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How this 16-year-old turned an Instagram feed into a $15K-a-month social media empire

How to win followers and influence teenage girls...with the help of some star-making companies and their algorithms, of course.

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7 ways to make the most of your Android and iPhone contacts

How to designate ringtones, put contacts on the home screen and even add phonetic names.

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Netgear Arlo HD Camera review: Stylish, smart, and currently proprietary

We like the Arlo's HD cameras with their clever magnetic mounting system, but there's currently no way to store your video locally.

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What to expect from Microsoft's Windows 10 event, from Cortana to new browsers

On Wednesday, Microsoft plans to unveil a consumer preview of Windows 10. Look for Cortana integration, improved notifications, a seamless new interface, new browsers and more.

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Battle of the connected LED light bulbs: Cree Connected Soft White vs. GE Link

LED light bulbs are far more energy efficient than incandescent models, Cree and GE now make them more convenient, too. But which is the better bulb?

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Japanese androids hold news conference, chat with baby droids

The female robots introduced a pair of tabletop conversation robots, CommU and Sota

Solar-powered airplane's first global journey has stops in US, India and China

An airplane powered entirely by the sun will start a 5-month journey around the world in late February or early March.

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Twitter to acquire Indian startup ZipDial in emerging markets play

ZipDial's office in Bangalore will operate as an engineering center for Twitter

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Microsoft's Outlook.com faces brief man-in-the-middle attack in China

Apple and Yahoo faced similar attacks in the country last year

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Data breaches can be prevented with one simple solution

Attackers may be able to infiltrate the network, but if organizations properly employed two-factor authentication the data would still be safe.

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UK regulators end fraud probe into HP's Autonomy acquisition

A U.S. investigation into the sale of Autonomy to HP is ongoing

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Spotify revamps its Windows Phone app, better late than never

Nine months after redesigning its iOS and Android apps, Spotify brings library-style “Your Music” view to Windows Phone.

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Amazon promises dozens of films as original-content war with Netflix heats up

Unlike Netflix, Amazon also plans to release the films to theater chains before Amazon Prime subscribers can get them.

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Copyright law needs overhaul to meet Internet needs, says EU lawmaker

A European Parliament report proposes unrestricted hypertext linking; limits to copyright terms, and tighter rules on use of DRM