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World Tech Update: On the road at the New York Auto Show

Video roundup of the week's biggest tech stories

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Four growing European startups to keep an eye on

Starting a tech business in Europe is still harder than in the US, but things are looking up, an investor said

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Dark Souls 2 review: An addictive puzzle wrapped in a nightmarish action game

We've gone through the seven stages of grief to report that the fiendishly difficult Dark Souls II is pretty darn great despite the emotional scars it leaves. UPDATE: Now with PC impressions inside.

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Microsoft profit drops but devices, consumer products help results

The company suffers in comparison to the same period last year, but sales of tablets and Windows help it beat expectations

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Microsoft Q1 earnings top estimates, with strong growth in Office 365 subs, Xbox sales

The company reported revenue growth in all product-related business units.

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US tech spending to see 'solid, steady growth' this year and next, Forrester says

Stability in the federal government is spurring Forrester's confident outlook

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Official urges state to adopt federal Obamacare site, rather than fix one Oracle built

Oracle and Oregon are at loggerheads over the health insurance exchange Cover Oregon

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Google, Apple, Adobe and Intel agree to settle Silicon Valley hiring case

The class-action suit accused companies of entering into secret agreements not to hire workers.

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Wearable device battery could last 10 years

Researchers at ORNL test a new battery that is safer and longer lasting than current ones, but it could be years before it reaches products.

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California phone kill-switch bill fails vote in state senate

The telecoms industry scores a win, but the bill could return later in the session

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Apple users put at risk by 3-week delay between OS X and iOS patches, researchers say

IOS users were kept vulnerable for three weeks to known security issues previously patched in Safari for OS X, a former Apple employee said.

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San Diego's SAP system has tripled workloads for some tasks, report says

SAP's software systems 'work exactly as designed,' a spokesman says

Vic Gundotra, who led the creation of Google+, leaves Google

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Gundotra worked at the company for nearly eight years, also serving key roles in mobile and Google I/O

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IFTTT lands on Android today, with six Android-specific channels

App comes with six Android-specific channels

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Xapo is a Bitcoin debit card that works like a MasterCard

With the help of MasterCard's payment network, users can spend Bitcoins just like cash at retail stores.