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  • The new capability in the Android Search app means that users can look for something in one language and then send a message to a friend in another language without changing the app's settings each time.

  • Users of Microsoft's OneDrive app for Android can now access both their work and personal files on the same app.

  • A new IBM report aims to help businesses attain enterprise mobility and provide a roadmap to get them there.

  • Officials say the company wants its silicon in all areas of computing, a strategy that will be highlighted during the annual convention in September.

  • The company cleans house and vows to be on the lookout for "crap apps" that threaten to undermine Microsoft's efforts to build a vibrant app ecosystem.

  • The fine was imposed because T-Mobile harmed consumers by not offering enough cell phone models that are compatible with hearing aids from 2009 to 2010, according to the FCC.

  • Why test in Australia? Ostensibly, there's plenty of open land and airspace -- and less regulation -- to test these automated aircraft.

  • IBM said the increasing enterprise use of cloud, mobile, big data, analytics and social technologies is driving demand for IBM systems and storage.

  • After weeks of rumors about when Apple's latest products would finally be unveiled, including an expected iPhone 6 and maybe even a new iWatch smartwatch, the company has pegged the date as Sept. 9.

  • It's that time of year when the lazy days of summer recede into memory and the time to crack open the (increasingly digital) books and settle down into the school year returns. Beyond e-readers and tablets, which have started to enter more prominently onto college campuses and into lesson plan formats, more specific gadgets such as smart pens and the USB-equipped Space Bar are becoming available. According to a survey from the National Retail Federation, nearly one in five parents (18.2 percent) said that 100 percent of their back-to-college electronics purchases were influenced by course and school requirements. For back-to-school families, whose lists often include supplies needed for the classroom, 21 percent of parents said that 100 percent of the supplies they buy are influenced by classroom and school requirements. When it came to electronics, 16.4 percent said that every electronic item they buy is influenced by classroom lists and school requirements. Now more than ever, college students have an abundance of gadgets to suit their studies—or distract them from what they should be doing. Here's a look at 10 that offer equal opportunities to encourage academic effort or effortlessly entertain.

  • T-Mobile customers will soon be able to choose from the HTC One M8 Windows phone and the OneTouch Fierce 2 and Evolve 2 models from Alcatel, while some iPhone prices have dropped.

  • Microsoft's latest tablet ventures beyond the U.S., Canada and Japan to go on sale in 25 more markets.

  • Low-cost PCs, Chromebooks and Windows XP migrations continue to help, but competition from other devices means declines in the future.

  • Company officials say the ProLiant Gen 9 servers are part of a larger server strategy that includes its Moonshot and Apollo efforts.

  • Apple has been alleging for several years that Samsung infringed on some of its patents in Samsung mobile devices, but U.S. courts have repeatedly denied the company's arguments.

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