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Daniel has been writing about smartphones, tablets and apps since 2008, and he enjoys pitting gadgets against each other.

Debut of 'six strikes' anti-piracy program pushed back to 2013

The copyright alert system was announced in July 2011 and scheduled to launch in December of that year

Microsoft fix in works for random Windows Phone 8 reboots

Users of Windows Phone 8 smartphones made by Nokia and HTC have complained about the reboots

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Google adds Indoor Maps just in time for Black Friday

Google updated its Maps service for desktop browsers adding floor plans for over 10,000 indoor locations, just in time for Black Friday deal hunters and directionally challenged holiday travelers.

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Nintendo's Wii U sells out after launch despite some supply hiccups

Nintendo sold out its Wii U within a day of its release, and is expected to sell 3.5 million of its newest console worldwide by the end of the year. Impatient shoppers can find the $300 console on eBay for a premium.

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Researchers offer possible fix for slow public Wi-Fi

The researchers have a new protocol that could speed up connections by up to 700 percent

Skype disables password reset after security flaw exposed

The flaw allowed anyone who knew your email address to gain control of your Skype account

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Surface RT tablet sales ‘modest,’ says Microsoft CEO

Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer says the Surface RT tablet is off to a "modest" start, but is optimistic about the higher-end Surface Pro shipping early next year.

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