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Hands-on with the Windows 10 Start menu—as big or as small as you want it
Wed, 01 October 2014 17:10 - Windows 10's most noticeable feature blends Microsoft's past and present.
Microsoft unveils Sway, Office app for creating interactive Web stories
Wed, 01 October 2014 11:13 - Addition to Office suite uses Web canvases, ties to OneDrive, runs as mobile app.
Windows 10 beta now available to download—time to test the new Start menu
Wed, 01 October 2014 10:33 - Anything capable of running Windows 8.1 can run Windows 10.
Security bug in Xen may have exposed Amazon, other cloud services [Updated]
Wed, 01 October 2014 08:49 - Flaw in hypervisor could let malicious VM read data from or crash other servers.
Continuum: Microsoft finally makes touch and mouse make sense together
Tue, 30 September 2014 17:50 - The most important part of Windows 10 won't be in tomorrow's preview.
Windows 10 in pictures: A new Start menu puts focus back on the desktop
Tue, 30 September 2014 16:40 - Multiple desktops and new application views make Windows 10 more PC-friendly.
Arduino to sell 3D printer—$800 in kit form or $1,000 pre-assembled
Tue, 30 September 2014 13:08 - Open source hardware maker unveils Materia 101, a "precision 3D printer."

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BBC News - Home

Wonga to write off £220m of loans
Thu, 02 October 2014 07:22 - Payday lender Wonga says it is writing off £220m of debts for 330,000 customers after putting in place new affordability checks.
Tension at HK government office
Thu, 02 October 2014 08:12 - Tension is mounting at the Hong Kong government office in the Central district, with reports of protesters scuffling with police.
Prince George 'harassment' warning
Thu, 02 October 2014 07:48 - Lawyers for the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge write to a photographer asking him to "cease harassing" Prince George and his nanny.
UN accuses IS of 'gross abuses'
Thu, 02 October 2014 05:37 - A "staggering array" of rights abuses has been committed in Iraq by Islamic State militants over a nine-week period, the UN says.
Morrisons pins hopes on loyalty card
Thu, 02 October 2014 08:23 - Morrisons has announced a new loyalty card scheme in an effort to seize back the initiative in the supermarket wars.
Three 'held over Thai killings'
Thu, 02 October 2014 08:23 - Three Burmese workers are questioned over the killing of two British tourists in Thailand, according to local reports.
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Lifehacker

Have a Plan Before Asking For Help to Get Better Responses
Thu, 02 October 2014 07:30 -

Have a Plan Before Asking For Help to Get Better Responses

Asking for help isn't always easy, and it can be difficult to convince someone to give you a hand if you don't know what you need them to do. Start by having a plan to make it more likely they're willing to assist.

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Keep Your Car Battery Healthy With These Discounted Chargers
Thu, 02 October 2014 07:15 -

Keep Your Car Battery Healthy With These Discounted Chargers

If your car's ever refused to start in the morning, you'll be glad to know that today's Amazon Gold Box deal offers huge discounts on Schumacher battery chargers and maintainers.

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Five Shortcuts for Faster Text Selection in iOS
Thu, 02 October 2014 07:00 -

Five Shortcuts for Faster Text Selection in iOS

Ever need to copy, share, or speak text on iOS? Of course you do. Here are four different shortcuts that can make the process quick and easy.

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What's The Best Place to Buy Computer Parts?
Thu, 02 October 2014 06:00 -

What's The Best Place to Buy Computer Parts?

If you're building a new computer or shopping for upgrades, you have plenty of places to choose from. This week we want to know which online and offline retailers you trust the most for low prices, good return policies, and great selection on everything from CPUs to graphics cards.

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Trustworthiness Is Just as Important as Competence in Leadership
Thu, 02 October 2014 05:30 -

Trustworthiness Is Just as Important as Competence in Leadership

There are a lot of important leadership skills out there, that any manager should strive for. But trustworthiness is just as important as oft-touted skills like confidence and competence.

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CNET News

Microsoft isn't happy with Xbox One sales in Japan
Thu, 02 October 2014 08:05 - An Xbox One exec acknowledges that the company isn't satisfied with the console's reception so far in Japan.






Small-town mayors: Build your tech hardware in the US
Thu, 02 October 2014 08:00 - Leaders of cities outside the typical tech metropolises -- specifically cities touched by Tesla's sprawling electric-car operation in California and Nevada -- want a bigger hand in tech manufacturing.






2016 Mazda MX-5 getting 2.0L Skyactiv engine in US, possible "i-stop" tech
Thu, 02 October 2014 07:48 - With the revelation of the 2016 MX-5's global and US engine options comes the possibility that we'll see a decrease in stated power for the next generation.






