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Amazon whiffs with hefty $126 million loss

Following a profitable first quarter, the strain of multiple product launches weighs on the e-commerce giant.

Pandora swings to profit, but gets stung by cramped growth in listeners

Internet's biggest radio service posts solid profit, but crimped earnings guidance coupled with dribbling active-listener growth stokes a share sell-off.

Oculus, Samsung team up for mobile virtual reality

Facebook's Oculus is working with the big smartphone makers to push VR beyond desktops and consoles.

​Amazon's Comixology delivers DRM-free comics backups
Sony agrees to settle PSN hack lawsuit with freebies
Microsoft's 'one Windows' -- what it really means
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New report takes wind out of Samsung Galaxy Alpha sails

After months of rumors placing the Alpha over the Galaxy S5 in the Samsung food chain, the latest suggests that it'll be more midrange after all.

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​Microsoft's OneNote now offered on Amazon devices

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Microsoft moves Yammer into Office 365 as co-founder departs

David Sacks, co-founder of the social-networking vendor, announces departure on Twitter.

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Pinterest's workforce is mostly white and male too

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Amazon Fire Phone teardown reveals hints of Apple, Samsung

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Crows: Officially smarter than children

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Photo-sharing site 500px can now display interactive images from Lytro light-field cameras. It's also offering users a US$250 discount on the Illum model.

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Inside Scoop: Who is the Amazon Fire phone really for?

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Did Microsoft kill the Surface Mini?

Microsoft appears to have scrapped its small tablet -- at least in its current form.

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Everything you need to know about Android launchers

Android launchers are apps that can spice up your phone's home screen or act as a personal assistant. Here's what you need to know about how they work and how to choose one that's right for you.

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