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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.

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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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Netflix streaming service hit by partial outage

Disruption in nearly every geographical zone preventing customers from viewing some content on the service.

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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

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

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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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Shotguns transformed into robotic anti-war flutes

Made out of disabled shotguns, these robotic flutes play music corresponding to the rise and fall of US arms exports.

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Apple shares close at all-time high weeks before iPhone 6 launch

The stock closed above $100, which marks a record for the electronics giant when accounting for June's 7-for-1 stock split.

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The worst bosses aren't like Darth Vader anymore

Buried in a survey about work software is the revelation that the boss who makes workers life a misery is more like Mr. Burns from 'The Simpsons.'

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Snapchat said to be talking to advertisers as it searches for revenue

The messaging app could soon offer a service for paid videos, news articles, and other items, according to a report from The Wall Street Journal.

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Vlur makes your Vine and Instagram videos more interesting (pictures)

Add transitions and filters to your short social-network videos to make them stand out from the rest.

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