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You'll pay a lot more for an unlocked Nexus 6 smartphone

Google's new Nexus 6 smartphone will start at $649, unlocked, when pre-orders begin Oct. 29. The price is nearly double the $349 starting price charged for the Nexus 5 a year ago.

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Microsoft warns of Windows zero-day; hackers serve exploits in PowerPoint files

Microsoft warned users Tuesday that cyber criminals are exploiting a zero-day flaw using malicious PowerPoint documents sent as email attachments.

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Nexus 6 and 9 in depth: A simple guide to Google's new devices

Nexus! Nexus! Nexus! So much information -- where to begin? This easy-to-follow guide has everything you could possibly want to know about Google's latest Android gadgets.

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iCloud's man-in-the-middle is from China -- and might work for the gub'mint

Certain folks in China may be used to hearing someone breathing when they pick up their phones (party line?), but new reports suggest Apple's iCloud service is susceptible to the same level of protection by Chinese authorities. It's...

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Yosemite users complain about crippled Wi-Fi

Complaints that Mac OS X Yosemite disrupts or entirely disables Wi-Fi connections have been flowing onto social media sites and discussion forums since the OS was released last Thursday.

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Microsoft loves Linux -- for Azure's sake

Microsoft now loves Linux. This was the message from Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella, standing in front of an image that read "Microsoft [heart symbol] Linux," during a Monday webcast to announce a number of services it had added...

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Software dev shortage transcends international boundaries

The lack of software development talent isn't just an issue for U.S. businesses.

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Microsoft misses Windows bug, hackers slip past patch

Microsoft patched one bug in Windows last week, but missed another that hackers continue to exploit.

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5K display aside, Apple's new iMac is barely changed from 2013's desktop

Except for the 14.7-million-pixel display of Apple's new 5K Retina iMac, the machine is virtually the same as last year's model, according to iFixit

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What Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg said in Mandarin that so impressed the Chinese

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg stunned many Chinese, not with a new Facebook feature, but because he spoke and answered questions in Mandarin for almost half an hour.

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Microsoft sued as court action over employee no-poach deal mounts

Oracle, Microsoft and Ask.com are facing suits alleging that they conspired to restrict hiring of staff.

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3D full-body scanning booth to create custom figurines

3D hardware maker Artec announced the U.S. debut of the Shapify Booth, which can scan a person's body in 12 seconds to create 3D printed replica figurines

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Microsoft releases first Windows 10 update, starts testing fast-paced delivery system

Microsoft today issued the first update for Windows 10 Technical Preview, inaugurating its fast-cadence release practice.

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Update: Nadella's 2014 comp package tops $84M

Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella may have been on the job only eight months, but his compensation package for 2014 topped $84 million, according to regulatory filings Monday.

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Android 5.0, Lollipop: The complete FAQ

Google's latest version of Android -- Android 5.0, a.k.a. Lollipop -- is at long last unwrapped and on its way into our lives. 

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Vintage Apple-1 sells for a record $905K

A 38-year-old working Apple-1 personal computer sold Wednesday at auction for a record $905,000, almost double the auctioneer's high-end estimate.

AT&T signed up 500K cars for its 4G network last quarter

AT&T signed up half a million cars to its 4G network between July and September, after making deals with Audi and GM to connect cars and offer in-vehicle hotspots.

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Some BofA customers double-charged with Apple Pay

Some Bank of America customers have been double-charged for purchases made with Apple Pay, the payment system Apple launched on Monday.

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