Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella addresses the media during an event in New Delhi Sept. 30, 2014. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi

Microsoft names next OS 'Windows 10'

Microsoft Corp announced its "Windows 10" operating system on Tuesday to replace the largely unpopular Windows 8, skipping a number to mark a leap toward unifying the way people work on tablets, phones and traditional computers.

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EBay plans PayPal spinoff in 2015

EBay Inc said it would spin off PayPal, its fast-growing payments business, into a publicly traded company in the second half of 2015, marking an about-face for the company.

Customers look at Apple iPhone 5c and 5s at an Apple store in Beijing's Sanlitun area, Sept. 30, 2014. REUTERS/JASON LEE

Apple's iPhone 6 approved in China

With the launch of Apple's eagerly anticipated iPhone 6 finally on the horizon for Chinese fans, the U.S. company's supply chain is geared up and ready to deal with any surge in demand from the world's largest smartphone market.


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Picture of a camera drone taken March 12, 2014. REUTERS/Mike Segar/Files

FAA gets more applications for drone exemptions

The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration has received nearly a dozen new applications to allow commercial use of unmanned aircraft over the past week, and it plans to publish draft rules to allow broader use by the end of the year, the top agency official for the program said on Wednesday.

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Twitter grants US$10M to MIT

Twitter Inc on Wednesday gave US$10 million to the Massachusetts Institute of Technology for research that would explore how people use and achieve shared goals using social networks.

Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer. REUTERS/Ruben Sprich

Should Yahoo and AOL merge?

An activist investment firm has urged Yahoo to consider merging with AOL -- claiming the combination could produce US$1 billion of cost synergies -- but several Wall Street analysts say such a tie-up likely doesn't make sense.

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