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Getting to know John Thompson, Microsoft's new chairman

Meet the former IBMer who is taking over the chairman role from Bill Gates after having only joined the board two years ago.

By February 4, 2014

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Rumor redux: So why not John Thompson as Microsoft CEO?

After striking out with Plan A, there's a stronger-than-ever case for why Microsoft ought to go with Plan B.

By January 21, 2014

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'Shine up the arches': McDonald's and the quest to go digital

The world's largest restaurant chain is in turnaround mode. It's looking to the tech industry -- and role models like Google -- as it searches for a good jump start. First stop: South by Southwest.

By March 20, 2015

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Wearables at war: How smart textiles are lightening the load for soldiers

From fabric keyboards to kit that powers up when the soldier mounts up, Intelligent Textiles is one of the companies on the front line of wearable technology.

By March 11, 2015

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The Mona Wookiee? Chewbacca reimagined as fine art

Artist Christine Parisi paints "Star Wars" portraits fit for the walls of the Louvre and the Millennium Falcon. Chewbacca steps in as a muse for famous artwork.

By December 30, 2014

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European Parliament vote promotes idea of a Google breakup

A resolution calls on Europe's competition regulators to consider "unbundling" Google's other commercial services from its search business. The vote sends a signal -- but it's only symbolic.

By November 27, 2014

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Swig: The new Facebook for drinkers (all drinkers)

The new app insists it's the one and only virtual meeting place for drinkers of all tastes. Think of it as the ultimate virtual bar.

By November 12, 2014

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Engine failure suspected in explosion of unmanned rocket

Company tasked with resupplying the International Space Station says it may replace the decades-old, Soviet-made engines for future launches.

By November 5, 2014

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Marvel digital timeline will suck you in

It's going to take a superhero-like effort to avoid spending the rest of the day browsing through this website celebrating 75 years of Marvel-ousness.

By October 14, 2014

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Netflix to bankroll and premiere four Adam Sandler movies

The "Happy Gilmore" and "Billy Madison" star will bypass theatres to appear online first.

By October 2, 2014