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A gold Moto 360 is coming soon, according to Amazon

There's also a new leather band option on the way<p>Motorola hasn't announced the champagne gold Moto 360 seen above yet, but Amazon accidentally revealed it to the world early this morning. The listing has since been pulled, but remains visible through cached pages. So it's clear that Moto — now …

Samsung will 'fundamentally reform' its smartphones after dire earnings report

Samsung's earnings this past quarter have been exactly as downbeat as the company predicted: operating profit is down 60 percent and income from sales is now 20 percent smaller than a year ago. In other words, Samsung's spending more money to generate smaller revenues. This has all been down to …

Microsoft's health revolution is here, starting with a $199 fitness tracker

Microsoft's fitness tracking ambitions are not small.<p>Yusuf Mehdi is sitting at a conference table at the company's campus in Redmond, WA, crossed legs revealing the sneakers he's wearing, talking to me on Skype as he swipes through a presentation on his Surface. Microsoft’s Corporate Vice President …

Microsoft outs Band fitness wearable in Apple App store screenshots

The new device's sensors will track heart rate, steps taken, calories burned and sleep, according to a Microsoft privacy statement.<p>Microsoft hasn't officially announced its much-rumored entry into the smartwatch sector, but it has provided the world with an apparently accidental glimpse of the …

Tim Cook: Yep, I’m gay

In a beautifully written personal essay, Apple CEO Tim Cook has just come out as gay, finally confirming rumors that have circulated since he took over as Steve Jobs’ replacement in 2011.<p>In the history-making essay for Businessweek (remember: this is one of the most powerful and influential …

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Wearables, including Google Glass, must be put away in cinemas

Bad news for those of you who’ve decided to sport your Google Glass everywhere you go.<p>The Motion Picture Association of America and the National …