Nokia launches virtual reality camera

HELSINKI (Reuters) - Finland's Nokia, once the world's largest phone maker, has unveiled a spherical camera designed for making 3D movies and games that can be watched and played with virtual reality headsets.

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With its latest iPhone deal, T-Mobile takes control

Big deal

No sooner did I predict new Apple Music streaming deals from key carriers yesterday than mercurial CEO, John Legere delivered. T-Mobile has announced what could end up being this season’s most attractive carrier deal for iPhone.

It consists of:

Music Freedom: Apple Music subscribers will now be permitted to stream as much music as they like over T-Mobile’s network for no additional charge – no more worries about devouring the bandwidth. (39 percent of US users avoid streaming music using their devices because they fear bill shock).

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Toshiba to cut interim CEO pay by 90 percent on accounting scandal

TOKYO (Reuters) - Toshiba Corp said it would slash its interim chief executive's monthly salary for the next two months by 90 percent, including previously announced cuts, following revelations of improper accounting at the Japanese conglomerate.

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Windows 10 is for suckers

The press likes to focus on shiny new things and the shiny thing of the moment is Windows 10. It's not only new, it's free (if you already have Windows 7 or 8) and it has a bunch of new features. Who could resist? Hopefully, you. Jumping on the Windows 10 bandwagon, now, would be a mistake. 

The most obvious reason is that the system will ship with a ton of bugs. Not to pick on Microsoft or Windows specifically, all major releases of an operating system are buggy as heck when they are first released. If you want to test out the new features on a system devoted to testing, fine. But the Defensive Computing thing to do is to avoid any new OS for quite a while. Let others be the guinea pigs.

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