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Facebook denies hiding conservative news posts

Facebook says it does not suppress conservative news sources or topics in the face of accusations to the contrary.

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How to zoom ahead in YouTube videos with a single key press

Two Chrome extensions give you video player controls for online video sites such as Netflix and YouTube.

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Windows Continuum: What happened when I used a Windows 10 phone as my PC

I went all in on Windows Continuum: One week. One Windows phone and a few peripherals. No PC (gulp), and plenty to do. Here's what happened.

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Opera's launched an iOS app to expand its free, unlimited, ad-blocking VPN

After baking the SurfEasy VPN service into the Opera browser beta, the company is going mobile with a free VPN for iPhone and iPad. "We help people to break down the barriers of the web,” said SurfEasy's president.

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You heard it here first: Google will highlight hometown media with Local Source tag

When a local story goes national, a "Local Source" label in Google News will give hometown journalists a chance to shine next to national news juggernauts.

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How to keep your PC programs up-to-date with FileHippo App Manager

FileHippo App Manager is a simple utility that tells you when a program needs to be updated.

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Apple Music to offer 50 percent discount to students

If you're headed to university in the fall, you may be able to get Apple Music for $5 a month.

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Microsoft says it will stop pestering users to 'Get Windows 10' in July

The prompts are annoying and caused many a Windows 7 and 8.1 user heartache, but soon the Windows 10 upgrade notifications will be history.

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How to change your passwords automatically with Dashlane and LastPass

It's a pain to change your passwords manually. These two password managers make it easier by doing it for you.

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Craig Wright backpedals, refusing to prove he's Bitcoin creator Satoshi Nakamoto

Yeah, Wright. After publicly claiming he was the elusive Bitcoin creator Satoshi Nakamoto, Craig Wright suddenly says he can't handle the pressure to provide further proof.

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YouTube Unplugged joins the rush to offer live TV streaming, with projected debut in 2017

Live TV over the Internet is already here, but it's going to get bigger by 2017 judging by the wave of companies working on their own packages including Amazon, Google, and Hulu.

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May the Fourth be with you: 4 Star Wars tech tributes you can actually use

These 4 May fourth tech tributes will add a little extra fun to Star Wars Day.

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BlackBerry's BBM for Android and iOS adds video chat

BBM on Android and iOS now has video chat.

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HP's slick new Pavilion all-in-one PCs sport super thin bezels and a pop-out webcam

HP's already getting ready for the back-to-school season with two new all-in-one PCs rolling out in July.

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Valve cleverly battles Steam cheaters with two-factor authentication

Valve is battling Steam cheaters with information that cheaters willingly handed over.