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Google brings app messaging to its cloud

Google Cloud Pub/Sub messaging service can tie together different components of an enterprise cloud application

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Free game alert: The legendary 'Syndicate' is On the House at Origin

Origin's going old-school yet again for this month's free game: Syndicate.

Cyanogen's CTO riffs on Alcatel phones and the relationship with Google

Cyanogen co-founder Steve Kondik says Alcatel "really gets what we do" after cementing plans to sell the HERO 2+ for $299 in North America.

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Google, Yahoo offer online tools to keep address books current

Google and Yahoo are adding features to their address books that automatically update contact details

5 gadgets that made us either cheer or cry at Mobile World Congress 2015

Killer or filler? We cherry-pick three winners and two losers from all the gear we saw at Mobile World Congress 2015.

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Amazon's next cloud conference set for October in Las Vegas

It'll be the fourth annual edition of Amazon's AWS re:Invent

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Motorola's president lauds the Lenovo acquisition and disses smartwatches with LTE

Motorola's Rick Osterloh shares small tidbits of relevance on joining the Lenovo family, the success of the Moto E, and where smartwatch design is heading.

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Rejoice! Xbox One wireless controller adapter finally coming to Windows PCs

As part of Microsoft's efforts to bring WIndows and Xbox closer together, it'll finally release an Xbox One wireless controller adapter for PCs.

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Republican lawmakers question FCC budget after net neutrality vote

The FCC could save on future litigation costs if it hadn't passed net neutrality rules, one lawmaker says

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Intel's full speed ahead on Skylake chips for tablets, PCs, servers

Intel CEO Brian Krzanich says partners, including PC makers, are looking forward to Skylake.

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Suddenly, net neutrality doesn't look so great for 5G

While regulators look for equal treatment, 5G envisions lots of special services. So who's going to win?

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The other guys: Canonical and Jolla trot out alternatives to Android, iOS

The smartphone OSes have something different, in a good way, to offer those looking for smartphone OS alternatives.

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Google is ditching Chrome support for Ice Cream Sandwich devices

If you're still on Android 4.0, it may be time to start looking for a new phone.

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Nvidia surprise launches the 12GB GeForce Titan X, 'the most advanced GPU ever'

Just, you know, the 'most advanced GPU ever,' according to Nvidia chief Jen-Hsun Huang, who casually dropped by an Epic Games presentation to launch the new GeForce Titan X GPU.

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IBM acquires AlchemyAPI to fatten Watson portfolio

AlchemyAPI offers advanced services for text mining and image recognition