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Looking past Windows, CEO seeks very different Microsoft

As earnings announcement looms, CEO Satya Nadella sends signals that a break with Microsoft's past may be soon.

Netflix profit surges as company surpasses 50M subscribers

Netflix's rapid adoption at home and abroad means another quarter with gangbusters profit growth, but the costs of its grandiose plans to get even bigger crimp it a bit.

Can Apple's iPhone stay above the smartphone fray?

Apple is expected to post strong iPhone sales in its latest quarter despite stiffer competition, a slowing smartphone market in general, and a new iPhone still months away.

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12 hours agoTech Industryby

Yahoo to buy mobile analytics firm Flurry

After disappointing earnings results last week -- especially on the advertising front -- Yahoo announces it will buy the mobile advertising and analytics platform.

12 hours agoMobileby

Google may turn NYC phone booths into Wi-Fi hubs

The search giant is among many companies in the running to bring New York City's phone booth back to technological relevance.

13 hours agoGamingby

Facebook closes Oculus deal

The social-networking giant's $2 billion deal for the virtual-reality startup is done. Now the hard part begins.

16 hours agoInternetby

Facebook launches 'Save,' for all those things you didn't have time to read

The idea is simple: Allow users to create a list of music, movies, and articles they want to read later. But is it enough?

17 hours agoInternetby

Verizon boosts Fios upload speeds to match downloads

The goal is to appeal to customers who need to upload videos, photos, and other bandwidth-consuming content.

19 hours agoSecurityby

Still running Windows XP? Antivirus products put to the test

Microsoft no longer supports XP users, but a host of antivirus products tested by AV-Test can still defend you from viruses.

19 hours agoMobileby

BlackBerry appoints enterprise-focused exec as COO

Marty Beard will start as chief operating officer immediately and will be responsible for "cross-functional organizations" at the company.

20 hours agoWearable Techby

Samsung brings Tizen to original Gear smartwatch

After launching the smartwatch last year using Google's Android, Samsung makes its own OS available for the device.

21 hours agoOperating Systemsby

Windows 8.1 update 2 reportedly will land August 12

The next update to Windows 8.1 will arrive during August's Patch Tuesday, claims a Russian website.

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Push takes fitness trackers to the next level

Strength-training armband Push targets more serious athletes, and Facebook adds a new Save tool to read posts later.

1 hour agoWearable Techby

New Xiaomi Mi Band is ridiculously cheap

The new wearable fitness tracker will have a battery life of 30 days and doubles up as a security key for your Xiaomi smartphone.

2 hours agoPhonesby

Xiaomi unveils the iPhone-lookalike Mi 4

Powered by a quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 801 processor and loaded with 3GB of RAM, the Android KitKat smartphone will debut in China.

3 hours agoCraveby

GE releases instructions for 3D-printable jet engine

If you head over to Thingiverse, you can get instructions for a hand-cranked, 3D-printable jet engine, courtesy of GE.

4 hours agoTech Industryby

Quickflix CEO tells Netflix to bring it on

Stephen Langford, CEO of Australian streaming service Quickflix, confirms "business as usual" after shares change hands, while he is eager to battle Netflix face-to-face in Australia.

4 hours agoCraveby

This fully functional microscope is built entirely out of Lego

Collecting votes now on Lego Ideas is a fully functional microscope -- constructed entirely out of Lego bricks.

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