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British newspaper "The Guardian" has started a petition calling on the Gates Foundation to take its money, a reported one billion dollars, out of the fossil fuels industry. Read more...

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The communications director for the World Bank has accused Microsoft of "appalling" behavior after it refused to provide a refund when his son racked up $4500 of in-game purchases on his Xbox. Read more...

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posted 11 days ago on neowin
A new system called "on demand passwords" is being rolled out courtesy of Yahoo, which enables users to receive a password if, and when they need it, improving security and making logging in easier. Read more...

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At the Convergence conference, Microsoft has just announced Office Delve, an autonomous search function that ties in various aspects of Office 365 to create a simpler workflow. Read more...

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Microsoft has announced the launch of a new preview of Office 2016 for IT pros and developers, which you can sign up for right now - although the company points out that it's not yet feature-complete. Read more...

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Microsoft has just announced that it is releasing the first public preview of Skype for Business. The new program is designed to replace Lync and unify Microsoft's offerings for the enterprise. Read more...

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Microsoft describes its Convergence 2015 conference as the "premier event for its business community" - and the company's CEO Satya Nadella is kicking things off with the opening keynote. Read more...

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Sony has said that it will begin rolling out Lollipop to its flagship Xperia Z3 handsets today - weeks later than it originally promised, and five months after Android 5.0 was first announced. Read more...

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A new version of Office 2016 Technical Preview has leaked online and it brings a few small changes compared to previous versions. This comes on top of leaks of Windows 10 for desktop and phones. Read more...

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Images have surfaced on a Polish website purporting to be from Windows 10 for phones build 12521 - and unlike the previous leak, these are all in English, and have an even more polished UI. Read more...

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There's a lot of excitement about virtual reality, but could the first breakout application be VR porn? At SXSW, it's thought that porn will become a multi-billion dollar application within a year. Read more...

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Google might be working on a VPN service of its own to protect users accessing the internet through public Wi-Fi networks as the feature has been spotted in the latest build of Android Lollipop. Read more...

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Google has started embedding a two-inch pop-up on searches made through the Firefox Web browser to combat Yahoo! being set as its default option. Read more...

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posted 12 days ago on neowin
SecuTABLET, an Android tablet promising top notch security for enterprises, has been launched by BlackBerry's subsidiary, Secusmart in partnership with Samsung and IBM. Read more...

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Even though Microsoft has not pushed out a build of Windows 10 in nearly two months, the latest leak of the OS offers insight into several new features including an update to 'tablet' mode. Read more...

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If you love stats and are actively participating in the Insider Hub app feedback tool, then you may be excited to know that build 10036 includes a stats page that shows your activity within the test. Read more...

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At a SXSW panel discussion about virtual reality, Palmer Luckey indicated that while things "haven't gone horribly wrong", he has backed down on actually releasing the headset later this year. Read more...

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posted 12 days ago on neowin
Mainstream virtual reality is just on the horizon, but until then, it's beginning to be used as a tool in sports to help athletes train as well as learn from their mistakes during matches. Read more...

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Thanks to a new leak, we are learning more about changes that are occurring in Windows 10 and this time around power-users are getting a couple of new additions for Task View (virtual desktops). Read more...

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From nine hours of "all-day" battery and Sony's Lollipop letdown, to the OnePlus 2 (and 3?), BoA BS, USB-C, HBO Now and pretty, curvy things, we look back at highlights from the week's top tech news. Read more...

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In the latest version of Windows 10, uninstalling apps and moving them between drives is getting easier thanks to updates to the settings panel in Windows 10 build 10036. Read more...

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Microsoft's Gabe Aul has announced that the company has received one million pieces of feedback via the Feedback app, he hasn't revealed whether this also includes Windows 10 Tech Preview for Phones. Read more...

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Thanks to the leak of a new build of Windows 10, it looks like future updates to the OS and apps may be delivered via P2P due to the new settings in this version of Windows. Read more...

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The web is quite a bit different today than it was 20 years ago. We look at some ideas on how it will expand and change in the next two decades and would love to hear your opinions on the topic. Read more...

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In the leaked version of Windows 10 that hit the web earlier today, there are a few updates to the Start menu when compared to 9926 and after the jump, we have the comparison breakdown. Read more...

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