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Apple to Xiaomi: Easier said than done to become top smartphone vendor

Xiaomi wants to become the top smartphone player in five to ten years

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Microsoft Azure thrown out of gear during a performance update

Microsoft detailed the cause of Azure service interruptions that continued through Wednesday for some customers

U.S. Senator Al Franken questions Uber's privacy policies

Franken questions Uber's so-called 'God view' data tool.

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Steve Wozniak just wants to build things

The Apple co-founder, now at a storage startup, likes Google Glass but isn't crazy about smart watches.

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USB Armory is the Swiss army knife of security devices

A USB-stick computer built around a processor with strong security capabilities

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Product needs, not profit, drove Microsoft layoffs, exec says

CEO Nadella was determined to increase investments in new technologies like IoT, an exec says.

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Yahoo dethrones Google as default Firefox search tool

Yahoo said the five-year deal will widen its reach, but it's unclear by how much.

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Wozniak still aims to simplify: Now, all of enterprise storage

Woz has joined former Fusion-io colleagues at Primary Data, a startup virtualizing data

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Uber's rider-controlled Spotify jams could cost drivers

Drivers using their own phones could be charged for the Spotify music they play over speakers in Uber cars.

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This is how Google is dealing with 'right to be forgotten' requests

We will hear next week what the EU data protection authorities think of Google's methods.

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Leaked screenshots reveal HTC Sense 6 running on Android Lollipop

The pictures show a redesigned notification tray and card-style multitasking menu.

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Court shuts down tech support 'scams' targeted by FTC

Companies' free trial software identified nonexistant computer errors and charged customers to fix them, the agency says.

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New cruise ship a floating heaven for tech geeks

Royal Caribbean's Quantum of the Seas has satellite WiFi with speeds that rival land-based counterparts