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A look back at Windows through the ages

It's hard to believe that Windows is 30 years old this year. Originally a graphic shell that sat on MS-DOS, Windows has blossomed over the years to be the visually rich experience it is today. That's not to say it hasn't encountered a few pitfalls along the way -- Windows ME, anyone? -- but despite …

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Facebook Tests Floating Videos That Stream As You Scroll

A new floating video feature available on some Facebook accounts allows users to detach videos from their news feeds so that they can continue watching as they scroll through status updates. With this multi-tasking update, originally spotted by The Next Web, users are able to drag the streaming …

'Bullet Time' App Lets Ordinary Smartphones Take Photos Like In 'The Matrix'

'CamSwarm' looks great; may not help you dodge bullets in real life<p>Back in 1999, <i>the Matrix</i> was a groundbreaking film in many ways—including its special effects, for which it won an Academy Award the following year. The most memorable scene was when the main character played by Keanu Reeves dodges …

Facebook exec admits people will 'have to be a little patient' before virtual reality is 'incredible'

In a Q&A with Geekwire, Facebook CTO Mike Schroepfer talked about how the futuristic virtual reality offered by the Oculus Rift may take a long while to deliver on its promise.<p>"The trick with VR is, it's going to be incredible, but everyone is going to have to be a little patient. I think everyone …

Facebook just completely changed the way it charges advertisers — here's how people in the industry feel about it

From now on, advertisers who buy ads on a cost per click (or CPC) basis will only have to pay when users actually click a link to their brand's website or app. They will no longer have to pay when when the user likes, shares, or comments on the post.<p>The idea is that advertisers who care about link …

Mini-glossary: Big data terms you should know

These 20 terms are essential to learn if your IT job requires you to work with big data in any capacity.<p>When it comes to assembling a list of key big …