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D-Wave wants more real-world deployments for its quantum computer

D-Wave will release faster quantum computers starting later this year

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Appcelerator gears up for the business world

The Appcelerator mobile development platform has been updated for better metric collection and building of APIs

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By the numbers: How Kindle Unlimited compares to other ebook subscriptions

We look at how Amazon's new ebook subscription service stacks up against similar offerings from Oyster and Scribd in terms of publisher deals, number of books, and the number of books you'll actually want to read.

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Microsoft password research has fatal flaw

The new password advice from Microsoft researchers overlooks the weakest security link—you.

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Net neutrality a key battleground in growing fight over encryption, activists say

Both carriers and government now have an interest in how users keep their online lives private

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Google Maps update adds bicycle route elevations, voice commands

Version 8.2 includes interface tweaks and better visibility for Uber users

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Xbox One sales 'more than double' after intro of $400 Kinect-less model, still can't top the PS4

Microsoft's saw a big boost for its console sales after removing the much-maligned Kinect peripheral from the Xbox One, but it still wasn't enough to knock the PlayStation 4 from the top spot.

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Healbe finally releases lab data for its notorious GoBe calorie-tracking wristband

According to its lab report, the wrist-worn wearable can detect the calories in the food you eat with an error rate of 13.5 percent. But this comes via a blog post, not a peer-reviewed study.

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Home router security to be tested in upcoming hacking contest

Researchers will compete to exploit previously unknown vulnerabilities in popular home routers.

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Downsizing Microsoft to spin off Nokia's MixRadio music service

As Microsoft downsizes, Nokia looks to drop its Internet radio efforts.

Edward Snowden: Dropbox is 'hostile to privacy'

Dropbox may be popular, but Snowden is no fan of the file sync service.

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Kindle Unlimited launches: 600,000 all-you-can-read e-books for $10 per month

Amazon's new subscription e-book plan includes more than 600,000 titles, but no major publishers.

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Romanian gang used malware to defraud international money transfer firms

The cybercriminals targeted money transfer franchises in several European countries