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The Moto G And Moto X Could Soon Be In Stores Near You
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If you don’t already own a Motorola phone in India and are finicky about shopping online, fear not, for the Moto G and Moto X could soon be at retail stores near you.   After enjoying a hugely successful re-entry into India with the Moto G sold by Flipkart, Motorola is in talks with retailers […]

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Daily Roundup: virtual Facebook concept, ThinkPad X1 Carbon review and more!
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You might say the day is never really done in consumer technology news. Your workday, however, hopefully draws to a close at some point. This is the Daily Roundup on Engadget, a quick peek back at the top headlines for the past 24 hours — all…

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Facebook purchases VR headset maker Oculus for $2 billion [updated]
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Aurich Lawson Giant social networking company Facebook has just announced it has “reached a definitive agreement” to acquire virtual reality headset maker Oculus for $400 million in cash and 23.1 million shares valued at $1.6 billion. Oculus can earn another $300 million if it reaches unspecified performance milestones, and the deal is expected to close […]

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The Next Big Thing You Missed: The World’s Best Weight-Loss Technology Is Shame
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Online weight-loss system Retrofit shows that blending mobile technology with a human touch helps app users get health — and stay that way.     

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Samsung shows business customers how to be high tech
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The Korean electronics giant operates a showroom in New Jersey to demonstrate technology it has for hotels, financial firms, retailers, and other businesses.

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Why US Gov't Retirement Involves a Hole in the Ground Near Pittsburgh
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Increasing automation worries some people as a danger to the livelihood of those who currently earn their livings at jobs that AI and robots (or just smarter software and more sophisticated technology generally) might be well-suited to, as the costs of the technology options drop. The Washington Post, though, features an eye-opening look at one […]

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Weekly Roundup: the Moto 360, Sony's Project Morpheus, NSA transparency reports and more!
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You might say the week is never really done in consumer technology news. Your workweek, however, hopefully draws to a close at some point. This is the Weekly Roundup on Engadget, a quick peek back at the top headlines for the past seven days — all…

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Hacked Emails Reveal How Much Microsoft Charges The FBI For User Information
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According to documents allegedly obtained by the Syrian Electronic Army (SEA), Tech giant Microsoft charges FBI hundreds of thousands of dollars to legally share customer information.   The hacker group, well-known for targeting Western companies, let the Daily Dot analyse emails and invoices documenting transactions between Microsoft’s Global Criminal Compliance team and the FBI’s Digital Intercept […]

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Google, Microsoft tackle climate change as IBM seeks cancer cure
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A big day for corporate social responsibility Three of the technology industry’s largest companies today harnessed their resources to some Big Problems.…

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