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Bill Gates Is Way More Involved With Microsoft Than Anyone Realizes

Since naming Satya Nadella as CEO, Bill Gates spends a third of his time working at Microsoft, he told Vanity Fair's Bethany McLean.<p>That's a surprisingly big chunk of time and more than most people realize. When Nadella became CEO, Gates gave up the Microsoft chairman job and took on the vague …

Ballmer, Gates no longer pals; blame Nokia, Vista

It seems the Nokia deal former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer pulled off right before leaving the company had a strong ripple effect. Not only is …

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HTC’s Desire Eye Puts Selfie And Back Cameras On Equal Footing

HTC’s new Desire Eye is a brand new camera that includes two 13 megapixel cameras, with the same capabilities front and back. Each has a dual color LED flash, similar to that found on the iPhone, and they come in two-color plastic unibody designs. It has IPX67 waterproofing, (which is the same as …

Go Beyond Emoticons and Avatars: comiXchat Messaging App

There’s a new chat app in town that doesn’t feature a new way to shoot selfies or make anything mysteriously disappear — and it’s not dull and boring.<p>comiXchat, a free messaging app by Nubis that displays individual or group chats in an artistically appointed, hand-drawn comic interface, debuts …

HTC launches new 'selfie' phone, the Desire Eye

The Taiwanese smartphone maker HTC has seized the trend for selfies by releasing a dedicated new handset with a front-facing camera as big and powerful as the conventional rear-facing camera.<p>The HTC Desire Eye has a 13-megapixel camera and dual LED flash above the screen where the phone’s speaker …