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Dropbox, the popular online storage site, has been compromised and a massive list of users and their passwords have been posted to the web; it is recommended that you change your password immediately. Read more...

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Microsoft Store is using new pre-order bonuses via Xbox Live Rewards and exclusive game content to draw Xbox shoppers to its own retail stores this holiday season. Read more...

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In a new interview with Tony Prophet, Microsoft corporate vice president of Windows Marketing, he talks about why Microsoft dropped the Windows 9 branding and more about Windows 10. Read more...

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Mozilla, the company behind Firefox, has released their latest version of Firefox which bumps the number up to 33 but don't expect any major new features with this release. Read more...

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With Microsoft dropping its OS licensing fees on small Windows devices, increasingly affordable tablets continue to pop up, and the latest - a 7-inch Windows 8.1 slate - is priced at just $65. Read more...

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posted 13 days ago on neowin
Prior to the launch of Windows 10, Microsoft opened up the Windows Insider program and they are now saying that over 1 million users have signed up to access the Windows 10 technical preview. Read more...

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The Technical Preview of Windows 10 brings with it a couple of UI enhancements that add a bit of visual flair but not much functionality; one such item is the new drop shadow. Read more...

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Yes, Windows Phone has come a long way in four years, but there's still plenty about it that continues to vex us. Here are five things that we find ever so slightly infuriating about Windows Phone. Read more...

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Windows Phone may not be perfect, but there's a lot to like, and it's come a long, long way since its earliest days. We take a look at five things that we love about Microsoft's mobile OS. Read more...

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The team behind Bing has built a new political hub for the upcoming election that aims to help you keep abreast of the election cycle - and it will also put its prediction engine to work too. Read more...

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There are quite a few hidden updates in the Windows 10 Technical Preview and we are continuing to uncover some of these gems; this time around, we've found a new feature in File Explorer. Read more...

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If you're a French citizen and have a bank account, starting tomorrow you'll be able to transfer money to anybody with just one tweet. This is available thanks to partnership between Twitter and BPCE. Read more...

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A bug found in some older versions of the Dropbox desktop app is to blame for some users' files being deleted from the cloud. Some data is permanently lost but the company is trying to fix things. Read more...

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The Windows 10 Technical Preview lacks many consumer-focused features including Media Center, which some have installed using their Windows 8.1 product key - but Microsoft has warned against doing so. Read more...

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Microsoft has released a new 'Surface Hub' app, allowing users to adjust their preferences for the Surface Pen - but future releases are expected to offer even more customization options. Read more...

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A project that requested Star Wars fans to make 15 second clips to be incorporated into a crowdsourced version of the movie is now complete, and the result shows a lot of creativity and originality. Read more...

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Owners of an ultra high definition 4K TV will soon have to pay nearly $3 extra a month to Netflix in exchange for 4K streaming content, in the service's most significant price hike since May. Read more...

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Google is reportedly testing a new feature with its search engine that would enable a user to interact with a real doctor through video chat after searching for symptoms online. Read more...

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NASCAR officials are looking to Microsoft to help make their pre-race inspection process faster, and they are doing it by removing the arduous paper process that was previously in place. Read more...

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posted 14 days ago on neowin
Revenge porn, an increasingly significant issue of modern times, is being taken up by the government of the UK and a set of ministers will be drafting a law to bring offenders to justice. Read more...

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posted 14 days ago on neowin
If you're a racing fan, you might be interested in picking up Need For Speed Rivals. Amazon has a great deal on the game, selling it for only $19 compared to the MSRP of $60. Read more...

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Google has submitted a transparency report for the requests it receives regarding the "Right to be forgotten" laws in Europe, in which shows that one in ten came from the UK. Read more...

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Lionhead Studios' continuation of the Xbox-exclusive Fable franchise has a multiplayer beta going live in October, and you can signup for the chance to play before the game is launched! Read more...

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This week we have Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor on PC, Alien: Isolation on the Xbox One and PC and a new section called Blast from the Past which this week covers the 1998 title Trespasser. Read more...

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posted 14 days ago on neowin
From new Surface tablets and interesting experiments, to new Office, the end of the Icon and some 'inarticulate' comments, we take a look back at highlights from this week's top tech news on Neowin. Read more...

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