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Court throws out $368.2 million patent award against Apple

A lower court made mistakes in defining the value of the patented technology asserted by VirnetX, an appeals court says.

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Dish Network inks a deal to stream Food Network, HGTV, and other Scripps networks

Cord cutter and "cord nevers" are still willing to pay for content, so Dish Network is prepping its own OTT streaming service, and just locked in content from Scripps.

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Shazam for Android adds Google Play Music streaming, purchasing

Now when you hear that killer track you can buy or stream it from Google's service.

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Small business, sans office: How virtual office technology changes everything

Here's how embracing the virtual office can help you cut costs and make your business more efficient.

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Eyes on the bottom line: How to keep support costs down

These new tricks can help you stay under budget without sacrificing quality customer support.

Why Microsoft bought Minecraft: To lure kids to science, Nadella says

Satya Nadella, Microsoft's chief executive, says Minecraft is a learning tool. Thus the $2.5 billion Mojang acquisition.

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Subway to accept NFC payments starting in October

The sandwich chain will roll out contactless payments at 26,000 restaurants

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Misfit Flash is a sleep and fitness tracker on the cheap

The $50 fitness band has nearly the same features as Misfit's previous wearable, but at half the price

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Nvidia Shield Tablet 32GB LTE version now available for pre-order

Get your hands on the 32GB model Sept. 30.

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FCC receives record 3 million net neutrality comments: What now?

The agency is now focused on analyzing the 3 million comments it has received

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Software bugs most common cause for mobile Internet outages, study says

The outages affected 1.4 million user connections on average per incident

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Fear not: Kindle flaw that opened your Amazon account to attackers appears fixed

A concerning XSS flaw discovered by a German security researcher appears to be fixed. Here's what happened.

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Verizon bumps up early upgrades for iPhone 6 season

Anyone eligible for a new phone before November 15 can upgrade right now