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How to type special characters and Emoji on your Android phone

You can type ü, ñ, ç, and other special characters with ease on your Android phone. Seriously.

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Amazon triples the number of games and apps available for its Fire TV media streamer

The e-commerce giant and aspiring media mogul wants investors to forget about yesterday's earnings report and lowered holiday-season sales forecast.

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LG unveils its own processor, putting it right to work on giant new LG G3 Screen phone

LG is going the Apple route, doing more of its own internals in-house instead of relying on others.

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Court shuts down alleged PC tech support scam

The New York company charged consumers up to $249 to fix nonexistent PC problems, the FTC says

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New material could lead to longer-lasting batteries

Researchers have stabilized the higher-density lithium-air batteries with a new material.

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Deezer adds podcasts and talk radio to catalog with Stitcher buy

One of the more popular podcast apps has been acquired by music streaming service Deezer, but don't worry Stitcher will continue as-is--at least for now.

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Five ways entrepreneurs waste money – and how to plug the holes

Cutting spending can be the line between success and failure. Just make sure you're cutting in the right places.

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Rite Aid stores block Apple Pay, Google Wallet payments

Payments were accepted at Apple Pay's launch on Monday, but appear to have been blocked by the retailer.

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Senator wants anonymous app Whisper to explain how it tracks users, shares their data

Reports saying the supposedly anonymous social media app is sharing user information leads to questions from Senator Rockefeller.

AMD slashes A-series desktop APU prices

AMD has a new CEO and now it has new pricing for its Kaveri and Richland APU processors.

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Neural networks draw on context to improve machine translations

Dutch researchers have improved the output of a statistical machine translation system by examining the context in which words are found

Bitcasa nixes unlimited cloud storage, even for existing subscribers

All-you-can-store is gone for good as Bitcasa blames user abuse and low demand

Two good reasons to stick with POP3 email over IMAP

Yes, everyone says IMAP is the way to go when accessing your email via third-part clients, but depending on your needs POP3 may be a better choice.