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Windows 10 may not reach you on its July 29 launch date

With much riding on the new version of its marquee software, Microsoft opts for caution and says the Windows 10 rollout will come "in waves, slowly."

By July 2, 2015

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Man killed by lightning because of selfie stick?

Technically Incorrect: A walker in Wales is struck by lightning and reports suggest that his metal selfie stick may have attracted the bolt.

By July 6, 2015

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NASA's New Horizons weathers trouble just days from Pluto

At the edge of our solar system, the spacecraft put itself into safe mode, leaving it temporarily unable to gather groundbreaking new data on the famous former planet.

By July 5, 2015

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Sony to raise $3.6 billion in hopes of profitability

The company will sell additional shares and hold a bond offering to raise the required funds that it says will be used to help it transform "into a highly profitable enterprise."

By June 30, 2015

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Verizon completes its $4.4 billion purchase of AOL

The parent of the wireless carrier gains a set of new online advertising tools in the deal, as well as media sites such as The Huffington Post.

By June 23, 2015

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'Bent light' offers glimpse of huge galaxy 11.7 billion light years away

Astronomers have used a trick of general relativity to look around a corner, of sorts, and view a massive, distant galaxy with remarkable clarity.

By June 9, 2015

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Apple: More than 100 billion app downloads from iTunes Store

At its annual Worldwide Developers Conference, Apple says its App Store has paid $30 billion to developers for their apps.

By June 8, 2015

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Apple Music goes live, courtesy of latest iOS software update

After years resisting subscriptions, Apple hits play on a $10-a-month streaming music service Tuesday with a three-month free trial.

By June 30, 2015

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Uber to be valued at $50 billion in new funding round, say reports

The round could make the ride-hailing company the most valuable venture-funded startup ever.

By May 9, 2015

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Microsoft announces goal of Windows 10 on 1 billion devices

At Microsoft Build 2015 in San Francisco, Executive Vice President Terry Myerson sets a goal of 1 billion devices for Windows 10 adoption in the next two to three years.

April 29, 2015