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“Teledildonics” patent troll backs down from lawsuit against KickstarterHands on: the new Lumia flagships are competent, Continuum is coolFar Cry Primal coming to XB1/PS4 February 23, PC in MarchHands-on: The Surface Book is a laptop. But it’s also a tablet.Time Warner Cable promises to stop acting like a cable companyMetal Gear Solid 5 FOB insurance: The worst kind of microtransactionHands-on: The Surface Pro 4 is a design that’s settled downFAA proposes $1.9M fine after company flew drones over New York, ChicagoTrans-Pacific Partnership accord’s copyright details leakedNeutrino flavor changes take home the physics NobelKeep Talking and Nobody Explodes review: The exact opposite of a bombThreatening to post sex tape on Facebook is not a crime, court rulesCisco shuts down million-dollar ransomware operationHow net neutrality violates the First Amendment (according to one ISP)Microsoft announces 110 million Windows 10 installs since launchTrump Hotels payment system infected with malwareMicrosoft introduces Surface Book, a convertible for Surface fansSurface Pro gets a better screen, a Skylake processorFlagship Windows Phones at last: The Lumia 950, 950XL, and 550The new Microsoft Band is a sleeker, curvier fitness tracker