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Hands On: T-Mobile's free international roaming

The speed of the service is capped, so is it really useful when traveling?

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Google's Project Tango headed to International Space Station

The prototype smartphone will be used to help develop autonomous flying robots

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Oculus founder: Sony's Project Morpheus will help spark interest in virtual reality

"It's really cool to see other people entering the VR space," Palmer Luckey told us at this week's Game Developer Conference.

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Developers give Sony's Morpheus headset an excited welcome

The new virtual-reality headset drew a line at the Game Developers Conference in San Francisco

Oculus founder welcomes Sony to VR gaming

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Sony's Project Morpheus will help stimulate interest in virtual reality

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China's Twitter-like Sina Weibo files for $500M US IPO

The short-form messaging service is facing stiff competition in China

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NSA denies Facebook snooping as Zuckerberg lays into Obama

Facebook's CEO says he called President Obama to express his 'frustration' at repeated revelations of NSA snooping.

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Green group, magazine call for boycott on Apple products

Green America launches campaign to get two toxic chemicals out of Apple's supply chain.

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Court freezes U.S. assets of CEO of failed Mt. Gox Bitcoin exchange

The ruling doesn't touch the failed Bitcoin exchange itself.

Mt. Gox files for US bankruptcy to halt class-action suit

The company is trying to temporarily halt a US lawsuit as a Tokyo court works through its bankruptcy.

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Second federal 'kill-switch' bill introduced targeting smartphone theft

The bill in the House of Representatives follows similar proposals in the Senate and the California State Assembly.

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BlackBerry's enterprise chief talks BES12

The software will end the 'fragmented experience' of BES10, he said

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Sub-$200 BlackBerry phone coming in April from Foxconn

The phone will be released first in Indonesia and later in other markets in Asia; an LTE version is planned for the rest of the world.

BlackBerry CEO says company is here to compete, regain lost ground

John Chen announces a new version of BES, free licenses for customers switching, and new pricing.

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In an emergency? This battery-powered phone could bail you out

The SpareOne is an $80 phone that runs on a AA battery; it's designed as a backup in case your regular smartphone isn't charged. We take a closer look in this video report from Mobile World Congress.

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