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New consoles help spark game sales

Mired in a six-year-long slump, the traditional video game industry is making a modest comeback this year. Through the first half of 2014, physical sales of video game products in the United States are actually up on an annual basis, thanks Read More →

Quoted: on Microsoft’s 18,000 job cuts

"Nadella is not wearing rose-colored glasses." — Daniel Ives, analyst at FBR Capital Markets, on Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella's announcement today that he's laying off 18,000 employees in the next year. Ives said the software company — which has Read More →

FCC extends deadline for net neutrality comments after site problems

If you want a say in the future of the Internet, you have a few more days to make yourself heard. The Federal Communications Commission on Tuesday announced that it was pushing back the Read More →

Europe, US officials pressure Gilead to lower cost of hep C treatment

The maker of a pricey drug that is a breakthrough cure for hepatitis C is facing mounting pressure from European and U.S. officials over its stunning price tag. Sovaldi, the hep C treatment sold by Gilead Sciences, Silicon Valley's largest biotech Read More →

Beware, Android owners: Deleted data may not be gone

If you are selling or giving away an Android phone, beware -- your personal data may still be on the device, even if you tried to delete it. From devices purchased on eBay, researchers from security company Avast were able to Read More →

Report: Apple to release multiple iWatches this fall

Consumers may finally be able to strap on Apple's long-rumored iWatch later this year, according to a new report. The iPhone maker is likely to launch its new wearable device this fall, possibly as early as October, Read More →
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