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Surprise! Microsoft jumps to Windows 10

Forget Windows 9. In an unexpected twist, Microsoft will be going straight to double digits from Windows 8 as it faces a challenging future for its operating system.

eBay, PayPal to split into separate companies in 2015

The separation, brought up by activist investor Carl Icahn in January, will include new management teams for both businesses.

Meet Matchstick, Mozilla's $25 Chromecast alternative

Is the world big enough for another streaming Internet dongle? Mozilla and Matchstick sure hope so, as they announce the first Firefox OS device that's not a smartphone.

Pebble drops price, adds Jawbone and Misfit fitness apps
No black art to Blackphone's quest for privacy
Startup: Our software creates crystal-clear calls
Apple faces billions in fines in tax avoidance probe

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Finally! TiVo and Android users will be able to stream live and recorded programming to their devices.

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Skipping over Windows 9, Microsoft will combine elements of Windows 7 and 8 into the next operating system. In the world of smartwatches, Pebble drops prices, Basis beefs up its fitness watch and Pavlok shocks you into going to the gym.

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Moving from an iPhone to an Android phone was a big change, but switching back a year later was even bigger.

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Looking for an easy way to see how your furniture will look in a different arrangement? How about what to do with an oddly shaped room? Check out the HomeStyler website to make a digital floor plan.

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Download Cuddlr to find people near you who are up for a no-pressure cuddle. Well, hopefully it will be no pressure.

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iOS 8 lets users access the functionality of third-party apps right from within Safari.

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2014 Jeep Grand Cherokee Diesel

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To celebrate Halloween, Detroit Free Press writer Eric Millikin is making incredibly detailed portraits of monsters out of, what else? Something very sweet.

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