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Internet sales tax bill dead in Congress

Speaker of the House John Boehner says he has significant concerns about the legislation

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Open-source Gizmo 2 PC packs an AMD CPU, Radeon graphics

The Gizmo 2 open-source computer has an AMD x86 CPU and GPU chipset and will sell for $199

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Google Voice finally gets Verizon MMS support

It's been almost a month since Google announced MMS support for Voice on nearly all North American carriers, except Verizon. That changes this week.

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African organizations lag in cybersecurity, global survey says

Few organzations have the sort of real-time insight that allows them to deal with rising security threats

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Sony SmartWatch 3 arrives for $250 with a focus on fitness

Sony's first Android Wear smartwatch isn't as classy as the competition, but it's the only one with full waterproofing and GPS.

Construction workers trade hard hats for 3D glasses

Construction workers in Boston are trading in hard hats for 3D glasses at what will be a new hospital and research center set to open in 2016.

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Spec showdown: Lumia 535 edges Moto E with more storage, front camera

The Microsoft and Motorola smartphones are powered by the same processor, and cost about the same

Microsoft's Work & Play Bundle collects flagship Office, Xbox, and Skype services in a deeply discounted package

Microsoft is cutting deep into the prices of its subscription services for the holidays with the $199 Work & Play Bundle.

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Despite Mt. Gox fiasco, Karpeles still has Bitcoin plans

The former CEO of the bankrupt exchange envisions a central bank for Bitcoin

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Microsoft kills Lync name in favor of Skype for Business

As promised, Microsoft merges its Skype videoconferencing technology with Lync, resulting in the new Skype for Business.

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StarCraft II: Legacy of the Void hands-on: End of the world (as we know it)

The epic three-part story of StarCraft II comes to a close with Legacy of the Void.

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Here comes the new Office: Microsoft melds applications to present data in flexible, shareable ways

On Monday, Microsoft reiterated its push toward enabling productivity for personal and business life alike. But the real news is a new crop of apps that mash up different elements of Microsoft's existing products.

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Xiaomi rises fast in China's tablet market, but Apple still top dog

Xiaomi was China's third largest tablet vendor in the third quarter, according to IDC

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Google signs 60-year lease to do research at NASA's Moffett airfield

Google is paying US$1.16 billion over the initial 60-year lease term