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Dropbox sharpens search on Android app

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The cloud storage company's Android app also gained document preview capabilities

Motorola makes a comeback

The company has more than doubled its smartphone sales in the past year.

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Google backs $300 million undersea Internet cable to Japan

The system will help Google connect its data centers in Asia and the US

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Skully heads-up display motorcycle helmet now available for preorder

The augmented reality helmet is on sale for $1,399 on Indiegogo with an expected ship date of May 2015

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Beware of Bitcoin, US consumer agency warns

The U.S. Consumer Financial Protection Bureau has posted a bulletin warning of the risks associated with the virtual currency, including exposure to hackers and scammers. Bitcoin advocates say it paints an incomplete picture.

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Intel aims next-gen 14nm 'Broadwell' technology at fanless tablets, Ultrabooks

Intel formally describes the technical secrets behind its 14nm 'Broadwell' process technology, which will power the upcoming Core M for laptops and tablets and the next-generation Core desktop chips.

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Oracle slaps Oregon with a lawsuit over troubled Obamacare website

Oracle blames 'bureaucratic dysfunction' for the disastrous Cover Oregon project

App Invasion: Push for Pizza is the laziest food delivery app of all time

You push a button, and pizza shows up. It's like magic. Except for that it's actually just a pizza delivery service.

Microsoft targets MacBook in new Surface Pro 3 ads

"So you're saying it does more than my Mac?" The latest ads embody Microsoft's new emphasis on productivity.

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IBM focuses on identity management with Lighthouse buy

The Lighthouse acquisition will bring IBM the ability to offer identity management as a service

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Origin launches Alienware laptop "trade-up" program

Origin's offering to let you ditch your Alienware 14 for a sleek EVO15-S (or other Origin PC).

Galaxy Note 4 images leak ahead of launch

Samsung's newest phablet looks to have snuck into the wild before its official unveiling in September.

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Microsoft Hyperlapse software speeds up GoPro videos without making you hurl

Extreme sports videos can be tough to watch without feeling nauseous. Now, Microsoft has an algorithm for that.

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How to kill unwanted processes and applications that slow down Windows

Windows PCs run a whole lot of code in the background, much of which slows you down and provides little or no benefit. Here's how to stop them.