Microsoft’s new Project Scorpio Xbox could blow the PS4 Pro out of the water, challenge high-end PCs

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Microsoft’s Project Scorpio isn’t just a huge leap ahead for the Xbox One. Microsoft is showing game demos that could put its newest console on par with some high-end PCs, for a fraction of the price.

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World's largest solar-powered computer

Touted by its creators as the “world’s largest solar-powered computer,” it could offer a quantum leap for development across rural Africa.

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The iPhone 6s will take better photos than any iPhone to date 

The iPhone 6s and 6s Plus promise a big leap in photo quality. That may be reason enough for many consumers to snap up Apple’s latest iPhone. 

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Magic Leap shows off mind-blowing augmented reality

Here’s what we know about Magic Leap. It’s developing technology to put augmented reality images into the physical world. It’s backed by Google. And, if the above video posted to YouTube is anything to go by, a typical work day involves robot attacks.

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BlackBerry Makes a Leap in the Dark


BlackBerry on Tuesday introduced its new Leap smartphone for 4G LTE networks at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, Spain. Equipped with a touchscreen rather than a physical keyboard, the Leap is a successor to BlackBerry’s Z3 model. Its enhanced security and performance features are designed to appeal to young professionals and startup companies. BlackBerry is counting on the Leap, along with two keyboard-equipped models scheduled for release in the next two months, to return it to a growth position in the smartphone market.

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Intel’s new 18-core Haswell Xeon chips will try to preempt the ARM server onslaught

Intel Xeon E7 Ivy Bridge-EX die (15 core)
Intel’s new server platform is a huge leap forward for the company’s enterprise and workstation market — and possibly an early move to block ARM’s access into the server market.

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Apple's rumored iPhone 6 mobile payment system seen as 'most legitimate potential threat' to PayPal

Apple’s upcoming product releases will lay the groundwork for an aggressive leap into the mobile payments sector that could eventually erode PayPal’s firm foundation, according to one research analyst.



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Google Buys Skybox in Move to Democratize Space


Google’s acquisition of Skybox may be a small step for the search giant, but it could be a giant leap for the Internet. Google on Tuesday announced its intention to buy the satellite imaging startup for $500 million. The move not only would enhance Google’s satellite imaging resources, but also provide it with some top talent for its blue-sky plans for space. In addition to keeping its maps accurate with up-to-date imagery, Google anticipates that Skybox’s team and technology will help improve Internet access and disaster relief.

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3 reasons voice quality on smart phones still sucks

While smart phones continue to leap forward in most areas, from intuitive assistants and speedy data connections to dazzling displays and credible cameras, they seem to be mired in the mud when i…

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