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Bose audio has formally filed a legal complaint accusing Beats Electronics, soon to be owned by Apple, of violating several copyrights for noise-cancelling headphone technology. Read more...

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Microsoft has finally released the long awaited Live Lock Screen app for Windows Phone 8.1, and you can download the beta from the Windows Phone Store if your phone meets the requirements. Read more...

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Sean Stokke, a Seattle stock trader and associate of former Microsoft manager Brian Jorgenson, has been sentenced to 1.5 years in prison after insider trading which earned him over $400,000 in total. Read more...

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A developer working on the VLC player team for Windows Phone has revealed that the popular application will be hitting Microsoft's mobile platform very soon as a private beta. Read more...

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LG decided to give Windows Phone a rest after sales of its Windows Phone 7 devices were not performing well but now that Windows Phone 8 is gaining momentum, the company is coming back to the OS. Read more...

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Microsoft's top lawyer, Brad Smith, has explained why Microsoft opposes government demands for personal data and re-affirms the company's stance on data privacy and the release of information. Read more...

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Today is the most important holiday of the year: Sysadmin Day. Go out and give thanks to the folks who keep your Internet service running, applications available, and databases running all the time. Read more...

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The Russian government wants to find a way to crack the Tor network, and will pay four million roubles to any Russian citizen or company that can reliably decrypt data sent via the anonymous network. Read more...

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Over the past few months, we have heard many things about Windows Threshold but we still don't know what it will be called when it is released to the public sometime next year. Read more...

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After Nokia used lightning to charge a Lumia 925 last year, Microsoft teamed up with Carphone Warehouse and artist Caleb Charland to wirelessly charge a Lumia 930 using apples and potatoes. Read more...

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Google's $1bn acquisition of popular gaming video-streaming service Twitch has reportedly been finalized, and although the companies have not yet confirmed it, the deal could be announced soon. Read more...

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Microsoft's Xbox One will go on sale in China in September, and will be sold exclusively through the nation's third-largest carrier, China Telecom - although pricing details remain unannounced. Read more...

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Google is working on an ambitious project to understand what a perfectly healthy human being should look like, with a broader aim of helping to detect and prevent terminal diseases. Read more...

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Jimmy Kimmel strikes again! This time he's showing off the new Apple "iWatch" to a select few, only to reveal that he is really giving displaying a Casio watch with an Apple sticker. Read more...

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The next locations for 13 upcoming Microsoft stores have been revealed, and it shows that Microsoft is heavily committed to rolling out retail outlets all over the United States. Read more...

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To mark the 20th anniversary of its Pentium brand, Intel has released a special fully unlocked Haswell dual-core Pentium G3258 for $72 -- just what the overclocking community has been waiting for. Read more...

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It has been revealed that the famous voice actor for the Xbox video game will only be lending her voice for the American version of Cortana on the Windows Phone operating system. Read more...

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Microsoft has released the first footage of the upcoming "Halo: Nightfall" digital video series, giving us our first good glimpse of Agent Locke, who will be playable in "Halo 5: Guardians." Read more...

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Microsoft has made it clear that it wants its products on all platforms and that march continues as Microsoft has made OneNote available for the Amazon Kindle Fire and Fire phone. Read more...

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Microsoft has released two new videos that highlight the recently announced Lumia 530 and they are creative and well executed which means they would make for great commercials. Read more...

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Respawn is making significant upgrades to "Titanfall" with its next major update, bringing a credit system that the developer stresses won't include microtransactions (the use of real-world money). Read more...

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Apple has released the first public beta of OS X Yosemite and you can download it now if you are part of the beta program - but you should know that the build is still a bit buggy. Read more...

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You've probably heard of quantum computing, but do you really understand what it is? Microsoft explains - in simple terms - the basic principles behind it, and its potential to transform the world. Read more...

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Microsoft says that it plans to continue its monthly updates for the Xbox One for the foreseeable future, adding that the company is working on improving installation and loading times on the console. Read more...

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In Atlanta this week, Microsoft is hosting its MGX conference and, as usual, the event is one massive party for Microsoft as they rally the sales force around the company's new products. Read more...

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