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Round two of Microsoft layoff expected Thursday

Job cuts will hit nearly all divisions later this week in the second wave of the company's larger plan to cut 18,000 employees, sources tell ZDNet.

By September 16, 2014

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Twitter user growth rates to continue to fall -- report

Number of users could jump to 227 million in 2014, from 183 million last year, says eMarketer. But the annual growth rate is expected to drop again.

By May 27, 2014

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Lenovo earnings soar on solid PC, smartphone sales

Fourth-quarter profits jump by 25 percent as laptop, desktop, and smartphone sales all rise.

By May 21, 2014

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Nintendo set to launch first app, but don't expect gaming

The app will simply let Nintendo 3DS users tether the device to a smartphone to access the Internet.

By May 14, 2014

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iPad sheds more market share but still dominates

Apple is still king of the tablet market with 32.5 percent share, but Samsung keeps grabbing a bigger slice, according to IDC.

By May 1, 2014

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Nokia hangs on to second place in mobile-phone market

Apple took third place last quarter but was hot on the heels of Nokia, according to research firm Strategy Analytics.

By April 29, 2014

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Heartburn from Heartbleed forces wide-ranging rethink in open source world

Experts caution that the notorious security bug heralds "open season on open source" and will force changes in how open-source code gets vetted as secure.

By April 24, 2014

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Windows XP migrations offer temporary lifeline to sinking PC sales

Microsoft's cutoff of XP support prompted more organizations to upgrade to new computers, but PC shipments still dropped during the first quarter, say research firms IDC and Gartner.

By April 10, 2014

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iPhone 5S best seller amid sluggish Android sales, analyst says

Apple's victory may be short lived, says analyst Michael Walkley, as Android is likely to regain lost ground this quarter based on preorders for new high-end phones.

By April 3, 2014

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Emerging markets: The smartphone battleground (Smartphones Unlocked)

Apple and Samsung may be top dogs here in the US, but other smartphone makers are taking root around the world in a big way.

By January 28, 2014