Apple iPhone 6 teardown: Design changes make device easier to repair
Thu, 02 October 2014 07:47 - Bill Detwiler cracks open the iPhone 6, explores the internal hardware, and explains how Apple made the phone easier to repair.






iPhone 6 reservations in China reach 2 million in 6 hours -- report
Thu, 02 October 2014 07:21 - The reservations are reportedly spread across China's three major mobile carriers and various retailers, with the 64GB iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus models proving the most popular.
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AP Top Technology News At 10:04 a.m. EDT

Firm says phone apps spy on Hong Kong protesters
Wed, 31 December 1969 17:00 - HONG KONG (AP) -- The Chinese government might be using smartphone apps to spy on pro-democracy protesters in Hong Kong, a U.S. security firm said....
Texting apps required gear for Hong Kong protests
Wed, 31 December 1969 17:00 - HONG KONG (AP) -- Just as protesters in Egypt depended on Twitter three years ago, the latest digital tools have become required gear for tens of thousands of people demanding democratic reforms on the streets of Hong Kong....
Gov't website for doc payments not up to snuff
Wed, 31 December 1969 17:00 - WASHINGTON (AP) -- Although it's called "Open Payments," the government's new website doesn't make it easy to find out whether your doctor is getting freebies, travel or other financial benefits from drug companies and medical device manufacturers....
Facebook apologizes to drag queens for name policy
Wed, 31 December 1969 17:00 - NEW YORK (AP) -- Facebook is apologizing to drag queens and the transgender community for deleting accounts that used drag names like Lil Miss Hot Mess rather than legal names such as Bob Smith....
Germany's Rocket Internet makes bumpy market debut
Wed, 31 December 1969 17:00 - FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) -- Germany's Rocket Internet AG, which specializes in launching e-commerce startups, has made a bumpy market debut - with its shares falling on their first day of trading in Frankfurt....

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AP Top Headlines At 10:20 a.m. EDT

HK police warn protesters not to charge buildings
Wed, 31 December 1969 17:00 - HONG KONG (AP) -- Hong Kong police warned of serious consequences if pro-democracy protesters try to occupy government buildings, as they have threatened to do if the territory's leader didn't resign by Thursday....
Faceoff in Hong Kong: 3 sides, all with options
Wed, 31 December 1969 17:00 - HONG KONG (AP) -- Tens of thousands of protesters filled the streets of Hong Kong and crowds of students blocked the entrances to government headquarters Thursday as midnight approached - the deadline protest leaders had set for the resignation of the city's chief executive....
Texas Ebola monitoring now beyond initial contacts
Wed, 31 December 1969 17:00 - DALLAS (AP) -- About 80 people are now being monitored for symptoms of Ebola in Texas, a Dallas County Health and Human Services spokeswoman said Thursday....
Many sick in US Ebola patient's Liberia hometown
Wed, 31 December 1969 17:00 - MONROVIA, Liberia (AP) -- Thomas Eric Duncan rushed to help his 19-year-old neighbor when she began convulsing days after first complaining of stomach pain. Everyone assumed her health problems were related to her being 7 months pregnant. Still, no ambulance came as Ebola decimates Liberia's capital....
Pierson's undoing was quick as support vanished
Wed, 31 December 1969 17:00 - WASHINGTON (AP) -- One lesson from Julia Pierson's short tenure as director of the agency that protects the first family: The Secret Service can't keep secrets from the president....

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ABC News: Top Stories

Texas Ebola Patient May Have Had Contact With 80 People
Thu, 02 October 2014 07:05 - The number of people who came into contact with Texas Ebola patient Thomas Eric Duncan has zoomed from as many as 18 to 80, and several members of the patient's family have been ordered to stay home and avoid visitors in order to prevent the potential spread of the disease, health officials in Texas announced in a statement today.
Missing Girl Found in Mexico 12 Years Later
Thu, 02 October 2014 07:25 - Sabrina Allen was 4 when she disappeared following a visit with her mother.
Court Fight Builds Over Virtual Marilyn Monroe
Thu, 02 October 2014 07:06 - A California company is fighting to reanimate the original blond bombshell, Marilyn Monroe, similarly to other deceased celebrities such as Elvis Presley, Tupac Shakur and Michael Jackson.
Patient Placed in Isolation in Hawaii Over Ebola Concerns
Thu, 02 October 2014 07:30 - A person in Hawaii was placed in isolation after exhibiting possible symptoms consistent with Ebola, state health officials said.
2012 Ford Focus Steering Tops List of Vehicle Issues
Thu, 02 October 2014 08:17 - For the second time the 2012 Ford Focus tops an auto safety watch list amid complaints and reports of injury surrounding the vehicle???s steering.
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