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Microsoft has announced that it is killing off its Asha and Series 40 feature phones, and plans to focus exclusively on Windows Phone, while the MixRadio music service is expected to be sold off. Read more...

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Microsoft has signalled the end of its oddball Nokia X range of Android handsets, as CEO Satya Nadella confirms that "select Nokia X product designs [will] become Lumia products running Windows." Read more...

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The rumors were true as Microsoft announced today that thousands of Microsoft employees will be let go from the company as they work to streamline operations and conform to Nadella's new mission. Read more...

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EE probably has the best deal for the Nokia Lumia 930 right now off-contract. It can be yours for £349.99 (plus £10 PAYG top-up), and you'll also be able to claim up to £130 worth of goodies. Read more...

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If you want a custom gaming rig but don't want the hassle of building one yourself, Digital Storm has you covered. Today we take a look at the Vanquish II gaming rig to see how it stacks up. Read more...

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Sony's upcoming flagship, the Xperia Z3, has been spotted passing through the FCC. The new handset may be launched as early as September, a few months after since its predecessor was unveiled. Read more...

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Are you afraid of the NSA spying on you? If so, you might want to do what Germany is considering: Ditch e-mail altogether and use the old fashioned typewriter... and not the electronic version either! Read more...

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The RV05 ATX case maintains the unique stacked layout of the Raven series but cutting much of the wasted space in previous models, while delivering one of its better looking designs so far. Read more...

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Next week, Microsoft will announce its Q4 earnings and if Xbox One sales are any indication, sales could beat expectations as the Xbox One double its sales from the prior month. Read more...

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BlackBerry is prepping the launch of its latest operating system, version 10.3, which will feature the company's homegrown personal assistant known simply as BlackBerry Assistant. Read more...

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Ahead of an anticipated announcement from Microsoft about layoffs, the company's stock has hit the highest price in the past decade and is likely a factor of many different reasons. Read more...

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Google has announced a new research program called Project Zero in order to counter security threats caused by zero-day vulnerabilities such as the recent "Heartbleed" bug in OpenSSL. Read more...

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At WPC14, Microsoft demoed its real-time translation service, and if you missed the live demo, we have a recording of the conversation that was shown on stage for your viewing pleasure. Read more...

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AT&T and HTC partner to offer the mid-range HTC Desire 610. The device offers similar styling to the HTC One M8, but is priced affordably and encased in more modest materials. Read more...

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AT&T has unveiled pricing and release dates for the Nokia Lumia 635. The device will be available as a stand-alone device or also come packaged with two extra covers. Read more...

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At Microsoft's Worldwide Partner Conference today, the company talked about its ecosystem which includes 1.5 billion devices around the world, from tablets to desktops and beyond. Read more...

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Microsoft's upcoming fitness-focused smartwatch will reportedly feature a blood-glucose monitor and UV sensor, though information on what the device will look like is still limited. Read more...

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Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella is speaking today at the company's Worldwide Partner Conference in Washington D.C., and will elaborate on his vision for Microsoft's future. Watch it here live. Read more...

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Developers with hardware expertise and great ideas for the modular smartphone project can now apply to receive dev units, as Google continues its efforts to turn the project into a production reality. Read more...

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We're giving away a Nokia Lumia 630 Windows Phone 8.1 handset, thanks to the lovely people at Microsoft UK. The contest is open to everyone around the world though, and there's loads of ways to enter! Read more...

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Back in January, the Google X team announced a revolutionary contact lens technology that can measure patients' glucose levels, and now Novartis has announced that it will be supporting the project. Read more...

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Just after a year of creating the Internet.org project, Facebook is at it again. They have made plans with the Rutherford County School District to bring free WiFi to its students. Read more...

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Since the announcement, consumers have been wondering when CarPlay will be offered. Now, a new report claims that Apple is currently in talks with Volkswagen to begin offering the interface. Read more...

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Microsoft is apparently in talks with Israeli cybersecurity startup Aorato, which was founded by veterans of the IDF with a focus on Active Directory, for close to $200 million in the next two months. Read more...

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CNET has said that a database from its website, which included the usernames, emails, and encrypted passwords of over 1 million users, has been stolen by a Russian hacker group known as 'w0rm'. Read more...

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