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Burst this bubble! In praise of market downturns

A stock market in free fall could have a chilling effect on Silicon Valley startups. It could also bring a return to rational investing and a renewed focus on good business plans

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10 surprising facts about Microsoft

With the release of Windows 10 coming almost exactly 20 years after Microsoft introduced Windows 95, now is as good a time as ever to look at Microsoft's broad impact on the tech industry, particularly the lesser-known facts.

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Apple's iOS 9 takes ad blockers to dangerous new heights

The ad-blocking wars were already damaging, but Apple is pushing it to an alarming level

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IDC lowers its 2015 outlook for the PC and tablet markets

A strong U.S. dollar, a lack of interest in upgrading hardware and a surplus of notebooks will contribute to the declines

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Carriers want to take your Wi-Fi for their own use

An unlikely alliance of consumer advocates, cable providers, and tech companies push back on carriers' congestion-handling technology

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Eclipse seeks donations for open source development

Funding for development work on the Eclipse IDE and other projects will come from individuals and corporate users

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TSMC wins case in trade secret battle with Samsung

TSMC wins its lawsuit against a former employee who allegedly gave trade secrets to Samsung

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Top 25 computer science colleges, ranked by alumni earnings

Payscale uses alumni post-grad pay to rank 187 colleges and universities with computer science programs

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Server growth remains healthy in Q2, despite fall in midrange systems

Demand for higher-end and low-end servers helped drive growth as server shipments increased 3.2 percent from a year ago

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Tim Cook to Apple investors: Relax

Today's stock market turmoil prompted Apple's CEO to reassure the company's believers

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Dell creates new server division for 'second-tier' hyperscale customers

The new DSS group will target areas like Web service delivery, oil and gas, and research

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After three-day shutdown, HP now effectively two companies

HP is nearing 'the last of the restructuring mohicans,' said CEO Meg Whitman

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Upgrading an old PC to Windows 10? You're on your own

Microsoft's free upgrade strategy places the burden of support on PC makers -- and for 'unsupported' systems, they're punting to you

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Windows 10 will push you to pay more for Office

Microsoft's hybrid-cloud model for apps will lead to higher prices in return for greater flexibility

Oracle: Google has 'destroyed' the market for Java

In a new court filing, Oracle has broadened the scope of its complaint to reflect Android's ongoing success

HTC to cut work force by 15 percent, amid struggling smartphone sales

HTC is forming new business groups to focus on virtual reality and connected lifestyle products

Lenovo's Motorola business to produce phones at quicker pace, less cost

Along with streamlining production, Lenovo announced it would cut 3,200 jobs in its businesses

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Yes he can! Nadella turns around Microsoft -- for real

Microsoft’s CEO has put the twin disasters of Windows 8 and the Nokia acquisition to rest and is overcoming the failures of the Ballmer era

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