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Dubai detectives will use Google Glass facial recognition tech to ID criminals

Google's ban on Glass facial recognition gets sidestepped by the police.

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Unlike Google, Bing gives no rankings boost for encrypted websites

Bing will treat websites that use HTTPS the same as ones that don't.

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Roku hops on the screen mirroring bandwagon, adding feature for Android, Windows

Screen mirroring is now available as a beta feature for Roku's Streaming Stick and player products, striking back at Chromecast and Airplay competition.

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Netflix continues assault on movie establishment with four new Adam Sandler films

Feature film push continues as Netflix tries to beat the theater system

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LG might bring WebOS to smartwatches

Palm's aging operating system could get yet another shot at relevance

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LifeTrak's new fitness tracker tells you to get more sun

The Brite 450 discourages the vampire lifestyle with ambient and blue light sensor

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Comcast brings stream-anywhere cloud DVR to major cities

So begins the long slog toward a future without set-top boxes.

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Hands-on: Pebble gets a boost with lower price and new firmware

App shortcuts and better fitness tracking make Pebble a solid smartwatch on the cheap

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Apple Watch leans on the iPhone for app management and heavy lifting

A hands-on report reveals a few new details on Apple's first smartwatch

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Glasstomer service: Scotland airport reps don Google's high-tech specs

Glass takes off in yet another airport, letting workers translate documents and look up flight info.

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Netflix's 'Crouching Tiger' sequel will start streaming the same day it hits theaters

The Green Legend will start streaming the same day it hits theaters.

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Windows 9 rumor roundup: Everything we know so far

The Start menu. Cortana. Virtual desktop support! Windows 9 is expected to be officially revealed at a Microsoft event on September 30 and leaks are springing everywhere.

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Full-blown Photoshop is coming to Chromebooks

Adobe and Google launch a beta program for streaming software

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Pebble fends off Android Wear with $50 Best Buy discount

If you're looking to impulse-buy a smartwatch, now's the time.

Microsoft Store getting New York Fifth Ave. flagship and 10 more locations

Microsoft's retail plan appears to have Satya Nadella's vote of confidence