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HP recalls 6 million laptop power cords over fire, burn risk

There have been almost 30 reports of power cords overheating and melting

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Google buys Zync for large scale cloud rendering

Google plans to give Zync users better pricing and more scalability

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Three ways to use BitTorrent Sync to share your files without the cloud

BitTorrent's latest version of Sync is so much easier to use. If you haven't tried it out, now's a good time. Here are three ways you can use the new app to sync files across your devices.

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LG announces G3 Stylus phablet, promises full reveal at IFA

The super-sized G3 phablet will be unveiled in Berlin, though don't mistake it for a Galaxy Note competitor.

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Jive deepens integration with Cisco's WebEx and Jabber

The two vendors struck a partnership in May to bundle the Cisco products with Jive's enterprise social suite

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Hackers prey on Russian patriotism to grow the Kelihos botnet

A recent spam campaign encouraged Russian speakers to install malware on their computers to participate in DDoS attacks, researchers said

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Hands-on: Sweeping BitTorrent Sync update streamlines cloudless file-sharing

A sweeping update to BitTorrent Sync makes the peer-to-peer file sharing app much more user-friendly.

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Newegg rolls out same-day delivery in Los Angeles

Newegg? Yes, Newegg wants to take on Amazon, eBay, Google, and Walmart by offering a same-day delivery service.

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Huawei abandons Windows Phone, says Tizen has 'no chance to be successful'

After two years of losing money, Huawei is giving up on Microsoft's mobile operating system.

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Firefox OS to outdo Android on granular application permissions

Users will be able to revoke permissions previously granted to apps starting with Firefox OS 2.1

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Spotify's Windows Phone app (finally) gets free, ad-supported listening

You no longer need a premium subscription to use Spotify on Windows Phone. The free, ad-supported version lands on Microsoft's smartphone platform.

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Verizon's Voice over LTE rollout means video calls, HD voice, and Alaska

Carriers are slowly moving toward LTE for voice calls, but 3G isn't going away soon.