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Windows 10 hits the 75-million mark

Microsoft this week bumped up its claim of Windows 10 devices to 75 million.

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Windows 10 hits the 75-million mark

See what it’s like to get smacked by a grizzly bear in this GoPro video

Need an image to spark your nightmares tonight? This first-person video of a grizzly bear taking a swipe at a camera with its gigantic claws should do the trick.

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Inside Google’s master plan for faster, sharper streaming video

Google is working on a new technology called VP10 that will allow it to squeeze higher-quality video over broadband and mobile networks.

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XCOM 2 delayed until 2016

Originally slated to launch in November, the PC game is now coming in February 2016.

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XCOM 2 delayed until 2016

Bungie teases Destiny: Taken King’s new raid, the game’s biggest ever

King’s Fall is “objectively and emphatically our biggest raid yet.”

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iPhone 6S and iPhone 6S Plus: The features, specs, pricing and release dates we expect

Here are all the details we expect to see for Apple’s forthcoming iPhone 6S and 6S Plus announcement on September 9, 2015.

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iPhone 6S and iPhone 6S Plus: The features, specs, pricing and release dates we expect

Twitter sets goals toward making its workforce more diverse

​Following the lead of other tech heavyweights, Twitter shares its plans for hiring more women and minorities between now and 2016.

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R + L = J + ?: A new Jon Snow ‘Game of Thrones’ theory to chew on

There’s a new “Game of Thrones” fan theory making the Internet rounds this week, and this one suggests Jon Snow might have a secret twin sister. Warning: Spoilers are coming.

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R + L = J + ?: A new Jon Snow ‘Game of Thrones’ theory to chew on

NYC taxis to compete with Uber

New York cab companies are set to launch an app of their own, one billion people visit Facebook in a day, Chrome sets end date for Flash support, and HTC’s Vive VR headset is delayed.

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Windows Store automatic updates can be turned off in all versions of Windows 10

Various sites are reporting that the Windows 10 Cumulative Update 5, KB 3081448, has changed Windows 10 Home machines so that the user can now specify whether Windows Store updates happen automatically, or whether customers can choose when to install updates. In my experience, that isn’t the case

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Windows Store automatic updates can be turned off in all versions of Windows 10