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  • Mercedez-Benz reveals their F015 autonomous electric car to the media at The North American International Auto Show in Detroit, Michigan, on January 12, 2015. (Jewel Samad/AFP/Getty Images)

    Low Gas Prices, Incentives Change Math for Electric Cars

    DETROIT—Drivers trying to calculate whether it’s practical to own an electric car are facing a new math. U.S. gas prices have fallen more than $1... Read more

  • The ATIV One 7 Curved computer is on display at the Samsung booth during the International CES, Tues. Jan. 6, 2015, in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/John Locher)

    This is How Your Computer Will Look With Windows 10 (Video)

    Wednesday’s Windows 10 event was an exciting one for dedicated Windows users, but it’ll still be several months before we have a chance to get the full experience... Read more

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    5 Crucial Problems With Android 5.0 Lollipop

    If you’re like most Android users, you probably don’t have Android 5.0 Lollipop yet… and it turns out that might be a good thing. Computerworld’s JR Raphael has been... Read more

  • Microsoft's new browser, Spartan. (Neowin)

    Microsoft Announces Its Newest Browser, Spartan

    Microsoft took to the stage today at its headquarters in Redmond, Washington to talk about the next chapter of Windows 10. One of the new items that... Read more

  • Microsoft Corp. signage outside the Microsoft Visitor Center in Redmond, Wash. on July 3, 2014.(Ted S. Warren/AP Photo)

    This Is How Microsoft Is Forging a New and Exciting Future

    Today, Microsoft showed off its vision for the future. With Windows 10, Microsoft will be creating a multi-platform OS that will not only be available on... Read more

  • Google is reportedly partnering with T-Mobile and Sprint to sell its own phone plans.

    Google to Sell Phone Plans, Partnering With T-Mobile and Sprint

    Google is reportedly planning to move into the wireless carrier market by selling cellphone plans using T-Mobile and Sprint towers to deliver the service. Essentially, Google would be buying... Read more

  • Wireless Cellphone Powermat charging available at Starbucks (Starbucks)

    Starbucks Deploys Wireless Cellphone Charging in San Francisco & London

    Starbucks has paired with Duracell to equip its shops with wireless charging stations embedded into the tables. The product is called Powermat, and it works... Read more

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    Infographic: An Insight Into Tech Companies in 2014

    Did you know that one third of tech companies don’t think they have enough knowledge of prospective clients? We’ve taken our detailed tech sector report,... Read more

  • According to research by Counterpoint, Apple moves within striking distance of Samsung in South Korea. (Counterpoint Research)

    Apple Is Creaming Samsung in Asia, Here Is Why

    According to new research by Asia-based Counterpoint Technology Market Research, Apple sold more than 20 million iPhone units in November of 2014, shortly after it... Read more

  • A person uses the Shazam app on an iPhone in New York on Jan. 21, 2015. (Benjamin Chasteen/Epoch Times)

    Watch Out Spotify and Pandora, Shazam Just Got $30 Million Invested, Worth $1 Billion

    The song identifying smartphone app, Shazam has just received $30 million in funding. For Shazam Entertainment Ltd., 2014 was a great year growing from 70... Read more

  • A Chinese J-31 stealth fighter performs at the Airshow China 2014 in Zhuhai, south China's Guangdong province on Nov. 11, 2014. This aircraft was likely built using data stolen by Chinese hackers on the F-35. (Johannes Eisele/AFP/Getty Images)

    Snowden Confirms Chinese Hackers Stole F-35 Plans, Used to Build Superior Fighter J-31

    Edward Snowden has leaked more information to the German newspaper, Der Spiegel. The leaked slides show that the Department of Defense knows that Chinese hackers,... Read more

  • 4chan founder "Moot" is leaving the site. (4chan/screenshot)

    4chan Founder Moot, or Christopher Poole is ‘Retiring’ After 42 Billion Pageviews

    Moot, known as “Christopher Poole,” announced on Wednesday he’s “retiring” from imageboard 4chan. He made the announcement on Twitter after saying the site has amassed... Read more

  • In this Aug. 17, 2012 file photo, a Facebook worker waits for friends to arrive outside of Facebook headquarters in Menlo Park, Calif.  (AP Photo/Paul Sakuma, File)

    Facebook Cracking Down on Fake News: Here’s How

    Facebook has announced that it will try to beat back the swell of fake news, so what does this mean for the average user? In... Read more

  • Microsoft Chief Executive Officer Satya Nadella speaks to students in New Delhi on Sept. 30, 2014. (Manish Swarup/AP Photo/)

    Why Windows 10 Cannot Solve the ‘App Gap’

    Microsoft this week is going to unveil some crucial new details on Windows 10, reportedly including a single code base that will make it much easier... Read more

  • Indianapolis Colts quarterback Andrew Luck throws his head back after throwing and interception during the second half of the NFL football AFC Championship game against the New England Patriots Sunday, Jan. 18, 2015, in Foxborough, Mass. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)

    NFL Super Bowl XLIX Will Be Live Streamed for Free

    It’s finally happening: Cord-cutters will be able to watch this year’s entire Super Bowl via a live stream hosted by NBC. Although live streaming for the Super... Read more

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    Voice-to-Text Feature Being Tested for Facebook’s Messenger App

    Microsoft has Cortana. Google has Google Now. Apple has Siri. While the leading technology companies have digital assistants offering voice-to-text features, social networks have lagged behind. That... Read more