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Nadella to Microsoft workers: Time to question orthodoxy

Q&A: Nearing the half-year mark as CEO, Satya Nadella issues a call for change. But he tells CNET News, one thing that won't change is the future of Xbox at Microsoft.

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Wearable tech will keep failing -- until we can't live without it

Revealed at the Wearable Technologies Conference in San Francisco: the "dirty little secret" of activity trackers and smartwatches is that they're still not worth it.

Amazon asks FAA to let it ramp up drone development

The company says its drones can now fly up to 50 miles per hour, and it wants to test them outside the federal government's current restrictions.

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Dronestagram has announced the winners of its 2014 international Photo Contest, showcasing the best images snapped by cameras mounted to drones.

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