Wearable band shipments soared 684 percent year-over-year in the first half of 2014, according to the latest stats from industry analyst firm Canalys.
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A federal judge has rejected the proposed $324.5 million wage-theft anti-trust settlement in the well-publicized Silicon Valley wage-fixing case, saying the amount is not nearly enough.
A study by Warwick Business School indicates that the next financial crisis might be preceded by large numbers of people searching on Google for key political and business topics.
Google and Motorola are working together on a 5.9-inch Nexus phablet for release in November, according to multiple rumors.
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Google has finally responded to a bug in Chrome for Windows that has been quietly zapping up the battery life of some laptops for years.