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Books may look like nothing more than words on a page, but they are actually an infinitely complex imaginotransference technology that translates odd, inky squiggles into pictures inside your head.

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Microsoft’s Surface Duo could start a new smartphone era — or be a two-screen disaster

 Last month was an odd sort of anniversary at Microsoft. In the summer of 2015, Taylor Swift’s Bad Blood and Wiz Khalifa’s See You Again topped the charts while speculation about the iPhone 6S was running wild. 

And that July, Microsoft announced one of its most spectacular fails — ever.

Satya Nadella, just a year into his tenure as Microsoft CEO, announced a $7.6 billion financial loss for Microsoft because of the company’s failed acquisition of phone giant Nokia, announced in 2013. Worse, 7,800 workers would lose their jobs. Nadella pretty much said they’d step back from the smartphone market in the near future.

“We are moving from a strategy to grow a standalone phone business to a strategy to grow and create a vibrant Windows ecosystem including our first-party device family,” Nadella said in an email to Microsoft employees at the time. “I am committed to our first-party devices,

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Microsoft’s Surface Duo could start a new smartphone era — or be a two-screen disaster

 Last month was an odd sort of anniversary at Microsoft. In the summer of 2015, Taylor Swift's Bad Blood and Wiz Khalifa's See You Again topped the charts while speculation about the iPhone 6S was running wild. And that July, Microsoft announced one of its most...

Justice Dept. seizes millions of dollars in cryptocurrency allegedly linked to terrorism

DOJ has seized millions of dollars in cryptocurrency that it alleges is linked with terrorism campaigns. Photo Illustration by Omar Marques/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images The Department of Justice has seized cryptocurrency accounts that it alleges are...

Google has stopped responding to data requests from Hong Kong authorities

Google has stopped responding to requests for user data from Hong Kong authorities.  Angela Lang/CNET Google will stop responding to requests for data from Hong Kong authorities with the search giant instead directing requests for user data to a Mutual Legal...

COVID-19 pandemic has reduced emissions, but it’s not enough to fend off climate change

Any positives will wash away by the end of this decade, essentially. Peter Cade/Getty Images For the most up-to-date news and information about the coronavirus pandemic, visit the WHO website. Immediately following extreme lockdown measures that governments around the...

Apple One will bundle subscriptions to Apple TV Plus, Music, Arcade, more, report says

Apple is looking for a new way to hook you in. Angela Lang/CNET Apple is preparing to launch subscription bundles that bring together its digital services like Apple Music, Apple TV Plus and Apple Arcade, Bloomberg reported Thursday. The bundles, dubbed "Apple One,"...