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HP's Elite x3 will give Windows 10 a new flagship phone later this month

Not many are using smartphones with Microsoft's Windows 10 Mobile, but HP's flagship Elite x3 -- which ships this month -- could boost the sagging fortunes of the OS.

SoftBank agrees to buy mobile chip giant ARM for $32 billion

SoftBank's $32 billion ARM acquisition would give SoftBank a strong presence in the smartphone and IoT markets.

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5 essential Google Drive extensions for Chrome

Save emails, capture web pages, and create documents without leaving your browser tab.

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AT&T likes 'white-box' networks and hopes you will, too

AT&T’s march toward standard “white-box” network gear will come to enterprises this week with the introduction of an industry-standard server that can take the place of four specialized network devices.

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If Microsoft can't install Windows 10 on your PC, it'll give you a new one

Terms and conditions apply, but if the company's stores can't perform a same-day upgrade on your Windows 10-compatible PC, it'll give you a new Dell notebook.

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Watch as crowds gather to catch a rare Pokémon in Central Park

A massive throng of Pokémon Go players appeared in Central Park to catch a rare Vaporeon. Hilarity ensues.

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AT&T wants to keep order in drone-filled skies

AT&T is a big drone user, and its network could be a future backbone for command and control of drones or even a traffic management system.

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During coup attempt, Turkish president appears via Facetime on live TV

In what could be another first for our connected world, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan placed what appeared to be a Facetime call into a national news broadcast early on Saturday while the world tried to figure out if a military coup against him had succeeded.

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Microsoft won't hit its deadline for 1 billion Windows 10 devices

Last year, Microsoft announced that it planned to have a billion devices running Windows 10 by the middle of 2018. Now, the company is saying that was too ambitious.

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This week in games: CS:GO implodes, Overwatch adds a sniper mom, and Pokémon Go to the polls

Plus: System Shock Remastered hits its Kickstarter goal, Beastmen come to Total War: Warhammer, and more. This is your gaming news for the week of July 11 - 15.

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Samsung may place a $450m bet on electric cars and batteries

Samsung Electronics is on the verge of making a substantial investment in BYD, a Chinese manufacturer of electric cars and batteries.

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Use Tor? Riffle promises to protect your privacy even better

Privacy-minded people have long relied on Tor for anonymity online, but a new system from MIT promises better protection and faster performance.

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Another near-final Windows 10 build adds an Amazon extension to Microsoft Edge

Microsoft has released Build 14390 of Windows 10 with just one noteworthy feature: an Amazon extension for the Edge browser. Microsoft also exhorts its beta testers to root out remaining bugs in the code.

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This fake Pokemon Go game will secretly drive porn ad clicks

A newly discovered fake Pokemon Go game will actually lock your phone and then secretly run in the background, clicking on porn ads.

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After conquering the iPhone, chip designer ARM chases supercomputers

ARM -- the company whose CPU design is in Apple's iPhone -- dominates mobile devices, and it's now going after the fastest computers in the world.