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Apple clears regulatory approval to sell iPhone 6 in China

Chinese authorities issue license to Apple allowing the latest version of its device to be used on the country's wireless network in the world's largest smartphone market.

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Feds charge arrested exec with making app for stalkers, domestic abusers

StealthGenie intercepted communications to and from mobile phones and was undetectable by most users. It was targeted at people who suspected their spouses or significant others of cheating on them.

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Behind Ello hype, a Facebook rebellion brews

The new Ello social network sees a spike in sign-ups, Facebook copies Google's Auto Awesome Stories, and GoPro rolls out new Hero4 action cameras.

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Microsoft to open flagship store on Manhattan's Fifth Avenue

Microsoft confirms it is planning to open its first New York City flagship store -- just blocks from Apple's flagship shop known as the Cube.

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Apple faces 'billions of euros' costs in tax avoidance probe, report says

European investigators are set to accuse Apple of receiving "illegal state aid" in Ireland for more than 20 years.

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Attention, wireless innovators: The 2015 Bluetooth Breakthrough Awards is now accepting submissions

Submissions are now open for the Bluetooth Special Interest Group's 2015 Bluetooth Breakthrough Awards.

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SoftBank said to eye DreamWorks as way into Hollywood

CEO Masayoshi Son is reportedly in talks to acquire the studio behind animated films "Shrek" and "How to Train Your Dragon."

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Tech Retrospect: Apple's 'Bendgate' drama and BlackBerry's big return

Apple didn't exactly have a great week in the press, but was all the bad news really well-founded? Also, BlackBerry drops a major new phone, if only because it's huge.

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Google strikes back at News Corp.'s antitrust complaint to EU

Amid a tangle with EU regulators over how it displays search results, Google gets into a war of words with Rupert Murdoch's media giant.

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Assange dubs Google 'privatized NSA,' pillories Eric Schmidt

Wikileaks founder Julian Assange doesn't let the walls of the Ecuadorian embassy in London stop him from criticizing on the Google exec for allegedly collaborating with the US.

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Head-up displays: Coming soon to a windshield near you (Next Big Thing, Episode 10)

Head-up displays are about to become mainstream; TV airwaves are about to make room for mobile data instead; and implanted wireless technology offers freedom from paralysis.

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Bitcoin-mining company Butterfly Labs shut down by FTC

Company marketed specialized computers designed to produce the cryptocurrency but delivered useless machines, according to an FTC complaint.

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