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Virtual reality may rule video games. Here's who will rule VR

Soon you'll don a high-tech headset as easily as you reach for your controller. Watch for blockbuster launches in the year ahead that pave the way to the brave new virtual world. Facebook and Valve lead the charge.


Mozilla overhauls Firefox smartphone plan to focus on quality, not cost

After its $25 smartphones fail to dent Google and Apple dominance, the Firefox backer will try to compete using technological superiority -- and maybe by adding key Android apps, too.

The new Spotify: Part tunes, part TV, part fortune-teller

Spotify wants to hook you up with more than just catchy beats. For that to work for the masses, the company must know what you'll like before you do -- even if it's not music.

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