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Nike has reportedly fired the majority of its Fuelband activity tracker team, and announced that it will shut down any future wearable technology programs. Read more...

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Michaels announced this week that a data breach which happened between May 8, 2013 and January 27, 2014 has resulted in the exposure of 2.6 million credit card numbers to cyber-criminals. Read more...

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Nokia has posted a new YouTube video that shows the company experimenting with a new 3D printing substance, chocolate, as part of its Easter holiday celebrations. Read more...

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Microsoft has fixed an issue with its antivirus definitions in Microsoft Security Essentials that was causing some Windows XP PCs not to boot up earlier this week. Read more...

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After discussing the issue with Twitter executives, the government of Turkey says it will begin to pixelate any Twitter posts that contain what they call 'malicious content'. Read more...

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A new report from the Sucuri security firm claims most of the top visited websites have now closed the OpenSSL "Heartbleed" exploit, but over 20,000 of the top 1 million sites are still vunerable. Read more...

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Microsoft continues to rapidly expand its retail store operations, with the company posting many more openings for managers in currently unannounced locations, including one in Staten Island, NY. Read more...

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Microsoft has confirmed that Windows Phone 8.1 users will have to be 13 years old or older in order to access its Cortana digital assistant program but has not given a reason for this move. Read more...

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Nokia has let some of its customers know that the Microsoft acquisition will finally be completed in April and provides a few more details about the company post-sale of the handset unit. Read more...

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Police raided a home as part of an investigation into a Twitter parody account that mocked the mayor of Peoria, Illinois, alleging that the account's creator had impersonated a public official. Read more...

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Ouya has released an over-the-air update for its Android gaming console. The system update, Chupacabra, will add passthrough support for XBMC and new UI improvements. The update is available now. Read more...

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Microsoft has announced that over 5 million Xbox One consoles have been sold to retailers since its launch and 311,000 units were sold to U.S. consumers during the month of March. Read more...

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Microsoft Research has posted a new video that shows off SurroundWeb, a way to post web-based information on room walls and tables in a varient of their previous IllumiRoom concept. Read more...

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Microsoft has announced the launch of a pilot program which will allow a few Windows Phone app developers to respond to reviews of their software in the Windows Phone Store. Read more...

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In a recent post on the Microsoft Jobs blog, Susan Hendrich, the program leader on the Cortana development team, offers more insights into how they created the digital assistant. Read more...

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Microsoft has announced plans to update the Xbox Music app for the developer preview version of Windows 8.1 sometime next week, with a number of improvements. Read more...

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Google released Chrome Remote Desktop for Android this week, allowing anyone with a device running the mobile OS to remotely access their Windows or Mac files. An iOS version is in the works. Read more...

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Microsoft has upgraded the recommendation system of its keyboard to include emoji support. The recommendations are based on the context of what's being typed, sometimes surprisingly well. Read more...

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Nokia has stopped selling its Lumia 2520 tablet in some European countries because of an issue that has been discovered in its AC-300 charger that could cause an electric shock. Read more...

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Part of Yahoo's growth strategy involves becoming the primary search partner on iOS devices but the company is not alone as Microsoft is eyeing this spot too and could find itself in a bidding war. Read more...

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OnePlus has revealed the 16 markets in which it will launch its "perfect smartphone", along with local pricing information. But can the company deliver the "best smartphone ever" at such low cost? Read more...

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The latest member to Silverstone's Raven family has gained recognition for being the ultimate Steam Machine enclosure. It can cram a fully-fledged enthusiast PC into an impressively small space. Read more...

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Teachers warn of infants struggling to play with building blocks, children with poor social skills and teenagers unable to handle pen-and-paper exams, due to 'overexposure' to tablets, phones and PCs. Read more...

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Sony has announced that sales of its PlayStation 4 console have now exceeded 7 milion units. Microsoft, however, has not offered an overall sales update for the Xbox One since early January. Read more...

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Hardware maker LaCie recently admitted that they have suffered from a year-long security breach which exposed the credit card info of an undisclosed number of people. Read more...

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