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Can Android do for wearables what Apple did for smartphones? (The Next Big Thing, Episode 8)

Google makes a play to be the center of the wearable universe, cars that communicate to each other, and what beacons in your favorite store can do for you.

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Twitter diversity report: As male and white as Facebook

Twitter reveals the ethnicity and gender makeup of its employees, acknowledging it has a diversity problem.

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Did Microsoft hand Nokia second-guessers a new reason for old critique?

Microsoft says its newly acquired Nokia handset business is on track to hit breakeven by fiscal 2016. In the meantime, it's the proverbial work in progress as management looks to cut costs.

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Apple dealt new class-action lawsuit by 20,000 employees

Hourly wage workers claim the tech giant broke California labor laws by denying them lunch breaks and final paychecks.

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MOUNTAIN VIEW, CA - JANUARY 30:  A sign is posted on the exterior of Google headquarters on January 30, 2014 in Mountain View, California. Google reported a 17 percent rise in fourth quarter earnings with profits of $3.38 billion, or $9.90 a share compared to $2.9 billion, or $8.62 per share one year ago.  (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

EU may revisit Google antitrust settlement, report says

After reaching a controversial deal with European regulators in February, the EU may revise terms of Google's settlement.

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Microsoft's sales beat estimates, but earnings hit by Nokia deal

In Satya Nadella's first full quarter as CEO, Microsoft posts an 18 percent revenue gain. But earnings per share get dinged by costs related to the acquisition of Nokia's handset business.

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Quickflix CEO tells Netflix to bring it on

Stephen Langford, CEO of Australian streaming service Quickflix, confirms "business as usual" after shares change hands, while he is eager to battle Netflix face-to-face in Australia.

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Yahoo to buy mobile analytics firm Flurry

After disappointing earnings results last week -- especially on the advertising front -- Yahoo announces it will buy the mobile advertising and analytics platform.

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Looking past Windows, Nadella seeks very different Microsoft

As the company's quarterly earnings announcement looms, CEO Satya Nadella sends signals that a break with Microsoft's past may be soon.

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NBA's Carmelo Anthony joins the VC crowd

The New York Knicks small forward teams up with former NBC executive Stuart Goldfarb to create the investment firm M7 Tech Partners.

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Facebook, Twitter seek out social shopping

Social-media commerce ramps up as Facebook tests a Buy button and Twitter acquires CardSpring. Meanwhile, Amazon debuts a Netflix-like service for e-books called Kindle Unlimited.

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Dell hops on the bitcoin bandwagon

Looking to buy a new Dell laptop? You can now purchase one from Dell's website using bitcoin.

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