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T-Mobile has confirmed that it will launch Microsoft's low-cost Lumia 530 later this month, priced at $79.20 - but the device will also be available via Best Buy and Microsoft Stores from October 5.
AT&T will reportedly launch the Lumia 830, Microsoft's new 'affordable flagship', in early November - some time after it goes on sale in other markets - and the carrier may only stock the black model.
Sky News is launching a new app for the Xbox 360 in the UK and US this month, including a live channel feed and on-demand content - but there's no mention of a similar app for the Xbox One.
Sony has said that it will launch the PlayStation TV box - which includes the ability to play games via its PlayStation Now game-streaming service - in the US ($99) and Europe (€99) later this year.
Due to backlash, Congress has passed a bill that will legalize unlocking handsets. The President is expected to sign this bill into law, which will reinstate choice in cellular providers.
While Microsoft confirmed earlier this week that it would not be launching the Lumia 930 in the US, the new Windows Phone 8.1 flagship has gone on sale there unofficially, for $699.99 unlocked.
US-bound passengers will be required to prove that their mobile devices turn on, as the TSA increases airport security to deal with the 'credible threat' of a bomb disguised as a phone or tablet.
The FCC is to consider amending its definition of 'broadband', which could see a new minimum standard of 10Mbps download speeds, or perhaps as high as 25Mbps, up from the current 4Mbps definition.
The ultra-affordable Windows Phone 8.1 handset, the Lumia 630, launched this month - but it could soon be joined by an even cheaper model, the Lumia 530, which is reportedly destined for T-Mobile USA.
The government of the United States has announced that it will cede its oversight in assigning domain names and web addresses, while turning the task over to a new organization.
The courts have confirmed that the Department of Homeland Security has the right to take your electronic devices when crossing the border without any probable cause or suspicion of guilt.
Three UK has launched its 4G services, at no extra cost over existing price plans and with unlimited data available, while customers will now be able to use their inclusive minutes and data in the US.
A Mozilla executive has said that the company has "no plans to launch" Firefox OS phones in the United States, after it had previously outlined its intentions to launch devices on Sprint in 2014.
Microsoft says that it sold 166,000 Xbox 360s in the U.S. during October 2013, regaining its position as America's top-selling game console after briefly losing the top spot to Sony in September.
The Galaxy Gear smartwatch may not be doing as well as Samsung hoped, as leaked documentation indicates that over 30% of those bought via Best Buy stores in the U.S. have since been returned.
Microsoft's intelligent digital assistant, 'Cortana', will reportedly launch with Windows Phone 8.1 in early 2014 - if you live in the United States. If you don't, you could be waiting a while.
Edward Snowden's NSA leaks have been the source of much consternation for companies like Google and Facebook; now, they're working with the White House in an attempt to provide greater transparency.
Speaking at a cybersecurity conference in New York City, NSA Director Keith Alexander outlined plans for reducing the number of system admins - plans he claims to pre-date Snowden's classified leaks.
Two supposedly secure email services, Silent Email and Lavabit, closed within a matter of hours of each other, with concerns about government pressure over 'high-profile' users of the services.
In what may be the first case of its kind, federal authorities have seized Bitcoins, the all-digital currency, from a South Carolina man for breaching the Controlled Substances Act in the USA.
Since Skype's takeover by Microsoft, it seems the Redmond-based giant has been able to cast an approving eye over HTTPS links that are sent.
Samsung's new Galaxy S 4 will be offered with a mighty eight-core Exynos 5 processor... in some markets at least. But in others, like the US and UK, it will go on sale with a quad-core Snapdragon CPU.
Unit 61938, a group of Chinese governmental hackers responsible for more than 100 documented attacks since 2006, might have been nailed on the outskirts of the world's biggest city - Shanghai.
Nokia's phone designs always seem to be found among US Design Patents, and the most recent is no exception. The D675587 patent contains a phone with some striking similarities to another Nokia model.
McAfee Labs has discovered that the United States is the country with the most active botnet command servers, coming in a whopping 631 and beating other contenders by quite a margin
The United States government is warning PC users to disable Java on their machines, as a recently discovered flaw in the latest unpatched version is being exploited in the wild by hackers.
The United States as well as a number of other countries, have said they will not sign a treaty that they feel will give too much control over the oversight of the Internet to the United Nations.
A Mexican court has fined Yahoo $2.7 billion dollars over an apparent breach of a contract that seems to date back to 2003. The search giant obviously intends to challenge the decision made.
HTC's lower end Windows Phone 8 smartphone, the Windows Phone 8S, is now confirmed not to be coming to the United States on any carrier, with HTC focusing on the Windows Phone 8X
Microsoft has turned against a partner they've had since the mid-1980s in Callison Architecture, due to poor quality work on one of their main data centers. This left thousands of machines at risk.
Kim Dotcom's extradition to the United States hearing could be pushed all the way back to July 2013, with the family's case reaching box-office proportions in terms of plot twists and turns.
Employment isn't always easy to find, but Facebook is trying to change that. The giant social network has partnered with numerous entities to bring the hunt to the News Feed.
Judge Barbara Crabb has binned a case between Apple and Motorola Mobility over the licensing of patents for use in iOS devices, with both companies willing to continue to negotiate on pricing.
Third-party results finally suggest that Google's mail service is leading the world, despite the search giant having claimed this to be the case during the summer. Somehow, Yahoo is still hanging on.
After more than a year of investigation, it seems that the FTC feels Google has been exploiting its position at the top of the market to ensure that rival services do not get a chance to oppose.
The White House has admitted a cyber-attack occurred on Sunday, in which the hackers could have accessed information about the country's nuclear arsenal. China has been suggested as a perpetrator.
After the government in Argentina passed a ruling to limit dependency on the US dollar, PayPal became the easiest method of converting. As a result, the functionality is to be pulled in Argentina.
Twitter, who has been fighting to protect an Occupy Wall Street protester's details from the government has surrendered the details after being forced into a metaphorical corner.
Nokia has announced today that their free music streaming service, Nokia Music, is now available in the United States, complete with over 150 playlists and millions of tracks to enjoy without any ads
It would appear that Facebook's oldest user could be a 101-year-old Californian woman who, coincidentally, lives in the same area as the site is headquartered. She's been on Facebook since mid-2009.
Notorious hacker 'AnonymouSabu' has gained an additional six months of freedom before his sentencing trial begins, due to his willingness to cooperate with the government he previously fought against.
YouTube have launched a new video hub for the United States 2012 Elections that will allow users to watch 'key moments' from now until election day, all from the comfort of their computer chair.
After Time published its list of the poorest cities for cell reception in the USA, it was found that AT&T manages to take gold in the prize nobody wants to win, offering the weakest service of all.
Google announced plans to downsize Motorola Mobility's workforce on Sunday, with the intention of cutting down the workforce by 4,000 employees.
Netflix has opened a small experiment for crowd-sourcing subtitles, in order to assess the possibility of making this their new standard. The experiment will be focusing on a small number of users.
Due to their part in leaking video footage of American soldiers killing civilians in Baghdad, a prominent Icelandic MP has been advised to avoid going to the USA by her own government.
Neowin takes a look back at the iPhone's history, including the initial doubts from technology journalists, with the line-up having reached its five year anniversary now.
The United States government is looking to propose a federal law that bans the use of cell phones while driving. The hope is to to reduce the number of fatalities caused by distracted driving.
The new 'Dirty Dozen' of the world's top spam-producing nations is announced - and while India has knocked the US off the top spot, a 47% reduction in its spam output sees the UK drop off the list.