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New BlackBerry COO is ex-Sybase exec Marty Beard

BlackBerry has recruited a new chief operating officer, Marty Beard, recently CEO of cloud customer service company LiveOps and before that an executive at Sybase.

U.S. court says warrant for access to all email in a person's account is justified

The government was granted a warrant to obtain emails and other information from a Gmail account

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Trinity Magnum takes aim at the tricky problem of VR controls

It works well enough, but does a pricey, niche controller have lasting appeal when we're still searching for a great general VR controller?

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NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden plans to work on easy-to-use privacy tools

Edward Snowden has some plans for the future and they include making privacy and encryption tools easier to use.

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9 things Google needs to fix in Android Wear immediately

Android Wear gets a lot right, but it's still rough around the edges.

on greenbot.com

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Lumia 635 review: Could this be the low-priced future of Windows Phone?

Two weeks ago, we would have written the Lumia 635 off as a middling device you'd probably pass over. After the last week's events, it might be the new direction of Windows Phone.

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Why smartphone screens are getting bigger: Specs reveal a surprising story

Bigger phone screens didn't just happen. We tracked the size trend since 2007 to see how and why smartphones have grown.

Zotac Zbox EN760 review

Don’t be fooled by its size, this tiny box packs the graphics horsepower.

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China's Internet adoption sags to levels not seen since in 8 years

China's Internet population reached 632 million in June, but growth is slowing

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How much of your job can you really do on an iPad?

Tim Cook says he does 80 percent of his job on his iPad. So we asked some our colleagues: Could you do the same?

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Qplay streaming service to shut down July 25

The video streaming service plans to close up shop less than a year after launching.

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Under Google's warm embrace, robot maker reduces dependence on military

Boston Dynamics took $31 million in government funding last year, but this year it has had almost none.

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Lenovo says it's still committed to small-screen Windows tablets in the U.S.

Apparently we can disregard the news that 8-inch Windows slates have been kicked off the U.S. road map. The world's leading PC manufacturer remains committed to wee Windows tablets.