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6 fairly ridiculous TV shows to stream over the summer

The summer doldrums can be a tough time for TV fans. With barely anything new on networks, it can be hard to find something to watch. Luckily, cable is increasingly moving some of its most interesting shows to the summer, where they don’t have to compete with big-name series. The results, while not always Emmy-worthy, are still compelling

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Could Microsoft's 'Brazil' project have been a revamped Bing Shopping?

Microsoft was set to launch an online marketplace to compete with Amazon, the Wall Street Journal reports. But Redmond killed the project before launch.

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Amazon quietly launches complete 3D printing store

Amazon’s new 3D printing section is a one-stop shop for used and new printers such as the MakerBot Replicator 2, plastic filament to stock up your machine, books, software, and various parts and supplies.

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Amazon launches Kindle tablet and e-reader in China

After remaining quiet on the hardware front for years, Amazon.com's China business has finally brought the company's Kindle tablet and Kindle e-reader to the country.

Amazon's RDS database gets SLA, becomes generally available

After three and a half years in operation, Amazon Web Services' RDS is finally generally available, and users can also get a service-level agreement if they choose to run the database in multiple places.

Fans choose new Amazon streaming shows; focus is on politicians and nerds

A little more than a month after rolling out 14 TV show pilots for its Amazon Prime members to vote on, Amazon announced Wednesday the five shows that will be made into full series this year and next.

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Amazon now supports signing in to apps, sites with your Amazon ID

Using a new API announced by Amazon Web Services, developers can use Amazon.com, Facebook, or Google's sign-in systems for their cloud-based apps.

Best tech gifts for grads entering the job-free hellscape of 2013

Here are some tech-y gift suggestions for the college grads in your life as they prepare to enter a horrible economy that your generation helped bring about. We're not saying you should feel guilty, but maybe buy them something nice.

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6 TV season (or series) finales worth streaming

With the TV season ending now is a great time to catch up with shows that are ending their run or just coming to the end of remarkable seasons. Here are five finale's from this year's May sweeps that are worth your time along with where you can catch up with earlier episodes.

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