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Thom Yorke’s new album hits BitTorrent (but it’s not free)

BitTorrent launches pay-gated Bundles with a $6 offering from Radiohead’s unorthodox front man.

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Report: Google 'tightening the screws' on Android manufacturers

Expect to see more Google services front and center on future devices.

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Meet Ello, an ad-free social network that's proudly pro-privacy (but with caveats)

The site still gathers certain types of data about users

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Apple puts iPhones through the wringer to prove #Bendgate is overblown

The iPhone 6 Plus endures several sit-down tests before shipping.

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Passport sellouts at 200,000 preorders reveal a more modest BlackBerry

BlackBerry boasts of numbers that would make larger companies wince

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Safe from Shellshock: How to protect your home computer from the Bash shell bug

The 'Shellshock' Bash shell bug is a big deal, but it's relatively easy to keep your home PC safe.

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Ubuntu Touch finalized, first phones coming this year

The audacious Ubuntu Edge smartphone may have fizzled out, but Ubuntu Touch lives on--and it just hit 'release to manufacturing' status.

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Will that game play on your PC? Can You Run It tells you

Can You Run It scans your PC and compares it against a game's hardware requirements.

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How to change notification sounds on your Android phone

Stand out from the crowd. Change your notification sound.

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How Intel, Microsoft and the wireless carriers will finally realize the promise of an 'always connected' PC

Thanks to developments like Intel's Skylake platform, we'll soon use PCs like we do our phones: always on and always connected to the Internet.

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Facebook wants New York to destroy bulk user data seized under gag order

Microsoft, Google and some other tech companies are backing Facebook.

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Google gets privacy policy lesson from EU data protection authorities

EU data protection authorities suggested Google could personalize its privacy policy for each user to make it easier to read

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Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor review: Seven rings to the dwarf lords

There's a lot of potential in Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor for a great sequel, but this first attempt is being crushed under the weight of Tolkien's source material.