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Mortal Kombat X brings its Fatalities to Android devices in April

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Developer NetherRealm Studios is bringing a version of its upcoming fighting game Mortal Kombat X to Android devices this April. The free-to-play game should be released around the same time as its previously announced PlayStation 4, Xbox One and PC counterparts.

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Intel @ Mobile World Congress liveblog – 9 a.m. EST

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We're coming at you live from Intel's booth in the booming Hall 3 at Fira Gran Via at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, Spain. And ... that's really all that we know is about to happen at 3 p.m. CET — that's 9 a.m. in New York City.

So let's do this liveblog thing and see what sort of trouble we can get into.

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Order and track Domino's pizza deliveries on your Pebble and Android Wear

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Domino's today announced the company is providing customers with yet more ways to place, track and receive their orders. Should you own a Pebble or Android Wear-powered smartwatch, you'll be able to use the provided Domino's app to not only place an order, but track it too.

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Google is launching their own payments framework: Android Pay

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Android Pay is real, and it's going to power mobile payments across Android. But it's not so much an app or even user-facing feature, as a service that developers will be able to leverage as an API framework to build payments into their own apps.

The news comes from none other than Sundar Pichai, Google's SVP of Product, at MWC 2015. He said that Google agrees with the general sentiment that mobile payments have reached a new level of importance this year, and that it makes sense to be able to carry your cards in the phone you're already carrying.

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Google's Sundar Pichai confirms MVNO is happening

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Google's Sundar Pichai dropped something of a bombshell today at Mobile World Congresss 2015: Google is working on some sort of limited wireless operating status — becoming a cellular service provider of some manner.

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Live with Sundar Pichai at Mobile World Congress

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Sundar Pichai

We're live from Mobile World Congress 2015, where Sundar Pichai is leading a presentation on "The Edge of Innovation." Join our live coverage after the break.

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Waze may already be installed on your next smartphone

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Google today announced that Waze will be an option as pre-installed software on Android smartphones. The move will provide OEM partners (and carriers) the opportunity to have the service already installed and ready to go for when consumers first switch on their new handsets.

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Hands-on with the LG Magna, Spirit, Leon and Joy

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LG pre-announced its new mid-range smartphone lineup ahead of MWC 2015, and now that we're at the show we've had a chance to put our hands on the four new devices from the manufacturer. The LG Magna, Spirit, Leon and Joy (from highest- to lowest-end) have interesting names, and while they cover a wide range of specs and features they all have a very similar design that's aspirational to the likes of the G3 and G Flex 2.

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Hands-on with Microsoft's Android-compatible Universal Foldable Keyboard

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Microsoft has announced a new foldable Bluetooth keyboard that works on cross-platform devices. Dubbed the Universal Foldable Keyboard, Microsoft's latest accessory works with iPads, iPhones, Android smartphones and tablets as well as Windows tablets. Also announced is compatibility with Windows Phone, starting with Windows Phone 8.1 Update 2 as well as Windows 10 for phones, which is scheduled to launch later this year.

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Sony Xperia Z4 Tablet hands-on

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Sony brings Lollipop, Snapdragon 810 and a 2K display to its latest Xperia tablet.

Although Sony's tablet line hasn't seen massive widespread success, the Japanese manufacturer has arguably offered some of the most compelling Android slates around. Last year saw the arrival of the Xperia Tablet Z2 and Xperia Z3 Tablet Compact which, in spite of their wonky branding, offered high-end specs and some unique hardware tricks. In addition to being super thin, Sony's tablets were waterproof, extremely lightweight and well-built.

So what's next for Sony? At Mobile World Congress in Barcelona Sony's showing the latest large form factor tablet in its Xperia line — the Xperia Z4 Tablet is a 64-bit, Snadragon 810-powered slate with a 2K display; read on for our first impressions.

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Replay all the action from HTC's MWC event right here

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And then there were three. Following Samsung and LG, HTC has posted a video of its Mobile World Congress press conference in its entirety.

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Blackphone launches PrivatOS update with new phone and tablet to boot

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Geekphone and Silent Circle today announced an update to its enterprise privacy platform PrivatOS, alongside the Blackphone 2 and a tablet dubbed the Blackphone+. The new hardware is promised to be more secure with privacy in mind than other solutions available on the market.

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Eyes-on with the HTC Vive VR headset

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HTC surprised us with the HTC Vive virtual reality headset at MWC 2015, and now we've received our first glimpse at the headset in the flesh. At least, through the eye of a telephoto lens.

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Jolla's Sailfish OS 2.0 comes with improved Android app compatibility, Intel CPU support

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Finnish manufacturer Jolla has launched the latest iteration of its Sailfish operating system. Sailfish OS 2.0 comes with better compatibility toward Android apps, as well as support for Intel's Atom CPUs. The user interface has been tweaked with enhanced notifications and events views, along with easier access to main functions through a swipe gesture.

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LG serves up highlights for its MWC event

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Want to watch all the highlights from LG's event at Mobile World Congress? You can do so from the video above. If you're interested in seeing the event in its entirety, check out the video below of the 20-minute press conference.

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