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US lawmakers back Amazon.com's bid for .amazon domain

Amazon.com's bid for what's known as a gTLD has been blocked by some countries in the Amazon region.

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Pressure mounts in EU to treat Facebook and Twitter as critical infrastructure

The move would subject them to the rules on network protection and data breach notification as banks and energy networks.

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Amazon turns on HDR video streaming, but only for high-end Samsung TVs

The impressive tech delivers blacker blacks and bursts of beautiful brightness, but Amazon's support is just a baby step towards mass adoption.

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More Fallout 4 bundles with real-life Pip Boys going on sale later this week

Should you preorder video games? No. Will you? Probably. And Bethesda's got a wearable with your name on it.

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Hulu to sell Showtime's streaming service at a discount

Starting in July, $17 per month gets you a smattering of cable shows and one premium pay TV channel.

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House votes to slow ICANN transition away from US oversight

The DOTCOM Act would add new requirements to the move away from the NTIA

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Microsoft's finalized Word, Excel, and PowerPoint apps for Android phones exit beta

The preview period is over. The official versions of Microsoft's new Office apps for Word, Excel, and PowerPoint are now available for Android phones.

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Crytek's powerful CryEngine is the latest gaming engine to embrace Linux

CryEngine powers top-name titles like Crysis, Ryse: Son of Rome, and Star Citizen, and now it's coming to Linux.

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CareerBuilder sets its sights on enterprises with new recruitment platform

The company's new SaaS combines job distribution, sourcing, workflow, CRM and data analytics

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Google Maps' Street View ascends 3,000 feet to the top of El Capitan

Google is looking up, way up with its latest addition to Street View, Yosemite National Park's El Capitan.