Focus turns to mobile Windows 10 and Lumia flagships

Now that Windows 10 is out, focus is turning to Windows 10 Mobile running on Windows Phones, with flagship Lumia models expected in the fall. Confirming recent rumors, Juniper Research analyst Sam Smith said by email Thursday that the Lumia 950 and Lumia 950XL will ship with Windows 10 natively. Microsoft didn’t comment on Thursday, but company officials said as early as March at Mobile World Congress that Lumia models running...

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JXE Streams: A piece of puzzle pie in ‘The Talos Principle’ DLC

There’s nothing about pies in The Talos Principle. We’re probably just hungry. Either way, today we jump into The Road to Gehenna, a bit of DLC for The Talos Principle that features brand new puzzles, a fresh storyline and (most likely) philosophical questions about the meaning of life, humanity and the technological singularity. We’re going deep, people. The Talos Principle is a truly incredible game, blending a...

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Apple Expands Capital Return Program to $200 Billion

CUPERTINO, California—April 27, 2015—Apple® today announced that its Board of Directors has authorized an increase of more than 50 percent to the Company’s program to return capital to shareholders. Under the expanded program, Apple plans to utilize a cumulative total of $200 billion of cash by the end of March 2017. As part of the revised program, the Board has increased its share repurchase authorization to $140 billion from the $90...

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Facebook made a solar-powered plane to deliver internet

Facebook started teasing its internet-beaming planes last year, but now we’re seeing one that it actually built. Pictured above is Aquila, a solar-powered, 140-foot unmanned plane that’s designed to deliver internet connectivity from altitudes of 60,000 to 90,000 feet. The UAV, which has the wingspan of a Boeing 737 and weighs roughly 880 pounds, will be able to circle a specific area for up to 90 days when deployed...

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Apple Reports Record Second Quarter Results

CUPERTINO, California—April 27, 2015—Apple® today announced financial results for its fiscal 2015 second quarter ended March 28, 2015. The Company posted quarterly revenue of $58 billion and quarterly net profit of $13.6 billion, or $2.33 per diluted share. These results compare to revenue of $45.6 billion and net profit of $10.2 billion, or $1.66 per diluted share, in the year-ago quarter. Gross margin was 40.8 percent compared to...

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