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Google casts a line with conservationists to stop illegal fishing

The company is providing engineering services, mapping software and servers, and financial support to help two conservation groups detect in real time the fishing that's decimating fish populations.

By November 14, 2014

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Microsoft testing ways to make Windows Live Tiles interactive

In Asia, Microsoft researchers are experimenting with new ways to interact with the Live Tiles that are core to the Windows 8.X, Windows Phone, and Xbox user interfaces.

By April 11, 2014

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Push for Pizza app a Silicon Valley triumph

An app that tackles one of the world's most pressing problems has arrived. Now, with a simple few taps, you too can realize what it's like to live in the year 2014.

By August 5, 2014

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Elop's memo on Microsoft's big Nokia changes

No longer will the onetime Nokia hardware business be "an end unto itself," says Microsoft's devices chief. One good example: Nokia X shifts from Android to Windows Phone.

By July 17, 2014

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Microsoft's Stephen Elop: We're out of the Android game

In a memo to the entire company, the former head of Nokia says that Lumia will be the standard-bearer for Windows Phone and that Nokia X will switch to Lumia and Windows Phone.

By July 17, 2014

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A terrific speaker from the UK and a slender German amplifier make beautiful music together

The Audiophiliac auditions the Spendor SP2/3R2 speakers, mated with a Stein Music Stateline Amp 2, and discovers an awesome combination.

By July 2, 2014

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Smartwatch controlled by twists and turns

Rather than fumbling awkwardly with a tiny touch screen, a smartwatch prototype is controlled by twisting and tilting.

By May 14, 2014

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Samsung to jury: You can't copy iPhone features that aren't in the iPhone

Samsung argues it didn't copy Apple's patents because Google created the tech first -- says it doesn't "owe Apple a nickel," let alone the $2.2 billion in damages Apple is seeking.

By April 29, 2014

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Apple makes final pitch in patent infringement case against Samsung

The Cupertino, Calif., company has argued throughout the trial that the case is not about Google and that Samsung copied Apple out of desperation.

By April 29, 2014

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Awww. Look what Disney Research 3D-printed

Disney and Carnegie Mellon explore the softer side of 3D printing with a technique that uses fibers to create snuggly objects.

By April 28, 2014