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BBC unveils final version of micro:bit coding device for kids

Kids can program the micro:bit board to display an LED pattern with no prior knowledge, the BBC said

The Upload: Your tech news briefing for Friday, July 3

Windows 10 close to finished... Intel reshuffles leadership... Microsoft, Kyocera strike Android patent licensing deal


Bevy of cheap LTE smartphones on the way, Qualcomm says

Products powered by the Snapdragon 210 processor have been slower to arrive than the chip maker expected

The Upload: Your tech news briefing for Thursday, July 2

Line up for IPv4 addresses... HP makes PC/enterprise split official... PayPal to buy money transfer service Xoom

Intel's first Skylake chips coming in first week of August

The first Skylake chips will be the high-end gaming chips, according to a source

The Upload: Your tech news briefing for Wednesday, July 1

Court says NSA can keep collecting phone records... Vandals cut cables again... Leap second largely trouble-free

Jaunt shows high-end VR camera for professionals

The Google-funded startup's Neo camera won't compete with the search giant's Jump virtual-reality camera system

Microsoft claims its lens system can improve the Rift's vision

Microsoft's design uses lenses that may cost $225 per eye and a high-end 3D printer to produce the lens casing

The Upload: Your tech news briefing for Monday, June 29

Google favoring own services may harm consumers... Tech industry hails same-sex marriage ruling... Disney bans selfie sticks

Super-stretchable smart fabrics could enable new wearables

Elastic inks with record conductivity could be used in underwear that measures vital signs

Qualcomm partners with large Chinese foundry on chips

China is seeking to become a semiconductor producing powerhouse by 2030

Google looks for content makers to test its Jump virtual reality video camera

Google may have a strong interest in applicants who have creative backgrounds, like film making and directing

Fingerprint sensors on their way to more smartphones

Cheaper sensors and broader software support will make fingerprint authentication more accessible to app developers and service providers

The Upload: Your tech news briefing for Friday, June 19

Google offers a look inside its data centers...Facebook won't have a Moment in Europe just yet...Samsung promises to fix Galaxy hole

The Upload: Your tech news briefing for Thursday, June 18

Microsoft reshuffles executives... Uber goes to court to deny driver rights... AT&T faces $100M fine over unlimited data limitations

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6 historic tech items that were rescued from the trash

These pieces of technology history were almost lost for good until they were rescued from a dumpster, landfill, or recycling center

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Microsoft reorg taps hardware to 'drive Windows as a service across devices of all types'

By uniting its Windows and Devices group under Terry Myerson, Microsoft is emphasizing the entire user experience, not just the software, to "drive Windows as a service across devices of all types," said CEO Satya Nadella.

Renesas joins IoT development platform rush

Renesas says its chips-and-software package can cut out the need to build baseline functionality

Microsoft develops version of Minecraft for HoloLens

Players will be able to view 3D holograms of the worlds they create and navigate them with voice commands

Mini-PC round-up: A look at 6 new Windows 8.1 offerings

Mini-PC round-up: A look at 6 new Windows 8.1 offerings

Desktop computers aren't the bulky towers they used to be. Here are six mini PCs that fit in the palm of your hand and will change how you think about PCs.

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