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Six excellent IFTTT Recipes to make iOS even better

IFTTT and iOS are both handy on their own. But put them together, and they're better than ever.

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Google gives Hangouts a dedicated website

If you don't like Google+ or the Chrome Hangouts app now you have a new way to chat with your Google friends online.

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Business booms for African sites dedicated to used goods

Rising Internet usage, plus a culture used to bargaining for used goods, provides fertile ground

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Mozilla tests a true stealth mode for Firefox

Sick of having that one ad follow you around the Internet for weeks? A new tool in pre-beta builds of Firefox could help block browser tracking across sites.

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Seller of melanoma detection apps settles FTC complaint

The marketers of Mole Detective apps lacked proof their products could detect melanoma, the agency says

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Fujitsu brainstorm room lets you write on the walls

Digital sticky notes are one part of this elaborate projection system aimed at going beyond whiteboards

Fujitsu's digital room lets you write on walls and tables

Forget whiteboards and Post-it notes! Fujitsu's brainstorm room uses virtual writing surfaces and digital sticky notes to generate and share ideas.

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LG launching high-fidelity music download service

Phones will require 24-bit playback to work with the service on LG SmartWorld

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Twitter drops 140-character limit for direct messages

The new character limit is 10,000, roughly seven times the length of the article below

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Four knowns and four unknowns in Google's Alphabet soup

Google's restructuring raises new questions about its strategy and the future of its products

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Internet giants to block child porn images using a common list

Google, Facebook and Twitter are among the companies that will block child sexual abuse images, using a hashed list

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Appeals court to hear US agency's decison to block digital imports

The USITC's decision to block imports of digital 3D dental records could bleed over into copyright enforcement, critics worry

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5 handy IFTTT recipes for Gmail users

IFTTT and Gmail are two excellent Web services that get a whole lot better when they're used together.

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Food delivery startup Sprig to turn driver contractors into employees

The changes come amid larger challenges facing on-demand startups

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Yahoo picks up fashion commerce site Polyvore

Polyvore's site lets users search for clothing items and create themed collections

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Uber investing $1 billion in India, targets 1 million daily rides

India is the largest market for Uber outside the US