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CNBC claims Microsoft is considering a bid to acquire Twitter. However, according to Bloomberg, Microsoft was approached "but isn't interested", while Disney is said to be evaluating a possible bid. Read more...

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A report claiming that Elite x3 sales had been suspended until mid-October proved to be inaccurate, as the device went on sale yesterday, followed quickly by the Anniversary Update and new firmware. Read more...

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Apple has been having some trouble defining the role of its Watch. Having relegated it to the fitness market, the company now reportedly hopes to build on that and push into the healthcare sector. Read more...

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The BBC will require all users of iPlayer, iPlayer Radio and some of its mobile apps to log in to be able to use them from 2017 - but it insists the data will not be used for TV licensing enforcement. Read more...

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There may not be much left for Google to unveil at its October 4 launch event. Following numerous leaks relating to its new flagship phones, an official render of the Pixel handset has leaked. Read more...

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YouTube Go is a new official app that will allow users to not only enjoy downloaded YouTube content but also share it without using up any data. The new app will roll out in the coming months. Read more...

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OnePlus is known among tech enthusiasts for its devices that are exclusively sold online. But starting this week, the OnePlus 3 handset will also be available from an actual carrier, O2 in the UK. Read more...

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Google is expanding a program where the company partners with local businesses and institutions around the world. The aim is to bring free, wireless internet to everyone, everywhere. Read more...

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With its premium design, the Xiaomi Mi VR Play looks to be an ideal low-cost solution for VR on a smartphone. Here is our unboxing and first impressions of the headset. Read more...

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Plex Cloud allows users to host their media content online, without requiring them to maintain a local PC host or NAS. A Plex pass and Amazon drive storage are required to use the service. Read more...

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Microsoft today released a new cumulative update for Windows 10 Mobile devices on the Release Preview and Slow rings, bringing the build number to 14393.221. As usual, there is no changelog. Read more...

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Microsoft announced today that with Uber's new app, it will provide an additional layer of security by periodically asking drivers to take selfies, assuring riders of their identity. Read more...

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At Microsoft's Ignite 2016 afternoon conference today, Satya Nadella and Deion Sanders took the stage to announce a new bot, which is designed to help users with their fantasy football. Read more...

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Google's big October press event is said to include the announcement of a new 4K Chromecast device. We're still a week away from the event, but we're getting our first look at Google's new Chromecast. Read more...

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At Microsoft's Ignite conference today, the company finally announced the return of OneDrive placeholders in Windows. The feature will now be known as On-Demand Sync. Read more...

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IBM and China UnionPay have completed a blockchain pilot program successfully, which allows loyalty points to be shared between different banks from around the world. Read more...

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Valve is holding a Dev Days event next month from October 12-13. The event will see several talks held at the Washington State Convention Center. Interestingly, there is no mention of Steam Machines. Read more...

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Google is said to be developing an ultra-thin 12.3" notebook with stylus support priced from $799, as a showcase device for its new Andromeda OS, bringing together the best of both Android and Chrome. Read more...

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Security researcher Brian Krebs has been offered help from Google after his site suffered a massive DDoS attack. The attack which peaked at over 620Gbps is one of the biggest recorded. Read more...

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MediaTek has announced the newest edition to the Helio X series of chipsets, the Helio X30. The chip comes with a huge 10 cores, none of which operate under 2.0 GHz. It'll launch Q1 2017. Read more...

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Microsoft announced today that it is partnering with Adobe, which will be running some of its Creative Cloud services on Microsoft's Azure cloud platform. More information is coming soon. Read more...

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88 days after revealing that Windows 10 had made its way to over 350 million devices, Microsoft has announced that that the OS is now installed on over 400 million devices. Read more...

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Apple's iOS 10 may be an outlier when it comes to improved security. Researchers are saying Apple took a big step backwards with the way it hashes backup passwords. Apple says it will fix the issue. Read more...

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Microsoft announced today that it will be releasing Windows Server 2016 and System Center 2016 next month, which is designed to help transition business customers to the cloud. Read more...

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Today is the first day of Microsoft's Ignite 2016 conference, where the company announced a number of new features for Office 365 users, including some for businesses and some for everyone. Read more...

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