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7 Silicon Valley CEOs weigh in on Microsoft and the HoloLens



Microsoft gave the public a compelling glimpse of the future when it trotted out the HoloLens, an augmented-reality headset along with the Windows Holographic platform, at its Windows 10 launch event on Wednesday.

But the event made headlines for other reasons, too. As part of its vision of having “universal apps,” Microsoft unveiled versions of Office and Outlook now coded to run similarly across different devices. It’s also bringing Cortana, the voice-controlled digital assistant, to the…

India is taking no chances with security for Obama’s visit



Security officials are trying to turn New Delhi, India’s capital city, and the surrounding area into an impenetrable garrison, as United States President Barack Obama prepares to arrive on Saturday for a three-day visit

The government of Prime Minister Narendra Modi is taking no chances, especially since Obama is expected to be out in the open for nearly two hours during India’s Republic Day parade, the main public event of his trip, on Monday.

With Windows 10′s Continuum, devices transform from tablet to PC with a click



Microsoft finally revealed more details about its new Continuum feature Wednesday — and it only takes one click.

Continuum is Microsoft’s new feature that allows users with touch-enabled devices to easily switch between tablet and PC modes in Windows 10 .

Microsoft first gave us a glimpse of Continuum at its first Windows 10 preview event in September but Joe Belfiore showed off a more in-depth demonstration of the feature…

How to watch the Windows 10 event live stream



Microsoft is gearing up for its biggest update to Windows in years

Though we’ve seen hints of the company’s plan for Windows 10 — including a new Start menu and rumors of a new browser — Wednesday’s event will be about much more than the desktop.

The latest version of the operating system will also be integrated into the Windows Phone and Xbox platform and, possibly, an all-new piece of hardware.

Those who want to follow every…

‘That D:’ Reporter asks Rex Ryan awkward question at Bills intro



Rex Ryan, recently deposed as coach of the New York Jets, was named coach of a new NFL team, the Buffalo Bills, this week

The Bills held its introductory press conference for Ryan in Buffalo on Wednesday, and — um, well, you see — he’s apparently “salivating to get his hands on that D.”

“That D,” of course refers to defense, but to the 12-year-old in all of us, it means other things, as well. So when a reporter at Wednesday’s event asked Ryan,…

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4 CES technologies to be on the lookout for



Tech enthusiasts around the globe gather together at the international CES to examine and discuss the hottest new technologies making a splash around the world — from smart home tech to self-driving cars, to every kind of gadget, gear and app imaginable, there’s almost no limit to the innovation we witness at this annual event.

This year, Bosch will be at CES in order to highlight some of its most exciting new technologies and products. If you’re a tech enthusiast or are considering…

35 dead, 42 injured in Shanghai New Year’s celebration stampede



As Asia kicks off 2015, one New Year’s celebration in Shanghai, China has resulted in 35 deaths and 42 injuries

China’s CCTV America reports that the event, held in Chen Yi Square, near a waterfront area called the Bund, devolved into a stampede.

The sudden crowd movement happened around 11:35pm local time, according to the BBC. No official explanation of the tragic event has yet been offered

A number of Twitter users…

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Inside the Pakistan school where gunmen killed more than 140 people



On Tuesday morning, Taliban gunmen attacked a school in northwestern Pakistan, killing more than 140 people — mostly children. It was the deadliest Taliban attack in Pakistan’s history.

This week, memorials and funerals have taken place to commemorate those who died

The Army Public School’s hallways and classrooms are now destroyed, riddled with bullets, marking the horrific event.

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Thousands sign up for ‘Suck it, Kim Jong-un’ screening of ‘The Interview’ in Toronto



More than 2,000 people have signed up to attend planned independent screenings of The Interview in Toronto and Montreal, after distributor Sony Pictures Entertainment canceled the film’s Christmas release

Facebook event pages show that the Toronto screening has 2,300 people confirmed, while the Montreal screening has more than 500. However, neither event organizer currently has a copy of the comedy, which Sony pulled from theatrical release on Wednesday following threats from anonymous…