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New FCC rules would crack down on spam texts and unwanted calls

The FCC hopes to close loopholes in the 1991 telemarketing law with the proposed rules.

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These are the 14 Chevrolet cars from the 2016 model year that will have Android Auto

The models range from the entry-level Spark to the hulking Suburban and even the Corvette, but some cars will get it before others. Here are the details.

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Live blog: Google I/O 2015 keynote

Google's annual developer's conference kicks off on Thursday, and we'll be there covering it live. Follow the play-by-play here.

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Microsoft's handy Office Lens scanner app for Android leaves beta

Today's release marks the latest cross-platform expansion of one of Microsoft's services.

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Cut the cord and leave cable TV behind

Don't be afraid to get rid of your cable. Streaming and download services will ensure that you don't miss any of your favorite shows or movies.

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Google's Roboto typeface is now open source

The default font for Android and Chrome is now available for all to use or modify as they wish.

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Senate to return early to debate Patriot Act phone dragnet

Senators will return to Washington Sunday, just hours before a portion of the Patriot Act expires

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Google Play Store update hints at kids' accounts, makes layout tweaks

An APK teardown reveals that Google is close to launching more family-friendly features inside its content marketplace.

The Internet of Things and the currency of privacy

Getting ready to check the "agree" box on that User Agreement? Read this first.

AdBlock Plus declared legal (again) by a German court

A Munich court ruled that making and distributing ad-blocking software is not anticompetitive

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How to prevent the new Messages bug from crashing your iPhone

Don't let a string of Unicode lock you out of your phone.

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Microsoft's nifty age-guessing robot comes to Bing Images

Wondering how old Keith Richards looks to a machine? Now you can find out.

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Android stutters while iOS shines during Q1

A slowing sales growth along with up and coming vendors that want their own user interfaces should worry Google.

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Future Windows 10 support won't come with sneaky charges, Microsoft clarifies

Forget about it. A 'Windows 365' model is not in the cards for Windows 10.

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People Power adds sensors to its smartphone-based home-monitoring system

The Presence app currently lets you monitor your home using any camera-equipped Android or iOS device. Buyers will soon be able to add security, water, and climate sensors to the mix.

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