Microsoft enters fitness market with Band: a $199 tracker that works with iOS and Android

Microsoft has launched its first ever wearable device: a fitness bracelet that connects to users' smartphone, monitors their activity and displays notifications such as texts and calendar events.

3 hours ago from The Independent

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Nintendo sleep sensor takes aim at 'quality of life'

The company unveils a new service that would monitor a person's sleep patterns and provide feedback on improving restfulness.

24 minutes ago from CNET

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Tim Cook comes out as gay: Apple CEO publicly addresses sexuality for the first time

Tim Cook, the CEO of technology giant Apple, has publicly addressed his sexuality for the first time.

3 hours ago from The Independent

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Google Glass banned from US cinemas

Google Glass and other 'wearable recording devices' have been banned from cinemas across the US after a joint decision by the Motion Picture Association of America (MPAA) and the National Association ...

4 hours ago from The Independent

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Lenovo Officially Brings Motorola Into Their Mobile Family Fold For $2.91 Billion

Lenovo, the world's top supplier of PCs, has completed its acquisition of Motorola Mobility from Google, the company announced today. Armed with the Motorola brand and Motorola's portfolio ...

24 minutes ago from HotHardware

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New frog species discovered in New York City

A new frog species lives up and down the East Coast. It was discovered when ecologists realized its 'ribbit' was distinct from the calls of a lookalike species.

19 hours ago from ScienceNews

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Engadget Daily: Hands-on with the Nexus 6, HP Sprout and more!

Itching to know more about the large-screened Nexus 6? We have you covered. What about HP's new Sprout all-in-one and "Multi Fusion Jet" 3D printer? You bet! Read on for Engadget's news highlights ...

15 hours ago from Engadget

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Samsung vows changes after mobile profit plunges

Samsung Electronics Co. admitted erring in its smartphone strategy and vowed Thursday to overhaul its handset lineup after profit from those devices tumbled last quarter to the lowest in more ...

6 hours ago from

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FTC says AT&T misled customers with unlimited data

AT&T is being sued by the government over allegations it misled millions of smartphone customers about its unlimited data plans.

Tue 28 Oct 14 from

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Google's next search tool is a pill that spreads through your blood and diagnoses cancer

We usually associate taking medicine with recovering from an illness, but in the future swallowing a pill could be the first step to diagnosing diseases from cancer to heart problems.

Wed 29 Oct 14 from The Independent

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