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Twitter to remove images of deceased upon request

Twitter has some reservations in granting wishes of kin

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Paid YouTube Music service could be a gateway drug to other Google offerings

Premium content, not a lack of ads, might be the real draw

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Inside the sneaky, surprisingly large world of rogue Chrome extensions

A study of 48,000 Chrome extensions uncovers ad fraud, data theft and other misdeeds

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Lenovo targets small businesses with three new budget-priced desktop PCs

Emphasis on budget: All three systems are priced well below $500

How private NAS beats the public cloud for small business

The private cloud is no longer about merely storing your data more safely than on public cloud services. NAS lets you set up virtualization services on hardware you own and manage, saving money and boosting your peace of mind.

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Android Influencer: Google Docs, Sheets, and Slides project manager Ryan Tabone

We asked Tabone to explain why Google Docs were split up into three apps in the first place, and what Google is doing to differentiate itself from the other office suites out there.

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The best educational software for students

We give you 10 great productivity programs that are perfect for students. They'll help you improve your schoolwork, study more efficiently, and manage your hectic schedule.

Up close with the Aquos Crystal phone and its edge-to-edge screen

Sharp's skinny bezel Aquos Crystal smartphone is launching in the U.S. on Sprint and its prepaid brands Boost Mobile and Virgin Mobile.

Six tips to building a huge social network

Use these expert tips to grow your social following.

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Lenovo C260 review: This inexpensive all-in-one PC performs more like a tablet

You get what you pay for. Lenovo cut a lot of corners to produce a desktop PC for less than $500.

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Uber hires an Obama insider for its political fights

David Plouffe, a former Obama campaign manager, will become Uber's senior vice president of policy and strategy.

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Analysts: Ballmer's exit from board expected, will boost Nadella's standing

The former CEO cited a busy schedule, particularly involving his LA Clippers basketball team, for the board resignation

In his own words: the best quotes of Steve Ballmer

As he steps down from Microsoft's board, here's a look back at some of his most memorable quotes

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Bitdefender Internet Security 2015 review: Solid, low-maintenance PC protection

BitDefender's latest suite delivers reliable Internet security with a minimum of fuss.

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Meet LibraTax, the first tax preparation tool to support Bitcoin

Bitcoin traders worrying about how to legally disclose their profits from Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies now have a tool, LibraTax, ready to assist them.

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Sprint's new Family Share Plan has too much fine print to possibly be a good deal

It's only worth it if you really, really want to switch to Sprint.

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