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Microsoft has around 100 retail stores operating across the US and Canada, but its upcoming Fifth Avenue location will "serve as the centerpiece of our Microsoft Stores experience," its retail chief said. The post Microsoft confirms it’s to open flagship store on Fifth Avenue appeared first on Digital Trends.

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SoftBank may be on the verge of acquiring DreamWorks Animation in a deal that could see the Japan-based wireless carrier bring exclusive movie content to Sprint customers at the same time as helping the animation company expand its presence in Asia. The post SoftBank looking to acquire DreamWorks Animation, report suggests appeared first on Digital Trends.

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As pro-democracy demonstrations in Hong Kong escalate, the Chinese authorities have blocked access to Instagram on the mainland. With many social media services already blocked there, protesters turned to the Facebook-owned site to post images of the unrest. The post Instagram blocked in mainland China as political unrest continues in Hong Kong appeared first on Digital Trends.

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Check out our roundup of the coolest crowdfunding projects and product announcements that hit the Web this week. You can't buy this stuff yet, but it sure is fun to gawk! The post Awesome tech you can’t buy yet, for the week of September 28, 2014 appeared first on Digital Trends.

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Take a spin with Sol Republic's latest Bluetooth speaker, the Punk. Offering promises big sound in water and shock resistant design that fits in your pocket, the Punk is a portable and affordable way to take the music with you. The post Up close and personal with Sol Republic’s water resistant Punk Bluetooth speaker appeared first on Digital Trends.

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Rumors indicate Alfa Romeo is busily developing a 270-horsepower evolution of the mid-engined 4C dubbed Quadrifoglio Verde. The 30 extra horsepower will allow the coupe to reach 60 mph from a stop in less than 4.5 seconds, while upgraded brakes will help keep the power in check. The post More power, you say? Alfa Romeo planning 270-horsepower 4C? appeared first on Digital Trends.

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Tired of the adverts on Facebook? Worried about the data Twitter could be collecting on you? Ready to move on from MySpace? Ello is a new social network that says it works differently. The post Ello promises an ad-free social network that doesn’t mine your data appeared first on Digital Trends.

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One of the contenders for Intel's Make It Wearable Challenge is a new kind of wearable — it takes off from your wrist to record you in action, and then returns back to you automatically. The post Nixie is a wearable that flies off your wrist appeared first on Digital Trends.

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Sennheiser's Urbanite headphones do what no headphone before them has done so successfully: deliver huge bass without destroying the rest of the sound. They look good doing it, too. Take a closer look in our hands on video. The post Sennheiser’s Urbanite headphones deliver big bass with style and finesse (hands on) appeared first on Digital Trends.

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A team at the University of Rochester have but together an invisibility system that they say is the first of its kind — simple to build, inexpensive and capable of working at almost any size. The post New invisibility cloak device can hide almost anything appeared first on Digital Trends.

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With the iOS 8.0.2 update, Apple's mobile operating system now has all the features it promised — that includes HealthKit, and the first compatible apps are making their way into the App Store. The post New HealthKit apps get their own section on iTunes appeared first on Digital Trends.

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This new trailer for Assassin's Creed Unity highlights the way the game puts a focus on customization in the newly added cooperative mode. The post A look at how Assassin Creed Unity’s co-op emphasizes customization appeared first on Digital Trends.

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Here's a rundown of every facet of Monolith Productions' upcoming Lord of the Rings adventure, Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor. The post Here’s everything you need to know about Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor appeared first on Digital Trends.

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Coca-Cola will provide the drinks and BT will provide the infrastructure in a new scheme in South Africa, enabling those in poor and under-developed communities to get online for free. The post Coca-Cola is adding Wi-Fi to its vending machines appeared first on Digital Trends.

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As the Oculus Rift virtual reality headset gains momentum, one of the first applications isn't from the gaming or entertainment industry, but travel. Marriott is using the headset as part of a 4D travel experience. We talk to its creators about the project. The post For Marriott, the future of travel is a virtual-reality teleporter phone booth appeared first on Digital Trends.

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Ready for a new set of GoPro action cameras to record your outdoor adventures? A flurry of leaks has given users a sneak preview of what's in store when the Hero4 range goes on sale. The post GoPro refresh will bring touchscreens and better 4K recording appeared first on Digital Trends.

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First announced back in June, JVC's first ever 4K/UHD TV is about to hit shelves, with a very manageable price point of $2,000. But is it worth going rogue from the big boys in the industry? The post JVC’s first 4K/UHD TV on its way to store shelves appeared first on Digital Trends.

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In a battle that could turn out to be very messy indeed, we pit the Samsung Galaxy S5 against the LG G3. Is LG's resurgence and the G3's amazing screen enough to topple the Galaxy S5 from its position at the top of the smartphone tree? The post Android superphone smackdown: Samsung Galaxy S5 vs. LG G3 appeared first on Digital Trends.

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The Lincoln Continental concept that debuted at the 2002 edition of the Los Angeles Motor Show is scheduled to cross the auction block in November. The car is being sold as a non-runner that cannot be legally registered in the United States. The post V12-powered 2002 Lincoln Continental concept headed to auction appeared first on Digital Trends.

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If current smartphones and wearable devices leave you cold, check out the Portal phone, which promises to provide the best of both worlds. The project is currently looking for funds on Indiegogo. The post Portal is a flexible smartphone that you strap to your arm appeared first on Digital Trends.

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Windows 9, Windows One, Windows X, Windows Threshold or just simply Windows? According to a new rumor we should find out the name of Microsoft's new operating system this coming Tuesday. The post Microsoft to reveal the official name of Windows 9 next week appeared first on Digital Trends.

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Another UFC event is set to be held in Las Vegas. Demetrious Johnson will defend his title against Chris Cariaso. Here's how to follow the action online. The post UFC 178 live stream: How to watch Johnson vs. Cariaso online appeared first on Digital Trends.

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Sony's flagship 4K LED TV this year, the X950B, is one of the best TVs produced in 2014. But with such a premium price tag, we have to wonder if buying one this year makes any sense. The post Sony’s X950B is a class-leading 4K LED TV, but does it make sense to buy one? appeared first on Digital Trends.

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The iPhone 6 camera is one of the best in the biz. Here are the 9 awesome features included in the iPhone 6 camera, which gets a significant boost from the already-strong iPhone 5S camera. The post 9 awesome features of iPhone 6 camera appeared first on Digital Trends.

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Burned out on apps, keys and screens? Improve your analog life this weekend! Digital Trends’ brother site The Manual exists to give men straight-up advice, from unspoken suit rules you need to know, to the latest in fashion, food, drink, travel, grooming and culture. The post Flipping through The Manual: Wallet ninjas, Ty Ku sake, vintage levis and more appeared first on Digital Trends.

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