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Bug robots, NASA-class baby onesies launched on hardware-only crowdfunding site

Dragon Innovation's new crowd-funding site is now live, specializing in hardware only. Seven new awesome projects have launched (plus a special-edition Pebble smartwatch). Here they are.

Best Windows RT apps for business

10 essential Windows RT apps for business

Take an RT tablet on your next business trip for easy access to travel, videoconferencing, note-taking, and other useful apps, plus easy media-streaming during downtimes.

collaboration

Collaboration apps will cross platforms soon, Gartner says

Most collaboration applications will be equally available on desktops, mobile phones, tablets and browsers by 2016, reports Gartner.

Oyster offers all-you-can-read ebooks for $10 per month

A startup called Oyster wants to become your “Netflix for e-books.”

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Zuckerberg: Facebook wants to take the pain out of building apps

By getting into the business of selling application development tools, Facebook wants to support an even tighter bond between apps and the site.

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Radical PayPal app upgrade streamlines in-store payments

The goal of getting rid of your wallet – and moving all of your financial transactions to your cell phone – just got one step closer with PayPal's updated app.

New offline Chrome Apps offer a near-native desktop experience in your browser

Watch out, traditional software: The new Chrome apps can work offline and store locally, and they cross platforms with ease.

Borked Google Authenticator update wipes iOS user data

The two-factor authentication offered by Google Authenticator works great, except for when it doesn't.

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How to make an app for your small business

With attention to process and preparation, you can take your dev projects into your own hands.

Wanted: A truly helpful mobile virtual personal assistant

The tech industry has been promising apps that interrupt us with important contextual information for two years. So where are they?

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