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The CEO of a half-billion dollar site resigned over an apparently strange and weird matter which could otherwise be solved by mutual discussion, but were there any other deeper reasons besides it? Read more...

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Samsung has partnered with Blackberry to integrate Blackberry's BES12 security software into Samsung's Android smartphones. What benefits does this bring to both companies? Read more...

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Sony may be committed to being a games-first platform, but the company is set to roll out its new Playstation Vue TV streaming service in select test markets during the month of November. Read more...

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Microsoft has started pushing out a new update - labelled 'critical' - to its Windows Phone Preview for Developers, bringing the OS build up to 14203, and introducing new Battery Saver support. Read more...

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Austrian is switching to 'paperless cockpits' and is rolling out hundreds of Microsoft's tablets to its pilots as an 'electronic flight bag', storing navigation charts and aircraft documentation. Read more...

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The latest Windows 10 Technical Preview update, build 9879, includes a new 'Insider Hub' app, which will deliver updates and information on the Windows Insider program and future Windows 10 builds. Read more...

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Security researchers, developers and hackers tried their luck in exploiting various devices and OS(s) in HP's annual Pwn2Own event. A prize pool of $425,000 was distributed among the winners. Read more...

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Microsoft has said that all Lumia handsets running Windows Phone 8 onwards will be upgraded to Windows 10, and it has also mentioned the prospect of new handsets designed for Windows 10 on the way. Read more...

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Microsoft has shown off a concept lamp based on its new DT-903 Wireless Charging Plate, which glows and blinks to indicate notifications on your Windows Phone, such as new Facebook updates or texts. Read more...

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Microsoft's first wearable fitness device has some great ideas, but athletes and other serious fitness users will lament its lack of advanced features that could be easily solved. Read more...

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If you have a Microsoft Band, you need to calibrate it so that the device accurately records your steps but how to do it has not been talked about so far as it was private information. Read more...

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Walmart will offer an 8-inch Windows 8.1 tablet for just $99 on Black Friday, including a free one-year Office 365 subscription worth $70 with unlimited OneDrive storage, and a free 16GB microSD card. Read more...

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Mozilla is reportedly in talks with Google to extend the multi-million dollar funding from the search giant, which has been a key source of income for the not-for-profit organization over the years. Read more...

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When you create products at Microsoft, it is not uncommon to get a unique device and that's the case with the head of Microsoft's Band team having a custom device made with a bit of added bling. Read more...

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The password-based authentication systems from Visa and MasterCard are to be replaced by a new standard called SafetyNet, which launches next year and will eventually support biometric authentication. Read more...

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Microsoft's chief experience officer (and former head of Windows), Julie Larson-Green, was asked if Cortana would be made available on other operating systems, replying, "The short answer is, yeah." Read more...

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Twitter has announced some major changes coming to its social network starting in the next few weeks. Some of these changes go straight to Twitter's core features and may anger veteran users. Read more...

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Chinese hackers are likely to blame for some disruptions at the National US Weather Service. According to a report the hackers breached the institutions network, which the agency also failed to report Read more...

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It appears that the integration of Hangouts and Google Voice does not mean that the Messenger app will be discontinued anytime soon with Google releasing an update for it on Android. Read more...

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Windows Phone previewers might soon get a new build of the OS to try out as build 14203 has been publicly mentioned by Microsoft as an upcoming update. This is likely the long-rumored Update 2. Read more...

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With the recent batch of Patch Tuesday updates Microsoft has addressed numerous security flaws it has discovered in its products. Among these, a nasty flaw present in all versions of Windows since 95 Read more...

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Microsoft released a third Technical Preview of Windows 10 last night that includes many changes and updates based on feedback from the Windows Insider Program, and we have a compiled list. Read more...

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Microsoft has released the enterprise ISO's of Windows 10 build 9879 and you can download them after the jump, provided you fill out a simply form before downloading. Read more...

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Three months after the PS4 passed the same milestone, Microsoft now says it is nearing 10 million sales of its Xbox One - but the figure applies to sales of the console to retailers, not to consumers. Read more...

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A man in China bought 99 iPhone 6 handsets and arranged them in a heart shape, in an attempt to impress his girlfriend as he proposed to her, in front of friends and onlookers. She was not impressed. Read more...

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