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Facebook says not to believe the rumors, wants you to trust its Messenger app

Contrary to Internet rumors, Facebook says that its Messenger app isn't really spying on you.

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IBM Watson cooks up some new dishes

Using Watson Chef, master cooks have created a tasty Vietnamese apple kabob and other novel dishes

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Nike gets into smartwatch software with Samsung Gear S app

The Nike+ Running app will let users track their routes and get “cheers” from Facebook friends while leaving their phones at home

on techhive.com

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Facebook testing mobile searches for old posts

The feature lets users search for posts they've previously seen from friends and Pages.

How private NAS beats the public cloud for small business

The private cloud is no longer about merely storing your data more safely than on public cloud services. NAS lets you set up virtualization services on hardware you own and manage, saving money and boosting your peace of mind.

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Apple will keep pushing for a sales ban on Samsung products

Apple will appeal an order from this week that denied the ban

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Having problems updating Windows 7? Try changing DNS settings

A number of people have reported issues updating their Windows 7 machines to solve the latest Microsoft update snafu. But there might be a relatively simple fix.

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Lord of the Rings: Shadow of Mordor preview: Killer of orcs, controller of minds

Lords of the Rings: Shadow of Mordor doesn't truly feel like Lord of the Rings, but the lore is there and it's still a blast to play.

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Appeals court denies Oracle request to restore $1.3 billion judgment against SAP

SAP is very pleased with the court's action, a spokesman says

Six tips to building a huge social network

Use these expert tips to grow your social following.

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Look but don't touch: Apple wearable won't ship until 2015, report says

A September announcement seems likely, but a 2014 launch doesn't

on techhive.com

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IDC: Tablets sales growth to slow this year

IDC lowers its tablet shipment growth forecast as smartphones, wearables and PCs jockey for buyer attention

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Nokia's Here Maps is coming to Samsung Galaxy phones

The Here beta is part of a licensing deal to tie people into Samsung's Tizen-powered Gear S watch.

on greenbot.com

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Boston's Bolt launches hardware companies

With more than a million dollars in prototyping equipment and a wide range of expertise, Bolt helps launch hardware startups

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Intel turns its attention to desktop performance, unveils 8-core Haswell-E processor

Aimed at gamers, content creators, and PC enthusiasts, new chip boasts 2.6 billion transistors; supports DDR4 memory.