office free on all devices under 10.1"

Written by: Ray Shaw | Published in: MobilityMicrosoft's Office 365 chief Kirk Keonigsbauer has confirmed that editing and viewing of Office documents will be free on all small screen (mobile) ...

19 hours ago from iTWire

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Microsoft's Azure Backup And Recovery Services Come Out Of Preview

 Microsoft today announced that its Azure Backup and Azure Site Recovery services are now generally available. The two services were previously in preview (Microsoft’s terminology ...

2 hours ago from TechCrunch

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Android hijacking bug may allow attackers to install password-stealers

Half of Android devices may be vulnerable to surreptitious install exploits.

23 hours ago from Arstechnica

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New partnerships extend Microsoft's reach into Android

Microsoft on Monday unveiled partnerships with Samsung and other manufacturers to install its services including Word and Skype on devices powered by the rival Google Android system.

Mon 23 Mar 15 from

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NFL To Present Jaguars-Bills In London As Digital-Only Game Broadcast In 2015

In a further step towards achieving its goal of absolute world sports dominance, the National Football League has announced that they will present a football game during the upcoming 2015 season ...

Tue 24 Mar 15 from HotHardware

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The Top 10 Startups Of Y Combinator Winter '15 Demo Day 2

 Y Combinator unveiled one of its most impressive startup batches to date yesterday, featuring big ideas in medicine, finance, and marketplaces. After carefully watching the demos, speaking ...

23 hours ago from TechCrunch

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Microsoft offers Xbox 360 buyers new deals for spring

To entice buyers, the Spring Value bundles offer two free games and one month of Xbox Live.

Tue 24 Mar 15 from CNET

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Microsoft Apps Will Come Pre-Installed On Android Devices From 11 Manufacturers

Over the past few months Microsoft has been working hard to put its apps everywhere. It is much more open to rival platforms now and is forging partnerships that puts its apps and services ...

Tue 24 Mar 15 from Ubergizmo

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