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Feds arrest Florida man who allegedly conned Apple out of $309K

In a string of crimes from Florida to Oregon, Tampa Bay man bought Apple gear with empty debit cards, Secret Service claims

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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.

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NASA breakthrough improves 3D printing in space

NASA's new technique allows 3D printers to create one object composed of multiple types of materials.

Hands on: OS X 10.10 Yosemite beta shows off a new look and features

Apple's latest OS promises a sparkling new design and some very useful features.

Layoffs cool Microsoft employees' opinion of CEO Satya Nadella

Percentage of former and current workers who approve of CEO drops by 24%, those who disapprove quadruples, after big layoffs hit

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

Windows 9 in November? Don't believe it

The mighty Wzor is whiffing it lately, so I don't buy this latest report.

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

Microsoft's Windows Phone 8.1 update takes Cortana to China, UK, and three other countries

The new versions of Cortana come as part of the Windows Phone 8.1 update

Infor wins appeal of long-running patent lawsuit

The appeals court has nixed an $18 million contempt fine previously lodged against the company

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

Oracle hits back at ex-employee's claims over in-memory database option

The debate rages on dueling blog posts from the former employee and Oracle itself

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

Microsoft wants you to forget Windows 8

Look to Vista for how Redmond will treat Windows 8 as it moves on to the next bright, shiny OS

13 pieces of advice for Yosemite beta testers

Apple last allowed public testing of a prerelease OS 14 years ago, but now it's letting OS X 10.10 out for an early spin

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10 cool makerspaces to explore now

Got an itch to get your hands on a welding machine, laser cutter or 3D printer? We highlight intriguing public spaces around the country where you can tinker to your heart's content.

Long replacement cycle drags down iPad sales

Tablets aren't in trouble, but slower upgrade tempo causes another decline for Apple

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