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Dell Inspiron 14z Review

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Windows 8 Consumer Preview: What works and what doesn’t

Our unfiltered thoughts on the good and bad aspects of Microsoft's newly released Windows 8 Consumer Preview. It's looking better, but we've got a long way to go before this is ready for prime time.

EU agencies: Google’s new privacy policy breaks the law

France's data protection agency and EU Justice Commissioner Viviane Reding have both come out against Google's new unified privacy policy, saying it likely violates EU law.
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Google’s privacy shift is March 1: Everything you need to know

Google's new all-encompassing privacy policy goes into effect March 1: now's your last change to think about the change (and maybe adjust your settings) if you're concerned about what Google tracks about you.

Eye-Fi raises $20 million and reaffirms its commitment to mobile

Eye-Fi gets some new money and focuses on partnering with mobile networks to go post-PC.

Mozilla’s Collusion plug-in aims to expose online tracking

Mozilla's new Collusion plug-in for Firefox aims to show how marketers and Web sites track visitors...and it's just landed support from the Ford Foundation.

Microsoft announces Windows 8 and offers up the consumer preview

Change has been brewing in Redmond for awhile, and today at Mobile World Congress Microsoft revealed Windows 8 in its consumer preview entirety. Here's a look at everything we now know about the new operating system.

Raspberry Pi goes on sale today, interest causes websites to crash

The interest has been so great in Wednesday's launch of the tiny Raspberry Pi computer that the two websites selling it have both crashed.

How to get your piece of the $500M LCD class action settlement

If you purchased a device with a TFT-LCD display between 1999 and 2006, you may be eligible for a piece of a $500 million class action settlement. Really.

Google drops Pwn2Own sponsorship, posts $1 mln Chrome bounty

Google has withdrawn its sponsorship of next month's Pwn2Own hacking contest...but is putting up to $1 million on the line for viable Chrome exploits.

FXI’s Cotton Candy PC-on-a-stick goes up for pre-order, will come with Android 4.0 or Ubuntu

FXI Technologies' Cotton Candy PC-on-a-USB-stick has been put up for pre-order, with shipping expected sometime in March. It's priced at $199 and has a choice of two operating systems.

Japanese memory maker Elpida files for bankruptcy

It's the biggest bankruptcy filing from any Japanese manufacturer, memory maker Elpida has file for bankruptcy protection with over $5.5 billion in debt.