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Cortana puts its perfect World Cup record on the line for the final

Who Microsoft's Cortana digital assistant picks to win the World Cup may not surprise you, but its prediction for the winner of the third-place game is a far gutsier call.

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Worse than potato salad? 10 of the most ridiculous Kickstarter projects

If you think pledging to help a guy make potato salad is a waste of money, wait until you get a load of these projects that sought backing from the crowd.

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Verizon and Netflix continue battle over slow, stuttering streaming speeds

Netflix and Verizon reached an interconnection deal in April. But while the companies put their plan into action, many subscribers are still complaining about poor streaming speeds.

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Speed up your PC's boot time by finding the worst startup offenders

Your PC may not have a lot of RAM, processor speed, or hard drive space, but often you can still speed up your computer by limiting the apps that start-up at boot.

The host with the most: make party planning easier with apps

Don't let your big bash become a big burden. Use these tips to remove the stress and crank up the fun for your next party.

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The Gameover Trojan program is back, with some modifications

Cybercriminals are trying to ressurect the recently disrupted Gameover Zeus botnet, researchers say.

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BlackBerry's BBM comes to Windows Phone in beta form ahead of widespread launch

Blackberry's messaging app heads to Microsoft's platform after 'an incredible number of requests.'

For family fun, gather 'round the tablet

The family unit is getting torn apart by technology. Fight it head-on by using great tech for fun family time.

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Gmail users on iOS at risk of data interception

Lacoon Security found Google hasn't yet implemented a security technology that could prevent data loss

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Amazon asks FAA for permission to test Prime Air delivery drones

The online retailer plans to use drones to deliver packages to customers in 30 minutes or less

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What you need to know about Android permissions and rogue apps

Carefully monitoring permissions when installing an app is the best way to safeguard your privacy and pocketbook.

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Murtastic review: Quickly whip up live wallpapers

Liven up the home screen with the easy-to-use Murtastic app. Create custom wallpapers from your own images in just a few steps.

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Digital Storm Vanquish II review: An affordable gamer with limited expandability

The Vanquish II Ultimate delivers a great 1080p gaming experience for the price, but its micro-ATX motherboard doesn't give you a lot of options.

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Microsoft's productivity drive could kill software as we know it

Satya Nadella's strategy memo shows a new focus on how its software and services interconnect, not in the individual products themselves. So don't be surprised if they slowly melt away.