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Android 5.0's new Trusted Places feature kills passcode prompts in your home

Wish you didn't have to use a passcode to unlock your smartphone at home? If you've got an Android 5.0 device, pretty soon you won't have to.

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Jolla pitches Sailfish OS tablet against fleet of Android slates

The company plans to start shipping the tablet during the second quarter of next year.

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Google search adding 'mobile friendly' label to show when a site plays nice with phones

Whether a site is optimized for mobile could become a search rank signal, Google said

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China's Xiaomi makes $300 million investment in Baidu's online video site

The company is also expanding internationally, with India its main target

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US safety board backs FAA on regulation of reckless drone use

NTSB said drones were aircraft for the purpose of regulating reckless or careless use

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Blocked messaging app Line looks for comeback in China

China blocked Line back in July, resulting in user complaints

New cruise ship a floating heaven for tech geeks

Royal Caribbean's Quantum of the Seas boasts satellite WiFi, robotic bartenders and virtual balconies that give windowless rooms a view of the ocean. Follow reporter Nick Barber on Twitter.

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US Senate fails to move forward on NSA reform bill

The vote on the USA Freedom Act could mean NSA reform is dead until next year

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U.K. lad is youngest ever Microsoft Certified Professional at five years

Like father, like son. A five-ear-old boy peered over his father's shoulder to learn the ins and outs of Microsoft's OS.

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Now you can search every tweet that was ever sent

Twitter's search now indexes all publicly posted tweets since 2006

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Researchers push supercomputing's bleeding edge with diverse applications

The five finalists for this years ACM supercomputing award pioneered new architectures and case models

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Hints of Apple Watch apps emerge with WatchKit launch: Simplicity, 'light' interactions

Apple stresses simplicity and quick interactions as it opens the floodgates for third-party smartwatch apps.

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Why you should delete Uber, and what to use instead

The king of ride-sharing companies just can't be trusted. Luckily, there are plenty of other ways to catch a ride.

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WhatsApp now using end-to-end encryption in its Android app

It's the largest messaging service to roll out this type of security option.