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Free Amazon Streaming Service? Not So Fast

Fri, 03/28/2014 - 10:37am
Amazon might not be competing with Hulu after all. On Thursday, the company denied it was planning to unveil a free, ad-supported streaming service, as was originally reported by the Wall Street Journal.
    
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Medical First: 3-D Printed Skull Successfully Implanted in Woman

Thu, 03/27/2014 - 6:40pm
Another day, another advance in 3-D printing technology.Doctors in the Netherlands report that they have for the first time successfully replaced most of a human’s skull with a 3-D printed plastic one — and likely saved a woman's life in the process.
    
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Microsoft No Longer Will Support Windows XP

Thu, 03/27/2014 - 5:53pm

Microsoft's long-running operating system, Windows XP, expires on April 8. What should consumers still using XP do? Mark Barger talked to an expert.


    
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Mt. Gox Hack Only Amounted to A Handful of Bitcoins: Study

Thu, 03/27/2014 - 5:38pm
An analysis by Swiss researchers of bitcoin transaction data suggests that bankrupt exchange Mt. Gox, which blamed a bug in bitcoin itself for the loss of millions in the virtual currency, could in fact have only lost a tiny fraction of that amount.
    
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Facebook Will Use Drones, Lasers to 'Deliver the Internet to Everyone'

Thu, 03/27/2014 - 5:38pm
What's that flying overhead? It could soon be a Facebook-owned Internet drone.Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg said Thursday that the company will use "drones, satellites and lasers" to achieve its dream of bringing Internet connectivity to everyone in the world.
    
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Amazon to Unveil Free TV and Movie Streaming Service: Report

Thu, 03/27/2014 - 5:07pm
Amazon is planning to launch a free, ad-supported streaming TV and movie service, “people familiar with the matter” told the Wall Street Journal.
    





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Fourth Person Dies From SXSW Festival Car Crash

Thu, 03/27/2014 - 5:07pm
A teenager struck by a suspected drunken driver who plowed into a crowd near the South by Southwest festival in Austin has died, bringing the death toll from the crash to four, police said Thursday.
    





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Mt. Gox May Have Lost Only A Fraction of Bitcoins in Hack: Study

Thu, 03/27/2014 - 5:07pm
An analysis by Swiss researchers of bitcoin transaction data suggests that bankrupt exchange Mt. Gox, which blamed a bug in bitcoin itself for the loss of millions in the virtual currency, could in fact have only lost a tiny fraction of that amount.
    
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New Apple Patent Could Make it Safe to Text and Walk

Thu, 03/27/2014 - 3:19pm
Texting and walking is the norm these days, but there's always the risk of strolling face-first into a pole. Now, Apple is following app makers like Text n Walk in patenting tech that should give you a better view of the world around you.
    
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Split California in Six? Silicon Valley is Opposed

Thu, 03/27/2014 - 2:17pm

A Silicon Valley venture capitalist is shocked that his neighbors are opposed to splitting California into six smaller states.


    





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Microsoft Unveils Office for iPad in Big Mobile Move

Thu, 03/27/2014 - 2:01pm
At long last, Microsoft Office is now available for iPad.Microsoft's new CEO Satya Nadella unveiled a version of Office designed for the iPad at his first public event on Thursday in San Francisco.
    





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Judge Tosses Lawsuit Against Facebook Over Use of Minors' Photos

Thu, 03/27/2014 - 12:28pm
NEW YORK (Reuters) - A California federal judge has dismissed a proposed class action lawsuit against Facebook Inc that had accused the company of misappropriating the names and likenesses of minors who use the social network.
    
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YouTube Banned in Turkey

Thu, 03/27/2014 - 11:57am
Last week, a new wave of Internet censorship began in Turkey after Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan claimed at an election rally that he would "eradicate Twitter." Hours later, Twitter was blocked. Now it looks like the ban has expanded to include YouTube.
    





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Microsoft Expected to Unveil Office for iPad Today

Thu, 03/27/2014 - 11:42am
New Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella will lead his first public event at 1 p.m. ET Thursday, and he's expected to unveil a version of Office for iPad.If the Office for iPad reports are correct, it would be Nadella's latest and perhaps biggest move to bring Microsoft into the mobile era.
    
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Twitter Looking to Replace #Music App

Thu, 03/27/2014 - 11:10am
Remember Twitter #music? No? Yeah, that is probably why the company took it down from Apple’s App Store this week.That year-long experiment might have failed, but that does not mean that Twitter is giving up.
    
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'You've Got Mail!' Meet the Voice of AOL

Thu, 03/27/2014 - 10:09am

You may not have heard of Elwood Edwards, but you’ve heard him — many times, in your own home.


    
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