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Windows 10 Mobile Build 10586.71 edges closer to the final release for older phones

Microsoft fixes some annoying bugs in Windows 10 Mobile as it preps a broad rollout to older phones.

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Say goodbye to the socks: Evernote's getting out of e-commerce

Two and a half years after Evernote announced that it would offer a suite of branded products through its own online retail store, the productivity company is walking away from the business of selling products like socks, messenger bags and wallets.

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New dating app used your Instagram's #2015bestnine to create your dating profile

If you posted your #2015bestnine on Instagram last year, you could be part of a new dating app.

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US must make 'additional effort' on Safe Harbor, EU Commissioner says

The European Commission has outlined the areas in which it wants further concessions from the U.S. before a new Safe Harbor agreement on trans-Atlantic data transfers can be reached.

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Turn a barebones PC into a graphics powerhouse with AMD's new FirePro server GPUs

A barebones PC could turn into a multimedia or virtual reality powerhouse with new FirePro server graphics processors introduced by AMD.

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'Big bets' cost Google parent Alphabet $3.6 billion in losses last year

Google's parent company Alphabet racked up $3.6 billion in losses last year through investments in "big bets" such as self-driving cars and Internet balloons.

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Google may be ready to seize full control of Nexus devices

It's been nice having OEMs make its devices, but it looks like Google's ready to take back Android's destiny into its own hands—for real this time.

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Vaio confirms its Windows Phone will be launched this week

Mere days after Microsoft reported plummeting sales for its own Lumia handsets, Vaio says it will launch its own Windows 10 Mobile phone. Whether third parties like Vaio and Acer can succeed where Microsoft hasn't remains an open question.

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Bluetooth wireless range, speed to continue improving

Bluetooth speeds will continue to grow in the coming years.

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Tired of telemarketers? Now you can turn the tables on them with this clever bot

You're on every do-not-call list and you've tried opting out, but still the telemarketers keep pestering you. What's a consumer to do? Just ask the Jolly Roger Telephone Company.

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Facebook's latest News Feed overhaul puts stories you want to see at the top

The network is now using more than just likes and comments to figure out what to show you first.

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This bird could be a drone's worst enemy

When it comes to the problem of stopping errant drones, there's been a number of high-tech solutions. From radio jamming to laser beams to nets launched by other drones, but a group in The Netherlands is proposing a low-tech solution that's much more elegant.

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Quick start to meetings saves money, improves efficiency for Intel

Starting meetings faster and more efficiently could contribute to cost savings and productivity gains, as Intel highlighted in its annual IT performance report on Monday.

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Ant Simulator game canceled after devs blow Kickstarter funds on strippers and booze

Lead Programmer resigns and cancels game after finding out his partners had churned through company's Kickstarter and investment money.

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Samsung's Android browser now supports ad blockers

Blocking ad content is becoming a more popular request on mobile devices, and Samsung is the latest to put it into practice.