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Chinese smartphone powerhouse Xiaomi is considering introducing a laptop, according to a Bloomberg News report out of South Korea. Xiaomi has been in talks with Samsung to supply memory chips, says the report, and the Korean giant may also provide displays.

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NBN's satellite and fixed-wireless solutions are delivering higher-speed broadband than remote areas have ever seen before, making these services both accessible and affordable, the company has argued.

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Bitcoin contributors and developers released an open letter that asked the cryptocurrency's community to come together to reach a technical consensus on the currency's security and scalability.

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Amazon Web Services Australia and New Zealand has given the top job to Paul Migliorini, following the departure of Ed Lenta, who moved on to take up a role at the company's headquarters.

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CBS has announced that it will livestream two upcoming regular season NFL games, for free and without the need for authentication, a subscription, or a cable provider. The move expands CBS' online coverage of the sport, as the network will also stream four playoff games and the Super Bowl itself, live on its website, and on devices including Xbox One, Apple TV, Chromecast, and Roku players. The games in question will take place between the New York Jets and the Miami Dolphins on October 4th, and between the Carolina Panthers and the Dallas Cowboys on Thanksgiving Day.

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Intel is hoping its next generation of processors will persuade hardware buyers to upgrade their ageing machines.

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Sleeker and sexier smartwatches are expected to premiere this week in Berlin at one of the world's biggest consumer electronics shows, with both phone manufacturers and watchmakers jostling for a share of the fast-growing market. The annual IFA show, which began as an exhibition on the new medium of radio 90 years ago, has developed into a massive showcase for consumers to touch and feel the latest in technological innovations. South Korean electronics giant Samsung will show off its latest smartwatch, the Gear S2, on Thursday.

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An archaeological excavation in Spain reveals a concave hole believed to have been used by inhabitants for heated water. No rubber duckies -- or cave drawings of them -- were found.

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A bronze artefact previously thought to have been the butt of a spear has been revealed to be the mouthpiece of an ancient horn.

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Microsoft's Azure ML fits the bill to predict and improve online auction outcomes.

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The Northern Territory Department of Health will implement Alcidion's Miya Orders emergency department order set, to help improve clinical workflow related to diagnostic testing.

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Startup Nextbit, run by former Google and HTC executives, hit its goal of selling $500,000 worth of smartphones in a single day.

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Promote yourself without sacrificing your security or your privacy.

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Every once in a while, we’ll discuss the ongoing battle between Google Maps and Apple’s Maps app, but there’s an alternatively that many of you probably prefer. Waze is one of the best GPS apps on the market, and on Tuesday, it added a few familiar voices to its rolling selection of celebrity guests. READ MORE: Video of an enormous shark leaping out of the water left this news anchor speechless First up we have New England Patriots TE Rob Gronkowski, also know as “Gronk.” As this is a partnership with Dunkin’ Donuts, Gronk will not only tell you which way to turn or when you’ve reached your destination — he’ll also alert you to any nearby Dunkin’ Donuts restaurants, just in

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The ankylosaur boasted a clubbed tail strong enough to break bones. Here's how a dinosaur developed into one bad herbivore you don't want to mess with.

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LVMH has hired Ian Rogers, an Apple Inc iTunes senior director, to be its new head of digital, as part of the luxury group's drive to more fully embrace the Internet. Previously, transfers went the other way around as Apple poached several luxury executives including Angela Ahrendts, former Burberry Chief Executive, and Paul Deneve, former boss of Saint Laurent, owned by Kering. Rogers ran Beats Music before the company was bought last year by Apple and then joined its iTunes team as a senior director.

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Saucey expands beyond California roots as Silicon Valley-backed startups try bringing the liquor store to you.

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Intel Security has released a five-year retrospective report on industry threats, finding people have become dependent on devices at the cost to their security and privacy, allowing malware and ransomware attacks to rapidly grow.

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Intel makes a habit of announcing its new processor generations in gradual steps. A month ago, it introduced the first members of its sixth-gen Core family — better known by the codename Skylake — in the form of the overclocking-ready Core i7-6700K and Core i5-6600K, a pair of desktop chips primarily aimed at gamers. Intel will have Skylake processors going from a 4.5W TDP designed for ultrathin, fanless machines all the way up to 91W for workstation and enthusiast gaming purposes.

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Despite warnings from Apple, users continue to alter their iPhones to be more flexible.

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Sony's next PlayStation 4 system update will bring increased cloud storage, the ability to stream game footage live on YouTube, a new hub for in-game events, and a host of other upgrades. The version 3.00 update — one of the biggest in the console's lifespan — was detailed on Sony's PlayStation blog today. Core among the new features is the increase in online storage capacity, bumped from the current 1 GB to 10 GB as standard for all players when the update rolls out.

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