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Microsoft says 14 million computers now running Windows 10
PALO ALTO, California (AP) -- Microsoft says its' new Windows 10 operating system is now running on more than 14 million computers, two days after the software was released as a free download....

Google rejects French order on world 'right to be forgotten'
PARIS (AP) -- Google is rejecting an order by the French data privacy agency to remove search results worldwide upon request, saying European law allowing the `right to be forgotten' doesn't apply globally....

LinkedIn 2Q caps rough week for social media stocks
NEW YORK (AP) -- It hasn't been a good week for social media companies, not even for the usually reliable professional networking service LinkedIn Corp....

Toyota robot can pick up after people, help the sick
YOKOHAMA, Japan (AP) -- Toyota's new robot that glides around like R2-D2 is devoted to a single task: picking things up....

Facebook ready to test giant drone for Internet service
MENLO PARK, Calif. (AP) -- Facebook says it will begin test flights later this year for a solar-powered drone with a wingspan as big as a Boeing 737, in the next stage of its campaign to deliver Internet connectivity to remote parts of the world....

Galaxy S6 fails to reverse profit decline at Samsung
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) -- Samsung Electronics suffered a fifth straight drop in quarterly earnings as the Galaxy S6 failed to reverse its declining fortunes in global smartphone sales....

Facebook 2Q results soar as user base, mobile ads grow
NEW YORK (AP) -- Facebook is attracting advertising dollars to where its users are - on mobile devices....

Will the Internet listen to your private conversations?
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- Like a lot of teenagers, Aanya Nigam reflexively shares her whereabouts, activities and thoughts on Twitter, Instagram and other social networks without a qualm....

Review: 5 ways Windows 10 fixes annoyances in predecessor
NEW YORK (AP) -- It took me just a weekend to get comfortable with Microsoft's new Windows 10 operating system, something I never did with its predecessor, Windows 8, even after nearly three years....

Microsoft debuts Windows 10: Why it's being given away free
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- Microsoft debuted its new Windows 10 operating system Wednesday, in what the company hopes will be a pivotal moment in its bid regain its sway in a world where the PC is no longer king....

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Google rejects French order on world 'right to be forgotten'

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Toyota robot can pick up after people, help the sick

Galaxy S6 fails to reverse profit decline at Samsung

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