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No black art to the Blackphone's quest for smartphone privacy

While Blackphone sales are off to a lukewarm start, our hands-on with the privacy-obsessed smartphone finds that it simplifies staying secure on the go.

Microsoft jumps to Windows 10

At at event in San Francisco, Microsoft previews the next iteration of its desktop operating system, Windows 10.

Meet Matchstick, Mozilla's $25 Chromecast alternative

Is the world big enough for another streaming Internet dongle? Mozilla and Matchstick sure hope so, as they announce the first Firefox OS device that's not a smartphone.

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Fresh leak spills new Motorola Nexus 6 beans

With only weeks to go before it's expected launch, the rumored Motorola smartphone gets detailed yet again.

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SoftBank, not Mayer, should run Yahoo, investor says

Alternative Investment Management & Research pictures a Yahoo-SoftBank merger, with the latter's CEO running the combined company.

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iOS 8 bug could delete your iCloud Drive documents

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Netflix hits Hollywood with roundhouse kick to solar plexus

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Behind Ello hype, a Facebook rebellion brews

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Help Wolverine take on City Hall

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Microsoft jumps to Windows 10

At at event in San Francisco, Microsoft previews the next iteration of its desktop operating system, Windows 10.

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Pebble drops price, adds new Jawbone and Misfit fitness apps

The Pebble and Pebble Steel get true background fitness tracking and support for apps, along with lower prices: at last, could we have a smartwatch end up being a serious fitness band replacement?

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Microsoft unveils MSN makeover, rebranded apps

The new site promises news and other content from around the world and a simple way to personalize what you want to see.

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Alien Mind Control Mask puts a monster in charge of your head

Your search for an unusual and creepy Halloween mask is over early this year. Just slap an alien with joysticks over your noggin.

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Alcatel One Touch phones go from small to mega-phablet

Alcatel's latest set of affordable Android phones range from the diminutive OneTouch Pop Star LTE to the 6-inch Pop Mega LTE, which comes with its very own button-equipped little Bluetooth handset. We try them on for size.

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How Siri is this? A yoga mat that talks to you

You've always wanted an artificially intelligent yoga mat, haven't you? Here's SmartMat, a yoga mat with a nice Siri-like yoga teacher whispering "downward dogs" to you.

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Tablet demand slows in wake of larger phones, cheaper notebooks

Regardless, shipments of larger-screened tablets will rise over the next several years, says market researcher NPD DisplaySearch.

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LG's G3 finally arrives at U.S. Cellular for $100 on contract

On contract and off-contract options will give U.S. Cellular customers a chance to buy LG's excellent flagship phone.

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