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Powering up: Microsoft reveals Lumia 950, 950 XL smartphones

The software giant hopes to reinvigorate its smartphone lineup by creating mobile devices it claims can be as powerful as PCs.

Twitter's cultural clout crosses borders

While the microblogging service trails Facebook in usage and revenue, Twitter's impact on society can't be matched.

Twitter's new Moments spotlights events as they unfold

The new feature will show people "what's happening in an instant," regardless of which accounts they follow. Moments could be the most important update in Twitter's history.

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