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NFL highlights headed to Google search and YouTube this week

The NFL and Google have reportedly signed a deal to bring game highlights to YouTube and Google search results.

Japanese androids hold news conference, chat with baby droids

At the Miraikan museum in Tokyo, robots are one step closer to taking over. Two female androids held their own news conference, with little participation from human beings.

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How this 16-year-old turned an Instagram feed into a $15K-a-month social media empire

How to win followers and influence teenage girls...with the help of some star-making companies and their algorithms, of course.

World Tech Update - Samsung rumored to buy BlackBerry, Detroit Motor Show and an iPhone killer

Coming up on World Tech Update Samsung is rumored to want to buy BlackBerry, we take a look at the new cars and concepts at the North American International Auto Show and China's Xiaomi debuts a phone that is thinner, lighter and cheaper than Apple's iPhone 6 Plus.

Xiaomi's new phablet seeks to outdo Apple's iPhone 6 Plus

The handset maker unveiled its Xiaomi Note in Beijing Thursday. It has a 5.7-inch screen and is a fraction of a millimeter thinner than the iPhone 6 Plus.

Robotics startup creating muscles and bones of humanoid

A San Francisco startup is designing a modular robot that uses one joint to connect a variety of parts.

Facebook's Zuckerberg: Why we operate in countries with laws that limit free speech

Mark Zuckerberg explains how Facebook navigates letting its users express themselves openly and operating in countries where the government restricts free speech.

Sony's new Walkman: Impressive sound at an insane price

Sony's new Walkman the ZX2 is designed to play high quality audio, but at $1,120 it's not for the casual listener.

Airdog is a drone that will follow you

Airdog uses a GoPro or Sony action cam and follows its users in action sports.

Sony's 4K for $1K camcorder, Android televisions and the Walkman's return

Sony announced a $1,000 4K Handycam and a 4K action cam at CES, which it hopes will provide much needed content for its 4K televisions.

Toyota releases thousands of patents for hydrogen fuel cell tech

Toyota announced it is opening up to other carmakers and the renewable energy market more than 5,600 patents related to its fuel cell technology.

Sony CEO calls hack vicious, malicious attack

Sony CEO Kaz Hirai began his company's CES press conference by addressing the hack of Sony Pictures Entertainment.

How to create and distribute an instructional screencast video for free

It's easy to create professional-looking screencast videos using two free tools: CamStudio and YouTube. Here are the nitty-gritty details.

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Sound off on the latest live stream with YouTube's new chat feature

You won't have to track down your computer next time you want to chime in on a live YouTube broadcast.

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YouTube quietly rolls out a native GIF creation tool

Want to make GIFs, but you can't be bothered to use a photo editor or some of the other online tools? Try YouTube's ridiculously easy method.

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YouTube Android app gets much-needed Material Design makeover

The update brings advanced search filters and easier-to-find custom channels.

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Psy's 'Gangnam Style' finally broke YouTube

The viral video was viewed so many times that it broke the code behind YouTube's view counter.

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YouTube Music Key is a solid start, but needs more polish to win subscribers

It's a good add-on if you're a Google Play Music subscriber, nixing those annoying ads and enabling offline video playing.

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Pharrell, John Lennon tunes could get pulled from YouTube over royalty spat

Whether a takedown happens or not, the dust-up underscores tensions between artists and streaming services like YouTube and Spotify.

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Google Play Music subscribers will get free access to YouTube Music Key

Users of Google's other music streaming service will be able to use Google's new music streaming service without paying any additional fees.