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Spotify disables third-party app that inflated artists’ streaming royalties

Developed by indie artists Ohm & Sport, the app would play songs on endless 30-second loops.

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Archos' Windows 10 device is the cheapest PC on a stick yet

Archos has its PC stick primed and ready for the Windows 10 rollout and at $99, it's the cheapest Windows stick yet.

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Valve's new SteamOS 'Brewmaster' release moves to Debian 8.1

StreamOS “Brewmaster” brings behind-the-scenes changes as the first Steam Machines get closer to launch.

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Panic Button for Chrome hides your online shenanigans

Panic Button hides all those tabs you shouldn't have open and makes it look like you're doing what you should be.

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Hey gamers! DirectX 11 is coming to Linux thanks to CodeWeavers and Wine

The DirectX 11 support coming to CrossOver and Wine will let more Windows games 'just run' on Linux.

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The Upload: Your tech news briefing for Friday, June 26

Self-driving cars face off on California road... Satya Nadella has a new mission (statement)... Uber protests get real in France

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9 ways your smartphone is making you less productive

You’re constantly connected to the Internet–does that make you more productive or more distracted?

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NFC security: 3 ways to avoid being hacked

More than a billion phones will be equipped with near-field communications technology in 2015, potentially opening up new vectors for attack.

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My worst week with Windows 10 Preview: When downloads go very, very wrong

First an upgrade to Windows 10 on a notebook went bad, then Windows 10 Mobile build 10149. When Microsoft's previews glitch, they glitch hard.

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EVGA GeForce GTX 980 Ti Superclocked+ review: See how this card unleashes Maxwell’s true power

Move over, Titan X. Sit down, Fury X. EVGA's customized version of the beastly GTX 980 Ti is the most potent single-GPU graphics card that's ever graced PCWorld's test bench.

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The most-wanted movies on Netflix and other streaming services this week

Philip Seymour Hoffman’s last film, ‘A Most Wanted Man,’ caps this week’s picks, but we have eight other appealing choices for adults and kids alike.

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Facebook like Google makes scant progress in hiring blacks, women

Other tech companies are also struggling to have a more diverse work force

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Japan seniors' home deploys cloud-connected air conditioners, motion sensors

Panasonic and Fujitsu are trying to use IoT technology to reduce the burden on caregivers