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Out of Soap? Amazon Dash Buttons Are Here to Help

Wed, 07/29/2015 - 3:22pm
Amazon's Dash buttons, which let users order a variety of products with the press of a button, are now available to purchase.









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Hackers Used Twitter to Reach U.S. Computers: Report

Wed, 07/29/2015 - 12:53pm
The technique, uncovered during a FireEye investigation at an unnamed victim organization, shows how government-backed hackers can shift tactics.









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Microsoft Releases New Windows 10 as Free Upgrade

Wed, 07/29/2015 - 11:15am
It's Microsoft's way of trying to overhaul its platform for the mobile world -- without alienating users by getting rid of everything that's familiar.









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Windows 10: Why App Makers Aren't Impressed

Wed, 07/29/2015 - 11:01am
A lot is resting on the new OS after its predecessor Windows 8 was heavily criticized.









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Hate Lines? Google Warns Users When Places Are Busy

Wed, 07/29/2015 - 10:34am
Google wants to help people visit businesses when they are least busy.









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Nokia is Back With a Virtual Reality Camera

Wed, 07/29/2015 - 9:22am
Nokia has returned to the consumer space, but this time with a virtual reality (VR) camera rather than phones.









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'Unacceptable': Twitter CEO Bemoans Low User Growth

Tue, 07/28/2015 - 8:01pm
Twitter reported that its number of monthly average users grew at the slowest pace since it went public in 2013.









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Facebook Publishes Internal Anti-Bias Training Course

Tue, 07/28/2015 - 2:27pm
Facebook, like most of its Silicon Valley peers, is working to diversify its overwhelmingly white and male workforce.









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Amazon Unveils Flight Plan for Its Delivery Drones

Tue, 07/28/2015 - 1:55pm
Amazon announced a plan on Tuesday to finally get its package-delivery drones in the air. The proposal includes tiered flight zones that would li









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Motorola Announces Trio of Updated Moto Smartphones

Tue, 07/28/2015 - 1:54pm
Motorola held an event Tuesday to show off three new phones in its Moto series: the X Style, X Play, and an updated Moto G.









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U.K. Parliament's Computers Sought Porn 247,000 Times

Tue, 07/28/2015 - 10:03am
More than 247,000 attempts were made to view pornographic material on the British parliament's network last year.









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Google Admits That Google+ is 'Confusing'

Tue, 07/28/2015 - 9:12am
Google has halted its pursuit of making Google+ a rival to Facebook, even admitting that the social service was a little 'confusing.'









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Musk, Hawking, Wozniak Join Call for Ban on Killer Robots

Mon, 07/27/2015 - 3:32pm
SpaceX CEO Elon Musk and Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak have joined top AI researchers in calling for a ban on "autonomous weapons."









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Palm-Sized DroPrinter Produces Tiny Photos and Documents

Mon, 07/27/2015 - 3:25pm
Every now and then, you might need to print something from your phone -- but when you're out and about, how are you supposed to do it? This thing.









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Best Buy to Sell Apple Watch Starting August 7

Mon, 07/27/2015 - 12:34pm
The Apple Watch is going mass-market.









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Beijing Police Shut Down iPhone Counterfeiting Ring

Mon, 07/27/2015 - 11:37am
Police in Beijing have busted a factory that produced more than 41,000 fake iPhones worth as much as $19 million.









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'Stagefright' Bug Could Expose Android Phones With One Text

Mon, 07/27/2015 - 11:16am
A flaw called "Stagefright" in Google's Android operating system could let hackers take over a phone with a message.









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On-Demand Apps: Get Doctors, Dry Cleaning With a Single Tap

Sun, 07/26/2015 - 7:43am
The kind of convenience that made Uber a hit on the road is spreading to all kinds of on-demand services.









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New Tech Resurrects Centuries-Old Texts

Sat, 07/25/2015 - 7:25am
On a piece of parchment hundreds of years old, the words of an ancient Greek text stand out in deep black - but look closely, and you see more.









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Chill Out: 7 High-Tech Ways to Keep Cool This Summer

Sat, 07/25/2015 - 5:23am
Put away that old, rusted fan and get ready to chill in the 21st century.









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