Plantronics Says It Can Be a Wearable Computing Company, Too

Interested in wearables? Do let it go to your head, the company’s CTO says.
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Siri Gets Serious, Microsoft Gets Its Mojo Back and Everything Gets Encrypted in 2014

Annual predictions for the year ahead in tech from analyst Mark Anderson.
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On Black Friday, the Real Fight Was Online

Brick-and-mortar retailers mounted a furious defense on Black Friday to head off incursions into one of the industry’s biggest shopping days by such online rivals as Amazon.com.

Yep, It’s Looking Like an iPad Christmas

If you’re in the market for an iPad, there are deals to be had.
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The Mystery of the Google Barge Is Over, and the Answer Is Kind of Boring

No seawater-cooled data centers, no party boats. Just an “interactive space.”
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News Byte

Twitter to Set IPO Price Range This Week

Twitter will set the price range for its initial public offering this week, according to sources, with an exact price likely to be set in the first week of November. The company, which will begin trading on the New York Stock Exchange in the coming weeks, will soon be able to begin its investor roadshow as a result of setting the price range. The news was first reported by The Wall Street Journal.

As Amazon Reports Third-Quarter Earnings, Its Holiday Outlook Will Take Center Stage

After eBay’s fourth-quarter guidance spooked analysts, Amazon’s take should receive additional attention.
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Nintendo Confirms It Will Keep Selling the Original Wii in U.S., Despite Discontinuation in Japan

Seven years later, Wii would still like to play.
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AllThingsD Week in Review: BlackBerry Is Just Resting, and YouTube Goes Mobile First

The Top 10 stories that powered AllThingsD this week, in one convenient post.
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Here’s What a Pinterest Ad Looks Like