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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.

iPhone 6, 6 Plus preorders top 4M in first 24 hours

Apple says it hit a record in the first day of sales. But some customers won't get their new iPhones till October.

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

Many on Wall Street thought Microsoft ought to exit the game business, but since taking over as CEO, Satya Nadella has taken the opposite tack. Here's why.

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Roku hits 10 million sales milestone

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Amazon's streaming-media box adds support for the music service with more than 20 million songs. To use Spotify Connect, you'll need a premium subscription.

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iPhone 6 Plus could be hard to find on launch day

Based on record preorders, finding Apple's new 5.5-inch iPhone may be a challenge on launch day. Also, Microsoft builds a new world for Minecraft, and Google launches an affordable Android phone for developing countries.

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Canon SX60 HS packs all the zoom you can handle

Want to get up close and personal? The SX60 has 65x optical zoom and one of the widest lenses on a camera of this class, opening up to 21mm.

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Instead of constantly pummeling Apple, Samsung releases an ad for its Galaxy Tab S that features Kristen Bell, her husband Dax Shepard, and the joys of distraction.

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Ford and Automatic sync up to improve car connectivity

Ford Sync-equipped vehicles will soon gain tight connectivity to the Automatic Smart Driving Monitor and smartphone app.

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The New Zealand government constructed a mass surveillance program as part of the 'Five Eyes' international data-sharing network, despite public denial of the surveillance, says Edward Snowden.

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According to the Wall Street Journal, the aerospace giant is likely to beat out SpaceX for the contract, said to be worth more than $3 billion.

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Apple takes 'very different view' on customer privacy, Cook says

Apple's CEO tells Charlie Rose that Apple is not in the business of collecting customers' personal information.

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