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Analyst: Microsoft's Surface Pro 3 ranked among the best tablet displays

A report published Wednesday by DisplayMate's Raymond Soneira says Microsoft's latest Surface iteration receives top marks for color accuracy and power efficiency.

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10 technologies that will transform PCs in 2015 and beyond

The future of PCs will bring new chips, new memory types, and even new cables and chargers. Take a peek at what's coming.

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OS X Yosemite public beta arrives

Apple starts distributing a pre-release version of the new OS X to a million testers.

A breakdown of Cisco ACI pricing

Software licensing, hardware costs, and bundles for starters and Catalyst 6500 upgrades

Stanford researchers show off blueprint for self-healing lithium battery

Carbon nanospheres protect lithium anodes.

Top 25 free tools for every Windows desktop

Whatever your poison -- Windows 7 or 8, updated or not -- there's a desktop tool just begging to become part of your repertoire

New products of the week 07.28.2014

Our roundup of intriguing new products from companies such as Juniper and Fortinet

Red Hat aims at standardization with Linux for 64-bit ARM servers

Red Hat wants Linux for ARM servers to avoid the fragmentation that plagued Unix in decades past

Samsung profit sags amid Chinese competition

Chinese rivals are chipping away at Samsung's profit

Twitter acquires image search firm Madbits

Madbits uses deep learning techniques to understand the content of an image

AMD's new 64-bit ARM board points way to x86 coexistence

AMD's 64-bit server development board has the company's first ARM processors

Uber, Airbnb go after businesses

New services try to make it easier for companies to manage employees' bookings

Twitter more than doubles its sales, stock soars

Shares were trading at around $52 in after-market hours, up more than 30 percent

Oracle slashes Larry Ellison's stock options following shareholder discontent

An Oracle spokeswoman won't say whether the cut is related to shareholders' gripes about executive pay

Amazon investing $2 billion more in India as online retail booms

The announcement comes a day after an Indian retailer got $1 billion in funding

As IoT changes how carriers make money, Ericsson is buying new smarts

Its MetraTech acquisition should help Ericsson support carriers' new billing models

Hortonworks, Pivotal team to better manage Hadoop

Two Hadoop distributors will join forces to work on Apache Ambari, a Hadoop management tool

Rimini Street keeps growing despite specter of Oracle lawsuit

Effective sales strategies and shifting CIO priorities are helping Rimini grow, according to one analyst

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