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Microsoft plans to create a single operating system covering tablets, phones and PCs

Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella has announced that the company is looking to create a single operating system that works across the Windows computers, tablets, and smartphones - and the Xbox One.

17 hours ago from The Independent

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Battlefield: Hardline, Dragon Age: Inquisition both delayed

Two games from EA originally slated to launch right in the heart of this year's holiday gaming season have been delayed, so that the game's developers have more time to polish their ...

12 hours ago from Techspot

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Flaws could expose users of privacy-protecting software, researchers say

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Researchers have found a flaw that could expose the identities of people using a privacy-oriented operating system touted by Edward Snowden, just two days after widely ...

3 hours ago from Reuters Technology

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Airware raises $25 million to build the operating system for drones

Lots of different industries are interested in the potential for drones to improve their businesses, from agriculture to mining to merchants like Amazon. There is a wide range of ...

15 hours ago from The Verge

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New plugin-free web games run (almost) as well as their desktop counterparts

So far, sophisticated 3D web games have typically required either a plugin (think Quake Live) or a special environment where they can run native code. While those are just dandy, they aren't ...

Tue 22 Jul 14 from Engadget

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GoPro Channel For Xbox One Launched

Microsoft had said back in January this year that it would bring a GoPro channel to Xbox consoles.áBy April the channel was launched first on the Xbox 360. Since then it has been limited ...

13 hours ago from Ubergizmo

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New Humble Bundle features hit Square Enix games

Written by: David Swan | Published in: EntertainmentHot on the heels of the massively popular Humble 2K Bundle, which made a huge $4 million in donations over two weeks, Humble Bundle has posted ...

Tue 22 Jul 14 from iTWire

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Cumberbatch As Turing - Trailers Released

Two official trailers have been released for "The Imitation Game", the biopic in which the role of Alan Turing is depicted by Benedict Cumberbatch. Read more...

Tue 22 Jul 14 from iProgrammer

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Windows 9 screenshots confirm the return of the Start Menu and an app-based desktop mode

The public's reaction to Windows 8 was mixed for a number of reasons, but for lots of users the biggest complaint was one of the simplest: where was the Start Menu?

Tue 22 Jul 14 from The Independent

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The Untold History of How Autocorrect Came To Be

Despite the well-documented foibles of autocorrect, it actually is pretty good at turning my gibberish touch typing into comprehensible if profanity-free prose. For that, we have a man by ...

9 hours ago from Gizmodo

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