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Kreyos smartwatch is just the latest crowdfunded, wearable horror story

Backers expose shady behavior after not getting what they paid for.

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Sprint announces $60 unlimited plan to woo you away from your carrier

The new plan undercuts T-Mobile's similar offering, but network performance remains an issue.

on greenbot.com

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US agencies to release cyberthreat information faster to the health-care industry

Representatives of the FBI and DHS say they're looking at ways to get more information into the hands of health-care providers

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U.S. lawmaker wants to rebrand net neutrality

Anna Eshoo asks Reddit users to come up with a new description as a way to limit confusion of the issue.

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Opera signs deal to become default browser on Microsoft's Nokia feature phones

The Opera browser, which has struggled to gain traction, signs an important deal to power the aging Asha phones that Microsoft inherited in its Nokia deal.

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New browser extension warns you when articles are paid for by advertisers

Native advertising and sponsored content is a big trend at news sites these days. A new browser extension helps let you know when what you're reading is not editorial content.

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T-Mobile's latest deal: Convert a pal and you'll both get a year of free, unlimited LTE data

Existing customers can refer their friends, and everyone gets a year of unlimited data

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Windows 9 inbound: Microsoft to unveil Windows 'Threshold' in September, reports say

A Windows 9 technical preview will likely be available to give developers and enthusiasts a chance to try out the operating system's new pro-desktop features.

Android Wear watches at IFA: Handicapping Asus, LG and Motorola wearables

New Android Wear smartwatches from Asus, LG and Motorola will be directly hinged to Berlin's IFA trade show in early September. Jon Phillips riffs on what to expect in Episode 13 of Wearables Right or Wrong?

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LTE in Wi-Fi spectrum shows great potential, says NTT DoCoMo

But the growing popularity of Wi-Fi means LTE isn't necessarily needed, according to analyst

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Netflix whips up 3D VR viewing room for Oculus Rift during company hack day

It may not become a real product. But Netflix's hack day Oculus Rift interface is so cool, how could it not?

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Analysis of Ferguson tweets shows Twitter's quick grip on the news

Nearly 150,000 tweets appeared a full two days before cable news networks covered it

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Chrome OS everywhere: Acer announces new Chromebook, desktop Chromebox

The PC maker also announced its new Chromebook 11

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LG's high-end smartphone features trickle down to new L series

The L Bello and L Fino will cost under $200 and start shipping in August