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Study: E-readers, tablets can disrupt sleep

The blue-heavy light of electronic devices can throw off circadian rhythms

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This Android Wear app lets you control your PC with your watch

Unified Remote adds smartwatch support for launching apps and controlling media playback, but it's far from flawless.

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Google's prototype car ready, but it's more VW Beetle than Porsche

Sensor views are one reason for the self-driving vehicle's cute, rounded looks

Hotels ask FCC for permission to block guests' personal Wi-Fi hotspots

Marriott and its allies say this capability is necessary to protect the security of their own networks.

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Helpdesk Skills: Not sounding phony on the phone

Over-scripting customer service calls can turn them into something a support session should never be: robotic. Here's how to keep the humanity in support calls.

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African startups show signs of growth

VC investments jump espcially in larger markets

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Leak indicates that Samsung's first Tizen smartphone will debut in January 2015

The Samsung Z1 is a low-end phone that the company likely hopes will make an impact in emerging markets.

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North Korean Internet connection hit by outages

Connectivity became unstable on Monday leading to websites being unavailable

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Google Play, Amazon Appstore discount a raft of kids' games in holiday promos

Many Play Store titles cost less than $1, while Amazon is giving away $220 worth of apps for free.

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Today's Hot Deals: Dell Inspiron 300 for $450, ASUS Celeron Laptop for $199, and more

Before you fly home for Christmas or lock down your holiday plans, why not pick up a sweet new Samsung HDTV for $198, or an Alienware Gaming Console for $499?

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DirecTV won't show Sony's 'The Interview,' other video services refuse to comment

Sony says VOD providers are unwilling to carry the movie.

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Judge nixes HP's settlement of shareholder suit over Autonomy

HP's proposed settlement to shareholders could let the company of the hook for far too much, a judge ruled

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ChatOn shutdown highlights Samsung's software woes

Buyers of its Galaxy smartphones and tablet continue to prefer Google and third party apps

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Asus teases dual-camera Zenfone in cryptic new video

The 10-second promo leaves most details a mystery, only promising you'll 'see what others can't see.'

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Google Chrome considers marking all unencrypted websites as insecure

Chrome security engineers have proposed that all websites that don't encrypt traffic be marked as insecure by browsers.