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Facebook gives up on Gifts, again

The social network wants you to buy stuff from your News Feed, but gift cards weren’t that appealing.

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Amazon says cheaper e-books are better for everyone in latest Hachette war salvo

Amazon argues for price elasticity as messy dispute with Hachette drags on.

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'Right to be forgotten' ruling is unworkable and misguided, UK Lords say

The UK government should fight to keep the 'right to be forgotten' out of future EU data protection regulation, the Lords said

Netflix, AT&T hammer out interconnection deal to boost streaming video speeds

Netflix is quickly racking up interconnection deals with the major U.S. ISPs in 2014. AT&T is the latest to grab a chair at the Netflix interconnection buffet.

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How private NAS beats the public cloud for small business

The private cloud is no longer about merely storing your data more safely than on public cloud services. NAS lets you set up virtualization services on hardware you own and manage, saving money and boosting your peace of mind.

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Logitech unveils the G402 Hyperion Fury, the 'world's fastest gaming mouse'

Logitech's latest mouse can reportedly track movements of up to 500 inches per second—perfect, if your name is Bruce Lee or The Flash.

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Analyst: Microsoft's Surface Pro 3 ranked among the best tablet displays

A report published Wednesday by DisplayMate's Raymond Soneira says Microsoft's latest Surface iteration receives top marks for color accuracy and power efficiency.

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Microsoft reveals Windows Phone 8.1's first update, with welcome new features

Windows Phone 8.1 Update, formerly known as Windows Phone 8.1 GDR1, adds folders to the Start screen, the ability to sandbox apps, and other features for consumers and businesses alike.

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Twitter acquires image search firm Madbits

Madbits uses deep learning techniques to understand the content of an image

Six tips to building a huge social network

Use these expert tips to grow your social following.

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Premiere Pro CC 2014 review: New features allow video editors to do more

Adobe provides even more tweaks and features to its video editor -- all of which make for a better program.

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10 reasons to try Zorin OS 9, the Linux OS that looks like Windows

Zorin OS 9 is designed to ease the transition from Windows and Mac OS users, with a choice of interfaces to resemble popular operating systems. Check out this user-friendly alternative OS here.

Take back your vacation with the help of Outlook's Automatic Replies

How to use Outlook's auto reply features to free your vacation from email

Wanna get away ...from your email? Outlook 2013's Automatic Replies feature lets you reply to and sort messages while you're out of the office. Here's how you can use it to relax on your next vacation and come back to a nice, tidy inbox.

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Amazon investing $2 billion more in India as online retail booms

The announcement comes a day after an Indian retailer got $1 billion in funding

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iPhone gets first free app for encrypting voice calls

Signal is compatible with RedPhone, its Android sibling, and scrambles voice calls placed via the iPhone.