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Opera releases the browser it's trained to kill ads in Android and Windows

Opera now offers ad blocking as part of its "stable," generally available browsers for Windows and Android. Expect dramatically faster page loads, though at the expense of the sites serving them to you.

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India has shot down Apple's plan to sell refurbished iPhones

India reportedly has rejected Apple’s plan to sell refurbished iPhones in the country, a blow to the company’s hopes for growth there.

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Quantum computers pose a huge threat to security, and the NIST wants your help

It's no secret that quantum computers could render many of today's encryption methods useless, and now the National Institute of Standards and Technology wants the public to help it head off that threat.

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Report: HTC to finally launch Android Wear smartwatch in June

Such a move could make it one of the first watches to ship with Android N.

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Twitter’s Connect tab takes another shot at the 'who to follow' problem

Twitter's Connect tab reformats the Find People button with more personalized recommendations.

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Bowers & Wilkins is the trophy acquisition of a startup with high-end audio ambitions

Venerable British audio company Bowers & Wilkins has been snapped up by a startup that's flush with Silicon Valley cash. Little-known Eva Automation has no publicly announced products, but it has top-notch management and superstar backing. Better still, B&W's Joe Atkins will remain as CEO.

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Hefty Google Keyboard update brings one-handed mode, cursor control, other new tricks

The new version is packed with features like quick access to emojis, a dedicated number pad, and smarter word predictions.

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Dish Network's traveling technicians get into the iPhone repair business

As streaming video eats the TV business, Dish Network technicians become iPhone repair pros.

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AdBlock Plus wants to help you pay the sites you love (but ad block) most

Want to support websites while blocking their ads? Flattr Plus hopes to make it easy.

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Your Facebook account's been hijacked. Here's how to recover it and keep it safe

Your Facebook account tells a lot about you and your social circle. You need to keep control of it.

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HP's slick new Pavilion all-in-one PCs sport super thin bezels and a pop-out webcam

HP's already getting ready for the back-to-school season with two new all-in-one PCs rolling out in July.

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Microsoft's CEO explains why his company sued the U.S. government

Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella explained in an interview that Microsoft is fighting what it sees as government overreach in the realm of digital privacy because he thinks that the U.S. can be a beacon to other countries.

Intel's Atom architecture lives on despite mobile chip cancellations

Intel's Atom processor architecture will live on despite the recent cancellation of next-generation smartphone chips.

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China’s booming middle class bodes well for Apple, says Tim Cook

Apple CEO Tim Cook still sees great potential in the Chinese market despite a drop in its revenue from the country in the first quarter.

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Android Influencer: Virginia Poltrack is a prolific Android Wear watch face designer

Poltrack is also an active member of Google's Women Techmakers, and sometimes she busts out Google Glass to help her design.

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