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How to blast through your daily email with InboxVudu

InboxVudu from Parakweet parses the messages in your inbox to surface the important ones. Here's what happened after I tried it.

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How virtual reality could change your business

Virtual reality has been '10 years away for 40 years,' says one CEO, but it's now on our doorstep

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Skype Translator will head to the main Skype app in search of more data

Skype’s real-time language translator is impressive already, but it can’t get better without more data. So later this summer, Skype Translator Preview will break out of the Windows Store and become a feature in Skype’s main desktop software.

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PayPal users may get break on unsolicited robocalls, texts

Critics are upset that changes to PayPal's terms of service will let it ping users in these ways for marketing purposes

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Skype for web beta lets you ditch the desktop client

Microsoft has opened up the web version of Skype to anyone in the United States and United Kingdom, though full Chromebook support is still lacking.

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Uber taxis seized in Delhi for running without license

The Delhi police has said that three ride-hailing services did not have the required licenses to operate

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Dropbox adds new features to woo enterprise users

A connector for Active Directory integration is now in beta

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How to stop autoplaying HTML5 videos

Just when you thought you were safe from autoplay videos, you now have to block them in HTML5 as well as Flash. Here's how--but sorry, there's no solution for Explorer.

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Datameer adds governance tools for Hadoop analytics

Data-profiling tools help companies find and fix issues such as inconsistent or invalid data

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This startup promises a better way to buy or sell a used car

Shift's site lets buyers browse used cars that are vetted by mechanics

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These 8 characters crash Skype and leave it unable to reopen

Microsoft's chat app for Windows, iOS and Android will close without a chance of reopening if a particular string is in their chat history

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Google-backed Magic Leap opens up to third-party developers

The company's SDK works with the Unreal and Unity game engines

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Reading service Pocket built into Firefox, replacing Reading List feature

The latest update also brings a distraction-free Reader View and changes to Firefox Hello.

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Microsoft opens the gates on Dynamics GP 2015 R2

The new SMB-focused release offers closer ties with Azure

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Uber faces crisis again in India after driver accused of trying to kiss passenger

A Uber driver in Delhi was charged last year with raping a woman passenger