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LinkedIn Reports Weak Outlook

LinkedIn reported a better-than-expected third-quarter results but issued disappointing guidance that sent shares of the professional social network lower in after-hours trading. Continue reading

Carrying Two Phones Is the New Black

How a fashion-conscious tech minimalist came to embrace toting a smartphone and a flip phone—and figured out how to do so with style. Continue reading

State of the Art: Amazon’s Grand Design in Devices

The overall strategy behind the retailer’s hardware lineup appears puzzling. Its devices sound fantastic in theory but often fall short.



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Nintendo Wants to Watch You Sleep… for Science!

Forthcoming touchless sensor kicks off Nintendo’s new “quality of life” initiative. Continue reading

Samsung, Apple Lose Ground in Smartphone Race

The erosion of Samsung’s and Apple’s dominance of the global smartphone market accelerated during the third quarter, as Chinese makers of low-cost phones continued to undercut the industry leaders, according to data from three market-share trackers. Continue reading

Pirate Bay Founder Faces Jail Term

Pirate Bay co-founder Gottfrid Warg could face a lengthy prison sentence after being found guilty of hacking into Danish computers. Continue reading

Nintendo Introduces Sleep Monitor

With its console game business facing growing challenges, Nintendo said it was adding a new business line, health care, starting with a service next year that tracks users’ sleeping patterns. Continue reading

Computer Spies Target GE, Siemens

Computer spies targeted control systems made by General Electric and Siemens for water and energy companies since at least 2011, the Department of Homeland Security said Wednesday. Continue reading

UNITE live: How Virtual Reality is Changing Medicine, Space Exploration

Join our panel of experts at 1pm ET to discuss virtual reality’s impact beyond gaming. Continue reading

New EU Digital Chief Floats Tough Anti-Google Regulations

Incoming European Commissioner for the Digital Economy, Germany’s Günther Oettinger, seems to have little patience for Google. Continue reading

In the Slow Lane: Why the U.S. Has Fallen Behind in Internet Speed and Affordability

The lack of competition in the U.S. broadband industry could have long-term economic consequences for American competitiveness. Continue reading

Copyright Office to Consider 6th Round of Exemptions for Dodging DRM

Deadline nears for DMCA exceptions: Cars, DVDs, and 3D printers on the line. Continue reading

Moving Past The Password, But At What Cost?

Apps working with a new Twitter service would simply ask for your phone number instead of a password. In exchange, the company would get some of the most valuable information about you. Continue reading

Beyond Gaming, the VR Boom is Everywhere—from Classrooms to Therapy Couches

From trauma treatment to space exploration, VR is more than just fun and games. Continue reading

Ford Taps Israel’s Mishor 3D for Augmented Reality Navigation

Mishor 3D develops a technology that projects navigation routes and places of interest onto cars’ windscreens so that the graphics seem to appear as if they’re on the road itself. Continue reading

China Denies Shutting Foreign Sites

The director of China’s internet regulator admits that some foreign websites cannot be visited but denies shutting them down. Continue reading

EU’s New Competition Chief Could Shake Up Google Antitrust Case

Nearly 20 companies have filed antitrust complaints against Google in Europe since 2009. Under the new commissioner, the company could face more formal charges and billions of dollars in fines. Continue reading

Microsoft Band and Microsoft Health: The $199 All-Platform Fitness Band

Designed to let you “leave your phone in your pocket and miss nothing.” Continue reading

Microsoft Jumps Into the Growing Market for Wearable Fitness Technology

Microsoft is joining the companies who see wearables as a way into the wellness business without all the red tape that comes from being a true medical company. Continue reading

IBM and Twitter Forge Data Partnership

IBM and Twitter announced a far-reaching alliance to apply data from the microblogging service to solve business problems. Continue reading