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Alaska Airlines is to offer Windows tablets to passengers on its long-haul flights, providing access to movies, TV shows, music and Xbox games - and all content is free to enjoy until March 31. Read more...

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Microsoft in partnership with Spectra Wireless is launching a network that uses TV white space to bring internet to diverse regions around the world. This is the first big trial for the technology. Read more...

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Amazon's Fire Phone has been a sales flop, including in the UK, where it launched at full price a day after US buyers got big discounts - but the device is available today from just £99 off-contract. Read more...

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The legislative body of the European Union has published a report in which mass surveillance is decried as a threat to basic human rights. As a result the EU is proposing even more surveillance. Read more...

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Acer's CEO has confirmed that the company will unveil its first new Windows Phone for three years at MWC in March - but if you were hoping for a mighty new flagship handset, you'll be disappointed. Read more...

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According to a new report from Japan, Sony is planning to cut approximately 1000 jobs from its smartphone division in Europe and China. This comes after consecutive quarters of losses. Read more...

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YouTube has made a big move in moving their content over to the HTML5 player. While available for many years as an experiment, the standards' based player is now the default option on the web. Read more...

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Apple's Watch will become available in April after a very long wait. This comes directly from company CEO, Tim Cook, who mentioned he's very excited about finally getting the device in users' hands. Read more...

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Microsoft has confirmed on Twitter that Spartan will be a great platform for gaming inside a browser, with Gamepad, Pointer Lock, and improved WebGL standards currently being implemented. Read more...

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Microsoft pushed out a new update for Windows 10 build 9926 and after installing the patch, the OS tries to download build 9931 but keeps failing. Read more...

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Google will continue to build out it's lightning-fast Fiber Internet service and has announced the expansion to four new U.S. metro regions, which in total, now covers eighteen cities. Read more...

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Thanks to the iPhone 6, Apple managed to close out its first quarter of fiscal year 2015 with the best iPhone quarterly sales in company history. Is Apple poised to end Samsung's smartphone dominance? Read more...

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Microsoft stated on Twitter that they are working on support for extensions for the Spartan browser which aligns to previously reported information about the future of the browser. Read more...

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If you just purchased your Xbox One / 360, a good way to get some quality games is to take advantage of your Xbox Live Gold membership. This week, Xbox has some excellent titles that are up to 75% off Read more...

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Microsoft announced their earnings yesterday and their future guidance was not as strong as they hoped, so the stock price tumbled but recommendations for the stock price are all over the place. Read more...

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Sling TV launched to pre-registered users today, albeit without an Xbox One app. A time frame hasn't been revealed for when the app will be released, but Microsoft says it's coming "soon." Read more...

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While it's hard to describe, Twitter has slowly tried to branch out from its messaging roots and become something more. Bowing to the competition, Twitter has now added group DM's and a video camera. Read more...

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If you were paying close attention to Microsoft's keynote, you may have noticed the 'back' button in Windows 10 desktop apps - and thanks to images released by Microsoft, we now have a closer look. Read more...

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Google has apologized after tens of thousands of users signed a petition complaining that the company's translator software was spitting out offensive and inappropriate terms to describe gay people. Read more...

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Microsoft announced during its earnings call yesterday that more than 2 million people are now part of the Insider program that gives them access to the Windows 10 technical preview bits. Read more...

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Chinese manufacturer Xiaomi says that the first batch of its new Mi Note flagship sold out in under three minutes, and claims that it has received 'over 220 million reservations' for the device. Read more...

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Microsoft's affordable Lumia 535 can now be purchased from just £79 off-contract, including a 5-inch qHD display, 5MP rear camera with flash, 5MP front cam, 1GB RAM, and the latest Lumia Denim update. Read more...

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Piracy, especially music piracy, has apparently disappeared from Norway. This seems to be because of easy to access to affordable, convenient and legal music streaming services. Read more...

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HP's new high-end Windows notebook features a 360-degree hinge, 13.3-inch display with Quad HD resolution, 8GB RAM, and up to 512GB storage with a Core i7 processor, and is expected to launch soon. Read more...

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A new report shows that the US Drug Enforcement Agency is tracking millions of cars and people in real-time as they move across the country. They also have a database with hundreds of millions of more Read more...

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