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Microsoft's Hello facial detection system tells twins apart

The new log-in system for Windows 10 recognizes your face -- and reportedly can distinguish you from your identical twin.

By August 24, 2015

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Samsung slips further in smartphone market but still tops Apple

Apple's iPhone 6 lineup continues to challenge Samsung's Galaxy S6 phones, according to research firm Gartner.

By August 20, 2015

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HBO's 'Game of Thrones' gets the 'Sesame Street' treatment

Can you tell me how to get, how to get to King's Landing? A new parody video gives the "Game of Thrones" opening sequence a "Sesame Street" makeover.

By August 14, 2015

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The smartphone battleground of India -- and why Xiaomi wants in

India is the world's fastest growing smartphone market, predicted to overtake the US in just two years. And it's already becoming one of the most bitterly fought-over pieces of turf in the global smartphone war.

By August 14, 2015

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Health tech is going to save your life (for real)

From 3D-printed organs to cancer-fighting nanotech, the most important branch of technology right now is the one that will keep you living longer and stronger.

By August 10, 2015

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Apple loses top spot in Chinese smartphone market to Xiaomi

After two quarters as the leader of the pack, Apple has dropped to third place in the world's largest smartphone market, says research firm Canalys.

By August 3, 2015

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What is Uber doing to train its drivers on disability rights?

With looming lawsuits and the 25th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act, disabled people ask whether Uber can do more to ensure they're not refused rides from drivers.

By August 3, 2015

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Samsung plans price cut for Galaxy S6, S6 Edge

Warning that it faced a difficult market environment, the smartphone maker announces that it's "adjusting" the price of its flagship handsets.

By July 29, 2015

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Apple's iPhone sales, weak forecast rock investor confidence

The tech giant continued to benefit from booming iPhone sales during the June period, but it didn't sell as many as analysts had expected.

By July 21, 2015

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Microsoft feels the pain of a failed mobile-phone business

The company swings to a loss on the weight of layoffs and a writedown of its Nokia handset division.

By July 21, 2015