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It looks like YouTube might not be making a play for the streaming video website Twitch.tv. Instead, Amazon will be reportedly purchasing the company for over a $1billion dollars. Read more...

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Although Evan Blass aka @evleaks has called it quits, BBC was able to have a sit-down with the man himself to discuss his life and his profession for the past two years. Read more...

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Royal Caribbean International are to give 40,000 employees free Windows tablets. The companys latest cruise ship “Quantum of the Seas” will have robots making drinks, RFID WOWband wristbands and Wi-Fi Read more...

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Surpassing yet another major milestone, the WhatsApp CEO has just announced that the platform independent messaging app is now serving an astonishing six hundred million users. Read more...

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Microsoft is expected to release a preview of Windows Threshold next month and the details around its release are starting to become a bit more clear as the launch window quickly approaches. Read more...

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Microsoft has been releasing new low end Lumias, and while the specs may not be top notch, what happens if you drop your Lumia Icon for a Lumia 635, will you be able to live with a low-end Lumia? Read more...

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BT is increasing its broadband and home phone prices by up to 6.5% - almost four times the rate of inflation - from December, but its CEO says the company is "sensitive to the tough economic times". Read more...

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If you have a Surface Pro 3 with an i7 and your device has been running hot, it looks like a fix has been uncovered; it involves killing a few processes that spin up from time to time. Read more...

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Although the Moto 360 is yet to be released, it didn't take long for its first rival to emerge. LG announced its newest smartwatch, the LG G Watch R, emphasizing its round design. Read more...

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Microsoft-owned studio Press Play released "Tentacles: Enter the Mind" for Windows and Windows Phone last week, and you should definitely download it if you're a gamer. Read more...

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To help celebrate the launch of Neowin's new design, Digital Storm was nice enough to provide the Vanquish II to give away to one of our lucky readers. This high quality gaming rig retails for $1300! Read more...

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The PlayStation Network has suffered a DDOS attack on Sunday. Despite the attack, no personal information has been accessed and services are gradually being restored. Read more...

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Competing against the ultra-low tier of feature phones, the manufacturer Spice Mobility has produced a $38 Firefox OS smartphone with some fairly interesting specs for its extremely low price. Read more...

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Microsoft has lowered the price of the Surface 2 by $100 but will that be enough to help move some of the units that are now starting to show their age when it comes to the specs of the tablets? Read more...

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Earlier today, Sony's PS4 online service was disrupted, and now it looks like Microsoft's Xbox Live service is now being kicked offline, hinting that the two outages may be linked. Read more...

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From new Windows Phones and OS previews, to Twitter tragedies, curious comments and Windows in your windows, we take a look back at some of the highlights from this week's tech news on Neowin. Read more...

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Windows Phone hasn't been doing that great recently when it comes to marketshare. But that's not the full story and there are some indications that Windows Phone is actually about to go big! Read more...

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Earlier this month, Microsoft started shipping Surface Pro 3s with Core i7 processors in them but some users are now reporting that the device gets excessively hot and is overheating. Read more...

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posted 10 days ago on neowin
If you have Windows 8 installed on your PC and want to make the OS feel a bit faster, by turning off some animations the results are that the Windows appear to open and close faster. Read more...

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OEMs can now repurpose existing Android handset designs to be sold as Windows Phones with relative ease, as HTC did with its One M8. But which Android devices would you like to see as Windows Phones? Read more...

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The latest analysis reveals America's smartest students live in states with higher internet speeds. Highest scoring states include Delaware, Maine, Rhode Island and Microsoft's home state Washington. Read more...

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Motorola's next flagship rumoured to be launched on September 4, under the Moto X+1 name has been leaked through a press image, showing off its colours and custom back cover. Read more...

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At this year's annual hacker's conference in Las Vegas, Def Con, a team of white hat hackers shows the world how vulnerable the most integral systems in a city are to simple hacking techniques Read more...

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Google's latest acquisition is Gecko Designs -- a Los Gatos, California-based industrial design firm that will help develop Google X products including self-driving cars and internet balloons. Read more...

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posted 11 days ago on neowin
Malware has been found in several store-based systems over the last year. Apparently, UPS is the next company to face the issue of malware stealing customer data. Read more...

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