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Is Amazon scheming up a cloud-based Bitcoin-funded exchange?
Some cloud futurists get giddy over the idea of an exchange-like marketplace where one day cloud computing resources are bought and sold like stocks. Amazon, the biggest dog in this industry, may be scheming up something of that ilk, given a new patent the company was awarded this week. The patent description is broad in its scope, but it basically allows for the company to set up a marketplace where... Read More

Clockwise quick take: WWDC 14 preview
Serenity Caldwell, Brad Chacos, Dan Moren, and Jason Snell preview Apple's worldwide developer conference. Read More

Microsoft Surface Pro 3 will be the only option for some regions
Microsoft says that in some countries where its Surface Pro 2 tablet is not yet available, it never will be; the Surface Pro 3 will have to do. Read More

Microsoft's translation app for Skype is seriously impressive
Satya Nadella may have underwhelmed at the Code Conference (the powwow held by Walt Mossberg and Kara Swisher that used to be called D Conference back when they were with All Things D) but a Microsoft demo has left a lot of people seriously impressed. Read More

Amazon wants to run your high-performance databases
Amazon Web Services is making a pitch for enterprises' high-performance databases to run on its infrastructure, launching new instances optimized for the task. Read More

Tip of the Hat: The man behind Apple's post-Jobs acquisition spree
Apple's move to buy headphone maker and streaming music service Beats Electronics brought its acquisitive ways -- started after the death of founder Steve Jobs -- to the forefront. Read More

Smartphone prices are dropping, and will continue to dip through '18
Average global smartphone prices have dropped and will continue to do so into 2018, according to IDC. Read More

The hot tech of the cool White House Science Fair
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Why haven't robots yet changed the world?
A well-known roboticist acknowledged Wednesday at an MIT symposium that robotics has yet to change the world. Read More



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