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Microsoft's 3 year journey to an open-source .Net

Microsoft's move to open source key chunks of its .Net platform, a software framework that developers can use to build Windows applications, was one of the biggest announcements at Microsoft's Build 2014 show last week.<p>I've seen a number of Microsoft watchers and users postulating that this move is …

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72% of Americans Won’t Wear Google Glass Because of Privacy Worries

It’s not Google Glass’ nerdy aesthetics, somewhat douchey reputation or lofty price tag that will prevent a whopping 72 percent of Americans from …

StoreDot’s Bio-Organic Battery Tech Can Charge From Flat To Full In 30 Seconds

Want to charge your phone from flat to full in 30 seconds? Who doesn’t. But don’t get too excited yet — Israeli startup StoreDot‘s bio-organic fast-charging battery tech, which utilizes quantum dot technology, is only a prototype right now.<p>It’s not a full capacity battery yet either. And they …

Everything to know about iOS 8 and OS X 10.10 (Roundup + New Details)

While Apple only officially announced its 2014 Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC) last week, we have been reporting all of the known information about what Apple plans to unveil at the event over the course of the past few months. Now that WWDC is official, we have compiled a roundup of …

Twitter Acquires Cover, an Android Mobile Startup

The microblogging company wants to play around more with Google's mobile platform.<p>Twitter on Monday announced it had acquired Cover, a small startup focused on smart suggestions of Android apps for users.<p>The startup, which launched just six months ago, will join the microblogging company at its San …