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Surface tablets nearly hit $1 billion as Microsoft revenues jump 25 percent

pcworld.com — Microsoft reported a 25 percent increase in revenue from the same period a year ago as some of its key businesses, including Office 365 and the Xbox, delivered sharp gains. Overall, Microsoft reported revenue of $23.2 billion, an increase of 25 percent from a year ago.
Oct 23, 2014

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Oct 23, 2014

Surface tablets nearly hit $1 billion as Microsoft revenues jump 25 percent pcworld.com/article/283843… via @pcworld

What Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg said in Mandarin that so impressed the Chinese

pcworld.com — Facebook's CEO Mark Zuckerberg stunned many Chinese on Thursday, not with a new Facebook feature, but because he spoke and answered questions in Mandarin for almost half an hour. Zuckerberg gave a talk in Chinese at Tsinghua University on Wednesday, and later posted a recording of the event to his Facebook page.
Oct 23, 2014

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Oct 23, 2014

"One day, I asked her why is my listening in Chinese so bad. She told me, ‘Your listening in English is also bad.’” pcworld.com/article/283811…

Oct 23, 2014

When Zuckerberg was telling Priscilla Chan’s family they were engaged, he broke the news to her grandma in Chinese. pcworld.com/article/283811…

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Apple Pay's next move could be phone-to-phone payments

pcworld.com — The launch this week of Apple Pay is giving many people their first taste of NFC payment technology, which allows them to buy things in a store by bringing an iPhone 6 close to a compatible terminal. But the NFC standard also allows payments to be made directly between smartphones.

Google to build Play-like hardware store for Project Ara

pcworld.com — Drawing inspiration from its Play Store, Google will create a hardware store in which users can buy and sell Lego-like hardware modules for the customizable Project Ara smartphone. Project Ara is Google's upcoming build-your-own smartphone that allows users to mix and match features.