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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.

Chromecast challenger Matchstick beats Kickstarter goal
Verizon gets in on the double-data action
Facebook apologizes to gay community, alters identity policy
Pressure's on: eBay needs to deliver after PayPal's spin-off

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Angry Birds maker to slash up to 130 jobs

Finland-based Rovio also says it plans to "simplify" its company based on three key areas: games, media, and consumer products.

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iPhone 6 reservations in China reach 2 million in 6 hours -- report

The reservations are reportedly spread across China's three major mobile carriers and various retailers, with the 64GB iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus models proving the most popular.

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Waze to share traffic data with governments

A new plan called "Connected Citizens" will give real-time anonymized crowdsourced traffic data to government departments.

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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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Verizon TV without FiOS? It's coming

Verizon pins down rights for content from the parent of MTV and Comedy Central, after its CEO said the company plans to launch a wireless TV service next year.

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Verizon backs off on plans to throttle unlimited data users

The company said it has made its decision after "ongoing dialogue" about its network optimization plan.

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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 gay community to discuss its requirement that users provide legal names. CNET's Sumi Das has details on the agreement reached.

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2016 Mazda MX-5 getting 2.0L Skyactiv engine in US, possible "i-stop" tech

With the revelation of the 2016 MX-5's global and US engine options comes the possibility that we'll see a decrease in stated power for the next generation.

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Meet the beach boy who invented the dune buggy

Bruce Meyers is the man who invented the Meyers Manx, the original dune buggy. We spoke to him about his life, his car and what it did for him.

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Citroen's C4 Cactus Airflow 2L maximizes fuel economy (pictures)

Citroen modifies its C4 Cactus model with a new, hybrid drivetrain and aerodynamic features to achieve 2-liters of fuel usage per 100 kilometers.

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Citroen concept refits C4 Cactus production model for 118 mpg

Developing new technologies to maximize fuel economy, Citroen shows how it can make its standard C4 Cactus model achieve over 100 mpg.

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Get a refurbished Xbox 360 E (4GB) for $89.99

Never mind that it's a refurb -- it comes with all the usual accessories and a full one-year warranty.

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Mazda next generation MX-5 Miata

Unveiled last month in California, Mazda rolled out their updated MX-5 Miata at the 2014 Paris Motor Show and unveiled a few more details.

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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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