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Amid criticism from investors about the company's declining user growth, the social network announces new features such as easier ways to share video and talk privately.
Users of Windows and other Microsoft software will receive a slew of updates on Tuesday, including five rated as critical.
The new option, which spreads the payments over a longer period of time, will be available on November 9.
A government cap on carrier subsidies caused a steep decline in phone sales, although there are some signs of recovery as low-cost monthly plans and used phone sales are on the rise.
Geeks and gamers, this one's for you: three boxes of gear and goodies delivered right to your door. Plus: a $99 Windows 8.1 tablet?!
That'd be a substantial cut. Right now, Beats Music streaming costs $10 per month, in line with most other streaming services.
HBO's plans to bring its programming to Internet users via a Netflix-style streaming service may cost as much as bundling it with a cable package, according to a report.
Samsung reportedly sells 40 percent fewer Galaxy S5 phones than expected during its first three months on sale, prompting a change in mobile strategy and possible management shake-up.