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Twitter weaves Fabric, but will developers be drawn in?

Twitter wants to help developers build apps -- with more tie-ins to Twitter -- through Fabric

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Twitter brings log-in via phone number to wider app landscape with 'Fabric' platform

The tool provides an alternative to traditional social sign-in

Cities Hope to Boost Broadband with New Coalition

Leaders from 32 cities in 19 states this week launched the Next Century Cities coalition to promote next-generation broadband Internet to attract businesses and jobs and to help reduce the digital divide among their residents.

Pew survey shows women bear brunt of online harassment

Younger women face severe forms of harassment more than men, tne survey found

Camels, sleds and trikes: Seven odd Street View vehicles

Street View lenses are exploring more of our world on an evolving series of platforms

Industry can head off IoT privacy rules, former US official says

Connected devices raise new concerns about personal data

Yahoo squeezes out some growth

The company's mobile revenue was material enough to report for the first time, the company said

Ford wants to keep drivers alert on the long road to autonomous cars

Automation will gradually ease driving, but drivers will have to stay alert

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Broadband Boost: G.fast Testing Lab, Consortium to Foster 1G Over Copper

News from the Broadband World Forum is that the University of New Hampshire's InterOperability Laboratory has been tapped to test G.fast ultra-high-speed DSL technology and host an industry consortium

Rimini Street's practices remain 'suspect,' Oracle alleges

Oracle isn't buying that the third-party support provider has made its services legally compliant

Digital rights groups ask ITU to stay out of net neutrality debate

The U.N. agency should resist calls to regulation international termination fees for Web traffic, the groups say

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Why Would You Want Windows for IoT Anyway?

The IoT market is overcrowded, but a headless version of Windows has definite advantages if you're building your own hardware - and it could save you money.

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Ethernet is Coming to Cars

One of the largest suppliers of automotive chips for in-vehicle electronics announced a new Ethernet board and software that will connect instrument clusters, infotainment systems, cameras and sensors over 100Mbps Ethernet.

Your online TV watching is now being tracked across devices

A partnership between Adobe and Nielsen gives broadcasters detailed viewing data

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Pros and Cons of Selling on Amazon, eBay and Etsy

Ecommerce business owners and digital marketing experts discuss the pros and cons of selling on Amazon, eBay and Etsy vs. selling on a standalone site -- and why it can pay to do both.

3D-printed gun maker draws jail term in Japan

Yoshitomo Imura, 28, was sentenced to 2 years as the court backed Japan's stiff gun controls

Snapchat rolling out non-'creepy' ads that still might get creepy

The company has a fair amount of data that could be used to target its ads

Disruptive technology reaps cash as venture capital pours in

Investments in software companies through the third quarter surpassed those for all of 2013

Neil Young's Pono music store has more than 600K songs 'ingested,' downloads are another matter

The hi-fi music upstart was promoted heavily this week at the Salesforce Dreamforce show

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