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Microsoft's cross-platform push continues with MSN apps for iOS and Android

The informational apps formerly known as Bing are no longer exclusive to Windows devices.

Iowa's smartphone driver's license is a big step toward all-digital wallets

The state will offer a free driver's license app in 2015, though it may face some hurdles in fully replacing a physical document.

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Microsoft acquires cross-platform mobile app power with HockeyApp

HockeyApp will provide analyze app crashes and distribute beta releases for Visual Studio Online users

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BitTorrent wants your help creating a P2P-powered web with Project Maelstrom

BitTorrent wants to reimagine what the web should be with a new web browser called Project Maelstrom that distributes web content over a peer-to-peer network.

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Microsoft's giving 100 more insanely great music albums away for free

And once you've claimed the albums you want, you can download them as DRM-free MP3s.

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Spotify's smart new playlist tunes you in to your friends' favorite songs

Spotify just introduced a new playlist that's updated daily and compiled from what your friends are listening to.

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EU antitrust commissioner to meet Google complainants

More input is needed in order to take the case forward, antitrust commissioner says

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Vodafone-connected bus shelters aim to improve mobile coverage, speeds

Deal with advertising company JCDecaux expected to boost mobile performance in Germany, UK and other countries

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How your in-store shopping affects the ads you see on Facebook

Tracking offline sales will play a big role in Facebook's advertising moving forward.

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Microsoft starts accepting Bitcoin payments for Windows Store, Xbox, Windows Phone

Bitcoin is accepted by Microsoft only in the U.S. for now.

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Meet the future of Evernote: Hands on with Work Chat, Context and more

Evernote's Android and iOS apps get even more useful with some cool collaboration and Web features.

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Xiaomi faces copycat charge from Japanese company over new air purifier

Balmuda is considering taking legal action against Xiaomi

Robotic dress transforms from office to happy hour

360Fashion Network unveiled its robotic dress at an event in San Francisco highlighting the intersection of fashion and technology.

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Xiaomi faces phone ban in India over Ericsson patent suit

Xiaomi, which considers India an important market, seems ready to negotiate