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Seemingly everyone on the Net has a theory as to why Microsoft skipped the name "Windows 9" and jumped to 10. Here's one explanation that actually makes sense.>

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On today's show, we check out a new digital tattoo prototype that goes under your skin, a virtual reality glove for Oculus, and a smart new AI named "Amelia." Oh, and we explain why you shouldn't break the iPhones at the Apple store (or any phones at any store, for that matter).>

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Bring back the Windows "Start" menu to Windows 8

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Encrypt any file for yourself to decrypt later and share with friends

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Clone disks and create, burn, and back up disk images

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We absolutely love the new time lapse video feature that Apple has added to its iPhone cameras if for no other reason than it’s enabling iPhone users around the world to take some incredible videos and share them with everyone. One such video was uploaded onto Vimeo recently and it shows what a gorgeous afternoon in London looks like when it’s speeding by in the span of 21 seconds. DON’T MISS THESE: The 4 most impressive videos we’ve seen that were filmed with the iPhone 6 This beautiful video was filmed at Canary Wharf in London overlooking the River Thames using an iPhone 6 Plus. Of course, this is just one of many great videos we’ve seen that takes advantage of

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Store, protect, and share files

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Compare and synchronize your files and directories

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Install the right network driver for your PC automatically even without Internet connection

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San Francisco (AFP) - Facebook on Wednesday vowed to ease its "real names" policy that prompted drag queen performers to quit the social network and sparked wider protests in the gay community and beyond.

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Washington (AFP) - New electronic display units are to be fitted in the cockpits of Boeing 737 and 777 airliners to address fears that Wi-Fi signals might cause them to go blank in flight.

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Washington (AFP) - A new Twitter-funded research project unveiled Wednesday, with access to every tweet ever sent, will look for patterns and insights from the billions of messages sent on social media.

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The world's first gamified giving platform "I can go without" simply allows you to swap a want purchase for someone else's real need We help

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Researchers develop a pill that could be swallowed to deliver drugs directly into our digestive tracts via tiny needles. And that's better how?>

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There were supposed to be fireworks last night.

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The British Medical Journal called on the World Health Organization today to declare a public health emergency. Not because of any specific disease, but because climate change will cause an additional 250 000 additional deaths per year between 2030 and 2050, by the WHO's own estimate.

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The Federal Aviation Administration has ordered airlines to replace cockpit displays in over 1,300 Boeing aircraft that may go blank when interfered with by Wi-Fi signals. The displays are made by Honeywell, and it turns out that they don't meet the FAA's required tolerance levels for Wi-Fi. On top of that, the issue has been known about since 2012, at which point Boeing and Honeywell switched over to new hardware.

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By Sarah McBride and Deepa Seetharaman SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - PayPal's biggest threat as it prepares to split from eBay next year may come from former employees who back a crop of new businesses serving shoppers who increasingly prefer to pay with mobile phones rather than personal computers. Though none of the new companies have the breadth of services offered by PayPal, which has more than 152 million users and deep ties to merchants like Home Depot both online and off, they are entering areas that the once-nimble online-payments service should own - but doesn't. ...

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Everyone wants kids to learn to code, but the message seems somehow more meaningful coming from adorable knee-high robots. Next week, Westport Library in Connecticut will introduce Vincent and Nancy, a pair of autonomous robots that can walk, dance, kick small balls, carry on conversations in 19 languages, and recognize faces. More importantly for Westport, they can be programmed with new "skills" using languages like Python and Java. The $8,000 machines (purchased with money from private donations) are made by a French robotics company called Aldebaran and better known as Nao robots. ...

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By Noel Randewich SAN JOSE California (Reuters) - Hewlett-Packard Co's vice president of server engineering expects new lower-power servers made with technology from ARM Holdings to make inroads in niche data centers over the next year in a market dominated by Intel Corp. "Penetration is very low right now because we're starting from zero. But the take-up is pretty encouraging," Tom Bradicich said. ...

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Defense Distributed's newest project is a PC-connected milling machine that aims to streamline the process of self-assembling AR-15 semi-automatic rifles.>

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Since in this day and age nothing good — or mediocre, even — should have to end, Lionsgate has just announced it'll be digging up its $3.3 billion Twilight franchise and dragging it through a social media-assisted victory lap. This latest installment will see five female directors taking the reins to produce five short films based on the PG-13 escapades of the famously profitable teenaged vampires. The series, called "The Storytellers — New Creative Voices of The Twilight Saga" will air exclusively on Facebook sometime next year.

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