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Twitter's got a new temporary boss in Jack Dorsey (who's actually the old boss) while it continues to search for a replacement for ex-CEO Dick Costolo. The bright spot in today's earnings is that its second quarter revenue was $502 million, a 61-perc...

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The best thing about Windows 10 is that it's simply Windows, through and through. It's as if Microsoft realized that devaluing the desktop in Windows 8 was akin to sacrilege, and Windows 10 is its penance. At its core, it's a union of the best qualit...

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VSCO Cam has offered some community features powered by its Grid tool on top of its regular photo-editing chops for some time now. Today, though, the company added a new way to interact with your fellow VSCO snapshot enthusiasts. With updates to both...

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Intel and Micron unveiled a novel new kind of non-volatile data storage device during a press conference on Tuesday. The chips, dubbed "3D XPoint" (pronounced "cross-point"), are being touted as the first new class of "mainstream memory" to hit the m...

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It's been a long time coming, but another Dragon Quest title is on the way -- and you'll want to keep your eye on this one. Square Enix has announced Dragon Quest XI, a solo role-playing game (no DQX-style massively multiplayer experience) that will ...

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Once upon a time, it looked like OUYA would be able to support itself as an independent gaming company focused on the Android-based, microconsole experience. In 2013, it even offered up $1 million to OUYA developers as part of an initiative called Fr...

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Microsoft is apparently readying its new flagship retail outlet to open this Fall on New York's Fifth Avenue. Microsoft Extended Experts Team member Gokan Ozcifci tweeted the image below, which appears to show the storefront at 677 5th Ave with signa...

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Sure, the Google search box in Android lets you dictate regular text messages, but what if your conversations live in a non-standard chat app? You can relax as of today. Google now supports using your voice to send messages in English through a handf...

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If you're an inventor, then your expertise probably lies in developing hardware and software rather than knowing the ins-and-outs of the logistics business. Amazon is hoping to help these individuals with Launchpad, a system that lets startups harnes...

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The special edition of Fallout 4 comes with a pretty spectacular piece of swag: a real-life Pip-Boy that works with your smartphone. Understandably, the $120 bundle sold out almost as soon as it went on sale, but as much as the game's publisher wante...

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If you've ever had to upgrade an iPhone months after launch, you've likely felt some anxiety: you need a new device right now, but you know you'll feel buyer's remorse when the next model shows up in September. T-Mobile thinks it can set your mind at...

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It's fair to say that the Moto X Play is the phone that no one expected from today's big event. Think of it as something in-between a Moto G and a Moto X. It's got the specs of a mid-ranger like the original Moto X, but the pop-off covers and more pr...

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It's a little hard not to look at the Moto G as one of the less interesting devices we saw today -- after all, it got unveiled in India well while plenty of us were sleeping and it was quickly overshadowed by the unlocked beauty of the Moto X Style. ...

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Digital photo, movie and music collections may have been growing over the years, but luckily hard drive capacity is keeping pace, albeit in increasingly smaller packages. Western Digital recently launched its most capacious My Passport Ultra drive ye...

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After nearly 9 months of investigation, the National Transportation Safety Board has an official explanation for Virgin Galactic's SpaceShipTwo crash. As suspected, the accident happened when the co-pilot triggered the "feathering" system (moving the...

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Our sun blasts out over 50 percent of its energy as "near-infrared" light, but solar cells only harvest visible light. As a result, the best commercial panels only convert about 20 percent of solar energy to electricity. Researchers from UC Riverside...

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So if you've ever wished you could get a Nexus 6, but with all the Moto Maker customizations, you're in luck, cause that's pretty much what the Moto X Style Pure Edition is. It's got the same basic shape and design as the Moto X you love, just super-...

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The government probably has enough info on us to know what we had for breakfast this morning, but the taxman doesn't really care what fruit you liven up your porridge with. HMRC is interested in getting every last penny it's owed, however, especially...

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While we've been expecting Motorola to refresh the Moto X and revise its bestselling Moto G, we didn't expect a big-screened handset for those on a budget. The Moto X Play is designed to be exactly that: it's powered by a 1.6GHz Snapdragon 615 octa-c...

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Motorola's Moto X Style has an extra trick up its sleeve. If you get the unlocked Pure Edition in the US, it'll reportedly work on any US carrier, including LTE -- you won't have to give up fast data to get the phone you want on your network of choic...

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The Moto X is alive and well in 2015. The latest iteration of the highly customizable flagship, dubbed the Moto X Style, has a giant 5.7-inch quad HD screen with the tiniest of bezels. It also has front facing stereo speakers, a 21-megapixel camera a...

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Weeks of leaks and an early Moto G unveiling in India didn't keep Motorola from putting on a show here in New York (oh, and London too). And why should it? We're expecting to see a brand new Moto X take the stage this morning, and if we're really luc...

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If you're a Motorola fan, you already know that the company is going to reveal a bunch of new stuff today. But did you know that you can watch a live stream of the whole shebang starting at 6AM PST/9AM ET? You can get your first look at the Moto X wi...

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Motorola is set to reveal its third-generation Moto G in the US, but it let the cat out of the bag a bit early by launching it early in India. As rumored, there's nothing dramatically new, but it's gotten a little better across the board, while keepi...

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