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To 'read' this fashion magazine, you'll need a smartphone app

NEC touts the speed and versatility of its Gaziru image-recognition app with the new "Persona" magazine -- which lacks text.

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SkyKick promises simpler migration to Office 365

Cloud services mean you don't have to run your own servers but for email, few companies want to start from scratch

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Online video moguls team up to set standards, meet growing demand

Cisco, Comcast, Yahoo and others formed the Streaming Video Alliance

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Microsoft announce Skype for Web beta, brings voice and video calls to your browser

Pretty soon you'll be able to use Skype in three different places on Windows: the desktop, the modern UI, and your favorite browser.

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Google helps track overfishing through satellites

The prototype platform uses ship traffic signals to track fishing activity

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Warner Music strikes deal in China to stem piracy, spur sales

Chinese Internet giant Tencent will distribute music from the U.S. record company

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Fujitsu brews up cloud platform to test IoT ideas

The development platform is aimed at speeding up the trial phase for Internet of Things businesses

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Twitter plans 'instant timeline' feature to get visitors to log in

The company also plans more features such as improved private messaging and video uploads, Twitter chief Dick Costolo said.

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FTC chair wants clearer disclosures to protect privacy

Many consumers are in the dark on how their data is used, the regulator said

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Yahoo acquires video ad platform BrightRoll for $640 million

The deal will make Yahoo's video ad platform the largest in the U.S., it says

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Despite Mt. Gox fiasco, Karpeles still has Bitcoin plans

The former CEO of the bankrupt exchange envisions a central bank for Bitcoin

Half a billion people now use Messenger, after Facebook forced them into it

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Several months after requiring the app, some users still lament the change

Facebook gives users more ways to filter their feeds

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Users can now see how prominently certain friends or pages appear in their feeds

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How to open files in desktop apps from Google Drive on the web

Google's latest 'blend online with offline' trick is automatically opening Google Drive files from the web with your desktop apps.

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Japanese translation app helps tourists shop, order food and more

Rolled out for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics, the app's 700 preset phrases can help users in situations such as shopping