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Hands-On With Microsoft’s Hologram Device

Microsoft didn’t use skydivers or stunt cyclists to introduce what it hopes will be the next big leap in computing technology. Instead, with its new HoloLens headset, the company is offering real-world examples to show how you might use three-dimensional digital images — or holograms — in daily life.

01/23/2015

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Apple’s Cook Gets Hefty Bonus For 2014

Apple CEO Tim Cook got a hefty cash bonus that brought his total compensation to $9.2 million last year. That’s more than double what he received the previous year, as the company enjoyed a surge […]

01/22/2015

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Old Phone Unveiled 100 Years After First Coast-To-Coast Call

In true San Francisco irony, smartphones were used Thursday to snap pictures of a historic phone that was used to make the first coast-to-coast phone call 100 years ago. On Jan. 25, 1915, to celebrate […]

01/22/2015

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Reports: Google Planning To Sell Wireless Phone Service

Google is planning to sell wireless phone service directly to consumers using the networks of Sprint and T-Mobile, according to reports published Wednesday. If everything falls into place, Google Inc. could offer discounted wireless data […]

01/22/2015

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Microsoft To Show Off More Windows 10 Features

(AP) — Microsoft will use an event Wednesday to offer a wider glimpse of the next version of Windows. The company is planning to show off new features of its flagship operating system — and […]

01/21/2015

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Study: DNA Trick Cripples Bacteria That Escape Confinement

Bacteria have been modified so that they die if they get out of human control, a potential step toward better management of genetically engineered organisms — perhaps including crops, researchers say.

01/21/2015

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Google, Fidelity Fuel Elon Musk’s SpaceX With $1B Investment

SpaceX has raised $1 billion from Google and Fidelity in a deal that values the spaceship manufacturer at about $10 billion.

01/20/2015

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Twitter Bbuys ZipDial In Bid For Users In Emerging Markets

(AP) — Twitter said Tuesday that it plans to buy Indian mobile marketing company ZipDial as it tries to reach new users in developing regions. The San Francisco company did not disclose financial details or […]

01/20/2015

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Boy, 13, Builds Braille Printer With Legos, Starts Company

It’s never too early to become an entrepreneur. Just ask 13-year-old Shubham Banerjee.

01/20/2015

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Amazon To Produce, Acquire Original Movies

Amazon Studios announced Monday that it will significantly expand into movie production by acquiring films for theatrical release and early-window streaming through its subscription service, Amazon Prime Instant Video.

01/19/2015

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