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Hulu without ads arrives for $12 per month (or more with Apple billing)

For $4 more per month, subscribers can get the same lineup of streaming shows, but mostly without commercial interruption.

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Microsoft bulks up Azure virtual machines

The new Microsoft Azure GS-series virtual machines are made for demanding database-driven workloads.

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Despite reports of hacking, baby monitors remain woefully insecure

A security analysis of nine baby monitors from different manufacturers revealed serious vulnerabilities and design flaws that could allow hackers to hijack their video feeds or take full control of the devices.

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Popcorn Time users sued again, this time for streaming 2015’s Survivor

Yet another shakedown looms for a small number of 'Netflix for pirates' users. Consider this another warning to proceed with caution.

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Sony's new Xperia Z5 Premium aims to wow with 4K screen, 23-megapixel camera

Sony is hoping the Xperia Z5 Premium’s 4K screen and 23-megapixel camera are a winning combination.

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Comcast tests hefty $30 per month fee to ditch Internet data cap

Comcast subscribers in certain areas of Florida can pay an extra $30 per month to remove the 300GB bandwidth cap.

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Xiaomi confident it can reach ambitious sales goal

China's Xiaomi remains confident it can sell at least 80 million phones this year, despite slowing market demand and encroaching rivals.

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New drone hopes to make aerial photography a Snap

Vanatage Robotics' new Snap camera drone combines stabilized 4K video with a variety of shooting modes and a focus on safety and portability -- attributes it hopes will enable the product to stand out in an increasingly crowded market.

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Intel preps wireless charging system with enough juice to power a laptop

A wireless charging system that packs enough power to replenish a laptop battery should hit the market in 2016, helping realize the long-held dream of a cable-free desk, Intel said on Wednesday.

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The metal-clad Mate S is Huawei’s most stylish phone, but at a steep price

The Mate S from Huawei Technologies has a design that rivals any other Android-based smartphone, but the price is equally awe-inspiring.

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Employees put business data at risk by installing gambling apps on their phones

The average company has more than one gambling application installed on some of its employees' mobile devices, and in some cases as many as 35.

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Acer's slick Jade Primo is the first Windows 10 'PC phone'

But will it ship within the United States? Acer hasn’t said.

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Salesforce jumps into healthcare with a tailored cloud platform

Sales and marketing have long been Salesforce's proverbial bread and butter, but on Wednesday the CRM giant branched out in a new direction with a cloud platform tailored specifically for healthcare providers and patient data.