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Report: U.S. Internet providers allow 'permanent congestion' and want cash to clear it up

Congested connections aren't a net neutrality issue, but they're an argument for more competition.

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Chadder: John McAfee slaps name on 'private' messaging app

New app promises secure messaging, but it isn't ready for primetime.

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Google's same-day delivery service hits New York and West Los Angeles

Google Express Shipping lands on both coasts, and is still free for now.

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9 Windows Metro apps even desktop diehards can love

Touch-first or not, these apps get things done.

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Hired gun: Newly revealed Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare stars Kevin Spacey

Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare may be all about military corporations and super powers.

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Windows XP refuses to go down without a fight

Support ends, usage dips, but XP users are still legion.

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OnePlus firms up the release details of its One uber-phone

The $300 high-end phone should be fairly easy to get in June, OnePlus says.

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Premium 'Android Silver' phones may replace Google's Nexus program

Google will reportedly push stock Android with paid incentives for phone makers and unique features for users.

on greenbot.com

AOL traces mystery spam flood to security breach; passwords and more stolen

E-mail addresses and encrypted passwords compromised for oughly 2 percent of accounts, AOL says.

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HP Slatebook 14 takes another stab at the Android laptop

Android still isn't desktop-friendly, but that's not stopping HP.

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Xapo is a Bitcoin debit card that works like a MasterCard

With the help of MasterCard's payment network, users can spend Bitcoins just like cash at retail stores.

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Samsung brings SideSync phone connectivity to all Windows PCs

Screen mirroring and keyboard control no longer require a Samsung PC.

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AMD refreshes Never Settle Forever bundle to include R-series cards, indie games

AMD's latest cards now come with up to three free games.

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Time Warner and Comcast push hassle-free, automatic Wi-Fi 2.0 hotspots

Hotspot 2.0 technology lets users automatically connect to any hotspot after a single login.