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When it comes to digital games, Microsoft's not playing around

Many on Wall Street thought Microsoft should exit the game business, but since taking over as CEO, Satya Nadella has taken the opposite tack.

Android One: Google's push to rule the smartphone world

The search giant is aiming to bring phones that cost less than $100 to emerging markets. First stop: India.

Roku hits 10 million sales milestone

Roku's streaming-media boxes are among the most popular in a growing field of rivals, but the rare glimpses of its sales suggest some slowing momentum.

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Tomorrow Daily 051: Microsoft buys Minecraft, a jetpack for running, ant-size radios, and more

On today's show, Rich and Ashley discuss a jetpack that helps you run a 4-minute mile, a tiny radio the size of an ant, and Microsoft's $2.5-billion-dollar purchase of the company that created Minecraft.

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