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Google on cloud storage pricing: 'Follow Moore's Law'

Google gets more serious about taking on the likes of Amazon Web Services, slashing on-demand rates by as much as 85 percent.

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CNET's Dan Graziano shows you how to run both Chrome OS and Ubuntu on Google's low-cost computers.

Install Ubuntu on a Chromebook

CNET's Dan Graziano shows you how to run both Chrome OS and Ubuntu on Google's low-cost computers.

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This year's CES brought more gaming news than usual, so we recruit Peter Brown from GameSpot to chat about Razer's Project Christine, Sony Playstation Now, the latest Oculus Rift, and Valve's Steam Machine lineup.

The 404 at CES 2014: Where we steamed up with Peter Brown

This year's CES brought more gaming news than usual, so we recruit Peter Brown from GameSpot to chat about Razer's Project Christine, Sony PlayStation Now, the latest Oculus Rift, and Valve's Steam Machine lineup.

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SteamOS up for download now, strictly for the hardcore

SteamOS is available now, though if you do want to download it, you'd better know what you're doing.

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SteamOS is free on your TV, Steam Box could be tomorrow

Gaming on your TV could get a whole lot cheaper with SteamOS, a new free operating system designed to put the biggest games on your telly.

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BitTorrent Sync beta brings mobile support and versioning

After several months as an alpha release, BitTorrent brings new features to its decentralized file synchronization service.

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Google tests encryption to protect users' Drive files against government demands

The search giant is seeking ways to armor user files, sources say, a move that could curb government surveillance attempts.

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Vibrating pen checks your spelling as you write

The Lernstift Linux smart pen on Kickstarter monitors your spelling as you write, vibrating when you make a mistake.

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Microsoft, Oracle join forces to stomp on cloud rivals

"Frenemies" Microsoft and Oracle just cemented a new partnership. Here's what is really new and worth knowing about the alliance.

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Microsoft's Azure gets competitive with $1B in revenue

A jump in subscriptions to the software giant's cloud computing software reveals that the company may be starting to edge into Amazon's territory.

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Microsoft moves to match Amazon Web Services

The software giant is making generally available its Linux and Windows Server virtual machines, plus its Azure Virtual Network, both of which are key to making Azure competitive with Amazon Web Services.

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Rackspace fights back with suit against 'notorious' patent troll

The target of a patent infringement lawsuit, the cloud service provider goes on the offensive with a countersuit against the patent assertion entity.

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