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Hotmail privacy policy clarified after email search catches Win8 leaker
— 9:16 AM on March 21, 2014

Earlier this week, former Microsoft software architect Alex Kibkalo was arrested and charged with leaking Windows 8 code to a French blogger. According to Seattle...

Type: News story Tags: Internet Operating systems

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Mozilla scraps Firefox for Windows 8's Modern UI interface
— 9:18 AM on March 17, 2014

Wow. So, remember how, after almost two years of development, Firefox for Windows...

Type: News story Tags: Internet Software

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Friday night topic: Where is that plane?
— 5:04 PM on March 14, 2014

The story of Malaysia Airlines flight 370 keeps getting weirder and weirder. The Boeing 777 seems like an awfully big plane to just vanish,...

Type: News story Tags: Miscellaneous

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Amazon Prime gets a price hike; Google Drive gets a price cut
— 5:06 PM on March 13, 2014

What do Amazon Prime and Google Drive have to do with each other? Not a whole lot—except that pricing changes were announced for both services...

Type: News story Tags: Internet

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Mozilla showcases Unreal Engine 4 running in Firefox with no plugins
— 6:00 AM on March 13, 2014

For nearly a year, we've known that Epic was porting Unreal Engine 4 to the web. Now, the folks at Mozilla have

Type: News story Tags: Gaming Internet

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Latest Snowden leak suggests the NSA can deploy and manage malware on massive scale
— 5:07 PM on March 12, 2014

The latest revelations in the ongoing NSA spying scandal are some of the most troublesome yet. Documents leaked by Edward Snowden and analyzed...

Type: News story Tags: Internet

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Friday night topic: Light bulbs? Yep, light bulbs
— 5:00 PM on March 7, 2014

If it's possible to geek out over something and I come into contact with that thing, well, stuff happens. Several years ago, compact fluorescent light bulbs...

Type: News story Tags: Miscellaneous

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Deal of the week: SSDs, power supplies, and 144Hz monitors
— 1:32 PM on February 28, 2014

We've got another short and sweet deal post for you guys this week, with a small collection of hardware bargains: Kingston's...

Type: News story Tags: Power Storage Displays

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Mt. Gox Bitcoin exchange loses almost $500 million, files for bankruptcy
— 12:19 PM on February 28, 2014

Mt. Gox was once the busiest Bitcoin exchange in the business. But the site, which began as a trading service for Magic: The Gathering...

Type: News story Tags: Miscellaneous

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Friday night topic: Fighter planes and such
— 5:11 PM on February 21, 2014

This is probably very junior high of me, but every once in a while, I just open up some browser tabs to Wikipedia and start...

Type: News story Tags: Miscellaneous

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Microsoft snazzes up Office web apps with new Office Online portal
— 1:50 PM on February 20, 2014

Web-based version of Office apps have been around for a long time—we wrote about the first Office Web Apps tech preview way back in...

Type: News story Tags: Internet Software

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Microsoft launches OneDrive, gives away extra storage
— 9:16 AM on February 19, 2014

In the aftermath of a patent dispute, Microsoft announced last month that SkyDrive, its cloud storage service, would be rebranded as OneDrive. Today, the...

Type: News story Tags: Storage Internet

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Friday night topic: What have you learned lately?
— 5:12 PM on February 14, 2014

Tonight's topic comes courtesy of our suggestions thread, specifically an idea suggested by TR reader BIF. Here it is: What interesting personal research project...

Type: News story Tags: Miscellaneous

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Friday night topic: Addictions and quitting
— 7:47 PM on February 7, 2014

In my experience, quite a few techie types tend to smoke, and a lot of them have struggled with attempts to quit. If that's...

Type: News story Tags: Miscellaneous

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Deal of the week: Discounted storage and a PSU bargain
— 3:43 PM on February 7, 2014

We've got a nice collection of storage bargains for this week's deal post—and a sizable discount on a power supply, too, to mix things up...

Type: News story Tags: Power Storage

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Touch-friendly Firefox for Windows 8 hits beta
— 6:00 AM on February 7, 2014

Mozilla has been hard at work on a Modern UI version of its Firefox web browser since March 2012. Today, Firefox for Windows 8...

Type: News story Tags: Internet Software

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Newegg launches $50-a-year Premier service
— 4:21 PM on February 5, 2014

Newegg's ongoing tug of war with Amazon has just gotten a bit more...

Type: News story Tags: Miscellaneous

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Friday night topic: Worthwhile news sources
— 5:00 PM on January 24, 2014

I've gotta admit, I'm much less engaged with world news and politics than I used to be, in large part because I have struggled to...

Type: News story Tags: Miscellaneous

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