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12 things to know about Windows 10

The major update to Microsoft's OS is due next year and will run on all devices

Google triples bug bounty reward range to $15,000

Google hopes to deter security researchers from selling their information to cyber criminals


ARM builds an OS for the Internet of things

ARM's Mbed OS will be free for use on ARM chips when it's released next year

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Windows 8 user share nose-dives in September

Windows 10 can't come fast enough for Microsoft as ailing Windows 8 falls by record amount

Google shakes up cloud services market with another price cut

Google fires back at Microsoft, which last week cut prices of some Azure services

Trying Windows 10 Tech Preview? Keep these 7 things in mind

The software you'll install on your PC is an early stage version of the OS that'll have bugs and will change a lot over time

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Build better HTML5 UIs with Mozilla's latest Brick library

Brick 2.0 creates customizable Web UI elements via features in HTML5

Report: LulzSec leader directed cyber attacks while working for FBI

Hector Xavier Monsegur directed attacks against targets in the UK, Australia, Brazil, and other countries

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Oracle to developers: Let Java be your IoT platform

From small devices to servers, Java is the top developer tool, says Oracle

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StackEngine forges a new breed of Docker tools for ops teams

StackEngine courts ops teams that feel left out by dev-leaning Docker automation and management options

Microsoft weaves around Office bloat complaints with Sway authoring tool

New app, now in preview mode, meant to be simple yet powerful, and built from the ground up for mobile devices and cloud computing

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Apple delivers OS X Yosemite 'golden master' to devs

Along with another public beta build, release means the final version is on track for an Oct. 21 rollout

Ellison pushes Oracle's new cloud platform hard, but questions linger

Oracle presents itself as a one-stop-shop for all things cloud: SaaS, PaaS, and IaaS. But will customers gain savings at all three layers?

Microsoft skips a number, says Windows 10 will be a big break from the past

The company showed an early build of its new OS in San Francisco on Tuesday

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Oracle and Microsoft Azure: Who's winning, who's lagging, six months on

The Oracle-Azure combination hits the half-year mark, and the real-world benefits and uses for customers are finally taking shape

Four face charges of stealing software from Microsoft, U.S. Army, and other tech companies

The defendants allegedly stole information and software on Microsoft's Xbox, Army helicopter training, and games such as Call of Duty

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iOS 8 bug deletes iWork docs

After iPhone and iPad owners reset their devices, iCloud Drive documents disappear

Oracle unveils Alta, a next-generation user interface

A mobile app creation tool for business users is also in the works

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DukeScript brings Java to HTML5, JavaScript

Framework lets developers build HTML5 and JavaScript applications while leveraging Java

Microsoft stealthily rebrands Bing Finance, with other Bing apps to follow

In a curious game of hide-and-seek, Microsoft appears to be rebranding its Windows 8 Bing apps as MSN apps

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