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Xplore's XC6 DMSR tablet

What kind of tablet does $5,000 get you?

Xplore's new XC6 DMSR tablets may break the bank, but they can take 7-foot drops and remain submerged in water.

Reddit demotes technology subthread after posts were deleted

Posts containing Bitcoin, Obama and other terms were censored by moderators, Reddit says.

Google had secret pact with Samsung over some Apple patent claims

Google took over the defense of some of Samsung's case and agreed to cover some costs.

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Wireless and broadband fuel sales growth for AT&T

Net earnings remain flat, however, even as the company makes gains in wireless subscribers.

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Sony updates Smartwatch 2 with new features, clockfaces and wallpapers

It may not be the most talked-about wearable, but the Smartwatch 2 continues to benefit from feature updates and a growing apps ecosystem.

on greenbot.com

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Prepare for 'fake 4K': new standard will silently compress PC, tablet video

A new standard adopted by the VESA standards body preserves existing video connectors. possibly at the price of video quality.

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Aereo argues that ruling against it could hurt cloud storage business

The steaming video service told the Supreme Court that it doesn't violate US copyright law by giving subscribers access to over-the-air TV.

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Google will push mobile app installs in search and YouTube

The company's program works similarly to others offered by Facebook and Twitter.

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Salesforce at 15: Industry disruptor wards off midlife crisis

A look at the cloud software industry pioneer as it heads toward $5 billion in annual sales

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Mark your calendars, RPG fans: Dragon Age Inquisition finally has a launch date

The third installment in BioWare's fantasy RPG series will hit in the fall, provided it doesn't meet any delays before then.

PCWorld News

Micron ups endurance, capacity of SSDs to meet data center demand

Micron ships M500DC SATA SSDs with capacities from 120GB to 800GB, priced at $1 per gigabyte

Supposedly patched router backdoor still opens wide for secret 'knock,' says researcher

A security researcher who first discovered a back door in a number of different router models says the patch meant to fix the vulnerability didn't change anything.

The 39 stunningly obvious reasons why Nike is exiting the wearables market

Do we really need to spell this out for you? OK, gather around. We'll make this short.

on techhive.com

You've got spam mail: Slew of AOL email accounts fall prey to spoofing attack

A horde of @aol.com email zombies have risen, and they're hungry for SPAAAAAAAAM.

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Google reportedly wants to make email encryption easier, but don't hold your breath

Email encryption is a great way to keep snoops out of your private correspondence. Too bad it's not a realistic option as a built-in feature for Gmail.