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Microsoft Presses Ahead With Its Cloud Strategy

This morning at its Windows Partner Conference, Microsoft made a lengthy pitch to its assembled clients that the cloud isn’t the future, but rather the present.<p>The company presented its cloud products and services as a way for partner companies to generate more revenue and land more customers. …

Google's Chrome Web Browser Is Killing Your Laptop Battery

There is a problem with Google Chrome on Microsoft Windows that is potentially very bad news for laptop users. It can drastically affect battery life, and even slow down your computer.<p>So, why is Chrome eating through your battery quicker than other internet browsers? The problem is down to …

Google Glass creator heads to Amazon - CNET

Babak Parviz, who led the development of Google Glass and other technologies at the Internet search-engine giant, confirms to CNET he left for Amazon.<p>Babak Parviz, a Google executive who led the development of the company's Glass wearable, has been hired by rival Amazon, a change that comes shortly …

Google Glass

Toonimo Raises $2.5M To Liven Up Websites With Custom Cartoons

Toonimo, a startup that says it can make websites more engaging and lucrative by adding custom animations, is announcing that it has raised $2.5 million in funding.<p>The idea is that online visitors might appreciate having a cartoon character who can point out the important parts of a website and …

Google's Play Store is getting a big, visually intensive makeover

Many would argue that the Google Play Store for Android is useful in its current form, but pretty? Not so much. However, there are now signs that it's going to be much better-looking -- if not necessarily more functional. <i>Android Police</i> has obtained a wealth of screenshots hinting at a big Play …

Nick Marshall facing consequences

HOOVER, Ala. -- Auburn coach Gus Malzahn said quarterback Nick Marshall lost the right to attend SEC media days after he received a citation for …

Carlisle: Parsons can play everything from PG to PF

As far as coach Rick Carlisle is concerned, the possibilities for Chandler Parsons are practically limitless.<p>The Mavs wouldn't have paid Parsons more …

NBA

Miami's post-LeBron plan

Mike Ehrmann/Getty ImagesChris Bosh has a max contract that he must now live up to in Miami.<p>For years, Erik Spoelstra has maintained that Chris Bosh …

NBA