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Google Maps 9.2 adds navigation voice controls, calibration tool

The autocorrect also gets smarter, helping you find that strangely spelled restaurant or town.

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Sony hackers turn to terror tactics, threaten movie theaters

The latest message from hackers was accompanied with a fresh data dump

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Instagram adds five new filters and gives you control over the list

The updated app even lets you preview the filters over a blurred version of the photo you just took.

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2014: The year in quotes

Security breaches, letters to the FCC, Facebook's user-emotion study, Bitcoin travails contributed to quotes of the year

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Pebble rides Android Wear's coattails with actionable notifications

The ability to quickly take action on e-mails and text messages is one of the best parts of Android Wear. Now Pebble is giving Android users the same feature.

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Tech, telecom contribute 10 percent of Nigeria's GDP, ICT minister says

The ICT industry is now viewed as critical, ranked with energy

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Windows 10's OneDrive integration could be the key to 'cheapbook' storage

Microsoft appears to be using OneDrive in Windows 10 to back up both data, and apps, suggesting that cloud storage will increasingly replace local storage.

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T-Mobile’s ‘Data Stash’ lures subscribers with rollover data plan

Select plans will start with 10GB for each line, which can be used any time within a year.

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China was brutal to US tech firms in 2014

Microsoft, Cisco and Qualcomm all faced a tougher regulatory environment

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Netflix embraces Android Wear, but fails to turn your watch into a true remote

Netflix's new Android app sends social notifications to tell you what's on, but its Android Wear support doesn't yet connect the dots with Chromecast for streaming video nirvana.

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Apple Pay wins over more banks, still seeking retailers

Apple now supports the cards that account for 90 percent of all U.S. credit card transactions. But will more people start using the new payment solution?

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Six technologies poised to revolutionize PCs in 2015

Laptops and desktops will be interactive, get 3D depth-sensing cameras and be free of wires

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Glo teams with India's One97 to revive Africa's storytelling tradition

The mobile audio story portal can help operators develop long-term relations with users, officials say