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All 2016 Moto devices will have fingerprint scanners, Lenovo exec says

Despite basically pioneering the concept of a smartphone with a built-in fingerprint scanner with the Atrix 4G back in 2011, Motorola hasn’t been quick to jump back on this train last year, when such sensors have been featured in pretty much every high-end Android device. That will change in 2016, however. Chen Xudong, SVP of Lenovo and president for Lenovo ... Read More »

Microsoft will give Yammer to all Office 365 users

Microsoft stepped up efforts to expand the reach of its Yammer work social network—and better compete with other workplace collaboration tools—announcing Tuesday thatany organization with an Office 365 subscription will gain access to the service and have it automatically activated. The service will start rolling out to users in waves. The automatic activation will allow businesses to quickly spin up ... Read More »

Dell will ship XPS 13 Developer Edition “Project Sputnik” Linux laptops with Skylake chips

Linux enthusiasts rejoice: Super-thin “Project Sputnik” XPS 13 laptops from Dell with Ubuntu and Intel Skylake chips should be just around the corner. Dell’s Project Sputnik laptops have attained something of a cult status with a segment of Linux users since their introduction in 2012. The XPS 13 Developer Edition will be the only dedicated, thin-and-light Linux laptop with Skylake from ... Read More »

You will upgrade to Windows 10: Inside Microsoft’s strong-arm upgrade tactics

Windows 10’s deep stash of carrots lured a record-breaking numbers of users to the operating system when it launched. But now that adoption’s slowing down, Microsoft’s breaking out the sticks in its quest to shift 1 billion users to Windows 10 by July 2018. Microsoft wielded the latest stick on January 15, when it declared that buyers of Intel’s new Skylake ... Read More »

Samsung’s Galaxy S7 will be unveiled on February 21, with possible return of the microSD slot

amsung has announced we’ll get our first official look at the Galaxy S7 at Mobile World Congress on Feb. 21. However, you don’t have to wait to find out what the phones will look like, if VentureBeat’s Evan Blass is to believed with his latest leaks. On the face of it the phones seem like, well, Galaxy phones, with Samsung again ... Read More »

Vaio confirms its Windows Phone will be launched this week

Sony spinoff Vaio Corp. will launch a phone based on Windows 10 Mobile this week, following Acer into the suddenly hot market for third-party Windows phone hardware. Mynavi.jp reports that Vaio will be holding a press conference to announce the new phone on February 4. Executives from both Microsoft and Vaio are expected to attend, including Takuya Hirano, the president of ... Read More »

Samsung’s Galaxy S7 will be unveiled on February 21, with possible return of the microSD slot

Samsung has announced we’ll get our first official look at the Galaxy S7 at Mobile World Congress on Feb. 21. However, you don’t have to wait to find out what the phones will look like, if VentureBeat’s Evan Blass is to believed with his latest leaks. On the face of it the phones seem like, well, Galaxy phones, with Samsung again ... Read More »

How will the Fed respond to the market—and does it even matter?

Central bank policy was top of mind on Wall Street on Thursday, but experts were divided in deciphering the path forward. Less than a week before the next Federal Reserve meeting, theEuropean Central Bank outlined an unusually pointed plan for weakening the euro. With other central banks loosening money supplies amid vacillating U.S. equity markets, the Fed is now faced ... Read More »

Cramer: When the market torture will end

The market sentiment has become more negative than Jim Cramer can ever remember in recent years. That is why Cramer decided to dig a little deeper to figure out when the market will have a real investable bottom and not just an oversold rally. “Sentiment can’t cause a rally on its own. Something fundamental has to change,” the “Mad Money” ... Read More »