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Microsoft's Office 365 reportedly being bundled into Samsung KNOX for Android

Now that the legal enmity between Microsoft and Samsung has ended, it's opened the door for greater collaboration, it seems.

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Mantle is a Vulkan: AMD's dead graphics API rises from the ashes in OpenGL's successor

Obi Wan said it best: 'If you strike me down, I'll become far more powerful than you'll ever imagine.' That's happened with AMD's API Mantle which died at 1.0 but has risen as the new Vulkan API.

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Samsung to dial back blistering pace of smartwatch releases

The company is pausing at just the right time to see how the Apple Watch performs before the masses.

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Samsung's high-tech doghouse has an automated feeder, tablet TV, and hot tub

With so many companies building smart home for humans, it's about time someone thought of the pets.

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Cut the cord and leave cable TV behind

Don't be afraid to get rid of your cable. Streaming and download services will ensure that you don't miss any of your favorite shows or movies.

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PC gamers won't pay to play Xbox Live games online, and console owners are FURIOUS

Microsoft's Larry Hyrb tweeted the news at us this week, and console owners are getting pretty upset about it.

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Galaxy Note, HTC One variants land Lollipop in this week's Android update roundup

Waiting is never easy, but at least more of the top flagship phones are finally getting their taste of the latest version of Android.

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SoftKinetic 3D camera brings new level of interaction to VR​

SoftKinetic’s depth-sensing camera attaches to the Oculus Rift headset and lets you use your actual hands in a virtual reality game.

The Internet of Things and the currency of privacy

Getting ready to check the "agree" box on that User Agreement? Read this first.

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Cinder Sensing Cooker uses rocket science to prepare smarter meals

This smart precision appliance promises to never overcook or undercook your meats and vegetables.

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uTorrent quietly installs a cryptocurrency miner on users' computers

The popular BitTorrent client tries to turn a buck through cryptocurrency, but sends users scrambling for alternatives instead.

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Apple’s new streaming music service reportedly coming in June

Word on the street is that Apple's long-rumored streaming service could be unveiled in June at the company's annual Worldwide Developer's Conference.

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GDC 2015: The greatest games, hardware, and more from the most momentous GDC ever

Did you get caught in the GDC news onslaught this week and miss something important? We've rounded up all the biggest announcements.

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Google wireless network may only work with Nexus 6 at launch

Google's foray into becoming a mobile carrier will start with a very niche device.

Sixense's motion controls turn Oculus users into VR Jedis

You no longer have to use the Force to become a Jedi, thanks to a STEM system that tracks the motion of your body.

AMD's upcoming Radeon R9 300-series flagship secretly powering VR demo at GDC

Nvidia's Titan X wasn't the only new graphics card to show up at GDC. AMD was quietly showing off an R9 300 series card powering a virtual reality demo.

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Legality of Spotify’s lyrics feature called into question

The Spotify desktop app’s new lyrics feature runs afoul of U.S. copyright law, according to karaoke provider DigiTrax CEO Joseph C Vangieri.