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Court decision puts Uber on hold in Nevada (for a couple weeks, anyway)

A district court judge in Carson City prevented the popular ridesharing company from operating in the state until at least November 7.

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Dreamfall: Chapters Episode One review: A long-awaited journey

After seven years and a Kickstarter campaign, fans finally get another chapter of The Longest Journey.

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Wi-Fi Passpoint standard now knits together SF, San Jose, London

The specification helps users join secure networks automatically

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Google makes a strategic move, crowns Sundar Pichai as head of product at Google

The move adds credence to Android's new motto: "Be together. Not the same."

Nest acquires Revolv and immediately stops sales of one of the top smart-home hubs

This is great news on the one hand, and a sad turn of events on the other.

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Big Data Digest: Rise of the think-bots

This week in big data news, a bevvy of data-crunching analysis-centered startups came out of stealth

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Apple mum as Mac owners tussle with Yosemite over Wi-Fi problems

Complaints continue to pour in from users whose Wi-Fi is malfunctioning after upgrading to the new Mac OS X version

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Apple Pay tops Tim Cook's to-do list in China

Apple CEO wrapped up a four-day trip to China on Friday

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FCC pushes TV spectrum auction to 2016 after legal challenge

Complexity and a court petition by broadcasters will introduce delays, FCC Chairman Wheeler said

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In pictures: Google exec secretly shatters Felix Baumgartner's skydiving altitude record

Move over, Felix Baumgartner. Alan Eustace, a senior vice president at Google, rode a balloon more than 25 miles up, then cut the cord.