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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 Moments spotlights events as they unfold

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

Facebook dealt privacy blow as US-Europe data-sharing pact declared illegal

A ruling by Europe's highest court puts the social network and thousands of other companies in a tough spot over how they handle user data.

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