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Is this why Microsoft named it Windows 10?

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.

Internet of Things gets a hand from ARM's new OS

The UK-based chip designer's new operating system is among several efforts, including the work of standards groups and a new wireless protocol, designed to speed the adoption of the Internet of Things.

'Ghost Gunner' can build untraceable, homemade guns

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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Jaguar goes accessible with the XE

With the recently unveiled XE, Jaguar is competing with the BMW 3-series and extending the brand to the everyman level.

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Netflix to bankroll and premiere four Adam Sandler movies

The "Happy Gilmore" and "Billy Madison" star will bypass theatres to appear online first.

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Jaguar XE shows mid-size elegance (pictures)

The all-new Jaguar XE, on display at the Paris Motor Show, brings a mid-size sedan into the line-up that will make an entry point for many people into the brand.

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Lamborghini debuts 910 horsepower Asterion plug-in hybrid

Lambo wants in on the new wave of hybrid supercars, so it's brought the 910-horsepower Asterion concept to the 2014 Paris Motor Show.

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Civilization: Beyond Earth trailer marks a new beginning for civilization

A 10-minute gameplay trailer for Sid Meier's Civilization: Beyond Earth has hit, and it looks like the space-age take on the classic series makes some interesting changes to the formula.

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Jimmy Kimmel tops McAfee's list of 'most dangerous celebrities'

In the firm's annual report on the celebrity names most likely to lead to virus-laden pages from Web searches, the late-night host beats out Chelsea Handler and Bruce Springsteen.

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Police-boosted parental control app is a privacy mess, says report

So-called Internet safety software ComputerCop, often given to families for free by their local police departments, puts children and personal data at risk, a new report alleges.

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Facebook to change real-name policy after drag queens protest

After recently deactivating the profiles of several well-known San Francisco drag queens, Facebook met with members of the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) community to discuss its requirement that users provide legal names. CNET's Sumi Das has details on the agreement reached between the two groups.

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Pokémon finally launches on iOS, kind of

An official Pokémon game has finally arrived for mobile, but it's not quite what fans have been asking for: it's a digital trading card game.

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'Man in the Moon' gets a new origin story

Many have assumed the craters roughly forming the shape of a human face on the moon's surface were formed by space rocks, but new research supports the claim that it came from within our only natural satellite.

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The G-Tech G-Speed Studio R is a super fast Thunderbolt II RAID system.

CNET editor Dong Ngo got totally startled by the G-Tech G-Speed Studio R Thunderbolt 2 storage device, but neither by its super fast performance nor by its crazily expensive price. And if that doesn't make you curious enough, then what?

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Is this why Microsoft named it Windows 10?

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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Tomorrow Daily 061: Underskin digital tattoo, Dexmo glove for Oculus, a new AI, and more

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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Tomorrow Daily 061: Underskin digital tattoo, Dexmo glove for Oculus, a new AI, and more

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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Crazy (but useful) free keyboards for iOS 8

We've already seen the early swipe keyboards for iOS, but this collection of free apps has some of the more wacky alternatives that still manage to be useful.

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