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Google has finally figured out what to do with Google+: Downsize it

And best of all, you don't need a Google+ account to do anything else on Google!

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Microsoft wants you to pay for Solitaire, again, in Windows 10

Yes, there is a monthly subscription offer buried within Windows 10. To play Solitaire.

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Microsoft's Arrow Launcher gives your homescreen a glossy makeover

The launcher is still in beta, but the APK is here for the taking if you want to give it a whirl yourself.

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Rejoice, Android gamers: Fallout Shelter is coming August 13

Bethesda confirms via Twitter that the highly-regarded mobile game won't be an iOS exclusive for long.

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Apple, Nike settle lawsuit over FuelBand inaccuracies

Nike will pay out up to $2.4 million to customers

FuelBand buyers eligible for $25 gift cards in Nike, Apple settlement

Nike will cover the costs of settling the class-action suit that alleged the FuelBand didn't work as promised.

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Leading AI researchers, scientists call for a ban on autonomous weapons

Ban weapons that choose their targets before they start an arms race, say Stephen Hawking, Elon Musk and other signatories of an open letter

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Trillion-dollar world trade deal aims to make IT products cheaper

WTO members negotiated to cut tariffs on more than 200 tech products

Firefox's 'Idea Town' testing program will let users try out bleeding-edge features

Mozilla plans to launch a new testing program in August that let's Firefox users try out potential changes to the browser.

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LinkedIn brings back simple, instant contact exports following user outrage

The power of the crowd has stopped a new data export process from LinkedIn dead in its tracks--at least until LinkedIn can figure out how to make its new feature faster.

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Most Android phones can be hacked with a simple MMS message or multimedia file

Vulnerabilities in the Android multimedia framework allow attackers to remotely compromise devices with ease, a researcher said.

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Optional Windows 10 utility blocks bad updates from messing with your PC

You can't stop the downloads from happening before they land on your Windows 10 PC with this utility, but you can rollback your system and then block them.

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IBM launches its data warehouse service into the cloud

The DashDB data warehouse relies on in-memory technology to speed up analysis