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The Google Home app will now help you decide what song you want to hear

A new Listen tab in the Google Home app is dedicated to helping you find the right music to fit your mood.

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Nvidia, Bosch to make self-driving car computer with new Xavier chip

Nvidia's next big chip called Xavier is headed first to self-driving cars, and the company is working with Bosch to develop such systems.

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Google adds a read-it-later feature to Chrome for iOS

Just like Safari on iOS, Chrome has a read-it-later feature to bookmark interesting articles for your leisure time.

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Amazon Discounts its Fire Tablet Bundle an Additional $27.98 With This Code - Deal Alert

Through this Saturday, sink the 16GB Fire Tablet bundle's already discounted price to just $59.99 using a special code -- a significant deal considering its typical $107.97 list price.

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SAP adds new features to Vora and readies a cloud version

SAP has added some new capabilities to SAP Vora, its in-memory distributed computing system based on Apache Spark and Hadoop.

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Google Area 120's first Android project is a messaging app without a keyboard

The first Android app from Google's startup incubator Area 120 is called Supersonic Fun Voice Messenger, and it doesn't have a keyboard.

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Malicious uploads allowed hijacking of WhatsApp and Telegram accounts

A vulnerability patched in the web-based versions of encrypted communications services WhatsApp and Telegram would have allowed attackers to take over accounts by sending users malicious files masquerading as images or videos.

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Chrome starts throttling background tabs to prolong battery life

Google Chrome's going to throttle background tabs in the quest for longer laptop battery life.

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Battlefield 1: They Shall Not Pass's brutal new mode shines on Battlefield's grimmest map ever

Battlefield 1's They Shall Not Pass adds two great maps, two filler maps, the French, and the brilliant new Frontlines mode for a decent first expansion. The only real issue? Pricing.

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How to attach your PC or laptop to any TV

Given a relatively recent PC or laptop, you can connect it to just about any TV with an input.

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Hackers hijack Twitter accounts to tweet about Nazis, third-party analytics tool to blame

Twitter Counter, a third-party analytics service, appears once again to have provided a gateway for hackers to post messages to high-profile Twitter accounts.

Nvidia's mighty GeForce GTX 1080 Ti cranks PC gaming to 11

Nvidia's GeForce GTX 1080 Ti is the most powerful graphics card ever.

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Google Hangouts won't disappear for consumers despite enterprise focus

While Google Hangouts is making a shift to serve enterprise users, it won’t be vanishing for consumers.

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6 apps Apple really needs to make for Android

If Apple is ever planning to bring any more apps to the Play Store, I hope it's one of these.

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8 Android app shortcuts that are actually useful

Save yourself some taps while freeing up storage space, creating reminders, scanning receipts, recording audio notes, and more.

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8 of the weirdest, wildest, most WTF scenes from SXSW

Giant buffalo, car vending machines, and creepy handmaid sightings made South by Southwest even more bizarre than usual.