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  • Back-to-school sales tax holiday kicks off in Florida

    Back-to-school sales tax holiday kicks off in Florida
    Shoppers across South Florida hit the malls Friday to get ready for the new school year, buying tax-free school supplies, new outfits and electronics. Throughout the weekend, Floridians will be spared the usually required 6 percent state sales tax and...
  • Microsoft Slashing Up to 18,000 Jobs, Its Biggest Layoff Ever

    Microsoft said it will eliminate up to 18,000 jobs over the next year, with the bulk of the cuts coming from its acquisition of mobile-devices maker Nokia. The technology giant said the layoffs -- representing about 14% of its workforce, the largest...
  • Why Xbox Was Always Going to Struggle Making Original Shows

    Xbox Entertainment Studios, we hardly knew ya. The decision by Microsoft to pull the plug on its in-house division to produce a slate of original shows for the Xbox platform on Thursday didn't come as much of a surprise as new CEO Satya Nadella wants the...
  • First Look at 'Halo: Nightfall' Series Hero (EXCLUSIVE)

    Xbox has provided the first look of Agent Locke, the lead character played Mike Colter in the upcoming digital series "Halo: Nightfall," who also will be prominently featured in next year's "Halo 5: Guardians" video game. Colter (see above) may be best...
  • Make it easy: Tips for staying productive this summer

    (BPT) - With the warm weather putting beach and barbecue plans in full swing, it can be tough to stay productive during the summer months. The key to getting it all done lies in finding the right device that makes work portable, so you can enjoy the sun...
  • High-tech gift ideas for grads that won't break the bank

    (BPT) - Graduation season is here with high school and college grads eagerly awaiting commencement so they can start the next big chapter of life. This also means a lot of graduation celebrations for friends and family near and far. This year, show your...
  • Refurbished 64 GB Microsoft Surface RT tablets for $189

    Refurbished 64 GB Microsoft Surface RT tablets for $189
    Father's Day deal alert! Save more than $300 on a refurbished 64 GB Microsoft Surface RT selling for just $189 on eBay. Add a red Touch cover for $29.99. The Microsoft-refurbished 10.6-inch tablet with Wi-Fi comes with a 1-year warranty and is...
  • Spending: It's a tablet! It's a laptop!

    Kiplinger's Personal Finance These three hybrid devices are light like a tablet but allow you hassle-free access to traditional Windows programs. Microsoft Surface Pro 2 ($900 for 64 gigabytes of storage; $120 to $130 for an optional keyboard). The...
  • Apple to introduce iPad app split-screen feature in iOS 8, report says

    Apple to introduce iPad app split-screen feature in iOS 8, report says
    Multitaskers, rejoice: Apple is reportedly planning on adding a split-screen feature to the iPad that will allow the tablet to run two apps at the same time.  The Cupertino-based tech company will introduce the feature in iOS 8, the next version of...
  • Review: Microsoft Surface Pro 3 an alternative to iPad and MacBook

    Review: Microsoft Surface Pro 3 an alternative to iPad and MacBook
    When Microsoft first announced the Surface, the tablet was unsuccessfully pitched as an iPad alternative. Now it's being marketed to consumers as a replacement for both their iPads and MacBooks. Microsoft finally understands that consumers are not...
  • Macklemore concert to open Aventura Mall Microsoft store

    Macklemore concert to open Aventura Mall Microsoft store
    When you are Microsoft, you roll in  a special way.  Which means opening your Aventura Mall store with a $1 million donation for local students and, oh, by the way, a concert by Macklemore & Ryan Lewis. Microsoft will open its fifth Florida retail store...
  • LAUSD shifts gears on technology for students

    LAUSD shifts gears on technology for students
    Los Angeles school district officials have allowed a group of high schools to choose from among six different laptop computers for their students — a marked contrast to last year's decision to give every pupil an iPad. Contracts that will come...