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Steve Ballmer steps down from Microsoft board

Steve Ballmer, who resigned as CEO in February after 14 years, decides to depart the company's board of directors.

4 ways Google changed tech IPOs (and the tech world itself)

The technology landscape has changed drastically since Google made its market debut 10 years ago. Google's IPO and its co-founders had a big hand in that evolution.

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Dropbox's Gentry Underwood: Great design disappears

Dropbox's design chief arrived with his stylish email service, Mailbox. Now, he's helping it design a way into every facet of our digital lives.

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Twitter to delete images of deceased family members on request

Policy revamp comes a week after Robin Williams' daughter abandoned Twitter in response to gruesome images of her late father were sent to her on the social network.

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Is the Aston Martin DP-100 a vision of the future?

Aston Martin teamed up with Polyphony Digital to put the DP-100 Concept in to Gran Turismo 6. XCAR spoke to the guys behind it to find out what it means for the future of Aston Martin.

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Facebook reports enormous uptick in use of snoop-proof email

The social network sends billions of emails to users daily and says adoption of the encryption standard it uses has skyrocketed among webmail providers.

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AT&T exclusivity stunting Fire Phone growth, study suggests

Consumer are adopting Amazon's flagship phone at a much slower rate than other smartphones, but that's to be expected, since it's only offered so far on AT&T, Chitika Insights says.

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Sprint eyes budget-minded customers with the Sharp Aquos Crystal

As it attempts a turnaround under a new CEO, the wireless carrier aims to be an affordable option to its competition. Offering Sharp's newest smartphone is part of that plan.

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Apple reversible USB cable allegedly revealed in video

Video shows someone unplugging a USB cable from an Apple computer and plugging it back in via the reverse direction.

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Sprint fires Framily, offers new shared-data plans

Learn how Sprint's new Family Share Pack compares with other carrier plans and why its promotional prices may confuse new customers. Meanwhile, Roku keeps things simple with Roku TVs, and the Flappy Bird sequel, Swing Copters, prepares for landing.

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Tips to stay safe on public Wi-Fi

When you're away from home or work, free public Wi-Fi is incredibly convenient. But you do need to protect yourself -- here are some pointers on what you need to know.

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AT&T to deliver 1Gbps broadband to Silicon Valley

AT&T announced Wednesday that Cupertino will be the first community in Silicon Valley that will get its U-verse with GigaPower 1Gbps broadband service.

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The Ensign: Prequel to A Dark Room arrives on iOS

The prequel to minimalist discovery game A Dark Room promises to be equally as strange and fascinating.

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The insane YouTube bike video that'll be viral by tomorrow

A Belarussian driver has his dashcam on. Suddenly, a bike plows into a car and the rest is unpredictable.

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Netflix streaming service hit by partial outage

Disruption in nearly every geographical zone is preventing customers from viewing some content on Netflix.

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Microsoft aims to be greener and drops ALEC membership

The tech giant pulls out of the conservative lobbying group that is known to have pushed legislation to block renewable energy development.

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Samsung to expand Smart TV content offerings at IFA

Skype and Need for Speed Most Wanted racing game will be added to the platform's portfolio next month.

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Thalmic announces smart glass compatibility with Myo gesture control arm band

Thalmic Labs has partnered with Google Glass, Recon Jet, Epson Moverio, and software companies to bring gesture control to smart glasses via the Myo arm band.

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