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NBC may launch a cheap streaming service just for comedy

The big cable bundle continues to crumble as NBC ponders a standalone streaming video service for comedy fans.

How HTC's Vive VR headset made me a believer in virtual reality

For 20 minutes, I existed in an immersive world unlike the one I live and breathe in every day.

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The new Contacts Preview drags Google's address book out of the Netscape era

You can finally eliminate all of those annoying duplicate entries in one fell swoop.

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Nvidia's Shield console won me over, but not for the reasons you think

Nvidia's lightweight game console will struggle to find a market, but it already has at least one buyer.

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EU countries agree on watered-down roaming and net neutrality plans

Discussions with the European Parliament on a final compromise text will probably continue until the fall

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Can a Barcelona romance bring Wi-Fi and cells together?

MWC is host to several new approaches to making the networks work together

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One year later, we're no closer to finding MtGox's missing millions worth of bitcoins

As the bitcoin investigation drags on, key people in the probe are keeping mum

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Apple in settlement talks with car battery maker A123 Systems

The company has asked for an extension to respond to A123's charges, citing discussions for a resolution.

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Microsoft's Windows 10 for phones already gaining momentum

Smartphone makers and chip companies announce support for Microsoft's Windows 10 handset OS.

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Sling TV bulks up base package with AMC and IFC

The $20 per month streaming TV service now offers 16 channels, while a new $5 'Hollywood' bundle serves up streaming movies.

How fuel cell technology hopes to revolutionize mobile battery charging

The technology is still in its early stages, but two companies were showing fuel cell batteries at this year's Mobile World Congress.

4 futuristic technologies that will supercharge your next phone

The future of mobile devices is blazing fast, ultrasonically secured, and charged by the sun.

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The Upload: Your tech news briefing for Wednesday, March 4

Alibaba opens U.S. cloud service... IBM puts OpenPower servers in cloud... Eric Schmidt meets European antitrust chief... and more news

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Budget smartphones shine at Mobile World Congress

These days they have HD screens or better and octa-core processors

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China says new cybersurveillance proposal follows US security practices

The U.S. argues China's anti-terrorism law would require foreign tech businesses to hand over sensitive data to the government

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5 TV antenna tricks for the modern-day cord cutter

From DVR capabilities to whole-home streaming, a simple set of rabbit ears can be more powerful than you ever imagined.