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Researchers at MIT have developed a prototype trackpad that’s the size of a stick-on nail and controlled by running a finger over its surface.

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The Upload: Your tech news briefing for April 14

Former Office chief returns to Microsoft... Turing manuscript fetches $1 million... Alcatel-Lucent, Nokia talking merger

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The Upload: Your tech news briefing for Wednesday, April 8

Microsoft to show next Office apps... Intel shrinks RealSense 3D camera for phones... US drug agency started bulk records collection in 1992

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The Upload: Your tech news briefing for Tuesday, April 7

YouTube Kids blasted for ad-heavy content... new battery tech promises one-minute charge times... CurrentC payments coming mid-year

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New camera chip could turn phones into 3D scanners

Scaling up the Caltech device could make it useful for applications such as driverless cars.

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Broadcom hopes to integrate mobile payments in your next PC

The company hopes to expand mobile payments beyond stores with its latest product

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The Upload: Your tech news briefing for Tuesday, March 31

Former agents charged with stealing Silk Road bitcoins... Intel wants to quadruple SSD space... smartwatches forecast to boom in 2015

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Bit by bit, Intel looks to quadruple SSD storage

Intel is looking to cram four bits per cell in an effort to cram more storage into SSDs.

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The Upload: Your tech news briefing for Monday, March 30

Pebble Time breaks Kickstarter record... Tim Cook speaks out on discrimination... Intel is said to be considering Altera buy

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USB Type-C peripherals are on the way, and storage devices are first up

After Apple's introduction of USB Type C in the new MacBook, companies have announced peripherals and cables for the connector.

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USB 3.1 set to reach desktops

Desktop motherboards with USB 3.1 connectors are being released by hardware companies.

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Stanford breakthrough could make better chips cheaper

A new process reduces the cost of making gallium arsenide chips and solar cells.

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Here are the components that will power your next smartphone

Qualcomm, MediaTek, Samsung and LG are all working on exciting new products

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Hands-on with AMD's FreeSync: The technology that could kill Nvidia's G-Sync

AMD's open alternative to Nvidia's G-Sync finally arrives. and in force. We kicked the tires on FreeSync to see if this alternative is good enough to overcome its competition's nearly two year head start and try to pick a winner.