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The next Windows 10: focus turns to Windows 10 Mobile, Lumia flagships

Speculation is that a formal announcement of Windows 10 Mobile smartphones will occur in September, with shipments starting in October.

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Twitter surprises with a sales gain, but user growth lags

Growth in users came largely from people who don't hold actual accounts

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Salesforce tools let customers snap together new mobile apps

Modular components can be snapped together using a drag-and-drop interface

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The Upload: Your tech news briefing for Tuesday, July 28

Samsung's bigger Galaxy S6 likely in August...Most Android phones can be hacked via an MMS...Leading researchers want autonomous weapons ban

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Someday your phone may stop an oncoming car

Verizon is using a simulated city to develop a vehicle-to-pedestrian safety system

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Microsoft updates some Surface tablets ahead of Windows 10's launch

New updates also fix a persistent bug with Windows 10 that prevented devices from receiving patches.

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US govt guide aims to bolster security of mobile devices used in health care

The guide looked at what security risks pose the greatest danger to keeping patient data private

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Google stops using annoying 'interstitial' mobile app ads

Most users faced with one simply abandon the mobile site they were trying to visit, Google found

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Bitcoin companies move ahead in Africa

BitX closed a funding round, while Bitsoko won a Gates Foundation grant

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Sticker shock looms over Dish's mobile strategy

The FCC is looking to reject $3.3 billion in discounts on spectrum licenses

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Air Canada, National Grid sign up to use Apple, IBM apps

More than 500 companies are running IBM apps on Apple mobile devices, Apple CFO Luca Maestri said on an earnings call.

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Twitter will reconvene Flight for mobile developers

The event for third-party developers is scheduled for Oct. 21 in San Francisco

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Nokia Here said to be snatched up by Audi, BMW and Daimler for $2.7B

The company's digital mapping technology is considered a critical element of self-driving cars.

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Google grabs Pixate to improve its apps, and others

Pixate helps developers design and prototype their apps on iOS and Android

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Microsoft's Surface 3 adds another carrier, now offering LTE from AT&T

The Surface 3 with LTE is gathering acceptance, adding AT&T on top of T-Mobile and Verizon.