Agam ShahU.S. Correspondent, IDG News Service

Agam Shah covers machine learning, virtual reality, PCs, servers and chips for the IDG News Service, and is based in New York.

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Microsoft is putting Windows 10 and Cortana at the center of smart homes

Are you too lazy to open the door or switch on a light? Let Windows 10 and its Cortana voice-activated digital assistant do the job for you.

Next-gen DisplayPort 1.4 standard will support 8K displays and USB-C

Big changes are coming to the popular DisplayPort display standard, with a new version 1.4 promising support for 8K displays.

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Samsung's Artik 5, a Raspberry Pi look-alike, now shipping for $99

Samsung's first Artik developer board, which looks like Raspberry Pi 2, has now started shipping, and robots, drones, wearables and a range of connected devices can be made from it.

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Bluetooth wireless range, speed to continue improving

Bluetooth speeds will continue to grow in the coming years.

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The five coolest projects at AT&T Labs

Many of the AT&T projects being shown are close to being completed.

Attention, binge watchers: New 4K TVs from LG are 'Netflix recommended'

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LG is placing more importance on streaming content in its new OLED and LED TVs

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Samsung starts shipping new 4K TVs with Tizen OS

The price for new 4K Samsung 2015 TVs starts at $949.99.

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Samsung opens Milk Music to everyone via the Web

The free streaming radio service was previously available only for Samsung devices