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  • FCC eyes new rules to protect consumers as voice networks transition to IP

    The Federal Communications Commission will consider new rules to ensure real consumer choice as the U.S. shifts from copper-based networks to IP networks, agency officials said Friday.

  • Microsoft Releases NEW Office for the Mac (Oct/2014)

    Apple Mac users are cheering the release of a NEW Office for Mac client that has a more unified Microsoft Office look and feel, and supports modern functionality like email archives, ribbon, etc.

  • Ericsson's WebRTC browser available for download from the App Store

    Ericsson's Bowser has been resurrected to make up for the lack of a WebRTC-compatible browser on iOS and is now available for download from Apple's App Store.

  • HP to jolt 3D printer market

    3D printing could become faster, cheaper and more efficient with Hewlett-Packard entering the market.

  • Starbucks says 1 in 6 payments already mobile

    Starbucks says mobile payments are taking off in a big way and it's already handling almost 7 million a week at its U.S. coffee shops.

  • HP's radical new Machine could start computing by 2016

    Hewlett-Packard's efforts to usher in an entirely new computer architecture, one potentially much faster and simpler, may bear fruit by the end of 2016, when the company's lab expects to have the first prototype machine based on its design.

  • Apologetic Microsoft unleashes Xim globally for Android, Win Phone

    Apparently caught off guard by strong demand for Xim, a mobile photo-sharing app from its Fuse Labs researchers, a regretful Microsoft has released it globally for Android and Windows Phone, while promising iOS support is due soon.

  • FCC: A range of net neutrality options remain on the table

    The U.S. Federal Communications Commission said Friday that it remains open to a range of options for new net neutrality rules, following a news report saying it is leaning toward a controversial approach that regulates one piece of broadband service.

  • iOS 8 app crash rate falls 25% since release

    In the six weeks since its release, iOS 8's app crash rate has declined more than 25% as app developers have adjusted to new APIs and issued updates, an app performance management developer said today.

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    BlackBerry upgrades BBM with timed messages

    Taking a page from the Snapchat playbook, BlackBerry will let BBM messaging service users control how long messages and pictures can be viewed, hoping the feature, along with other new capabilities, will result in a new revenue stream.

  • Sharp smartband LCD uses 1,000 times less power

    Sharp is developing a "color memory LCD panel" for wearables that has dramatically lower power consumption, allowing smartbands, smartwatches and other devices with small displays to be used far longer.

  • HP's move into 3D printing will radically change manufacturing

    HP's announcement this week that it's entering the 3D printing market with an industrial machine that is 10 times faster and 50% cheaper than current systems, immediately brought out the online snark.

  • Sony's new mobile chief has hands full as handsets struggle

    Sony's new mobile chief has a tough job ahead of him -- convincing people to buy Xperia smartphones.

  • Samsung attacks Chinese rivals with new mid-range Galaxy phones

    With Chinese vendors coming out with high-spec phones at affordable prices, Samsung is hitting back with two handsets sporting "metal unibody" designs that'll be targeting consumers in China with mid-range prices.

  • The Google shakeup continues: Andy Rubin is out

    The corporate shakeup at Google continues and now it's Andy Rubin, the former head of the company's Android business and the current head of its robotics arm, who's out.

  • Major banks ready their own mobile payment apps

    Several major national and international banks are planning to launch their own mobile payments apps next year.

  • Android creator Andy Rubin leaving Google

    Andy Rubin, the engineer who developed Google's Android OS and was lately in charge of its robotics efforts, is leaving the company, Google confirmed Thursday.

  • RCA gives unexpected boost to tablet market in Q3

    RCA unexpectedly jolted an otherwise slowing tablet market in the third quarter as Apple's iPad shipments continued to decline.

  • Apple surrenders top tablet satisfaction spot to Amazon

    Just five months after Apple took J.D. Power's tablet satisfaction award away from Samsung, it lost it today to up-and-coming Amazon.

  • Petition targets Apple over ‘spyware' in OS X Yosemite

    Apple should remove "spyware" from its new Yosemite release of OS X, according to an online petition that has received 14,450 signatures as of early Thursday afternoon.