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This Entrepreneur Is Crazy Enough to Take on Microsoft
Tech Startups

This Entrepreneur Is Crazy Enough to Take on Microsoft

Is Microsoft's productivity empire vulnerable? The founder of CloudOn thinks so.
Erin Griffith
Attention 'Glassholes': No More Wearing Your Face Computer to the Movies
Google Glass

Attention 'Glassholes': No More Wearing Your Face Computer to the Movies

It's not just bad etiquette -- it's now officially banned by the Motion Picture Association of America and the National Association of Theatre Owners.
Laura Entis
Lenovo Officially Closes $2.91 Billion Acquisition of Motorola Unit From Google
Acquisitions

Lenovo Officially Closes $2.91 Billion Acquisition of Motorola Unit From Google

Deal paves the way for a fresh assault on the U.S. smartphone market.
Meet Microsoft Band, the $199 Fitness Tracker That Also Works With iOS and Android
Wearable Tech

Meet Microsoft Band, the $199 Fitness Tracker That Also Works With iOS and Android

Here's a look at the tech company's first major wearable fitness device.
Dave Smith
Samsung Seeks Smartphone Revamp to Arrest Profit Slide
Smartphones

Samsung Seeks Smartphone Revamp to Arrest Profit Slide

The Seoul-based tech company says it needs to change up its smartphone line-up to take on competitors in the rapidly growing mid-to-low range segment.
HP Tries Something New With 3-D Scanning Computer
Innovation

HP Tries Something New With 3-D Scanning Computer

The company hopes this new desktop computer, called Sprout, can rekindle industry interest.
Apple Pay Opponent MCX Suffers Hack Attack
Mobile Payments

Apple Pay Opponent MCX Suffers Hack Attack

Email addresses from pilot participants were stolen, the company said, though the forthcoming mobile app -- which lets users purchase goods by scanning a QR code -- was not affected.
Geoff Weiss
This Woman Is Waging a Quiet War on Tech's Gender Gap
Gender gap

This Woman Is Waging a Quiet War on Tech's Gender Gap

Girls Who Code founder Reshma Saujani is partnering with big Silicon Valley companies to teach young girls to love computer science.
Michal Lev-Ram
A Device That Interprets Sign Language Is Now Being Crowdfunded
Communication

A Device That Interprets Sign Language Is Now Being Crowdfunded

Startup MotionSavvy is turning to Indiegogo to bring a tablet to market that translates sign language into speech and speech into text messages.
Carly Okyle
Will the Workplace Lead Wearable Technology Adoption?
Wearable Tech

Will the Workplace Lead Wearable Technology Adoption?

Experts say adoption of wearables at work will outpace it at home thanks to improved safety, productivity, and collaboration.
BlackBerry CEO: Don't Be Tempted By Trendy, Popular Phones. Buy Ours Instead.
Innovation

BlackBerry CEO: Don't Be Tempted By Trendy, Popular Phones. Buy Ours Instead.

The struggling phone maker is setting up for the 'Classic,' a throwback to the BlackBerrys of yore.
Jason Fell
Google Is Developing an Ingestible Cancer-Detecting Pill
Far Out Tech

Google Is Developing an Ingestible Cancer-Detecting Pill

The idea is that nanoparticles will continuously monitor your body for disease triggers so they can be detected and treated as soon as they appear.
Laura Entis
Google Wallet Creator's New Startup Gives Credit Card Terminals a Serious Facelift
Payments

Google Wallet Creator's New Startup Gives Credit Card Terminals a Serious Facelift

Osama Bedier is trying to shake up how people pay in stores with a new souped-up rival to the credit card readers sitting next to most cash registers.
JP Mangalindan
This Mighty Exoskeleton Can Give You Superhuman Strength (Sort Of)
Far Out Tech

This Mighty Exoskeleton Can Give You Superhuman Strength (Sort Of)

Anyone who wears this rugged exosuit will be able to lift heavy tools and objects like they're feathers.
Kim Lachance Shandrow