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Microsoft launches Surface 2, priced at $449
ZDNet's Mary Jo Foley reported from the New York launch of the Surface 2. The software giant also introduced a new docking station, Power Cover, wireless adapter, and other new peripherals for the Windows-powered tablet.
Read more: Microsoft Surface 2 pricing starts at $449
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Apple sold nine million iPhone 5s, 5c smartphones in the first weekend
As Apple's chief executive Tim Cook said "initial supply" of the iPhone 5s sold out, many were left to wait for weeks for their new smartphones to arrive. Apple confirmed 200 million devices have upgraded to iOS 7 since it was first released.
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Apple's iPhone fingerprint technology hacked
Less than two days after the iPhone 5s went on sale, German hackers were successful in creating a fake fingerprint that could spoof Apple's "advanced" biometric technology. But as ZDNet's Ed Bott explains, anyone who's been paying attention to biometrics shouldn't be surprised.
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