Microsoft’s special edition Iron Man Xbox One looks crazy

Microsoft might be about to launch an upgraded Xbox One at E3 in June, but it’s still busy creating special edition designs of its existing console. We’ve seen Halo- and Call of Duty-themed Xbox One consoles before, but Microsoft’s latest design brings an Iron Man look to its oversized machine. Like some previous …

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Even weather forecasts aren’t safe from Windows 10 upgrade prompts

Upgrade to Windows 10. You will upgrade to Windows 10. Upgrade to Windows 10 now. Upgrade to Windows 10 during a live TV broadcast. Upgrade to Windows 10. Just upgrade. Now. Microsoft’s aggressively nagging Windows 10 upgrade prompts claimed another victim on Wednesday morning. KCCI 8 News Meteorologist Metinka Slater …

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Verizon implies striking workers are sabotaging its network

Earlier this month, Verizon employees initiated the largest strike in the US in four years. More than 30,000 workers joined picket lines protesting the telecom company’s handling of contract negotiations. As the strike enters its third week, Verizon has suggested that striking workers are attacking its network, severing fiber-optic cables and …

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LG's G5 has so far only contributed to growing mobile losses

Good news and bad news out of South Korea’s two electronics giants today. Samsung, buoyed by its new Galaxy S7, is reporting improved profits for the past quarter, while LG’s mobile division sunk deeper into the red with a $168 million loss. The primary cause for LG’s increased expenses was marketing around …

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Lenovo and Xiaomi no longer among top 5 smartphone makers

Lenovo and Xiaomi have lost their spots as the fourth and fifth largest largest smartphone manufacturers, according to a study by IDC. The research firm found that the two companies had been pushed out of fourth and fifth place by two lesser-known Chinese companies, Oppo and Vivo, when looking at shipments over …

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SpaceX wins its first satellite launch for the US Air Force

SpaceX has been awarded an $87.2 million contract from the US Air Force to launch a military GPS satellite in May 2018, Space News reports. It will be the first national security launch SpaceX performs for the Air Force, since the company was authorized to launch military satellites in May 2015. It …

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