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Android Wear 2.0's long-awaited release could happen February 9

Connected leaker Evan Blass has seemingly outed Google's target date for the next version of Android Wear.

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Apple's graphics provider wants to bring VR to affordable Android phones

Apple's iPhone GPU provider has its eyes set shaking the Android landscape by bringing VR to low-end Android phones.

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Twitter's Vine dies today, so download your videos pronto

Vine is morphing into Vine Camera, and time is running out to save your precious Vines before they become part of history.

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Report: Samsung probe blames Galaxy Note7 fires on faulty batteries

Samsung will reportedly release the results of its investigation into the exploding Galaxy Note7 handsets next week.

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Nvidia's new Shield TV launches with HDR support, and connected home smarts on deck

After making a splash at CES, Nvidia's new $200 Shield TV is now on sale.

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This Wi-Fi alternative wants you to create your own LTE-like wireless networks

On Tuesday, the MulteFire Alliance announced MulteFire Release 1.0, which defines an LTE-like network that can run entirely on unlicensed spectrum like the frequencies Wi-Fi uses.

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Baidu names former Microsoft Office head Qi Lu as its COO

Chinese search giant Baidu has named former Microsoft business group head Qi Lu as its COO and group president.

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Indian privacy case against WhatsApp gains momentum

A privacy lawsuit against WhatsApp in India over its new data sharing policy has got momentum with the country’s top court seeking responses from Facebook, WhatsApp and the federal government.

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Intel thinks IoT will have a firm place in the stores of the future

Intel says using IoT technologies in the retail sector would result in a more personalized and efficient experience for both customers and stores.

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China tightens control over app stores

China is requiring that all app stores register in the country, as part of crackdown on malware and the spread of “illegal information.”

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A new Microsoft foldable device patent offers more grist for the Surface phone rumor mill

Microsoft's patent for a foldable phone/tablet is approved, suggesting Microsoft still has mobile aspirations. But the patent dates from 2014, a time when the company's mobile fortunes were more favorable than they are now.

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Critical flaw lets hackers take control of Samsung SmartCam cameras

The popular Samsung SmartCam security cameras contain a critical remote code execution vulnerability that could allow hackers to gain root access and take full control of them.

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Raspberry Pi's new computer for industrial applications goes on sale

The new Raspberry Pi single-board computer is smaller and cheaper than the last, but its makers aren't expecting the same rush of buyers that previous models have seen.

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Shopping goes high tech and hassle-free with new Intel technology

Poking into your shopping habits and recognizing your face may sound too invasive, but retailers are trying to make the shopping experience better. It starts with products like Intel's Responsive Retail Platform, which can track store inventory and respond to customer needs in real time.

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Facebook launches fake news reporting tool in Germany

Facebook plans to deploy a tool to deal with fake news in Germany in the coming weeks, after announcing tests of the tool last month.