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Tesla's much cheaper 'Model 3' coming in 2017

The company's next electric car will be about 20 percent smaller and nearly $30,000 less expensive.

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Nokia's 'Cyan' update rolls out Windows Phone 8.1 to all WP8 Lumia handsets

The huge improvements in Windows Phone 8.1 will soon be available without jumping through any hoops.

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Shazam adds full in-app song playback for Rdio subscribers

Rdio users are no longer limited to short song previews, with support for other streaming services coming soon.

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Samsung dreams of retina scanner, ultrasonic pen for future Galaxy devices

Android's top phone maker touts some new ideas as cheaper devices attack.

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Nvidia may launch new Android device capable of playing streamed PC games

GameStream could finally make its debut on a standalone Nvidia tablet.

SoundCloud gets Sonos integration, record deals possible

Major labels may get a stake in the upload-your-own music service in return for not suing over copyrighted material.

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Microsoft carves out room for Xbox amid productivity push

But how committed is Microsoft in the long-term, now that its focus has shifted?

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Google flips on Android mirroring for Chromecast

Select phones and tablets can now beam their screens to the television.

Samsung’s Gear VR headset reportedly on track for IFA 2014 reveal

New image render reveals red headset with a touchpad on the side.

Sprint reportedly tests tiered family data plans

The third-place carrier may take part in the mobile data price wars after all.

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First Android Wear smartwatches shipping now as war for your wrist winds up

Google's bid for wearable tech dominance has begun as the LG G Watch and Samsung Gear Live start shipping.

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Oculus plans a developer conference to push VR apps

The VR firm promises news on upcoming technology as it starts shipping its latest developer kits.

“3D Touch” Windows Phone and Surface Mini rumors reemerge

"McLaren" handset may let users see more information by floating a finger over the screen.

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Samsung dumps Media Hub, sends users to M-Go

The electronics giant promises "exciting new video products" to come as it shutters its current service.

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Samsung is pulling out of the Plasma TV business

LG will become the last major manufacturer of plasma panels--assuming it doesn't also exit the business.