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Phil Spencer on Xbox One 'always-on' debacle: 'We could have been more clear'

On the final day of the Game Developers Conference, the head of Microsoft Studios opens up about the Xbox One's tumultuous road to launch and the company's indie game relationship.

By March 21, 2014

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Google on EU troubles: 'We don't always get it right'

Google's Matt Brittin, who oversees the company's European operations, says that his company suffered from not having enough "people on the ground" to handle EU concerns.

By June 5, 2015

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Microsoft pulls a 180, reverses Xbox One always-on DRM and used games policy

In a blog post, Xbox chief Don Mattrick says Microsoft heard the outcry from gamers and changed the much-derided policies.

By June 19, 2013

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On the importance of 'regulatory humility'

As former head of the FCC, Michael Powell has a message for today's commissioners: "Beware of over­regulation. There are always unintended consequences to your actions."

By July 15, 2015

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The mobile revolution is just getting started

The Internet is creeping into any and every thing, changing how we interact with the world -- and it with us.

By July 17, 2015

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The computer that's being given away for free to 1 million UK schoolkids

Every UK child within a certain age bracket will be handed a BBC Micro Bit. The makers of the microcomputer hope it will inspire the next generation of programmers for the Internet of Things.

By July 7, 2015

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Enough, already! Why we all share the blame for notification overload

From CNET Magazine: Might as well face it -- you're addicted to your smartphone's constant alerts. It may be time for an intervention.

By July 10, 2015

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Path sells its social-networking app to Duam Kakao

Privacy-focused social network for mobile devices eschewed advertising but failed to gain traction beyond tech circles.

By May 28, 2015

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Taylor Swift says Apple Music freebie strikes a sour note

The pop star is holding back from Apple's new music streaming service, arguing that its free trial offer will deprive musicians of the earnings they deserve.

By June 21, 2015

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Deflategate memes blow up with Tom Brady suspension

The suspended Patriots quarterback will have to sit at home for the first four games of next season thinking about what he's (allegedly) done. As always, the Internet swoops in to remind him.

By May 11, 2015