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Tech woes hamper jury in Oracle case aginst Google

Jury deliberations at the Oracle v Google trial were interrupted Tuesday due to technical problems.

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Facebook's plan to disrupt cellular gets big-name support

Several of the world's largest cellular carriers, representing almost 1.3 billion subscribers, have pledged support to a Facebook project that aims to dramatically reduce the cost of building and expanding wireless data networks.

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New ads in Google Maps might suggest a pit stop at McDonalds

Later this year, Google Maps users will start seeing new ads as they're driving down the road and planning trips using its mobile app.

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Skeptics question Android on Chromebooks

Android apps will run unaltered, but developers may also choose to optimize their wares to, for example, offer multiple window sizes.

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12-inch MacBook: An Apple redditor's review

Is the 12-inch MacBook worth buying? Forget the reviews by jaded journalists and bloggers, and check out this detailed review by an Apple redditor who loves his MacBook.

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Instagram's redesign: Why do we hate it?

From Uber to Instagram, the surprising reason why we freak out every time an app gets a new redesign.

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The legal mumbo jumbo on popular mobile apps can take over 24 hours to read

Have you ever been turned off by the lengthy “terms and conditions” and privacy policies of mobile apps and other online services?

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Google and Oracle's Android copyright fight is up to a jury now

Oracle and Google’s fierce court fight over the code inside Android went to a jury on Monday after closing arguments that sharply differed on the most basic issues.

Fair or fowl? We rank all 16 Angry Birds games

Sixteen?! Rovio's franchise goes under the microscope as it hits the big screen.

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10 cool connected car features

Chevy, Ford, Hyundai increasingly offer standard connected car features.

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From bad to worse: The sad reality about Windows Phones

Windows 10 Mobile is still under active development, but nobody's buying—and Microsoft seems to be okay with that.

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33% off Jaybird X2 Sport Wireless Bluetooth Headphones - Deal Alert

Enjoy premium bluetooth wireless Music and a lifetime warranty against sweat, at a significantly discounted price of just $120.

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Hello HaLow: Your guide to the Wi-Fi Alliance’s new IoT spec

The Wi-Fi Alliance recently announced a new IEEE specification, 802.11ah, developed explicitly for the Internet of Things (IoT). Dubbed HaLow (pronounced HAY-Low), it’s aimed at connecting everything in the IoT environment, from smart...

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Chromebooks beat Mac notebooks 1.4-to-1 in U.S.

Chromebooks have sold primarily to educational organizations, particularly K-12 schools, because of their low price and easy manageability.

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BMW’s vision for a world of connected cars

The conversion of the Internet of Things with the automotive industry will create world of cars that integrate with a connected home, drive themselves and are at your beck and call. This is the future, as outlined by BMW.

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This is why you need Google Spaces

Google's newest social app is called Google Spaces. Here's why you should use it, and how.

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Call on line 2! Six ways to add a second line to your smartphone

Whether you're running a small business or just looking to improve your BYOD situation, there's an app that can help.

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The future of auto safety is seat belts, airbags and network technology

Technology is being developed that would create a world of connected cars communicating with one another to help reduce the 5.6 million car accidents on U.S. roads each year. But just how to enable vehicle to vehicle (V2V)...

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