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No Signal? No Problem: GoTenna Connects You Off-Grid

Fri, 07/18/2014 - 4:58pm
GoTenna gives phones the ability to communicate with each other over great distances, even when there's no signal, or no network at all.

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When a Loved One Dies: How to Take Over a Social Media Profile

Fri, 07/18/2014 - 4:29pm
Social media sites have varying rules for how you can take over the account of a relative who has died.

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Feds Ask Hackers' to Help Zap 'Rachel' Robocalls

Fri, 07/18/2014 - 4:23pm
The FTC hopes hackers can help out a stop to those annoying automated telemarketing calls from “Rachel from Cardholder Services.”
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Google Doodle Celebrates Nelson Mandela's Birthday

Fri, 07/18/2014 - 2:34pm
Google celebrates what would have been Nelson Mandela's 96th birthday with animations and inspirational quotes.

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U.S. Net Neutrality Debate Nears First Marker

Fri, 07/18/2014 - 1:49pm
The FCC will continue collecting comments, made in response to these first submissions, until Sept. 10.

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Microsoft to Cut Up to 18,000 Jobs

Fri, 07/18/2014 - 1:27pm
Microsoft confirmed it will cut up to 18,000 jobs over the next year, part of the tech giant's efforts to streamline its business under new CEO Satya Nadella. NBC's Mark Barger reports.

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New Gaming Console Combines Education and Video

Fri, 07/18/2014 - 12:06pm
Educational entertainment manufacturer LeapFrog announced their newest product, a video gaming console for television called LeapTV.

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Amazon Debuts Kindle Unlimited on Any Device

Fri, 07/18/2014 - 7:49am
Kindle Unlimited will be priced at $9.99 a month.

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New York Proposes State Regulations for Bitcoin

Thu, 07/17/2014 - 7:04pm
With the proposed virtual currency guidelines, New York regulators hope to curb money laundering and safeguard bitcoin investors,

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Get a Grip With This Robotic Hand Extender

Thu, 07/17/2014 - 5:38pm
Researchers at MIT have created a robotic hand that, rather than simply replacing one's grip, enhances its reach with two extra fingers.

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Alibaba IPO Likely Pushed to September

Thu, 07/17/2014 - 5:08pm
Alibaba has pushed its highly anticipated IPO until after the Labor Day holiday, a source with knowledge of the matter tells Reuters.

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Can a Plane's Black Box Be Destroyed?

Thu, 07/17/2014 - 4:48pm
An unconfirmed report states pro-Russian separatists have obtained the "black box" flight recorder.

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Facebook Adds 'Buy' Button for Online Purchases

Thu, 07/17/2014 - 4:01pm
Now you can do more than 'Like' a product; you can purchase it, thanks to Facebook's new 'Buy' button.

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Microsoft: Picking Strong Passwords is Overrated

Thu, 07/17/2014 - 11:48am
What good is a strong password if you can't remember it? A new Microsoft study looks at whether they are worth the effort.

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Honda 'Asimo' Robot Can Pour You a Drink

Thu, 07/17/2014 - 8:45am
The new version of the robot has improved dexterity, and can open a bottle and pour a drink, as well as kick a soccer ball.

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Microsoft to Slash 18,000 Workers Over Next Year

Thu, 07/17/2014 - 8:26am
Microsoft announced one of the largest job cuts in the company's 39-year history.

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Crowdsourcing Gets Rebooted ISEE-3 Probe Moving

Wed, 07/16/2014 - 6:35pm
After a series of setbacks, a revived decades-old spacecraft may be getting back on track — with input from a global community of experts.

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Microsoft's Bing Starts Taking 'Forgotten' Requests

Wed, 07/16/2014 - 5:50pm
Microsoft has started taking requests from people in Europe who want to be removed from its Bing search engine results.
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Microsoft's Bing starts taking 'forgotten' requests

Wed, 07/16/2014 - 5:50pm
Microsoft has started taking requests from people in Europe who want to be removed from its Bing search engine results.

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Apple Agrees to $450M Settlement in E-book Case

Wed, 07/16/2014 - 5:08pm
The long-running saga of e-book price fixing may be drawing to a close and many consumers may find a surprise ending: some compensation from Apple.

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