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Uber settles suit over girl killed by driver

The terms of the settlement in the 2013 incident are confidential

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To Hillary Clinton, Uber is a double-edged sword

The presidential candidate also issued a stern warning to tech executives

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Top 5 reasons to get a dedicated reader app for Android or iOS

As good as they are at loading web pages quickly and precisely on smaller screens, both Safari for iOS and Chrome for Android are terrible when it comes to loading a massive page-turner of an article—you know, that one you want to curl up with on a lazy Sunday. The solution: a dedicated reader app, and here's five reasons why iPhone- and Android-toting bookworms shouldn't be without one.

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Instagram bumps up photo resolution to 1080 pixels

Photos had been limited to 640 pixels since the company's launch in 2010

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Microsoft's new Tossup app tries to simplify getting friends together

The new Tossup app from Microsoft Garage is designed to make it easy to poll your friends.

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Samsung faces lawsuit in China over bloatware on phones

The Shanghai Consumer Council is demanding that Samsung make the bloatware removable.

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CyanogenMod team shows off Gello, a customizable browser based on Chromium

The newest Android browser project has a lot of security settings, making it ideal for the privacy conscious.

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Facebook tests a new way to show video - and make money from it

Called Suggested Videos, a new feed will appear first on iOS, showing both partner content and ads

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HTC Dot View update puts more info on your pixelated screen

You can now touch the clock to check the time, date, temperature, and battery status.

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The Guardian Project brings ultra-secure Tor browser to Android

The Guardian Project's alpha release is now available for anyone to test out.

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Yahoo's custom launcher Aviate adds Google Now-style 'Smart Stream'

If you want a whole bunch of Yahoo one swipe away from your home page, then here's the way to do it.

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Pushbullet overhauls its mobile and desktop apps, debuts messenger feature

The update should delight Pushbullet fans who use the service to share files, links, and more between devices.

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Which songs stumped Shakira? Shazam will now show you

An updated version of the app will show artists' searches to users.