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The latest iPhone 6 rumours and more in CNET UK podcast 397

We take a look at the latest on the iPhone 6, wince as Microsoft cuts thousands of jobs, and head underground for the future of farming.

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Video game software sales drop in June with no compelling new entries

Sales of new hardware more than double, but game software returns to its earlier struggles.

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Nokia, Xbox Studios part of Microsoft's big cuts

Microsoft aims to refocus as it lays off 14 percent of its staff, along with killing off Nokia Android models and Xbox Entertainment Studios. Meanwhile, Jawbone Up adds new tools for tracking food, and Apple debuts iTunes Pass.

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Nokia, Xbox Studios part of Microsoft's big cuts

Microsoft aims to refocus as it lays off 14 percent of its staff, along with killing off Nokia Android models and Xbox Entertainment Studios. Meanwhile, Jawbone Up adds new tools for tracking food, and Apple debuts iTunes Pass.

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Microsoft to shut down Xbox Entertainment Studios

As part of the company's restructuring efforts, the studio responsible for bringing original video programming to the Xbox platform is going to close.

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Hey, Microsoft, killing off Nokia X is the right move

Microsoft's decision to axe the bizarre Nokia X "Android" experiment will refocus development to the right place: the Windows Phone OS.

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EU seeks meeting with Google, others on 'right to be forgotten'

The European Union's privacy watchdogs plan to discuss implementation of the controversial rule with Google, Microsoft and Yahoo.

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Satya Nadella's job-cuts memo to Microsoft employees

Microsoft plans to slash 18,000 jobs in the coming year, as "the first step to building the right organization for our ambitions."

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Microsoft confirms plans to cut 18,000 jobs in the next year

A majority of the job cuts will come from the recently acquired Nokia devices and services unit.

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Xbox One US sales jump on back of $399 model, Microsoft says

Microsoft crows that Xbox One sales in the US shot up in June after it introduced a cheaper model.

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Microsoft talks up 'next version of Windows'

The company opens up more about its plans to build bridges between the Windows 8.1 Modern UI and the desktop.

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BlackBerry debuts Siri-like voice assistant

The struggling smartphone maker unveiled the new digital helper following similar offerings from several competitors.

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