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Microsoft Making Cheaper Surface Pro 3

Microsoft is making a cheaper version of its Surface Pro 3 tablet computer in an effort to reach students and budget-conscious families. Here’s what you need to know.

03/31/2015

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Music Festivals Ban Selfie Sticks

You can bring your beach towels and floral headbands, but you’d better forget that selfie stick if you’re planning to go to the Coachella or Lollapalooza music festivals this year.

03/31/2015

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IBM Invests $3 Billion In ‘Internet Of Things’

IBM is investing $3 billion to build an “Internet of Things” division aimed at harnessing the massive trove of data collected by smartphones, tablets, connected vehicles and appliances and using it to help companies better manage their businesses.

03/31/2015

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RadioShack Creditor Won’t Offer New Bid

RadioShack creditor Salus said that it will not improve its bid as it fights with another buyer, hedge fund Standard General, for the electronics chain based in Fort Worth.

03/30/2015

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Tim Cook Blasts ‘Religious Objection’ Laws

Apple CEO Tim Cook said that so-called ‘religious objection’ legislation being introduced in a number of states including Texas is dangerous and bad for business.

03/30/2015

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PlayStation Replaces Music Service With Spotify

Spotify’s music service is coming to PlayStation game consoles and replacing Sony’s own Music Unlimited.

03/30/2015

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GameStop Reports Q4 Drop In Sales

GameStop said that the stronger dollar hurt sales in the fourth quarter. Sales for the Grapevine video game retailer fell about 6 percent in the three months that ended January 31.

03/27/2015

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Yahoo! To Buy Back $2 Billion In Stock

Yahoo! said that it will buy back $2 billion in company stock as it prepares to spin off its stake in Chinese e-commerce company Alibaba. Yahoo! owns 384 million shares of Alibaba.

03/27/2015

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State House OKs Ban On Texting While Driving

A statewide ban on texting while driving gained preliminary approval in the Texas House on Wednesday, advancing a plan that four years ago fell victim to a gubernatorial veto.

03/26/2015

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Facebook Messenger To Mix Business & Pleasure

Facebook’s Messenger app is evolving into a multitasking tool equipped to send an animated fist bump to a friend at one moment and then get a little business done in the next.

03/26/2015

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Bill Would Create New Labels For GMO Foods

Inspired by the popular ‘USDA organic’ label, House Republicans are proposing a new government certification for foods free of genetically modified ingredients.

03/25/2015

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“Super Troopers 2” Seeks Funding From Fans

The comedy troupe behind the cult hit “Super Troopers” has launched a crowd-funding campaign to help bankroll a sequel.

03/25/2015