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This startup promises a better way to buy or sell a used car

Shift's site lets buyers browse used cars that are vetted by mechanics

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Taiwan innovates in niche areas like cat feeders, sperm analyzers

At Taiwan's Computex trade show a number of smart devices targeting niche markets are on display

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Apple's 12-inch MacBook won't reach Thunderbolt 3 data transfer speeds

Thunderbolt 3 cables will plug into USB Type-C ports of Apple's 12-inch MacBook, but transfer data at USB 3.0 speeds of 5Gbps

Computex 2015: Get creative with Noodoe smartwatch

The Noodoe smartwatch doesn't have all the bells and whistles of others, but that's intentional. It's intended as a digital canvas to let your creativity show.

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Cut the cord and leave cable TV behind

Don't be afraid to get rid of your cable. Streaming and download services will ensure that you don't miss any of your favorite shows or movies.

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AMD to launch next-generation Fiji GPUs on June 16

AMD showed the new HBM (high-bandwidth memory) during a press conference at Computex

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These 8 characters crash Skype and leave it unable to reopen

Microsoft's chat app for Windows, iOS and Android will close without a chance of reopening if a particular string is in their chat history

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AMD's Carrizo chip targets the one thing every laptop user wants: Longer battery life

For the Carrizo, AMD squeezed more transistors onto the same 28-nm node as the prior generation, increasing performance and reducing power.

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Facebook mandates stronger digital verification of apps

The company's change follows an industry move to retire the use of the SHA-1 hashing algorithm

The Internet of Things and the currency of privacy

Getting ready to check the "agree" box on that User Agreement? Read this first.

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Microsoft shows Linux love, adding support for SSH to PowerShell

The new functionality will let Linux users remotely command Windows computers and vice versa

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Google-backed Magic Leap opens up to third-party developers

The company's SDK works with the Unreal and Unity game engines

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Broadcom announces new tri-band, MU-MIMO, 802.11ac router chipset

New silicon supports 160MHz-wide channels and other Wave 2 features, but it won’t show up in home routers for a while.

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Oracle brings Ghostery into Marketing Cloud to help users monitor their websites

Ghostery's TrackerMap tool can also be used for competitive intelligence

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Reading service Pocket built into Firefox, replacing Reading List feature

The latest update also brings a distraction-free Reader View and changes to Firefox Hello.

Sales dates set for first products that work with Apple's HomeKit

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A thermostat, sensors, an eletrical outlet and a smart home hub are some of the initial products that will work with the smart home platform