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Apple CEO Tim Cook speaks out: ‘I’m proud to be gay’

Cook says being gay has given him the “skin of a rhinoceros,” which the CEO of Apple needs.

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Microsoft beefs up Office 365 with unlimited OneDrive cloud storage

The free upgrade rolls out to all users in the coming months, forcing other storage services to up their game.

China: Facebook not banned, but must follow the rules

A top Chinese official clarified his stance on the social media network

Oracle's Larry Ellison isn't done building his legacy

A transformative acquisition and overtaking SAP in applications are just a couple of the goals he may have in mind.

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Microsoft teases Office for Mac with Outlook-only release

Microsoft today took the unusual move of releasing a new version of Outlook for the Mac months before the rest of the Office suite will be ready.

Ericsson's WebRTC browser available for download from the App Store

The company hopes developers will now help improve the product on Github.

HP to jolt 3D printer market

HP's faster 3D printing could provide an immediate impact on prices and speed up development of the technology.

Starbucks says 1 in 6 payments already mobile

The company said it accounted for 90 percent of mobile payments in the US last year.

HP's radical new Machine could start computing by 2016

Martin Fink, the head of HP Labs, offered a road map for the company's new Machine computer architecture.

Apologetic Microsoft unleashes Xim globally for Android, Win Phone

Worldwide availability of the photo-sharing app is coming soon for iOS devices.

Twitter's MoPub ad exchange grabs Verizon tracking cookies, and more may follow

The privacy and security critics were right: Third-parties can and are using Verizon's UIDH strings for their own purposes.

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Number of new IT outsourcing deals hits all-time high

The multisourcing trend continues in an increasingly competitive market while government spending on outsourcing now outpaces that of the private sector, according to a report by outsourcing consultancy Information Services Group.

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NASA puts finishing touches on its first Mars-bound spacecraft

NASA engineers and technicians on Thursday put the finishing touches on Orion, the spacecraft designed to take astronauts into deep space.

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Swedish hacker finds 'serious' vulnerability in OS X Yosemite

A white-hat hacker from Sweden says he’s found a serious security hole in Apple’s Yosemite OS X that could allow an attacker to take control of your computer.

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Court rules cops can demand fingerprints, not passcodes, to unlock smartphones

A Virginia judge says forcing people to incriminate themselves violates the 5th Amendment.

Sharp smartband LCD uses 1,000 times less power

The small panel could help power wearables for far longer than conventional displays.

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HP's move into 3D printing will radically change manufacturing

HP’s entry into the 3D printer marketplace this week will change manufacturing forever as the king of 2D print technology brings its 30 years of R&D to bear on a nascent market.

IBM joins Tencent to target China's growing enterprise cloud market

The partnership will target small and medium businesses specializing in healthcare and smart cities.

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