Microsoft reportedly hired the firm that designed the Burj Khalifa, the world's tallest building, for a multi-billion dollar revamp of its campus, with restaurants, housing, retail stores, and more.
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LG's latest high-end handset is said to have a Snapdragon 808 CPU, 3GB RAM, and another, rather unusual feature: a small auxiliary 'ticker' display, positioned just above the main 5.7-inch screen.
Just three weeks after revealing that its Windows Insider program had grown to six million people, Microsoft said today that over seven million people are now signed up to test Windows 10 previews.
Android 5.1.1 was released for Samsung's Galaxy S6 and S6 edge in Canada yesterday - but the update was quickly pulled, after a bug was discovered just hours after its rollout began.
Microsoft is hosting an event today at which it will showcase a range of new devices that it says "will light up the Windows 10 experience for customers" - join us to watch it live from 1300 GMT.
Samsung teased a new device called the Galaxy View today with an unusual rear kickstand - but while the company is saying no more for now, clues suggest it may be its rumored 18.4-inch Android tablet.
Qualcomm claims that its next-generation Snapdragon 820 SoC - featuring its new custom-designed 'Kryo' 64-bit CPU - will offer up to twice the performance, and twice as much battery life, as the 810.
Microsoft has released new versions of its Skype apps for Android devices, and for Apple's iPhones and iPads, bringing user experience changes, and a range of new features and improvements.
The BBC has released a trailer for its new feature-length drama starring Daniel Radcliffe and Bill Paxton - and despite legal action from Rockstar Games, the show's broadcast has now been scheduled.
Logitech has unveiled its latest Bluetooth accessories, including a stylish keyboard that can be paired to three devices at once, and a new mouse that includes support for Windows 10 features.
It's not official yet - the announcement is rumored to be happening on Thursday - but Verizon reportedly showed its new logo to its staff earlier today, and it's already begun appearing in the wild.
Acer's R 13 notebook - which sports a rather unusual hinge - is now available with Intel's latest 'Skylake' processors, USB 3.1 Type-C ports, optional Quad HD resolution, and Windows 10 pre-installed.
Google is reportedly preparing to announce its new flagship-class Nexus phones - the showcase devices for its latest OS release, Android 6.0 Marshmallow - on September 29 in San Francisco.
The Revo Build is a Windows 10 mini-PC that you can 'build' with stackable Blocks that expand its features and abilities, including graphics, wireless device charging, audio processing, and storage.
Google unveiled its new logo and brand identity system yesterday, and reactions have been somewhat mixed so far. But the company considered many other alternatives, including some radical options.