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Amazon diversity report no surprise, largely male and white

Amazon's diversity scorecard fills out how one would expect from tech firms these days, unfortunately.

By October 31, 2014

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Microsoft brings Skype for Web into beta

Microsoft is beta testing a version of Skype that will work from a variety of browsers, and which ultimately will alleviate the need for Skype app or plug-in downloads.

By November 14, 2014

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Windows 10 testers get a second update

Microsoft delivers its second update in two months to the tech preview of Windows 10. Here's what's in it.

By November 12, 2014

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Microsoft goes open source, cross-platform with .NET developer tech

Microsoft is porting its server-side .NET stack to Linux and Mac OS X, and is making more of that stack available as open source.

By November 12, 2014

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Microsoft packages one year of Office, Skype, Xbox access for $199

Company is bundling its subscription services into a new $199 Work & Play Bundle, which it is offering in the US through January 4.

By November 11, 2014

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What scuttled Google's barge plans? The fire hazard

For a while, the mystery of the Google barges kept the buzz afloat. But then the Coast Guard took a closer look inside.

By November 7, 2014

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Facebook sees 24% uptick in government requests for user data

During the first half of the year, the social network received 15,433 requests for data in the US alone.

By November 4, 2014

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Microsoft seeks testers for Skype Translator preview

Microsoft is taking signups for its real-time video translation service, which will be available in limited preview form before the end of the year.

By November 3, 2014

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Samsung says no OLED TVs next year

A senior Samsung Electronics executive has reiterated the company's plan to release no new OLED TVs in the near future, shifting focus to quantum dot LCD models.

By November 2, 2014

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Amazon exec: Fire Phone was overpriced

A top Amazon executive acknowledges that the company missed the boat with its Fire Phone and that the original price may be to blame.

By October 31, 2014