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Amazon drone testing, Sony TV streaming and Uber passes NYC milestone

Amazon has received approval from the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) to begin testing out the drones as package delivery vessels.

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Dating apps strengthen and diversify to pull in huge user numbers

The mobile dating industry has taken off. IBISWorld, an analyst, reckons the U.S. market to be worth some $2.1 billion, of which around a third is commanded by Match, the owner of…

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Apple Watch, HBO Now and a solar flight around the world

Apple’s press event in San Francisco on Monday disclosed details of it’s first new product line since the iPad, the Apple Watch.

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Galaxy S6 launch, Mandarin Oriental hack and Amazon’s Alibaba play

Samsung’s Galaxy S6 Samsung struggled to stay ahead of the competition in 2014.  Apple’s new iPhone 6 outperformed the Galaxy S5 smartphone, while new entrants to the market such as the highest…

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Three takeaways from the Mobile World Congress 2015

The biggest trade show in the mobile computing industry, Mobile World Congress, wrapped up today in Barcelona. The event is about far more than just mobile phones, a fact underscored by the…

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LenovoLenovo

Lenovo’s adware problems, Apple’s smartwatch and The Great Bank Robbery

Chinese computer giant Lenovo took a knock to its public image, as the company was accused of pre-installing a potentially malicious software into its consumer products.

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Xiaomi opens U.S. store, Obama’s cybersecurity summit and Samsung’s listening TVs

After completing a $1.1 billion round of funding last Christmas, Xiaomi became the world’s most valuable technology startup. It’s $40 billion valuation eclipses even that of Uber. Now, the Chinese smartphone maker is looking to expand its dominance in China to the global stage, launching an online store in the U.S.

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Drones: looking beyond the fear

The media attention surrounding drones has become almost laughably bipolar. On one side, there are those hailing unmanned aerial vehicles as the greatest gift to every industry from deliveries to window cleaning.…

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Super Bowl 2015: technology commercials take center stage

With nearly half of America’s TV-owning households tuning in, there’s no other event quite like the Super Bowl in the world of advertising. This year, while there was no shortage of car…

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Alibaba’s regulators row, Apple catches Samsung and Amazon profits

Alibaba came under brief scrutiny from the Chinese commerce regulator this week, before a report criticizing the firm’s efforts to deter the selling of counterfeit products on its site was promptly played down.

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