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Court of Justice of the European Union

With Safe Harbor gone, the hard work on data transfers starts now

Tuesday's ruling that struck down the most common way to legally transfer data between Europe and the U.S. didn't turn multinational companies into outlaws immediately, but they'd better start working on alternatives now.

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Hands on: Microsoft's new Band has a cleaner design, but its fate remains murky

The new Microsoft Band is a noticeable upgrade. A curved display, better animations, and a few advanced tracking features add to its appeal. It's still not clear where this product is going, though.

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Hands on: Yes, Windows Phone fans, the Lumia 950XL is your long-awaited flagship

Aside from a small bug or two (and, um, who's going to sell them?) Microsoft's new Lumia 950XL, Lumia 950, and Lumia 550 seem like solid contenders.

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Microsoft's new Surface Dock is a smaller, yet still-potent docking solution

Say goodbye to the massive Surface Pro 3 Docking Station and hello to the more svelte Surface Dock for the Surface Book and Surface Pro 4.

SAP headquarters in Walldorf, Germany.

Meet Project Orca, SAP's new, Hana-based analytics tool

New analytics tools are popping up just about every day in the enterprise software arena, and on Tuesday, new details emerged on an offering from SAP.

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Can Microsoft's new Lumia phones save Windows 10's mobile ambitions?

Microsoft wants its new phones to drive interest in Windows 10 Mobile. Will that work?

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Hands on: Microsoft's Surface Pro 4 outdoes itself with more power and refined features

Microsoft pumps up its workhouse productivity tablet with Intel's Skylake chip, a revamped Surface Pen and Type Cover, and gobs of memory and storage.

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How Microsoft's Surface Book compares to Apple's MacBook: Let's play CPU detective

On the Surface, Microsoft's Surface Book may look like hype, but here's why it's an engineering stunner.

Robohon robot doubles as smartphone

Sharp's cute robot is on show at the Ceatec electronics show outside Tokyo.

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Hands on: Microsoft's Surface Book is a stunner as both a tablet and a laptop

We go hands on with Microsoft's "ultimate notebook," the Surface Book. The incredible specs make up for a bit of awkwardness in how it all fits together.

StarCraft II: Legacy of the Void

StarCraft II: Legacy of the Void's three-mission prologue free for anyone, starting today

Starting today, anyone can get a taste of Legacy of the Void with the three-mission Whispers of Oblivion mini-campaign.

Lumia 950: What you need to know

The Lumia 950 and Lumia 950XL can connect to a full size monitor and keyboard to run like a desktop.

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Microsoft Surface Book, Surface Pro 4 configurations and pricing revealed

Basking in the cutting edge won't come cheap with the Surface Book and Surface Pro 4.

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Verizon finally backs Samsung Pay, promises support will come in future update

Big Red was the lone carrier that didn't jump on board Samsung's quest to push its way into the mobile payments space.

Court of Justice of the European Union

No need to panic: European Commission upbeat about Safe Harbor ruling

European Commissioners took time out from discussing the plight of refugees to examine the Court of Justice's rejection of the Safe Harbor data protection agreement and were upbeat about the consequences.

Surface Pro 4: What you need to know

Microsoft's Surface Pro 4 has a new keyboard and is 30 percent faster than Surface Pro 3.

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Microsoft's 7 biggest new hardware reveals: Surface Book laptop, Windows 10 Lumias and more

Microsoft's massive device event used stunning new hardware like the Surface Book, Surface Pro 4, and Lumia 950 to sing the song of Windows 10's capabilities.

Kuna camera light

The Kuna smart porch light pulls double duty as a Wi-Fi security camera

This outdoor light fixture is also a weatherized intercom with a built-in alarm to deter intruders.