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Opera Max now reduces data use from streaming music apps

Opera Max for Android app promises to halve data consumption from Pandora, Slacker Radio, and YouTube Music.

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Rhapsody music streaming gets a car mode to keep you from veering into traffic

Rhapsody's auto mode provides big buttons and quick playlists to help keep eyes on the road.

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In-market baseball streaming starts next year, but not through MLB.TV

Major League Baseball lifts a barrier to streaming live in-market games.

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Yahoo Mail begins blocking users with ad block enabled

Yahoo Mail may show error messages to Adblock Plus users in Chrome and Firefox.

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Uber’s Business Profiles make it easier to expense a ride

Uber's new Business Profiles let users pay with a separate credit card and generate expense reports.

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Sprint’s compelling new promo: Switch from another carrier, cut your bill in half

Switch to Sprint from another major carrier, and it'll cut your bill in half for two years.

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Revealed: Google's master plan to give cord cutters reasons to give a hoot about Android TV

The Android TV team talks to Cord-cutter Confidential about what needs fixing, and what comes next.

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AVG’s Chime mesh-network router comes with a side of anti-virus

AVG's Chime mesh-network router promises to also mask your internet activity.

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Microsoft gets into sci-fi publishing with research-inspired short stories

Microsoft gets into sci-fi publishing with free “Future Visions” anthology.

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Microsoft’s revised privacy policy curbs Windows 10 fears with more specificity

Microsoft's revised privacy policy addresses some extreme fears about Windows 10 data collection.

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LG brings Google Play Movies & TV to its Smart TV range

With LG smart TV support, Google's video store slowly expands beyond Chromecast and Android TV.

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NBC’s streaming comedy service SeeSo is getting a free beta next month

NBC's streaming service for classic comedy and original series gets a free beta next month.

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HP and Movado team up on a sleek analog watch bolstered with digital smarts

The Movado Bold Motion has no screen and no apps, but counts steps and gives basic notifications.

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Google engineer calls out OnePlus USB-C cable and adapter for damage risk

A Google engineer calls out OnePlus for risky USB-C cables and adapters.

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Microsoft's Lumia 950 Windows 10 phone gets a Nov. 20 release date on AT&T

AT&T gets the Lumia 950 on November 20, but don't call it exclusive.