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Microsoft eases procurement of WP7 dev phones

Microsoft is simplifying the process of picking up a development device for Windows Phone 7. CNET also tracks developer and app momentum for the platform.

By Feb. 4, 2011

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Federal procurement must change to account for open source

Both government and industry need to alter the way that open-source software is purchased.

By Nov. 6, 2007

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Sony said to fix development, eying Apple, Samsung

Sony is looking to take on component procurement behemoths Samsung and Apple as it revamps its product development, according to a Japan report.

By Mar. 19, 2014

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World's largest solar thermal plant is on the grid

The "tower power" plant, which uses more than 300,000 mirrors to reflect sunlight, starts delivering electricity to customers in California.

By Feb. 13, 2014

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Online petition to deport Justin Bieber fails

Despite garnering 100,000 signatures, the petition to ask the White House to remove the Canadian heartthrob from the US gets a very political reply.

By Apr. 20, 2014

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Kremlin finds way to avoid leaks: Typewriters

Russia's inner workings have reportedly been spooked by the rise of WikiLeaks and the Snowden revelations. So the Kremlin has reverted to something less technical, but more secure.

By Jul. 11, 2013

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Feds' $4.35B for dairy and eggs is cracked, say cloud experts

Coupa, a "cloud-based spend optimization" company, proclaims it can solve the budget crisis. All the US government has to do is, well, act like a business. Oh.

By Sep. 18, 2013

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How startup Backblaze survived a $349 hard-drive price crisis

To avoid breaking a promise not to raise its prices, the online backup company relied on employees and their families to scour the nation's retailers for 3TB drives.

By Oct. 9, 2012

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HP's Windows 8 launches 'muted,' says analyst

Hewlett-Packard's Windows 8 product launches have been nothing to write home about, according to an analyst at RBC Capital Markets.

By Jan. 10, 2013

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Portable espresso machine gets wheels

The Handpresso Auto brews an espresso shot and fits neatly in a car cup holder.

By Mar. 23, 2012