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Here’s a *real* Bill Gates Windows installation debacle

The New Yorker’s Andy Borowitz is stirring up lots of attention with this satire about Bill Gates spending his entire first day back at Microsoft …

Take that, Putin: Google protests Russia’s anti-gay stance with new homepage

Google is taking a stance against Russia’s anti-gay laws.<p>With the Winter Olympics set to begin tonight in Sochi, Google just debuted a new “Doodle,” …

Google+ Hangouts for Business Just Got Real

When Google+ first debuted in summer 2011, the feature most lauded was its free, multi-person video conferences called Hangouts. Their usefulness in …

Wozniak criticizes cloud dependence in light of NSA

SAN FRANCISCO -- Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak says he has sympathy for companies at odds with the NSA and its surveillance tactics, but that their own dependence on server farms is part of the problem.<p>"I think most companies, just like Apple, start out young and idealistic," Wozniak said at the …

Hacked Within Minutes: Sochi Visitors Face Internet Minefield - Video on NBCNews.com

>>> the opening ceremony is this coming friday night. the games begin on thursday, two days from now. with three early events in prime time . as tourists and families of athletes arrive in sochi, if they haven't been warned, and if they fire up their phones at baggage claim, it's probably too late …

Tim Berners-Lee: we need to re-decentralise the web

Twenty-five years on from the web's inception, its creator has urged the public to re-engage with its original design: a decentralised internet that …

New surveillance technology can track everyone in an area for several hours at a time

DAYTON, Ohio — Shooter and victim were just a pair of pixels, dark specks on a gray streetscape. Hair color, bullet wounds, even the weapon were not visible in the series of pictures taken from an airplane flying two miles above.<p>But what the images revealed — to a degree impossible just a few years …