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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

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Government hustles to enact privacy rules for drones

The agency will host a series of meetings on privacy best practices for drones in the coming months.

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Google confirms poor performance is to blame for reneged Android Lollipop encryption pledge

Full encryption is still the goal, but many Android handset makers still need to work out the kinks with Lollipop performance.

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NBC may launch a cheap streaming service just for comedy

The big cable bundle continues to crumble as NBC ponders a standalone streaming video service for comedy fans.

How HTC's Vive VR headset made me a believer in virtual reality

For 20 minutes, I existed in an immersive world unlike the one I live and breathe in every day.

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The new Contacts Preview drags Google's address book out of the Netscape era

You can finally eliminate all of those annoying duplicate entries in one fell swoop.

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Nvidia's Shield console won me over, but not for the reasons you think

Nvidia's lightweight game console will struggle to find a market, but it already has at least one buyer.