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Guess who's making the big money in the Apple-Samsung case? Witnesses

The companies have paid tens of millions of dollars to lawyers and hundreds of thousands of dollars to witnesses.

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Hands on: Polaris Office's new cloud option wants your contacts

Polaris Office adds a cloud-based office option, but for what the suite offers, the price is simply too steep -- even for free.

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Aereo court case: Consumer control over TV vs. broadcaster copyrights

The U.S. Supreme Court will hear arguments Tuesday in the copyright infringement case against the streaming TV service

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Spam turns 20 and is still going strong

For more than two decades now unsolicited email messages have clogged inboxes around the world. And we're still trying to stop the scourge.

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Samsung brings SideSync phone connectivity to all Windows PCs

Screen mirroring and keyboard control no longer require a Samsung PC.

Microsoft to close Nokia acquisition Friday

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Microsoft is now in the smartphone business, with models for both Windows Phone and Android

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It's official: Nokia's phone business will become Microsoft's on April 25

After a long wait and regulatory delays, Microsoft's $7 billion acquisition of Nokia's phone business will close on Friday, April 25.

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AMD refreshes Never Settle Forever bundle to include R-series cards, indie games

AMD's latest cards now come with up to three free games.

Fire at Samsung facility affects website, Smart TV content

The network outage was caused by a fire in a Samsung facility

Activists want net neutrality, NSA spying debated at Internet governance conference

Participants at the conference also want concrete measures to emerge from the conference.

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Spreecast takes on Google Hangouts with a YouTube- and Reddit-inspired redesign

Large videos, up-votes, and chat are just a few of the live-streaming Google Hangouts competitor's new features.

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NTT launches browser-to-browser chatroom with avatars

SkyWay uses WebRTC for video and audio chats through Chrome and Opera

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Blame Heartbleed: HealthCare.gov requires users to change their passwords

It's been a tough go for HealthCare.gov users. Now you can add "Heartbleed" to the list of concerns surrounding the site.

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Survey: Americans aren't keen on drones, Google Glass-like devices

Amazon and Google have some work to do to win over Americans if this survey from the Pew Research Center is any indication.

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Google invites Glass wearers to brave LA's beaches

Owners of the famously geeky glasses are invited to a run this weekend.