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IBM Watson gets smart in the oil refinery business

Woodside Energy is using Watson to run its refineries more efficiently

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Apple CarPlay's coming to these 14 Chevrolet cars in the 2016 model year

You'll be able to plug your iPhone into a range of vehicles from the tiny Spark to the hulking Suburban, and even the new Volt.

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Chip maker Avago may be close to buying Broadcom

The companies reportedly are in advanced talks

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New FCC rules would crack down on spam texts and unwanted calls

The FCC hopes to close loopholes in the 1991 telemarketing law with the proposed rules.

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These are the 14 Chevrolet cars from the 2016 model year that will have Android Auto

The models range from the entry-level Spark to the hulking Suburban and even the Corvette, but some cars will get it before others. Here are the details.

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Live blog: Google I/O 2015 keynote

Google's annual developer's conference kicks off on Thursday, and we'll be there covering it live. Follow the play-by-play here.

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Microsoft's handy Office Lens scanner app for Android leaves beta

Today's release marks the latest cross-platform expansion of one of Microsoft's services.

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Box wins DoJ contract in latest federal coup

Providing mobile access for agency staffers will be a key part of its mandate

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Google's Roboto typeface is now open source

The default font for Android and Chrome is now available for all to use or modify as they wish.

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Senate to return early to debate Patriot Act phone dragnet

Senators will return to Washington Sunday, just hours before a portion of the Patriot Act expires

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Google Play Store update hints at kids' accounts, makes layout tweaks

An APK teardown reveals that Google is close to launching more family-friendly features inside its content marketplace.

AdBlock Plus declared legal (again) by a German court

A Munich court ruled that making and distributing ad-blocking software is not anticompetitive

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How to prevent the new Messages bug from crashing your iPhone

Don't let a string of Unicode lock you out of your phone.