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Preview Skype's controversial millennial-inspired redesign on desktop

Skype released its redesigned mobile app this June in what was its biggest update since adding video calls in 2006. Microsoft announced today that those changes are now available on desktop. SEE ALSO: Instagram just launched live video chat — and everyone else can watch It’s currently in preview for Mac and non-Windows 10 PC…

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Does Microsoft’s new patent mean you’re finally getting a Surface Phone?

Microsoft Surface Phone rumors have been swirling around the Internet for almost two years and a new patent for “a force sensitive device ” looks like long-sought after proof that, yes, Microsoft is working on a Surface Phone. Except that’s not exactly what the patent means and, if we’re being honest with ourselves, Microsoft will…

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Despite crackdown, there’s a new Apple Park drone video

A new drone video shows work continuing on Apple Park, including progress on landscaping, despite reports that the company was attempting to prevent such flyovers. Over the summer, several drone operators said that Apple had hired security guards for adjacent sites to warn them not to fly their drones over the company’s new headquarters. At…

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B2B data platform ZoomInfo was acquired by private equity firm Great Hill Partners for $240 million

ZoomInfo , the subscription-based B2B platform that sells access to company data such as contact details, employment history, and other background information, was acquired earlier this week by Boston-based private equity firm Great Hill Partners. But the company didn’t reveal how much it was acquired for — until now. A ZoomInfo spokesperson has confirmed to…

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Leaked images might show the iPhone 8's wireless charging setup

This year’s upcoming iPhone 8 product line is widely expected to be Apple’s first generation of smartphones to feature wireless charging capabilities, finally freeing up iOS users from their Lightning cords — and we might just have gotten a good look at what the accessories that will provide that power might look like.     New…