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Stephen Shankland / CNET:
G.fast technology, which enables gigabit speeds on DSL, expected to arrive in homes by 2016   —  Lowly DSL poised for gigabit speed boost  —  Internet service providers are getting a new option called G.fast that can extend the lifespan of existing copper phone lines yet again.
Oct 22, 2014, 1:55 AMIn context
Roger Cheng / CNET:
Verizon misses Q3 profit expectations, posts higher revenue, adds 1.5M retail customers   —  Verizon misses Q3 expectations as it shirks off rival promotional offers  —  The company did post strong customer growth, driven largely by increased tablet sales.
Oct 21, 2014, 9:45 AMIn context
Sharon Profis / CNET:
Apple Pay's speed, security, and timing will help push mobile payments into the mainstream   —  Can a phone replace your wallet?  I went shopping to find out.  —  CNET editor Sharon Profis takes Apple Pay, Google Wallet and PayPal for a test drive and compares the options.
Oct 20, 2014, 9:45 PMIn context
Stephen Shankland / CNET:
Firefox Hello adds video chat to Mozilla's browser   —  With its online chat feature, Mozilla works to break down the walls around services like Microsoft Skype and Google Hangouts.  —  Eager to infuse the Web with the communications interactivity of mobile apps, Mozilla on Thursday announced a video chat service called Hello.
Oct 16, 2014, 8:55 PMIn context
Claire Reilly / CNET:
Apple disabling glucose-tracking feature of Health app due to measurement compatibility issues   —  Apple to fix Health app after blood glucose measurement issue  —  Diabetics are being warned that Apple's Health app is not compatible with some blood glucose measurements …
Oct 16, 2014, 12:50 PMIn context
CNET:
Nexus 6 phone preorders start Oct. 29, from $649; Nexus 9 tablet Oct. 17, from $399; Nexus Player streamer Oct. 17, from $99; all running Lollipop   —  Google unveils Nexus 9 tablet, Nexus 6 phone, Nexus Player streamer  —  The products will serve as the showcase devices for the latest version of Android …
Oct 15, 2014, 12:10 PMIn context
CNET:
Oculus working on Oculus Cinema software that simulates a movie theater experience   —  Virtual reality and the silver screen: A match made in heaven  —  Oculus is developing software for watching movies, and it's one of the best VR experiences out there.  —  Oculus's cinema app …
Oct 14, 2014, 4:00 AMIn context
Roger Cheng / CNET:
Sony Xperia Z3 heads to T-Mobile on October 29   —  The Xperia Z3 will arrive on the “Uncarrier” six days after its brother, the Xperia Z3v, hits Verizon Wireless stores.  —  Now its T-Mobile's turn to talk up its Sony flagship smartphone.  —  The Bellevue, Wash.-based “Uncarrier” …
Oct 13, 2014, 1:40 PMIn context
Ben Fox Rubin / CNET:
Apple supplier GT Advanced to close sapphire plants, resulting in the loss of 890 jobs   —  GT Advanced to shut down Ariz. plant, cut ties with Apple  —  About 890 jobs may be lost from shutting down its sapphire operations, buy GT says its agreement with Apple included “oppressive and burdensome” terms and obligations.
Oct 10, 2014, 2:55 PMIn context
Ian Sherr / CNET:
Unity game development platform is up for sale: presentation pitching the company circulates at potential acquirers like Google   —  Unity, one gaming development platform to unite them all, up for sale  —  A presentation pitching Unity has been circulating around the games industry, sources say.
Oct 9, 2014, 8:00 AMIn context

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Microsoft:
Delivering a complete cloud for every business, industry and geography  —  Executive Vice President Scott Guthrie of the Microsoft Cloud and Enterprise Group discusses Microsoft's approach to delivering the industry's complete cloud.
Amazon Web Services:
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Rackspace:
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Zoho:
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