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Kim Dotcom takes on Skype with end-to-end encrypted video calling service

MegaChat opens up for public testing

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Microsoft researchers spin up a smart scarf

Prototype wearable would keep your face toasty warm, but could have deeper medical implications as well.

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Panasonic's triangular robot vacuum is aimed squarely at corners

Rulo's brushes can get deep into tight spots and sense invisible dust

Microsoft's Surface RT tablets won't be upgraded to Windows 10

But Windows RT tablets will receive some sort of update with partial Windows 10 functionality.

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Google superchages cloud storage for databases with Local SSD

The company wants to offer a cheaper alternative to RAM with its new solid state offering

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Uber in legal hot water again in South Korea

The country's telecom regulator said the ride-sharing company is breaking information protection rules

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Twitter timeline tweak helps you catch up on missed tweets

The new feature floats important stories to the top of your timeline in a Facebook-esque move.

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Netflix says Popcorn Time's easy-peasy movie piracy is a serious threat

Popcorn Time isn't even a year old yet, but it's already on Netflix's radar as a competitive threat. Is piracy truly on the rise in the age of streaming services?

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Is your backup drive full? Here's how to make space

Windows and third-party utilities can help you clean out older backups or older versions of files that you don't need anymore.

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Purism's high-end, open software-stuffed Librem 15 laptop hits crowdfunding goal

Purism reaches its fund raising goal and will build laptops that could eventually be free of proprietary software.

BlackBerry CEO John Chen proposes profoundly stupid 'app neutrality' law

BlackBerry's developer support has sunken so low that the company is now seeking a government bailout.

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Spotify's Touch Preview makes song sampling painless

Spotify has a new solution for previewing songs to save them to your music collection or creating a play queue on the fly.

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Windows 10 for phones: A change in name, but not in core features

The most important change may be the name: Windows Phone has vanished in favor of Windows 10. But aside from some iterative changes to apps, change does not seem to be a-coming.