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The long-awaited throwable camera is here, and guess who gets it first?

The police wanted a simple device that can be easily used in the field, which they are getting. But Bounce Imaging is also planning to option its stitch-imaging camera technology to other industries.

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What’s the future for Windows Phone?

Despite rumors that Microsoft is about to kill Windows Phone, some industry observers say that's unlikely for several reasons, especially the expected gains from the rollout of Windows 10, which will run on smartphones and other...

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EU sets June 2017 as date to end mobile roaming charges

A compromise on roaming regulations agreed on Monday night still needs approval from member states and the European Parliament.

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Huawei's Honor smartphone brand strives to become global

Huawei is building up a separate consumer brand that's been growing fast in China and hopes to take the world by storm.

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Apple Watch enterprise ecosystem gains policy control

The latest Good Technology upgrade nails down wearable data for the enterprise

Microsoft could write off billions on Nokia deal as early as Wednesday

Microsoft could announce a write-off of a big part of its 2013 Nokia acquisition as early as Wednesday.

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Microsoft adds midrange Surface Pro 3 with i7 chip, 128GB storage

The new model is built for people who want more speed and don't mind less storage

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Uber grabs mapping tech, employees from Microsoft

Uber is adding to its mapping smarts by acquiring technology used by Microsoft's Bing Maps, and has hired roughly 100 Microsoft employees who work on image collection and data analysis.

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RUMORS: Apple iPhone 6S specs: Force Touch (don't say iPhone 7 OK?)

Apple iPhone 6S specs rumors are a-swirlin'. But please don't call it the iPhone 7. Will the shiny force touch you?

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IoT is the password killer we've been waiting for

IoT, with its tiny screens and headless devices, will drive an authentication revolution. It's a short leap from the kind of two-factor authentication used on the Apple Watch to proximity-based authentication that does away with any...

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Who’s winning the mobile payments war?

It’s still early, but Apple seems to be gaining momentum. Other players to watch: Google, PayPal, Walmart, Microsoft.

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Supreme Court denies Google request in Java infringement case

Oracle can charge licensing fees for Java on Android after the court's decision.

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iOS, iTunes upgrades for Apple Music available early Tuesday

Macs and Windows PCs will have to upgrade to a new version of iTunes to listen to Apple Music.

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Those Apple Force Touch iPhone rumors look credible

More complex apps, nested settings, more desktop real estate and more suggestions the late Steve Jobs will get his wish for a button-free iPhone.

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Is facial recognition a threat on Facebook and Google?

Photo recognition is so good on Facebook and Google that they don't even need to see your face to ID you. Now what?

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AppleCare+ offers easier battery replacements for iPhone, iPad, Apple Watch and more

Apple device owners can get their iPhone, iPad or Watch replaced if it stays below 80 percent battery.

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OnePlus Two release date -- soon, post-reveal in virtual reality

The OnePlus Two release date looks like being in August or September. It's now confirmed that a virtual reality launch will be on July 27. Shut up, and take my money!

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Introducing Mob programming: The best team technique you've (probably) never heard of

Adopting a mob mentality may give your development team a productivity boost and improve software quality to boot. The reason, proponents say, is that working as a team allows for faster feedback loops and avoids problems associated...

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