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  1. Classic RTS fans rejoice, Rise of Nations Extended Edition gets a 75% discount on SteamRead the original story

    31 min ago | WinBeta

    In May of 2014, Microsoft revealed that they had acquired the rights to the Rise of Nations franchise and would be re-releasing the real-time strategy game Rise of Nations with improved graphics and new improvements. In June of 2014, Microsoft did just that and released Rise of Nations Extended Edition for Windows.

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  2. How to disable Flash Player protected mode in FirefoxRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | GHacks

    Adobe added Protected Mode to Flash for Firefox back in 2012 to improve the security of it. We covered the release back then and suggest you check it out if you want additional information about the mode.

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  3. What browser choice? Microsoft is free again to ignore Internet Explorer rivals in EuropeRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Digital Trends

    Fearing Microsoft would abuse its dominant position in the desktop OS market to also gain control over the web browser world , the European Union's European Commission fought Redmond tooth and nail to force some degree of equality. The EU won.

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  4. Orkut, we hardly knew ye: 10 tech products we lost in 2014Read the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | Mashable

    Every year, the tech industry brings us unexpected surprises and long-predicted changes, and among those ups and downs are usually a few endings to some of our favorite technology products. This year was no different, with some of the biggest names in tech shuttering products and services beloved by many, and even a few successful upstarts deciding to call it a career and close up shop.

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  5. Read CommentsRead the original story

    Wednesday Dec 17 | Hamilton County News

    ... it is that there will be some combination of conditions that will cause a problem. This is one reason Microsoft Windows seems to have more problems than Apple's OS-X. Although both operating systems allow the user to customize and change settings, ...

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  6. Microsoft Windows Browser Ballot Removed in EuropeRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | [H]ard OCP

    When the European Commission ruled that Microsoft was unfairly promoting its own browser back in 2009, Microsoft complied with the ruling by offering a choice of browsers for new installations of Windows. Fast forward five years and Microsoft has removed all vestiges of the ruling as soon as the five year ruling expired.

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  7. New PC Check Writer Can Be Customized For The Holidays - EzCheckPersonal Family Finance SoftwareRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | PRWeb

    Adding holiday cheer to personal checks is a snap with ezCheckpersonal family finance software. Get the details at http://www.halfpricesoft.com .

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  8. Split Large PstRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | O'Reilly

    Efficiently splits a large PST file into smaller and manageable PSTs, based on specified PST split criterion, such as Date, Size, Mail Id and Folder.The software maintains data integrity of the original PST file. After splitting a large-sized PST file into smaller pieces, they can be easily accessed with MS Outlook and are completely independent of original PST file.It allows user to effectively splitting and dividing all ms outlook mails folders and items of PST file like contacts, calendar, Journals, email folders etc.If you wanted to know how to split Outlook PST file then but a online application.The software splits large pst file on the basis of sender's e-mail ids and date.

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  9. Fitch Affirms Microsoft's Ratings at 'AA+'; Outlook StableRead the original story

    Yesterday | Information Technology

    ... of total debt. A full list of ratings follows at the end of this release. --Fitch's expectations that Microsoft Windows will remain the primary operating system (OS) for servers and PCs, despite lackluster adoption of Windows 8 and 8.1 for PCs, ...

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  10. Gillmor Gang LIVE 12.19.14Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday | TechCrunch

    Robert Scoble is an American blogger, technical evangelist, and author. He is best known for his popular blog, Scobleizer, which came to prominence during his tenure as a technical evangelist at Microsoft.

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  11. Intel App Helps Migrate Content From Smartphones to ChromebooksRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | CNet News

    ... need. The app is available in the Google Play and Apple App Store online stores, or can be downloaded for Microsoft Windows systems. Through the software, users can migrate their local and Hotmail contacts to Google Contacts, and their photos and ...

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  12. Rob Papen introduces Raw, soft synth for EDM and beyondRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Keyboard Magazine

    ECHT, THE NETHERLANDS: virtual instrument and effects plug-in developer Rob Papen Soundware is proud to announce availability of RAW - an easy-to-use, all-new Mac and PC compatible soft synth specialising in 'distorted' sounds specifically suited to electronic dance music production - as of December 19a When namesake company founder and sought-after sound designer Rob Papen attended the Dutch Dancefair earlier this year on his home turf to demonstrate his sought-after wares, little did he know that he would come away with an almost fully-formed idea for an all-new soft synth. So how, exactly, did that happen? Haphazardly, as it happened.

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  13. Rob Papen launches RAW soft synthRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | MacMinute

    Rob Papen Soundware has rolled out RAW, a new Mac and PC compatible soft synth specializing in "distorted" sounds for electronic dance music production "RAW has a focus on 'distorted' sounds, so this means that it has a different signal setup, synthesizer-wise," says Rob Papen. "We have two oscillators and a filter, but what is new when compared to our other synthesizers is that you have an EQ that can be pre- or post-distortion.

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  14. The Cornerplay: Windows' business model is changing, from monopoly to minorityRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | TechSpot

    We've got to monetize [Windows] differently. And there are services involved. There are additional opportunities for us to bring additional services to the product and do it in a creative way.

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  15. HP releases two colorful, Stream notebooks that run Microsoft Windows 8.1.Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday | TheStreet.com

    NEW YORK -- Is the world ready for another round of inexpensive Windows laptops? Remember those cheap, slow, under-powered "netbooks" from a few years ago? Can such devices compete with increasingly popular Chromebook devices? Hewlett Packard Windows 8.1. There is one version with an 11.6-inch screen and the larger one we've been testing the Stream 13 . Both are priced at less than $230.

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  16. 2015 to test Microsoft's resolve and executionRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Network World

    Microsoft faces not only its 40th anniversary in 2015, but a host of challenges that will define it for years to come, analysts said today. The company, which is in the midst of a strategic do-over after switching CEOs and admitting that its earlier approach to the explosion of mobile wasn't working, has a hard row to hoe, experts said.

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  17. Europe ends 'Browser Ballot' obligation for Windows usersRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | The Inquirer

    USERS OF MICROSOFT Windows in Europe will no longer be asked to make a choice about which browser they want to use. The Browser Ballot page was enforced by the European Union five years ago in an attempt to break the monopoly held by Internet Explorer, which comes bundled with the Windows package.

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  18. Microsoft Addresses Windows 10 Preview IssuesRead the original story

    Thursday Dec 18 | Microsoft Certified Professional

    ... build. The Explorer.exe crash affected "about 12% of PCs" using the preview, according to a December 8 Microsoft Windows forum post , which provided a workaround solution. However, the workaround isn't needed now. Aul indicated yesterday in a ...

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  19. Processing Software stabilizes video, corrects CMOS distortion.Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday | ThomasNet

    Available to Windows users, Mercalli v4 SAL+ provides technology that, independently of gyro inputs, analyzes video frames and automatically applies CMOS correction and X/Y/Z axis stabilization. Solution removes vibration/oscillation jitter from motors/rotors as well as jello caused by wind and other environmental conditions.

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  20. Uganda Adopts Free And Open Source Software For E-GovernanceRead the original story

    Friday | Intellectual Property Watch

    The population in Uganda has been growing rapidly. The country now has 35 million people.

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