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  • Microsoft bests Google in patent case appeal

    A federal appeals court has handed Microsoft a win against Google in a long-running lawsuit over patent licensing that was originally filed against Motorola in 2010.

  • Microsoft scores with free Windows 10 upgrade as downloads tally 10x Windows 8's first-day sales

    Microsoft customers downloaded 14 million copies of the Windows 10 upgrade on the first day of availability, the company said today.

  • It's SysAdmin Day: Let us celebrate with coffee

    Ross Derewianko is a systems administrator for Ping Identity, a maker of cross-platform identity management and security software. We spoke to him on SysAdmin Day to get his thoughts on the holiday and on his job.

  • ISP argues net neutrality rules violate its right to block content

    The U.S. Federal Communications Commission's net neutrality rules violate the free speech rights of broadband providers because the regulations take away their ability to block Web traffic they disagree with, one ISP has argued.

  • Android Studio focuses on C++ editing

    Android Studio, which has been billed as "the official Android IDE," is getting improvements in C++ language accommodations, annotations, and memory profiling with the release of the 1.3 version this week.

  • New Google Glass for businesses will reportedly attach to other eyewear

    The next edition of Google Glass will target enterprises and feature an attachable design, a news report suggests, shedding new light on rumors that have been circulating over the past several months.

  • The Upload: Your tech news briefing for Friday, July 31

    Facebook drone set to fly this year...Windows 10 hit on browser choice...Hacker breaks into GM car using OnStar...and more tech news.

  • Cisco's pay package for CEO Robbins is a sweet deal

    Cisco will pay incoming CEO Chuck Robbins a higher salary than outgoing chief John Chambers made in fiscal 2014.

  • Business as usual for enterprise migrations to Windows 10

    Windows 10 may be a radical change from its predecessors, maybe even the last version of the OS, but for enterprises planning to migrate to the new operating system, it will be the same old, same old, analysts said today.

  • Android for Work gains mobile-carrier support

    The enterprise-oriented version of Google's mobile OS, Android for Work, has gained support from a roster of business partners that includes the top four U.S. mobile carriers.

  • Focus turns to mobile Windows 10 and Lumia flagships

    Now that Windows 10 is out, focus is turning to Windows 10 Mobile running on Windows Phones, with flagship Lumia models expected in the fall.

  • Is the smartphone market saturated?

    Smartphone sales increased substantially in the second quarter of 2015, but the rate of growth continued to slow, fueling concerns that the market has started to become saturated, according to a study released today by Juniper Research.

  • Open-source startup hopes to change the way businesses visualize data

    A Boulder, Colorado-based startup announced today that it has raised $3.6 million in seed funding to build the commercial version of the SlamData open-source project, helping businesses visualize semi-structured NoSQL data.

  • This new 3D XPoint memory could last forever

    Intel and Micron this week unveiled a new type of memory they plan to mass produce that is purportedly 1,000 times faster than NAND flash and has 1,000 times the endurance.

  • Windows 10 picks up good vibrations, user excitations

    Windows 10 is buzz-worthy, Adobe said Wednesday as it cited data from its social media metrics platform that showed positive vibes about the new OS.

  • The Upload: Your tech news briefing for Thursday, July 30

    Obama wants to boost U.S. supercomputing power...OPM, Anthem hackers also hit United Airlines...Oracle preps 'Sonoma' chip for low-priced Sparc servers...and more tech news.

  • Armed with Watson smarts, Pepper aspires to be a robot salesman

    Japanese robot Pepper is getting an intelligence upgrade via IBM's Watson, but that doesn't make interacting with the real world any less challenging.

  • Video gaming sparks excitement in China

    These are exciting times to be a gamer in China, according to 19-year-old Dai Qi, a soon-to-be college student.

  • Newcomer Cyanogen looks to disrupt Android and iOS

    Several versions of the Android OS for smartphones have appeared on the global stage in recent years. One version, Cyanogen OS, has gathered publicity as well as prominent investors --including Twitter, Qualcomm and Foxconn -- that could give it some staying power.

  • Obama rolls out initiative to boost US supercomputer capability

    US President Barack Obama has signed an executive order setting up the National Strategic Computing Initiative that will adopt a coordinated strategy involving multiple government agencies, academia and the private sector for the development of high-performance computing systems.