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Microsoft's Band is a competitive, feature-packed fitness tracker

Microsoft's new wearable, known as the Band, is a sensor-packed, understated wearable that provides both solid fitness tracking and limited smartwatch functionality. It might be a little late ...

Thu 30 Oct 14 from Gizmag

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Xbox One readies shift to 20nm – but can a smaller node help it match the PS4's performance?

Microsoft is reportedly already working on a next-generation die shrink of the Xbox One, but can we expect any meaningful improvements?

2 hours ago from Extremetech

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New Outlook for Mac shines, but licensing confusion gets in the way

New version brings new interface and features—including full push e-mail.

4 hours ago from Arstechnica

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Microsoft to release a new version of Office for Macs

Microsoft promises to release a new version of its Office software for Apple computers next year. There hasn't been an update since 2010.

52 minutes ago from The Christian Science Monitor

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Microsoft joins fitness bandwagon

Microsoft unveiled its first fitness band Thursday, joining a crowded market of connected devices for tracking and analyzing personal health data.

Thu 30 Oct 14 from

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Tencent teams up with IBM to offer business software over the cloud

BEIJING (Reuters) - Tencent Holdings Ltd said on Friday it would collaborate with International Business Machines Corp (IBM) on a new cloud software business for corporate customers, a marked ...

13 hours ago from Reuters Technology

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Last-minute Halloween costume? NBA 2K15 botched face scans are now available as masks

NBA 2K15 was released earlier this month to huge critical and popular acclaim.

10 hours ago from The Independent

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Official Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare Trailer Urges You To 'Discover Your Power,' No Kissing Goats

The Call of Duty series might not be for everyone, but every time Activision releases a new live-action video, I feel like it'd be a movie that many people would enjoy. They're simply well-put-together, ...

Thu 30 Oct 14 from HotHardware

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GamerGate: Data shows women have received more negative tweets than men

Supporters of the ongoing #GamerGate controversy has always claimed that "actually it's about ethics in video gaming" but an analysis of tweets over the past months has shown that supporters ...

Mon 27 Oct 14 from The Independent

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HTML5 reaches 'Recommendation' status

W3C stands for World Wide Web Consortium, and the W3C HTML Working Group is responsible for this specification's progress. As the title suggests, they have a far-reaching job of watching out ...

Wed 29 Oct 14 from

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